Can every day be a three-day weekend? I think of this often and wonder which would be better, every Monday off or every Friday? Both have pros and cons. Mondays could be the new Sunday and hello, Monday wouldn’t suck anymore, but Thirsty Thursday could be more fun. Either way, I’d be happy. But let’s be honest, a three-day weekend would be dangerous … a whole extra day for shenanigans? Probably not a great idea. Although it would be good for my line of work, so let’s call our congressmen and get to work on this!
Having Monday off means Sunday funday can be taken to a whole new level, so that’s what Boozie did. Sunday didn’t exactly start off as fun as it ended. I might have been a little hungover from Saturday’s sunset booze cruise but I got it together for the boat trip to Pirate’s Cove.
Upon arriving, we realized everyone’s hungover-ness made us a little late to the party. The place was packed! Once we finally found a spot, we ran straight for the line for burgers and bushwackers! While waiting for food, Boozie’s sunglasses managed to fall off my head, fold up and slip through an inch-wide crack. Like I said, my Sunday didn’t start off well. Luckily I was able to get them back but I sure was nervous. After a little food, the day made a shift, the sun came out and it was time to party!
Out on the dock was where the party was, boats and people were everywhere. More strappy swimsuits were spotted like the ones at Hangout. I just don’t get it, those tan lines are not worth it. There were also some guys spotted climbing the poles and jumping into the water. That was impressive. I’m not sure I could have even held onto the pole, much less climb to the top.
Adults weren’t the only ones partying. One little girl informed me she was drinking soft drinks when she was supposed to be drinking water, but no worries, her mom didn’t know! The soft drinks must have kicked in because later her friend tried to push me in the water, not cool. Maybe Pirate’s Cove needs to start a leash law for kids, not dogs. Regardless, I’m ready for another trip!
Move over, movies
While Mobile has had its fair share of movies filmed here, TV shows have recently been stealing the spotlight. Monday night, the show “America’s Most Desperate Landscape” on the DIY Network featured Mobile couple Melissa and David Laster! Boozie had forgotten she’d heard about the show’s date in advance and, of course, happened to be watching HGTV instead of DIY Network. But no worries, I recorded the rerun and watched it just so I could give you the scoop.
It was the first time “America’s Most Desperate Landscape” tackled a backyard, and let’s just say this backyard needed it. It had all kinds of rotting wood, rusty nails and murky water. The crew got right to work with the help of friends. DIY Network’s Pool Kings showed up to take over the pool work, and of course it rained, making the liner installation difficult.
Once the yard was all finished, it was unrecognizable. Of course all the friends who helped them were the first to be invited over for a party, but Boozie thinks the Lasters need to invite us all over! I could take a swim in the pool or watch a football game on their new patio. I will be waiting for the invitation.
If you missed the two episodes on Monday night, no worries, you can catch the Lasters on Friday, June 9, at 8 a.m. and Monday, June 19, at noon.
While one Mobile couple made their TV debut Monday, a local eatery was its their chance at fame. Food Network was in town filming at LoDa Bier Garten. Unfortunately my usual Bier Garten spies had to “work” (insert eyeroll). But this is what I know: Josh Denny from “Ginormous Food” was in town trying out LoDa’s burgers. If I had to guess, the burger did not disappoint. It was a massive burger, too, so no word yet as to whether Josh was able to finish it. Only time will tell.
There’s no air date yet, but I will try to keep you up to date. Until then, go enjoy your own burger and beer!
Well, kids, that’s all I’ve got this week. Just remember, whether rain or shine, dramatic or scandalous or just some plain ol’ three-day-weekend lovin’, I will be there. Ciao!