- Now this was
posted just a couple days after the lady that runs
Pee-Wee's social media accounts ran the story on
Neatorama.com so I figure they caught that and
added their own story. So thanks again to Rusty for
that. I asked her if she was behind the Fatherly
stories and she said she had no idea! So, just
I should probably point out a couple things a bit
off in the story in case anyone ever asks:
- 1) The course
is NOT 7,000 square feet. My entire LOT is 7,000
square feet, The greens themselves are only 100
square feet and I guess if you include all the
decking, etc - you could probably say 700 square
feet... but by no means is it 7,000 square feet.
Just looks big in pictures and in
- 2) For $200
I will kinda turn it into an uber but
the truth is? It's almost always just a gag for the
people at the event. Meaning to save on miles for
the client, we meet around the corner...
I drive them around the corner and they go
"woo-hoo!". Rarely do I actually pick someone
up and take them somewhere. I make this distinction
because I'm certainly NOT a licensed delivery
service and don't want to give the idea that I am.
In the end, most people opt to give the illusion of
arriving at a red carpet or party, but need their
own actual car because when I drop-off? I'm gone.
- 3) You cannot
"book" GolfKon. Sure if you're checking out the
car, I'm happy to let you putt "Golf to the Future"
but we're not doing birthday parties (JESUS
I don't even want to think about the insurance
I'd need for that) or having anything but my own
personal or charity events.
- 4) Minor point
here, but the whole first vlogger title isn't
"self-proclaimed". It was proclaimed on
and then argued over for years. YEEEEEEEEEARS. They
did all their research and bickering and indeed,
yes, I'm the first person to start an
online-video-log, otherwise known as a
video-weblog, otherwise known as a video-blog and
finally as a vlog. I'm the longest running, simply
because I haven't stopped. Some dude started what
he called a "vog" in November of 2000, but ran
it for about a year. The closest version of what
I do didn't appear until 2003. And then of
course, once YouTube hit? It's now an actual thing.
Thus, people wondered who the first was and my name
came up. Thankfully there are internet archives to
prove your claim, which I guess at one point
was "self" proclaimed, but no longer.
- Sorry to be that
anal, but I always figure it's best to set the
record straight here when I can, in case it ever
comes up. The Journey is kind of hidden from search
engines thanks to my archaic Claris program I've been
using since the 90s... but it is what it
- SO I guess we
end this entry with, well, a GolfKon video. Here's
little Cam at one of many of his morning practice
sessions. Seriously, this kid is hardcore about
getting this stuff right. Far more serious about it
than Vienna was. She's still oodles better than him,
but for nearly 18 months? Cam's extraordinary. The kid
actually hit a 2-shot PAR on Hole 1. <blink>
It'll be fun to watch them grow.
- It's funny, I'm
realizing that what I feel wathching them
succeed... isn't really proud. I feel kind of, well,
just honored to witness it. Happy to help, guide...
but I don't feel we have a whole lot to do with twho
they are. We just support them and point them in the
right direction. When they do incredible things, my
brain immediately assumes that's just what was in them
and if anything, we provided the space for it to come
out... but I never feel a sense of pride about
it. I don't see my children as accomplishments.
Is that weird? Am I overthinking this? I think
I kind of am.
- I'll wrap my head
around it later. Gotta go work on the Gopher