Archive for July, 2011
FINAL Leaderboard: Congrats to Jason Ruppert’s Team for a low round of 60 (-12).
11:58 AM – Registration open and lunch available to golfers.
12:43 PM – It’s a scorcher out there today! Best recommendation from a local resident – drink about a quart of water or more!
12:50 PM – 1st group tees off hole #1
In the classic movie Forest Gump Mr. Gump made millions by investing, “in some kind of fruit company.” That fruit company was Apple. Not the pomaceous fruit of the apple tree but the ostentatious in-your-face marketing machine known then as Apple Computer and now as Apple Inc. Apple’s market capitalization surpassed Microsoft’s and is now second in the world behind only Exxon Mobil. Their products are everywhere, their advertising is everywhere.
Quite frankly, I’m sick of it. I’m sick of turning my head only to see white earphones protrude from every wandering pedestrian (watch out for that meter!). I’m sick of seeing Apple’s blindingly white billboards and posters plastered around our otherwise beautiful city. And I’m sick of riding elevators with imbeciles who fumble with their iPhones to check Facebook (really, nothing has happened to your friends in the last 20 seconds; they don’t care you had lasagna for lunch and are now ready for a snooze at your posh office where your nano plays nature sounds to facilitate your nap). (more…)