Today I met the guy who invented the 2nd set of chains.
Dunno what I’m talking about? Don’t feel bad. I was at the local disc golf course, and there was this older guy (late 40s?) throwing some amazing putts on the last hole. We talked for a bit, and it came out that he’d been playing since 1975. Near as I can tell, that’s the year the sport was invented since that’s when the patent was issued on the disc golf “pole-hole” target. He went on to tell me that at one of the parks he set up, he decided to try a second ring of chains to see if the discs would stick in the baskets better. Turned out they did, so he went to the PDGA with the plans, and they adopted them. Nifty.
Anyway, it was cool talking to him. It made the truly crappy game I played a lot more bearable.
I had a VP for a while at Novell who said that someday he needed to write a book. I’m realizing now what he meant.
I laid myself down for a nap at 5:30pm, and awoke at 6:15 as the final strains of Vangelis Oceanic petered out on the boom-box in the bedroom, and realized that the world looks a LOT better when seen from the far side of a nap.
Ramblings continued here
After losing my Leopard at Aspen Grove, I figure I need to buy some more discs.
Champion Leopard – 150-160g, white
Champion Discraft Express – 150g, green
Champion or DX Beast – 150g, blue
DX Polecat – 175g, yellow
DX Roc – 175g, any color
Aerobie Epic, any color
Aerobie Arrow, any color
This is probably $90 worth of discs. By the time I’ve got the funds allocated to go buy them, I’ll have forgotten ever making this journal entry.