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Joseph Puts “The ‘Classy’ Test” To The Test

Now, almost one year ago, “Mr. Classy” brought you “The ‘Classy’ Test” in a blog post.  In it, I asked you three questions that I thought would be perfect for classy people, like myself.  Today, I’m going to put “The ‘Classy Test” … to the test.

Question One: Are you able to wear a jacket or a sweater with class regularly?

If you answer “yes,” then you’re doing a fantastic job in doing so.  If you answer “no,” then you can try to wear a jacket or a sweater with blue jeans or dress pants … and a very classy shirt.  For example, if you have a black leather jacket, you can probably wear it with a very nice button-down shirt and either some dark blue jeans or some very classy dress pants.

Question Two: Do you say “please” and “thank you” to your friends and your relatives at least 50% of the time?

If you answer “yes,” then you are truly a classy person.  Please keep up the good work.  If you answer “no,” then you need to practice a little bit more.  It takes lots of courage to be this polite, but with a little luck and a lot of work, you, too, can be as polite as “Mr. Classy” just by saying “please” and “thank you” to any person in any situation at least half of the time.

Question Three: Is your hair pointing upward a little bit towards the front?

If you answer “yes,” then you have some class.  If you answer “no,” well, you can try to point it up a little bit in the front soon.  It might take some work, though.

Did you pass “The ‘Classy’ Test” with flying colors?  If you said “yes,” then, congratulations!  Hopefully you answered all three questions truthfully.  If you said “no,” then, you still have some work to do.  Hopefully you answered either one or two questions truthfully.  If you answered none of the questions truthfully, then you might not be as classy as “Mr. Classy” is.

Enjoy your day, my friends!

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Joseph’s 1,325th Blog Post Is About A Classy Shirt!

Today, I am writing my 1,325th blog post … and, in the post, I will talk about a very classy shirt.  I got this shirt as a Christmas present nearly three months ago … and I have worn it several times since I got it.

Well, without further ado, let me tell you which shirt I’ll be talking about in today’s blog post.

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This is my red and blue Saddlebred polo shirt, which is the subject of my 1,325th blog post. The shirt is very classy … and I got it for Christmas nearly three months ago.

Today, I would like to talk about my red and blue Saddlebred polo shirt, which I got for Christmas nearly three months ago.  I really like this shirt.  It is a very classy polo shirt … and I have worn it several times since I got it.  The shirt is red and blue … and there’s also a pocket on the front of the shirt.  The shirt’s collar is blue.  There are some blue stripes on the shirt … and you can see some red stripes as well.  There are also some thin white lines inside of the red stripes.  In the blue stripes, you can see some thin blue stripes.

As you can see here, I really like my red and blue Saddlebred polo shirt … and I hope you guys do also.  I will continue to wear it as we go through Spring.

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Joseph’s Moment Of Peace: My Burt’s Bees Gloves

Today, I would like to tell you about one of the most relaxing items that I have ever owned.  In this case, they would be two of the most relaxing items I have ever owned.  I’m referring to my yellow gloves, which are from Burt’s Bees.  These gloves are perfect for people who have dry, cracked hands like myself.  Now, I usually wear the gloves while I’m sleeping at night, but, sometimes, I’ll wear them during the day as well.  First, I’ll put on one of my hand creams that I have at home.  I’ll put them on either one or both of my hands … and, after I put the cream on one or both of my hands, I’ll put on my gloves from Burt’s Bees.  I like wearing my gloves while I’m sleeping.  It allows my hands to get better overnight.  The gloves relax me big time, especially while I’m sleeping at night.

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These are my yellow gloves, which are from Burt’s Bees. I like these gloves a lot … and they relax me big time, even while I sleep at night. Sometimes, I’ll wear them in the daytime as well.
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On July 22, 2019, I purchased Burt’s Bees gloves at Wal-Mart. You wear them overnight while you’re sleeping. Of course, you would put Burt’s Bees hand cream on your hands before you put the gloves on. They would soften and moisten your hands if they are rough, cracked and dry.
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Joseph’s Top Blog Posts For March 2020

The month of March is almost here … and Spring will officially be here in just a matter of weeks.  Today, I’m going to tell you about the blog posts that I’ll be writing down in March.  I already wrote one of these posts down yesterday, but, of course, I hope you will check it out in March anyway.  See if you can guess which one it is before you read this post any further.  I’ll give you the answer in the middle of this post.

At some point in March, I will write my 1,325th blog post … and it will be entitled “Joseph’s 1,325th Blog Post Is About A Classy Shirt!”  I can’t tell you which shirt I’ll be talking about yet.  I can assure you … the shirt that I’ll be talking about in that blog post will be a classy one.  I will give you a hint.  It will be about one of my polo shirts.

Another one of my blog posts is going to be entitled “Derek Papakie Turns 30 Today!”  I wrote this blog post down yesterday, but, of course, I hope you will check it out in March anyway.  In case you haven’t seen it yet, let me tell you what it will be about.  In the post, I wished my cousin and friend, Derek Papakie, a happy 30th birthday.  Derek is a terrific person.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Joseph Puts ‘The Classy Test’ To The Test.”  Now, I will be talking about “The Classy Test” in the blog post … and I will ask you guys questions that are in this test.  Now, I first talked about it in a blog post last March … and I figured I should talk about it again.  I will probably ask myself these questions in the post as well.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Joseph Still Has A Classy Chaps Button-Down Shirt One Year Later!”  I will talk about my plaid long-sleeve Chaps button-down shirt in a blog post in March.  The shirt is very classy, to say the least.

I will also use my blog’s features in March.  Let me tell you how I’ll be using them this time.

Joseph’s Flashback-I heard a classy voice-over artist on FOX 53 whenever I was a kid!
Joseph Has A Question For You-What should Joseph do in his “computer room” in the early evening hours?
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace-My Burt’s Bee Gloves
Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post-Joseph’s New Classy IZOD Sweater

I hope you will check out at least one of these blog posts in the month of March, including the one that I wrote yesterday.  Did you guess which one it was?  Just scroll up to see the answer.  Enjoy your day!

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7,500 Views And Counting

On the afternoon of February 2, 2020, just hours after I started using my computer again, I noticed that my blog hit the 7,500-views mark on the nose.  I would like to say thank you for allowing my blog to reach this milestone.  Before you know it, it will hit the 10,000-views mark, but that won’t happen for quite some time.  It may happen either at the end of this year or at the beginning of next year.

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Joseph’s Top Blog Posts For February 2020

I am back on my computer again.  I started using it at 5:00 this morning … and, today, I’m gonna tell you about the blog posts that I will be writing down in February.

One of my blog posts will be entitled “I have owned my new Hewlett-Packard computer for one year!”  I will talk about my new Hewlett-Packard computer, which has been in my house for nearly one year, in a blog post this month.  It seems like I just bought it yesterday.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Remembering Piglet Five Years Later.”  In the blog post, I will talk about the five-year anniversary of the death of my bulldog, Piglet.  Piglet, who was my bulldog, died nearly five years ago at the age of 12.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Joseph is still ‘super’ three years later!”  I will talk about my grey Superman T-shirt in the blog post.  I have owned it for nearly three years.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “7,500 Views And Counting.”  My blog will hit the 7,500-views mark … and, if it does hit the 7,500-views mark this week, I will talk about it in a blog post before this week is over.  Of course, it is possible that it may have hit the 7,500-views mark while I gave my computer a break this past week, so I may have to say that it has been seen at least 7,500 times in the blog post this month.

I will also write my 1,300th blog post this month.  It could be about a person, a place or a thing.  What do you think it will be about?

I will also use my blog’s features in February.  Let me tell you how I’ll be using them this month …
Joseph’s Flashback-I remember going to the pool in Scott Park years ago!
Joseph Has A Question For You-Should I listen to WESA on my clock radio?
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace-I need some “me time” in my “computer room” at 6:00 on weekday evenings!
Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post-Joseph’s new green lacrosse pullover top

I hope you will check out at least one of my blog posts this month.  You may like at least one of my posts in February.  Enjoy your day!

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Brady is riding with me in our silver truck!

This afternoon, while I was riding home from work, Brady was riding in our silver truck with me.  We both sat in the front seat for several minutes.  The ride home from work was an interesting one, to say the least.  You might say Brady is a fantastic passenger, to say the least.

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On January 17, 2020, while I was riding home from work, Brady rode with me in our silver truck. Brady is a fantastic passenger, to say the least.

I hope I get more chances to ride with Brady in our vehicles in the future.  In a way, it makes my rides a little bit more enjoyable.

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Joseph’s Flashback: Joseph used to watch WQEX a long time ago!

For a few years, Pittsburgh had two public television stations … and they are WQED, which is still Pittsburgh’s public television station, and WQEX, which is now WINP, our city’s ION Television station.  Now, WQEX was on Channel 16 here in Pittsburgh for a number of years … and they aired some fantastic programs, including British sitcoms, shows that weren’t on WQED’s schedule because Channel 13 had no room for them on its schedule and a fantastic show called “AgeWise Weekly” with Eleanor Schano.

Now, in the ’90s, I would sometimes watch WQEX mainly out of boredom.  I would watch some fantastic shows on channel 16, including a fishing show called “Rod and Reel Streamside.”  Now, I also remember some of WQEX’s IDs that they showed in the ’90s.  At least one of them spooked me a little bit, but I think it was pretty neat.  I also remember the music that went with it.  I watch that channel before it started simulcasting WQED for a few years.  After Channel 16 stopped simulcasting Channel 13, it became an affiliate of two different shopping channels, including America’s Store and ShopNBC, which is now ShopHQ.  That is on Comcast Channel 89.  Nowadays, it is an ION Television station … and it is WINP.  WINP is mainly a generic ION station, showing a legal ID at the top of every hour.

Finally, it was airing its programs in black and white as late as the mid 1980s.  From the late ’50s until 1985, it used the old WENS transmitter to air its programs.  Now, WENS was originally on channel 16 back in the 1950s … and, believe it or not, the station had its studios on Ivory Avenue, which is where WPGH and WPNT have their operations today.  I recently saw a video on YouTube … and it showed how WQEX aired its programs in black and white before 1985.  The video was from 1983 … and, three years later, it finally started airing its shows in color.

So, while WQEX has been gone for several years, I can still remember the station for a long time.  WQEX was (and still is) one of the best stations in Pittsburgh.

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Joseph’s Moment Of Peace: My bulldog, Brady

Can you believe it?  We have owned Brady, who is our English Bulldog, for about 9 1/2 months now.  It seems like he just came to our house yesterday.  Well, today, I will tell you why Brady relaxes me in a big way.  Yes, you heard that correctly … Brady sometimes relaxes me in a big way.  Well, I guess you could say that looking at Brady is relaxing to me … and it’s even more relaxing whenever I’m able to watch him for a while during the day.  So, while Brady can make me feel uneasy at times, he can also make me feel relaxed in a big way.

I hope you guys feel relaxed whenever you see photos of Brady.  Brady also relaxes me in a big way, whenever I see him in photos or in person here in my house.

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Joseph Has A Classy Columbia Pullover

On Christmas Day in 2019, I got a grey Columbia half-zip pullover as a Christmas present.  The top is very classy … and it is a Harts Mountain II pullover.  I like this top … and it will serve me quite well as we enter the 2020s.  The top goes nicely with blue jeans and dress pants.  I hope you all like this top as much as I do.

Next time, I will wrap up both the year 2019 and the 2010s by giving you a fantastic blog post.  I can’t tell you the subject of it just yet.  You will have to wait until next time to find out who and/or what it will be about.