Celebrating more than 10 years of friendship

During the second half of my blog’s fifth year, I will give you a chance to revisit some of my posts from my blog’s fifth year. Today, I will give you another chance to revisit a post from my blog’s third year. I wrote the post in January of 2007 and it’s entitled “Celebrating 10 years of friendship.”

In the blog post, I was talking about my 10-year friendship with Justin McKean. We became friends at South Fayette High School on January 23, 2007 … and he was one of the three substitute teachers that I had on that day. All three of my regular teachers were off on that day. Since then, we keep in touch with each other as often as possible. Over the past 12 years, I have talked with him in e-mails and on Social Media … and I do bump into him in person either once or twice a year, mainly at our local festivals. He is also able to be cool, casual and classy on some occasions … and, in some ways, he has inspired me to follow suit in a way. Since I wrote this blog post more than two years ago, Justin is currently not a fellow WordPress blogger like he was back in early 2017. That may change in the future. All in all, Justin is a terrific friend … and I will try to bump into him at least one time this Summer.

In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around May 17th in previous years …
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace: Joseph’s leather jacket (May 18, 2018)
I saw more nice-looking clouds recently! (May 17, 2017)
My 30th birthday gifts (May 17, 2016)
The sky is orange … and the clouds are dark! (May 17, 2015)
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace: My computer room’s chair (May 18, 2017)

Joseph Pratt's Interests And Some Other Things

Ten years ago today, I became friends with one of the coolest and classiest people that I have ever known … and his name is Justin McKean.  On that day, he was one of the three substitute teachers that I had while I went to South Fayette High School on that day.

Since January 23, 2007, Justin has been my teacher, my friend and also my fellow blogger … and we still keep in touch with each other regularly.  We also bump into each other once or twice a year at local festivals.

Back in July of 2016, I bumped into Justin at McSummerfest … and we took a selfie while we were there one evening.

0705161929_HDR On July 5, 2016, I bumped into Justin McKean at McSummerfest in McDonald, PA. We have been friends in one form or another for almost 10 years now. Since 2007, he has been my…

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“Mr. Classy” has a pre-Thanksgiving treat for you!

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with our friends and our relatives tomorrow, I’d like to show you a little surprise.  “Mr. Classy” has a little pre-Thanksgiving treat for you.  For the first time ever, you will see “Mr. Classy” showing off both of his jackets in one photo.  Before that, you would see them in separate photos, but, in today’s blog posts, you’re gonna see both of Mr. Classy’s jackets in the same photo.  In the photo, he’s holding the grey Michael Kors jacket while he’s wearing the leather jacket, which is from Vintage Leather.

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“Mr. Classy” is showing you both of his jackets in the same photo. He is holding the grey Michael Kors jacket while he’s wearing the leather jacket, which is from Vintage Leather.

I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!  On Black Friday, I will show you a classy item that I purchased earlier this month.

In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around November 21st in previous years …
The Ten Things That You May Not Know About Joseph Pratt (Part 2) (November 21, 2017)
Our snow-covered property (November 21, 2016)
Joseph’s Road To His 30th Birthday: Joseph’s Eighth Year On Earth (November 22, 2015)
A fantastic co-worker and a fantastic friend (November 22, 2014)
Joseph’s Flashback: I remember going to Chuck E. Cheese’s whenever I was young! (November 23, 2016)

Does “Mr. Classy” have a new “stand-in?”

This is a blog post that I had been wanting to write down for sometime … and, today, I get to do just that.

Now, in June of 2016, I became friends with a terrific person named Jonathan Reed.  Just in case you don’t know who he is, he’s married to a person that I went to school with more than 10 years ago.  Anyway, I “hired” him to become Mr. Classy’s “stand-in” just days after we became friends.  This way, he would be able to step up to the plate whenever “Mr. Classy” was unable to fulfill his duties.  He wasn’t able to do that too much, but he still did a fantastic job as Mr. Classy’s “stand-in.”  He gave up his duties whenever he had to part with the grey MK jacket.

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This is Mr. Classy’s original “stand-in” … and his name is Jonathan Reed.  He was able to wear his grey MK jacket with class for a few months.  He gave up his duties as Mr. Classy’s “stand-in” whenever he parted with his grey MK jacket.

On August 16, 2018, “Mr. Classy” hired a new “stand-in” … and he would be able to fulfill Mr. Classy’s duties whenever he is unable to do so.  Of course, his new “stand-in” is a classy person.  Let me tell who “Mr. Classy” has hired to be his new “stand-in.”  His name is … Tim Smith.  Tim is a terrific person … and he is doing a fantastic job as Mr. Classy’s new “stand-in” so far.  Tim is married to my cousin, Sarah Smith.

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“Mr. Classy” has a new “stand-in” … and his name is Tim Smith. Tim is a classy person. He’s married to my cousin, Sarah Smith.
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“Mr. Classy” and his “stand-in” were able to wear the grey MK jackets with class on August 16, 2018. As you can see here, you can wear the grey MK jackets with either jeans or shorts.

In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around August 30th in previous years …
Look what I bought with my gift card! (September 3, 2017)
What will Joseph talk about in September? (September 1, 2016)
How many pillows should I put on my bed? (September 4, 2015)
My green and yellow Brasil jacket (September 7, 2014)
My new Casio watch (September 12, 2016)

“Mr. Classy” Goes To Pittsburgh!

On March 14, 2018, “Mr. Classy” was able to spend a few hours in the City of Pittsburgh.  While he was there, he was able to wear his black leather jacket, which is from Vintage Leather, with his very classy outfit.

He was able to visit Pittsburgh from around 7:00 in the morning until around 2:00 in the afternoon. It was also very chilly outside back then, but that didn’t stop “Mr. Classy” from snapping four selfies both indoors and outdoors.

On March 14, 2018, “Mr. Classy” spent a few hours in Pittsburgh. He stood near the Omni William Penn Hotel while he snapped this selfie. It was still dark outside at that time.

At around 7:00 in the morning, “Mr. Classy” was standing near the Omni William Penn Hotel, which is located on Grant Street in Pittsburgh. He was standing in front of Brooks Brothers before the sun came up that morning.

On March 14, 2018, “Mr. Classy” went to Panera Bread in Shadyside for a few minutes. He ate breakfast there with his relatives.

At around 8:00 that morning, “Mr. Classy” went to Panera Bread in Shadyside with his relative.s We all had breakfast there. I ate cereal before I left my house a couple of hours earlier. That restaurant is fantastic … and I really had fun there.

On March 14, 2018, “Mr. Classy” was able to spend some time taking in the sights and sounds of Shadyside. It’s a fantastic place.

At around 10:00 in the morning, “Mr. Classy” was able to spend some time walking outdoors in Shadyside, which is one of Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods. It may have been chilly outside then, but that didn’t stop him from taking in the sights and sounds of the neighborhood. I really like Shadyside a lot.

On March 14, 2018, “Mr. Classy” was able to walk past Gateway Center, which is located near Point State Park.

I also spent about 3 1/2 hours on the North Shore on March 14, 2018 … and, then, at around 2:00 that afternoon, I was able to walk past Gateway Center, which is located near Point State Park.

As you can see here, “Mr. Classy” had a lot of fun while he was in Pittsburgh a few days ago … and he might be going back there again in a few days or so.

“Mr. Classy” says, “see you all later!”

Joseph’s new green lacrosse pullover top

I am back once again.  I hope you were able to check out the two-part blog post that I wrote for you guys while I was giving my computer a break.

On January 25, 2018, I got my green lacrosse pullover top in the mail, just three months after my mother ordered it for me online.  This top is very classy … and I like it a lot.  I really like South Fayette’s Lacrosse team a lot.  As you may have guessed, I plan on wearing it many times this year.  I will also be wearing it during Lacrosse Season as well.

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I would also like to thank one of my blog’s followers, Chuck Lazzini, for allowing me to own this green lacrosse pullover top.  He also has one.  He also gave me a green lacrosse T-shirt in the mail back in September.  I may wear it with my green lacrosse pullover top someday.  Who do you think looks classier in this green top?

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On January 25, 2018, both Joseph and Chuck Lazzini, who is one of the followers of this blog, got the green Lacrosse pullover tops in the mail. They are both able to wear them with class.

I hope you guys enjoyed this blog post as much as I did.  Enjoy your day!

The Ten Things That You May Not Know About Joseph Pratt (Part 1)

This week, I’m going to write a two-part blog post for you guys … and, in it, I’m going to tell you the ten things that you may not know about me.  Some of these things may surprise you a little bit.  I’m going to tell you five of those ten things that you may not know about me in today’s blog post … and, obviously, I’ll tell you the other five things that you may not know about me in tomorrow’s blog post.

Let’s get started.

  1. I may be a serious person some of the time, but I’m also a funny person.  Whenever I make my videos online, I try to be serious most of the time, but I sometimes show my funny side whenever I’m in a good mood.
  2. I’m a huge “Parks and Recreation” fan.  This show aired on NBC from 2009 until 2015 … and I almost never missed this show.  I also own every season of the show on DVD.  The show now airs in reruns, but I rarely watch them these days.
  3. I really love smoothies!  I sometimes get smoothies at various restaurants near my home … and sometimes I get them at my own home.  My favorite smoothie ever is the strawberry banana smoothie.  McDonald’s makes some good ones, in my opinion.
  4. I rarely wear suits.  I have owned only three suits in my lifetime.  I would only wear them for special occasions.  I do have a brown sports jacket at home … and I may sometimes wear it with a shirt and a tie on some occasions.  Most of my ties are clip-on ties.
  5. I sing along to the radio station’s jingles whenever I hear them being played on the radio.  I just think that the jingles sound great.  Over the years, I have sung along to the jingles that our city’s radio stations have played over the years.  In some cases, they’re better than some of the songs that they play on the radio.  I do like the songs also.  I still remember hearing the 3WS jingles being played on there back in the ’90s.

Next time, I will tell you five more things that you might not know about me.  I will do that in the second part of this two-part blog post.

“Mr. Classy” might get a little makeover soon!

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I really like my grey Michael Kors jacket a lot. I have owned it for exactly one year now!

Now, since the first day of 2016, I have been able to call myself “Mr. Classy” many times.  I would only call myself that whenever I would wear my grey Michael Kors jacket with my outfits.  Now, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately … and, today, I’ve decided that “Mr. Classy” might get a little makeover soon.  What do I mean by that?  Well, Mr. Classy’s wardrobe is gonna get a much-needed upgrade.  I will still wear my grey MK jacket whenever I want to become “Mr. Classy,” but I have decided that I will buy a second outfit in order for me to become “Mr. Classy.”  I can’t tell you what the item is yet, but I can assure you it will be a rather interesting item.  Of course, I will keep you posted.

My New Maestro’s Barber Shop T-Shirt

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On May 17, 2017, I got this Maestro’s Barber Shop T-Shirt after I got my haircut at that barber shop. I like this T-shirt a lot … and I will be wearing it many times in the future.

On May 17, 2017, I went to Maestro’s Barber Shop … and, after I got my haircut that morning, I got a T-shirt from the barber shop.  I really like the shirt a lot … and I will be wearing it many times in the future.

I would like to thank my friend, Tony Talotta, for allowing me to purchase this T-shirt after I was able to get my haircut earlier this week.  He did a great job in making this shirt.

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Here’s the back of the shirt. (For safety reasons, I covered up the phone number that appears on the back of the shirt.)

As I said before, I really like this shirt a lot … and I will be wearing it many times in the future.

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Once again, here’s the back of my shirt. (I covered up the phone number for safety reasons.)
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I really like my new Maestro’s Barber Shop T-Shirt a lot … and I will be wearing it a lot of times in the future.

Some Of Joseph’s “Classiest” Blog Posts Ever

Is Joseph Pratt one of the classiest people in the world?  The answer is yes.  Over the past 2 1/2 years or so, I’ve written some very “classy” blog posts about being a classy person.  I’d like to show you some of those blog posts in this blog post today.

This dude is classy, cool and casual! (September 14, 2015)
Two classy Steelers fans (March 16, 2016)
Keeping it cool and classy (July 27, 2016)

Since August of 2014, I have written 37 “classy” blog posts … and, in some of them, I also talk about “Mr. Classy.”  So, yes, Joseph Pratt is one of the world’s classiest people ever.  I’m sure a lot of you guys would agree with me on that!

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