This afternoon, at around lunch time or so, I went to Bridgeville Giant Eagle … and, while I was there, I happened to bump into one of my co-workers three times … and her name is Sue Cagni. She works with me at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx. We have both worked there in one form or another for nearly 13 years. She is both a terrific co-worker and a terrific friend … and I sometimes see her there whenever I work there on any given Friday. Will I see her at work this Friday? Maybe.
As we prepare to wrap up the year 2019 and the 2010s in general, I would like to tell you about the time that I was able to “get railed” for the Holidays in a stylish way. On December 21, 2019, I went to the Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville for just over an hour that afternoon. I wore my red Boston Terrier sweater to the restaurant … and so did my friend, Nicholas Ciesielski. Now, I had owned my sweater for one year at that time … and, in a way, I wanted to celebrate the milestone in style. My mother bought me that sweater at Target … and, not long before I got my sweater, Nicholas got his sweater at Target as well. We were just being “stylish dudes” at the restaurant that afternoon … and we were literally “twinning” on that day. We both wore our sweaters with jeans and tennis shoes then.
Now, me and Nicholas also got our photo taken with Santa while we were at Railyard Grill and Tap Room that afternoon.
Before I left the restaurant that afternoon, I also snapped this photo with Jeremy Robinson, who is the manager of Railyard Grill and Tap Room. I have been to this restaurant many times since it opened in late 2016 … and I would like to say that Jeremy and his fellow staff members all do a fantastic job in making the Railyard Grill and Tap Room a classy place for us to eat and have fun.
Thank you all for allowing me to give you guys some fantastic blog posts during the latter half of the 2010s. I hope I can give you some more fantastic posts in the 2020s as well. Have a fantastic new year, my friends … and I will give you another fantastic blog post in 2020. I can’t tell you what it will be about just yet.
During the second half of my blog’s fifth year, I will give you chances to revisit some of my past blog posts … and, throughout the month of July, I will give you chances to revisit some posts from my blog’s fifth year. Today, I’m going to give you a chance to revisit a post from September of 2018. It’s entitled “Joseph’s New Denim Jacket.”
I purchased a denim jacket, which is from Guess, at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx on September 7, 2018. While I was working that day, I saw one of my co-workers wearing that jacket and it prompted me to buy one after work that afternoon. The jacket is very classy … and, for nearly one year, I have been able to wear the jacket with class a few times. I plan on wearing it again later this year whenever it gets a little bit cooler again. In this post, I described the jacket in detail … and I also talked about the “red thing” that was inside of my sleeves. The “red thing” was hidden by a zipper … and, whenever you opened the zipper, the “red thing” would appear. Nonetheless, I like the jacket and I will wear it whenever I have the time to do so.
Next time, I will give you another chance to revisit a post from my blog’s fifth year … and the post will be from November of 2018.
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around July 8th in previous years …
These two pictures are blurry and cloudy! (July 9, 2018)
This is our new bathroom! (July 9, 2017)
Joseph’s Trip To McSummerfest (Part 2) (July 8, 2016)
Joseph Has A Question For You: Should I wear socks with my black slides? (July 8, 2015)
Joseph’s Trip To McSummerfest (Part 3) (July 9, 2016)
On September 7, 2018, I purchased a new Guess denim jacket at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx. I had actually seen a co-worker wearing one during my shift one day … and, while I was taking my break, I was able to buy my jacket. I tried it on in front of one of the store’s mirrors … and I liked it a lot. I was able to have the employees put it on hold for me until my shift ended at 2:00 that afternoon. The jacket is full of class … and I will do my best to wear it as often as I can this Fall.
I’d like to show you both sides of my new denim jacket. Of course, I’ll start with the front part of the jacket. There are several pockets on the front part of the jacket. There are two pockets with a button on each of…
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During the second half of my blog’s fifth year, I’ll give you a chance to revisit some of my past blog posts … and, throughout the month of July, I’ll give you some chances to revisit some of my posts from my blog’s fifth year. Today, I’d like to show you the first post from my blog’s fifth year … and it’s from August of 2018.
The blog post is entitled “Joseph Goes To South Fayette’s Community Day.” I wanted to kick off my blog’s fifth year by talking about something that’s very interesting. On August 25, 2018, one day after I celebrated my blog’s fourth anniversary, I went to South Fayette’s Community Day, which is located in Fairview Park, with two of my relatives. I really enjoyed myself while I was there. It’s a fantastic event … and I encourage anyone who lives in or around South Fayette to go to this event in the future. While I went to the event last year, I bumped into a few of my friends … and I also saw a meteorologist from WTOV, which is the NBC affiliate in Steubenville, Ohio … and his name is Jeff Oechslein. Before I went to Community Day, I went to Fairview Park two times to attend various events. The events I went to in the past were very exciting.
Now, this may sound strange, but South Fayette’s Community Day will take place on August 24, 2019, which is also the day that I’ll be celebrating my blog’s fifth anniversary. I will celebrate that milestone at my house, but I may also celebrate it at Community Day as well. Say hello to me if you see me at Community Day next 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 July 2nd in previous years …
Joseph likes Route 910! (July 2, 2018)
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace: Joseph’s wristwatch (July 2, 2017)
Donating my old clothes (July 5, 2016)
I’m pretending to ride on my quad! (July 2, 2015)
These clouds look interesting! (July 4, 2017)
On August 25, 2018, I went to South Fayette’s Community Day, which was located in Fairview Park. I went there with my relatives … and, while I was there, I happened to bump into a few of my friends. The event itself was fantastic. I had been to Fairview Park twice before I went to this event; however, I was only in the front part of the park. I would visit the main part of the park whenever I went to Community Day. I may go to this event again next year.
On August 25, 2018, I went to South Fayette’s Community Day, which was located in Fairview Park.
I really enjoyed myself at South Fayette’s Community Day, which was located in Fairview Park, on August 25, 2018.
As I said before, I bumped into some of my friends while I was there … and some of my friends are…
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If you’re wondering why the title of today’s blog post is “Joseph Gets ‘Railed’ With Some Friends,” well, let me explain it in details. This past Sunday afternoon, I went to the Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville for about two hours … and they say “Get Railed” at this place. That’s why the title of this blog post is “Joseph Gets ‘Railed’ With Some Friends.”
Well, anyway, I’d like to talk about my recent trip to the restaurant. I spent about two hours at the Railyard Grill and Tap Room on Sunday afternoon … and I wanted to see The Bill Ali Band while I was there. There was a lot of people at this place at that time, but, nonetheless, I still enjoyed myself. I was able to hear the music … and, whenever I was able to do so, I was able to see the band play the music as well. The Bill Ali Band is fantastic … and I will do my best to see another one of their shows in the future.
I wore my Boston Terrier sweater to the restaurant; however, I didn’t wear it the whole time because it was warm outdoors that afternoon. I wore my purple V-neck T-shirt underneath of my sweater.
I also got to meet Bill Ali, who is the leader of The Bill Ali Band. I am truly a fan of this work, even though if I’m not able to see the band in person on a regular basis.
Earlier that day, I said some rather nice things about The Railyard Grill And Tap Room on Twitter … and my tweets turned up on one of the boards, which is inside of the restaurant. You can tell that I’m very loyal to this place … and I will continue to be loyal to it for years to come.
While I was there, I bumped into Nicholas Ciesielski, who is one of the managers of the Railyard Grill And Tap Room. I have bumped into him at this place two other times before that … and, back in the late 2000s and early 2010s, I worked with him at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx. We have been friends for at least a decade now. Me and him were able to wear our Boston Terrier sweaters for a few short minutes while we were there.
Now, I also promised myself that I would get myself a Railyard Grill And Tap Room shirt whenever they would sell them to customers … and I kept my promise. Just before I left the restaurant, I was able to buy myself a Henley shirt. The sleeves on it are 3/4 inches long. After I was able to buy it, I tried it on and it fitted me perfectly. I plan on wearing the shirt on Thursday … and I will talk about it in a blog post later this month.
As you can see here, I like the Railyard Grill And Tap Room a lot … and now I have a Railyard Grill And Tap Room shirt. I will try to “Get Railed” there again at some point in the future and I will wear my shirt while I’m there.
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around April 9th in previous years …
Good-bye, Bridgeville K-Mart (April 9, 2018)
My blog recently set two new records! (April 9, 2017)
Joseph’s Road To His 30th Birthday: Joseph’s 28th Year On Earth (April 10, 2016)
I’m glad I’m not the only one who waters our flowers and plants every Spring! (April 9, 2015)
Joseph Has A Question For You: What should Joseph put in his Easter basket this year? (April 6, 2017)
In November of 2016, I wrote a blog post about one of my visits to the Railyard Grille And Tap Room, which is located in Bridgeville. I went to the restaurant one day before I wrote the blog post down … and I bumped into two of my friends while I was there … and they used to work with me at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx in the past. Their names are Nicholas Ciesielski and Taylor Uram. I was inspired to write this blog post because I wanted people to see some of the fantastic people that I worked with in the past.
The Railyard Grille And Tap Room was flooded last summer … and it reopened just last month after it had been closed for eight months. It’s a fantastic restaurant. I plan on bumping into Nicholas and/or Taylor while I’m at the restaurant later this year.
Here’s a link to the blog post …
I’m literally surrounded by my co-workers! (November 27, 2016)
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around March 6th in previous years …
The “super” neighbors are back! (March 6, 2018)
My map of Bridgeville (March 6, 2017)
Joseph’s Road To His 30th Birthday: Joseph’s 23rd Year On Earth (March 6, 2016)
I performed an act of kindness today (March 6, 2015)
Happy birthday, Mark McKnight! (March 7, 2018)
Whenever I go to a store, I sometimes see items that are worth either 99 cents or 49 cents or something like that. Of course, if I like the item that has a price that is worth 99 cents, I may buy it. That’s not exactly what I want to talk about today. I want to talk about a rather unique experience that I had while I was cashing my paycheck at T.J. Maxx this past Friday.
My paycheck was worth $37.99 this past week … and, just minutes after I completed my shift at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx, I went to one of the cashiers … and the person cashed my check for me. Now, since the check was 37.99, the cashier asked me if I had a penny … and, then, I just asked her to give me four pennies. She told me that I would be getting 99 cents in coins, but that didn’t bother me too much. I probably won’t be using the pennies too much, but I may be able to put them to use at some point in the future.
Will I start a penny collection someday? Probably not.
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around March 5th in previous years …
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts About Spring (March 5, 2018)
My map of Bridgeville (March 6, 2017)
Joseph’s Road To His 30th Birthday: Joseph’s 23rd Year On Earth (March 6, 2016)
Let me ask you a question about our snow-covered mountains today! (March 5, 2015)
A frosty morning (March 7, 2016)
Today, I would like to wish one of my friends a happy 55th birthday … and his name is Kevin Barnett. Kevin and I worked at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx together in one form or another from 2007 until 2011. We have now been friends for over ten years … and, in December of 2013, I was able to bump into him at the Rite-Aid store in Scott Township. We had our leather jackets on then … and, just over two years earlier, we wore our leather jackets in a photo that we took just before he left T.J. Maxx as a worker. Hopefully, I can bump into him at some point in 2019. Kevin is one of the classiest friends I have ever known … and he was one of the best co-workers I have ever worked with.
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around January 4th in previous years …
Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post: Is this sweater classy or what? (January 4, 2018)
The best of “Mr. Classy” (January 4, 2017)
2015 in review (My 325th Blog Post) (January 4, 2016)
Old Man Winter is back on National Hill again! (January 5, 2015)
We have completed one week of 2018 already! (January 7, 2018)
Today, I am writing my 1,025th blog post for you guys … and I will talk about a terrific person in this blog post. This person is a terrific co-worker and a terrific friend … and her name is Cathy Prevendoski. She is both polite and funny … and we almost always work together at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx. She is probably one of the best co-workers I have ever known.
I hope you guys have a Merry Christmas this year! On December 26th, I will talk about the Christmas presents that I got in 2018 … and some of them may surprise you.
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around December 23rd in previous years …
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts From The Year 2017 (Part 2) (December 23, 2017)
My new plaid button-down shirt (December 22, 2016)
Looking back at 2015 and looking forward to 2016 (Part 2) (December 23, 2015)
2014 was a very good year … for me, anyway! (December 22, 2014)
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts From The Year 2017 (Part 1) (December 22, 2017)
These people didn’t really fail when they were trying out to become one of Mr. Classy’s regular “stand-ins.” They just turned down their chances to become one of his “stand-ins.” “Mr. Classy” almost always wears the grey Michael Kors jacket … and, back in 2016, he allowed two people to have the chance to become one of Mr. Classy’s “stand-ins.”
First, in September of 2016, I turned my friend, Joe Cohen, into one of Mr. Classy’s “assistants” while I was at Bee’z Bistro and Pub one evening. He did a fantastic job as one of his possible “stand-ins,” but he turned down the chance to become Mr. Classy’s regular “stand-in.”
Second, Bryan Gogarty, who worked with me at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx during the 2016 Holiday season, was able to turn into one of Mr. Classy’s possible “stand-ins” while we were in the store’s break room. He did a fantastic job on the day that we wore the jackets, but he turned down the chance to be one of Mr. Classy’s regular “stand-ins.”
Both Joe Cohen and Bryan Gogarty did a fantastic job in trying to be Mr. Classy’s regular “stand-ins,” but they turned down their chances to do just that. Two of my friends have been able to be Mr. Classy’s “stand-ins” over the past two years … and they are Jonathan Reed and Tim Smith.
Will “Mr. Classy” have another “stand-in” in the future? Maybe. Stay tuned…
In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around December 9th in previous years …
Joseph’s Persistence Has Finally Paid Off! (December 11, 2017)
Do you currently own a treadmill at home? (December 9, 2016)
This sunset is a bright one! (December 10, 2015)
We’ve had our red truck for one year now! (December 13, 2014)
Joseph Wants To Give Someone A Shout-Out Today! (December 11, 2016)