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Joseph “Gets Railed” For The Holidays In A Stylish Way!

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.

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On December 21, 2019, Nicholas Ciesielski and I wore our red Boston Terrier sweaters to Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville. We were literally “twinning” on that day. We both wore the sweaters with jeans and tennis shoes.

Now, me and Nicholas also got our photo taken with Santa while we were at Railyard Grill and Tap Room that afternoon.

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On December 21, 2019, me and Nicholas Ciesielski got our photo taken with Santa while we were at Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville. Santa did a fantastic job in making two “stylish dudes” enjoy themselves 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.

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On December 21, 2019, I snapped this photo with Jeremy Robinson, who is the manager of the Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville. He and his fellow staff members do a fantastic job in making this restaurant a fantastic place to eat and to 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.

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Happy birthday, Nicholas Ciesielski!

Today, I would like to wish Nicholas Ciesielski a happy 34th birthday.  He is one of the classiest people I have ever known.  We worked at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx together in the late 2000s and early 2010s … and now he is a councilman in Bridgeville and he works at Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville.

Over the years, I have bumped into him at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx, Railyard Grill and Tap Room and Fairview Park.

In April of 2019, me and Nicholas wore our red Boston Terrier sweaters to Railyard Grill and Tap Room.  We both look like “stylish dudes” in them.

Happy 34th birthday, Nicholas Ciesielski!  Keep being classy … and stylish!

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Blog Post Number 1,250

Today, I am writing my 1,250th blog post … and, whenever I write special blog posts like this one, I write about anything that I think is interesting.  It can be about a person, a place or a thing.  Well, today, since I’m halfway between my 1,000th blog post and my 1,500th blog post, I’m going to write about a person, a place and a thing.  The person is James Bendel, the place is Crazy Horse Coffee and the thing is a classy item from Crazy Horse Coffee.

Now, just last month, I was able to meet the owner of Crazy Horse Coffee, whose name is James Bendel.  I also went to this coffee shop earlier this year.  I would like to say that James does a fantastic job in running this coffee shop whenever he can.  I am a true fan of this place.  I was able to get a drink while I was there last month … and I was able to buy a classy item while I was there.

Please enjoy your Thanksgiving, my friends!

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Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post: Celebrating Five Years Of Friendship With DJ Joe

In October of 2013, I became friends with DJ Joe, whose real name is Joe Cohen … and, just last October, I celebrated five years of friendship with him by writing a blog post entitled “Celebrating Five Years Of Friendship With DJ Joe.”  In the post, I talked about my friendship with him … and I was inspired to write the post because I wanted to talk about a classy person like DJ Joe.

Here’s the link to the blog post …
Celebrating Five Years Of Friendship With DJ Joe (October 10, 2018)

Now, just so you know, I have now been friends with “DJ Joe” for six years … and the purple “Macho Man” shirt is still the “de facto” shirt of our friendship.

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Joseph Is Seeing Tap That On The Outside!

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On October 5, 2019, while I was mailing a letter at Cuddy Post Office, I was able to snap this photo of Tap That, which is located next to the post office in Cuddy. This is the outside of the building. Hopefully I can eat there in the near future.

Now, back in August of this year, the Iron Creek Bar and Grille, which was in Cuddy for nearly nine years, became a fairly classy restaurant called Tap That.  Now, I was not able to see the building in person until October 5, 2019, whenever I was mailing a letter outside of the Cuddy Post Office.  While I was standing outside of the post office, I was able to snap a photo of the building that Tap That has been housed in for the past two months.  Now, in the past, it has been called several different restaurants, including Mariani’s Italian Restaurant, Iron Creek Bar and Grille and Ferguson’s Pub.

Now, I went to this place whenever it was called the places that I just mentioned in this post … and, hopefully, I can go there as Tap That at some point in the near future.  If I do go there, I will try to snap a selfie while I’m there … and I will talk about my experiences of eating there in a future blog post.

So far, Tap That is a fantastic restaurant … and, by looking at the photos of the restaurant on Social Media, you can easily tell that they didn’t change it too much.  Sure, they may have painted a wall or two, but, the inside of the restaurant hasn’t really changed too much since the Iron Creek Bar and Grille left the building this past Summer.  I can’t wait to see the inside of the restaurant in person someday, but, for the time being, I will just show you what it looks like on the outside.

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Joseph Goes To Wahlburgers At The Mall At Robinson!

Now, for 5 1/2 years, there was a show on A&E called “Wahlburgers.”  It was about the Wahlberg family … and it would sometimes talk about a restaurant called Wahlburgers, which is located near their home in Hingham, Massachusetts.  Now, Wahlburgers has several locations around the world … and one of those locations is in The Mall at Robinson, which is actually in the food court.  It’s not actually in the food court, per se, as it has their own seating area.  It’s primarily a sit-down restaurant.

I actually got to go to a Wahlburgers restaurant for the first time ever on September 23, 2019.  I had watched “Wahlburgers” on a nearly-regular basis for 5 1/2 years on A&E.  I watched it mainly on demand whenever the show was on A&E.  I would actually get to see some Wahlburgers restaurants on the show … and I would sometimes see the food that they have on there.  I also got to see them building a Wahlburgers restaurant several times on the show.

Now, I was able to enjoy myself while I was there.  The waitress who served me and my relatives that day did a fantastic job in serving us.  She also give us a little speech to first-time customers, like myself.  It went very well.  I was there at around lunch time this past Monday.  It wasn’t too busy whenever I first arrived there, but more people came in while we were there.

Now, inside of the restaurant, you can see pictures of the Wahlberg family … and you can also see the TV shows and movies that Donnie and Mark Wahlberg have done over the years.

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I was able to enjoy myself while I was at Wahlburgers in The Mall at Robinson on September 23, 2019.

Now, while I was at the restaurant, I had water, a vanilla frappe, which is really a milkshake, Jenn’s Chicken Sandwich, which is a grilled chicken sandwich, and some french fries.  I also got to try out some special sauces that they had … and some of them were pretty good.  One of those sauces was the Wahl Sauce.  It was fairly good.

As I was leaving Wahlburgers in The Mall at Robinson on September 23, 2019, I was able to snap a selfie outside of Wahlburgers.  I like the restaurant a lot.  The food and the service were both excellent.  I will be going there again in the future.

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As I was leaving Wahlburgers at The Mall at Robinson on September 23, 2019, I snapped this selfie near the restaurant’s entrance.

As you can see here, I really enjoyed going to Wahlburgers.  I will be going there again in the future.  The restaurant is fantastic!

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Say hello to a principal named Kevin Maurer!

Now, last August, I bumped into both Karen and Kevin Maurer while I was at South Fayette Community Day.  Both of them were teachers in the South Fayette School District … and I would have them for classes at various times while I was a student in the school district.  Now, as it turns out, the Maurers have two children and at least one grandchild.  One of their children is a son named Kevin … and I had the honor of meeting him at Railyard Grill and Tap Room on September 6, 2019.  He is the assistant principal at South Fayette Middle School.

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On September 6, 2019, I met Kevin Maurer, who is the assistant principal at South Fayette Middle School, at Railyard Grill and Tap Room in Bridgeville. Now Kevin is the son of Karen and Kevin Maurer, both of whom were teachers in the South Fayette School District.
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Two Macho Dudes In One Night

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 June, I will give you chances to revisit posts from my blog’s fourth year. Today, I will let you revisit a post from my blog’s fourth year. It’s from May of 2018 … and it’s entitled “Two Macho Dudes In One Night.”

Now, on May 23, 2018, I went to Bee’z Bistro and Pub for a couple of hours that evening … and I went there to see one of DJ Joe’s shows for the first time in almost two years. I wore my purple Macho Man shirt to the restaurant then … and, just minutes after I arrived at the restaurant, I noticed that DJ Joe was also wearing a purple shirt to the restaurant. To my surprise, he was also wearing his purple Macho Man T-shirt at Bee’z. This was planned, believe it or not.  We were both in the bar part of Bee’z whenever we wore the shirts. The shirts are very classy … and, while we were there that evening, we were able to wear them with class. DJ Joe is one of the classiest friends that I have ever known … and, whenever he wears the “Macho Man” shirt, he becomes a “Macho Dude.” In a way, it turns me into a “Macho Dude” as well, so, as you may have guessed, there were two “Macho Dudes” at Bee’z on that May night in 2018.

Of course, we would wear the Macho Man shirts to Bee’z again in January of 2019 … and, since we were able to wear them with jeans back then, we were able to wear our shirts with a lot of class. I like this shirt a lot … and so does “DJ Joe.” I would just like to say that the purple Macho Man shirt is the “de facto” shirt of our friendship. Hopefully we can wear them to Bee’z again in the future.

Tomorrow, I will write my 1,150th blog post down … and it will be about a classy shirt that I bought at T.J. Maxx recently.

In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around June 26th in previous years …
I see some little white clouds inside of a big grey cloud! (June 26, 2018)
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts About Sweaters (June 26, 2017)
I’m no longer in the “Lyme” light (June 26, 2016)
Which one of my blog’s new features do you like the best? (June 26, 2015)
My 666th Blog Post Is About The Number Six (June 27, 2017)

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On Wednesday evening, I was able to go to Bee’z Bistro and Pub, which is located in South Fayette.  I went there with one of my relatives for two hours … and I was able to see one of DJ Joe’s shows for the first time in almost two years.

I was also able to wear my purple Macho Man shirt to Bee’z while I was there on Wednesday evening.  I really like the shirt a lot.

IMG_20180523_180858376 On May 23, 2018, I went to Bee’z Bistro and Pub, which is located in South Fayette. I was able to wear my Macho Man shirt while I was there.

At around 6:30 that evening, I saw DJ Joe walking through the restaurant’s front door … and I noticed that he was wearing a purple shirt as well.  Just minutes later, I realized that he was also wearing a purple Macho Man shirt. …

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Joseph Visits Crazy Horse Coffee (Part 2)

In the second part of this two-part blog post, I will tell you about Crazy Horse Coffee in general since I was not able to visit that place today.  Of course, I was not able to meet the owner of the coffee shop, who is a former veteran named James Bendel.

The coffee shop is located in Park Place Shopping Center, which is located on Route 19 near Washington, PA.  It’s a relatively small coffee shop … and it’s really nice, nonetheless.  They have a few tables in the coffee shop … and they have coffee, snacks and some breakfast sandwiches there.  They also have coffee cups and T-shirts there.  They have a little room in the back, but it can only be used for certain occasions.

All in all, this place is fantastic … and, hopefully, I can go there again in the future.

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This is Crazy Horse Coffee, which is located near Washington, PA. It looks fantastic on the outside.

Next time, I will give you a chance to revisit a post from my blog’s fourth year … and it will be from May of 2018.  Then, on Thursday, I will write my 1,150th blog post … and it will be about a shirt that I purchased at T.J. Maxx recently.

In honor of my blog’s fifth year, I’d like to show you five blog posts that I wrote down on or around June 25th in previous years …
An “ode” to “Mr. Classy” and his “stand-in” (June 25, 2018)
Joseph’s Top Blog Posts About Sweaters (June 26, 2017)
My Croft and Borrow sandals (June 25, 2016)
This sunset is full of some unique-looking clouds! (June 25, 2015)
I’m no longer in the “Lyme” light (June 26, 2016)

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Joseph Visits Crazy Horse Coffee (Part 1)

On May 18, 2019, I went to Crazy Horse Coffee, which is located on Route 19 near Washington, PA.  It’s in a relatively new shopping center called Park Place Shopping Center.  This is not too far away from the Meadows Racetrack and Casino.  Since I may be visiting this place more than once, I will be turning my visits to this coffee shop into a two-part blog post.  I will talk about my first visit to Crazy Horse Coffee in the first part of this two-part blog post.

Now, I was able to check out the coffee shop whenever I went there for the first time last month.  While I was there, I had a small decaf latte.  It was pretty good.  They have a little bit of everything here, including snacks, some breakfast sandwiches and, of course, coffee.  There is also a private meeting room there, but while I was there, it was not open.  I was not able to see the meeting room in person; however, I was able to see photos of it on Social Media.  It looks fantastic, nonetheless.

Crazy Horse Coffee is owned by a former veteran named James Bendel, who is from the Pittsburgh area.  I didn’t get to meet the coffee shop’s owner while I was there last month, but, hopefully, I can do that whenever I go there again next time.  Hopefully, I can say that I met the owner whenever I write the second part of this blog post next time.  If I’m unable to do so, I will describe the coffee shop in detail in the second part of this blog post.

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This is Crazy Horse Coffee, which is located near Washington, PA. It looks fantastic on the outside.
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On May 18, 2019, I went to Crazy Horse Coffee, which is located near Washington, PA. I had a small decaf latte while I was 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 June 24th in previous years …
Let’s Make Some Things Clear (June 24, 2018)
Joseph’s new T-shirt from Ralph Lauren (June 22, 2017)
Joseph’s Flashback: Joseph is writing in a journal! (June 22, 2016)
Joseph Has A Question For You: Should I wear my black golf shirt with jeans or shorts today? (June 24, 2015)
This sunset is full of some unique-looking clouds! (June 25, 2015)