Breakfast for Dinner | All Blogs


It was ‘like picking a favorite child’

By Melinda Mawdsley

Rachel and I were intrigued. The envelope we received this week from Marya in Grand Junction was particularly thick.

We got our answer as to why when we opened it and found four brackets inside, including one from California. And that wasn’t the only bracket we received from out of state but more on that later.

On to some of this week's reader highlights:

- Bev from Montrose simply wrote, “Great Contest.” Thanks, Bev. We just wanted people to have fun. Glad you did.

- Eloy of Grand Junction crowned “Caddyshack” champion because “I’m a golfer.”

The Daily Sentinel’s former intern Sam Waters, affectionately known to Rachel and I as Intern Sam, submitted a bracket while home from college at Thanksgiving with a note. (She knows the way to our hearts.)

Sam picked “Talledaga Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” as her winner.

She’s the bottle of mustard.

And, finally, but certainly not least, Heather in Grand Junction, proclaimed that picking between “Napoleon Dynamite” and “Deliverance” was “torture,” but that picking a winner between “Top Gun” and “A Few Good Men” was “like picking a favorite child.”

We assume she was joking, but we totally understand. I mean, both movies starred Tom Cruise.

Without further ado, here’s the latest roundup of films we missed, according to you:

- Pati from Collbran wrote that we should have included the 1956 John Wayne film, “The Searchers,” for the line: “That’ll be the day,” noting that Buddy Holly even wrote a hit song with that quote.

Dennis from Grand Junction asked, “Where in the world is Tombstone?”

Lauren from Greenville, S.C. submitted a bracket and asked in small letters at the top, “Where’s 'Fargo'?”

Oh geez, sorry, don’t ya know, but props to Lauren for sending a bracket all the way from South Carolina. SOUTH CAROLINA! Rachel and I were giddy.

Speaking of giddy, we’re one week out from unveiling the winner, I wanted to post the gfit basket that Seasons to Follow, 612 Main St., put together as a prize. (The others are movie theater gift cards.)

See ya next week!
 

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
MY WIFE IS AN SOB!
By Nic.Korte
Friday, January 30, 2015

Live Music Roundup Jan. 30 - 31
By David Goe
Friday, January 30, 2015

Throwback Thursday: First Day of Preschool
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Book Report News
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

More fun with frozen tomatillos
By Penny Stine
Tuesday, January 27, 2015


TOP JOBS
  • Parts Manager

    Hiringfor John Deere Dealership. Must have 5-7 years parts experience an...

  • Healthcare

    Want to add meaning to your life?!Come join our amazing team atLa Villa ...

  • Unit Manager Rn Or Lpn

    Unit ManagerRN or LPNManagement experience in long-term care....

  • Planning Technician

    PLANNINGTECHNICIANThe City of Fruita is accepting applications fo...

  • Jump Start Job Fair

    Get Ready toJump Start 2015And Get That Job!Jump Start 201...





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy