13 thoughts on “My ALS Bucket Challenge

    • Brooks D. Simpson August 24, 2014 / 2:46 pm

      The ice melted rather quickly in the cold water Olivia chose to use. It is 100 degrees out here.

      • Rosemary August 24, 2014 / 4:55 pm

        I’m thinking yah need a re-do with ice…:)

        • Brooks D. Simpson August 24, 2014 / 5:04 pm

          Nope. Given what I’ve seen, I’m not concerned. I know what was in the bucket. Actually, ice cubes would have been easier … they would just bounce off. Crushed ice … that would have been better (but would not last more than a few minutes).

          Everyone’s free to share their responses.🙂

      • Christopher Shelley August 24, 2014 / 4:58 pm

        A likely story. Next thing you’re gonna tell us you live in the desert or something.

        • Brooks D. Simpson August 24, 2014 / 5:05 pm

          I refuse to pick on an eleven-year-old.🙂 She took it, too … and challenged none other than Mark Grimsley, because she’s seen Mark wet before.

  1. TF Smith August 24, 2014 / 4:26 pm

    Ah, Arizona in August…there’s a reason Sibley retreated.

    Nicely done.

  2. John Hennessy August 25, 2014 / 5:55 am

    Does Olivia realized how many people would have paid to play her part in this exercise? Dumping something on Brooks’s head would be a dream for many, though full satisfaction for most could only come with an amount requiring mechanical assistance.

  3. Mark H. August 25, 2014 / 9:02 am

    I at least thought you were going to match Paul Bissonnette and be dumped on from a helicopter.

      • John Foskett August 25, 2014 / 10:05 am

        Speaking of Paul Bissonnette, I think instead of doing this in that nice, warm, arid climate, you should agree to do this at center ice in Uniondale in December – could help celebrate the move to Brooklyn and would certainly be more, uh, challenging.

  4. Brooks D. Simpson August 26, 2014 / 4:35 am

    Both Michael Crow and Olivia Simpson responded. We are waiting on the others.

    Of course, Susan Hathaway will claim she never reads the blog, although for some reason she seems rather familiar with its contents. I’m sure Connie Chastain, who monitors it every day, will not fail to notify her prior to offering a half dozen posts attacking me. At least it keeps her off the streets, even if she’s still in the gutter.

  5. Buck Buchanan August 26, 2014 / 9:25 am

    Well done, DR Simpson.

    I posted mine SAT on Facebook.

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