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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Volunteer Totals and Luncheon Location ~ Goof-Off Day

Good 30ยบ morning. Clouds sitting right down on top of us. Pressure going up. We may get sun.

Yesterday I went to Medford, met up with Ruth, and we proceeded to the library

(It wasn't a snow day, but the only picture I could find)

in her new little red Ford Focus, that she is so enjoying.

I was impressed with this new library. All the bells and whistles. We met up with Felicity and Sheila and we totaled up the volunteer hours our JCRW members had turned in. These people will be recognized at a later date and the club with 25000 + volunteer hours will get a national award.

Then Ruth and I headed to the Dollar Tree

for wrapping paper and bags for favors and prizes to be given at our 1 + 1 Luncheon in two weeks. Then to Veranda Park 

where the luncheon will be held. We talked to the dining room manager and finalized the menu and seating...

This is a lovely retirement living location on the hill above Medford.

I left and headed for Costco. OMG, each lane in the parking lot had 4 to 5 cars waiting for parking spaces. I came home! On the way the sky looked threatening...

..... and here on the left it was pouring down rain, but none on the roadway

and coming into Rogue River you can see our mill's chimney is working full throtle....

Hopefully today I can get to Costco, early!

Historically this date....
1978Karl Wallenda of The Flying Wallendas dies after falling off a tight-rope between two hotels in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1982NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center on its third mission, STS-3.
1984 – Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
1997Tara Lipinski, age 14 years and 10 months, becomes the youngest champion women's World Figure Skating Champion.

And births this date include...
1908 – Louis L'Amour, American author (d. 1988)
Jerry's favorite author.

1912 – Karl Malden, American actor (d. 2009)

1920Werner Klemperer, German-born actor (d. 2000)

1920 – Ross Martin, Polish-American actor (d. 1981)

1931 – William Shatner, Canadian actor

1933 – May Britt, Swedish actress
There are absolutely no current photos of her.

1976 – Reese Witherspoon, American actress

... and today is my friend and neighbor's birthday.. Cindy.
She is the mother of Lucy, the ferocious Jack Russell,..... and the wife of Frank. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CINDY!!!

All I know. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Mom-Soupy-Sue
March 22nd
National Goof-Off Day