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Friday, May 20, 2011

Blue Bird Babies ~ Real Deals ~ Hector & Lucy ~ Circle J

Good 36ยบ sunny morning!
While I was out taking the above picture I heard the peeping coming from the blue bird's box. I had seen 'dad' making regular bug drops in there so I had a feeling the babies had hatched. Sure enough! So the next series of pictures, sorry taken through the glass door and screen, is dad arriving with a worm, mom leaving, and dad taking worm into feed babies.....

Yesterday was fun. I met up with Jeannie, Donna, Connie, Candy, and Dee. We met at Real Deals, a shop only open 2 days a week, down off Agness on Gladiola (Behind the Bear Hotel) in Grants Pass. (There is one in Medford also)

While standing in the parking lot we saw Hector (former LAPD and the one who started our LE/Fire lunches at the Elks) and his dog Lucy. They came over and chatted. He said about 3 years ago it was published and in the news about this dog found wrapped in barbed wire. Hector adopted her. She is sweet but very afraid of strangers. Thank you Hector for caring about her, loving her, and giving her a great home!
Anyway, in the store we went...

Then to The Dollar Store where I found decorations for our Fiesta Party on Sunday. Dee and I were left, as everyone else had prior commitments, so she and I headed to Circle J for lunch.

As you can see the interior is eclectic. At the bottom of the beer sign it says "Beer is magic". LOL. I had a pizza that had a super thin crust, creamy garlic sauce, salmon, and drizzled with cilantro pesto. AWESOME! Dee had a mushroom burger that looked fabulous.... and sweet potato fries! Wow. Good stuff. Will go back.
In the rest room they leave chalk and everyone writes on the walls. (Dee said anything rude crude or unrefined is taken off immediately)  

I wrote the 'God Bless our Military'.  Stopped at Brian's office and he did me a favor, I will tell you about on Monday. Then to Magic Man for a look see at their costume stuff.
Came home and had a few leftover pieces of pizza for dinner.
Historically this date.....
1862U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs the Homestead Act into law.
1883Krakatoa begins to erupt. The volcano's final and most notable explosion occurs on August 26.  
1927 – At 07:52 Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on the world's first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He touched down at Le Bourget Field in Paris at 22:22 the next day.
1932Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.
1983 – First publications of the discovery of the HIV virus that causes AIDS in the journal Science by Luc Montagnier and Robert Gallo individually.
And births this date include.....
1908James Stewart, American actor (d. 1997)
1942Carlos Hathcock, American Marine Corps sniper (d. 1999)
1946Cher, American singer & actress
1954 – Cindy McCain, American businesswoman, wife of John McCain
1958Ron Reagan, American talk show host
1959Bronson Pinchot, American actor

 ... graduated from So. Pasadena High School!
and.... Olga's, Lisa Short is celebrating her special day.
Yesterday was our Oregon State Representative's birthday and I didn't get it posted. Sal Esquivel Happy Belated Birthday!
 Sal and his wife Jan are awesome people and working hard for our state!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Friday.
xo Mom-Soupy-Sue
May 20th
National Bike To Work Day