Today is the 165th day of the year. Only 200 more remaining until the end of 2011. Christmas shopping started anyone???
Today is Flag Day...
Today is also my friend, Leah and her hubby Kelly's anniversary!
Yesterday I was so tired I did NOTHING! Actually I had a glass of wine at noon and took a nap in my chair! Nice. Maggie and I took a ride in the golf cart to close the gate, put out trash (thanks for putting out the trash can on Sunday Dave & PJ!!) and collected mail. I worked a little on pictures, but was not in the mood.
She didn't even want anything to eat until the afternoon.
Aaron and Marie left at 10:15 and their first stop was Redding and In-N-Out. They will be gone two weeks and return through San Francisco and up the coast.
Sitting here at my desk I am watching a blue bird making a nest in the box where the Tree Swallows were. The Swallows were out in the garden a week ago with their two babies and have since left.
My artichokes are growing like mad, all that rain we've had this year...
And last evening the moon was out in all it's glory....
Historically this date....
1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. It is named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
1937 – Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
1954 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance.
And births this date include...
1919 – Gene Barry, American actor (d. 2009)
But then in 2009 he went to jail for 15 months...
All I know. Nuff said. Ciao.
U.S. Army Birthday
Thanks to all of you who have served!
And.....be still my heart...it's also:
Strawberry Shortcake Day