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Monday, August 29, 2011

JCRW Ronald Reagan Barbecue ~ Chop Suey & Lemon Day


Good 64ยบ Monday morning!

Yesterday was quite a busy and long day. It was our Jackson County Republican Women's Ronald Reagan Barbecue. It was held from 1-5pm at the Eagle Point Golf Club. Pat and I manned the Membership booth..

Here is the basket for the silent auction my committee put together ....

And our President Ruth with Oregon State Senator Jason Atkinson... (Love this guy!) representing Central Point.


And Sal Esquivel (wife Jan to the right) is a member of the Oregon State Legislature representing Medford.. (Love this guy too! and Jan!!)

Lunch was wonderful, barbecued chicken with salads and desserts. The meat barbecued by Mr. Marty! He told me he's from California ... Monterey, and will be opening a barbecue restaurant in Medford in the next 6 months... he will call it Cali-Q. I look forward to that.


Our 'wine' lady, Sheila set a bottle of red and white on each table.


.. and at our table I enjoyed lunch with Pat, Felicity, and Val and this fun couple... Pat (another one!) and her pal Jim... Pat collected the money for the 50/50 drawing...

This Pat is going to be one of our SOW Sistas (Southern Oregon Winos) and Jim will be an 'associate member !!! LOL

Got to the golf club early and stayed late to help pack up tents, table cloths, decorations. Maggs was happy when I got home finally after 6. PJ had come up and let her inside the house when the heat got high in the afternoon.

Historically this date..
1885Gottlieb Daimler patents the world's first internal combustion motorcycle, the Reitwagen

1898 – The Goodyear tire company is founded.

1970Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War, East Los Angeles, California. Police riot kills three people, including journalist Ruben Salazar.

2005Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing over $80 billion in damage.

20072007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident: six US cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads are flown without proper authorization from Minot Air Force Base to Barksdale Air Force Base.

And births this date include...
1912 – Barry Sullivan, American actor (d. 1994)


1915Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (d. 1982)
1916 – George Montgomery, American actor (d. 2000)

Jerry and I met him at the LA Co Fair one year
and he made furniture... had some on display..
that man had the BIGGEST hands I  had ever
seen!!! Really nice and personable.

1922Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic (d. 2008)


1923Richard Attenborough, English film director and actor


1936John McCain, American politician


1938Elliott Gould, American actor

This guy sooooooo nauseates me!

1958 – Michael Jackson, American pop singer (d. 2009)

All I know. Nuff said. Hope you have a good Monday! Ciao.
xo Sue-Mom-Bobo
August 29th


Fresh lemon juice may put a pucker on your kisser, but it's truly deserving of its own day of recognition. Vital to making lemonade and many cocktails, it's also an important ingredient in countless recipes! And it's a garnish for seafood lovers!

A dish made popular in America by 19th century Chinese immigrants, chop suey is a delicious hash of meats, bean sprouts, celery and more.