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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas ~ Mousie Cookies ~ Pumpkin Pie Day

Merry Christmas everyone!

Good 21ยบ morning. Pressure is dropping, whatever that means. I did get my truck washed a couple of days ago, so stands to reason we'll get some precip and the roads will be messy! Sigh...

Not much time this morning.... off to "presents" with the grandbabies!

A former high school Wilsonite, Arlon Webb '59, is celebrating his birthday today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARLON!

Married JoAnne.

Historically this date.....

1776George Washington and his army cross the Delaware River to attack the Kingdom of Great Britain's Hessian mercenaries in Trenton, New Jersey.

1868U.S. President Andrew Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all Civil War Confederate soldiers.

1974 – Marshall Fields drives a vehicle through the gates of the White House, resulting in a four-hour standoff.

2007 – A tiger at the San Francisco Zoo escapes from its enclosure and attacks three people, killing one.

And births this date include....
1642Isaac Newton, English scientist (d. 1727)

1821Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross (d. 1912)

1870Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics industrialist (d. 1965)

1890 – Robert Ripley, collector of odd facts (d. 1949)

1899Humphrey Bogart, American actor (d. 1957)

1940 – Phil Spector, American music producer
.... there are no words............

1948Barbara Mandrell, American singer and actress

1949 – Sissy Spacek, American actress

The following is from my friend Wendy on Catalina Island. Her husband Rick is a retired Fire Captain with LA Co.

This is a truly amazing display of Christmas lights, dedicated to honoring our veterans and active military personnel. Have an outstanding Christmas holiday and the best year yet in 2012!!

They've done a great job of honoring each of the military branches by incorporating their anthems.
There are also many other outstanding Christmas light displays at this site. Pick and choose from the country's best.

I made cookies for the kids....
I made a lot more, but this was just for the camera.
Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue-Mom-Bobo
December 25th
National Pumpkin Pie Day