Good 28º frozen (again) morning. I just went out to say good morning to Mr. & Mrs. Gan-dar and Mr. & Mrs. Mal-ard and there is corn snow all over the ground! Clouds are moving out, so that must be the extent of today's excitement!
So, yesterday I get a call from my pal, PJ (Pat & Dave) who is in Arizona for a couple of months. She said there was a message on her answering machine from the Sheriff's Dept that someone had taken out their mailbox in a traffic collision. She wanted me to go check it out and see if there was any other damage. First picture shows where the mailbox was, the spot where the post landed, and the spot in the bushes where the mailbox landed......
I gathered the items and along with part of a hubcap, glass, and two empty mini bottles of vodka... put them in one place... when I took the picture, the empty vodka bottles were still in my pocket .. along with a letter that had been in the mailbox.. a Christmas card with a note attached (all wet and torn now) from a neighbor who had gotten the mail by mistake. PJ and Dave get their mail delivered to a mail station, not their box.
Maggie kept an eye on me and wondered why I was walking around by the road....
Of course she wasn't looking at me when I took her picture!
Just past my driveway is a curve, PJ & Dave's driveway, and for some reason idiots wrapped around morons (I LOVE that Jeannie!!!!) must say to them self, "Look, a curve ... let's go faster!" This is especially true if it's been raining or the road is icy. Duh. Anyway in the message from the Deputy he said the driver will be paying for a new mailbox. Damn straight!
This is too funny.... not only are a majority of my friends named 'Pat' but this video is of Pat the Cat.
Just a hint for those young ladies out there, if you are going to publish a video with yourself in it, make sure you are wearing undergarments! This gal did, somewhat.... more is needed!
Historically this date...
1951 – The Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution, limiting Presidents to two terms, is ratified.
............now if only that could be with Congressmen and Senators!!!
..............personally, I think we need help to keep our government here, in the good old U S of A, from toppling over. Get that Socialist OUT of the WHITE HOUSE!
And births this date include....
a bunch of people .... and.....
1930 – Joanne Woodward, American actress
1934 – Van Williams, American actor
"Williams, the Green Hornet, said goodbye to Hollywood around 1970 and followed his interests into a job in the actual world of law enforcement, spending 25 years as a reserve officer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, and also working at the San Diego Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Department."
1940 – Howard Hesseman, American actor
She's just as butt ugly as her mother!
All I know. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
National Kahlua Day
2 oz vodka
1 oz Kahlua
1½ oz vodka
¾ oz Kahlua
¾ oz cream
12 cinnamon honey graham cracker boards
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter,melted
2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
2 8 ounce packages reduced-fat cream cheese,softened
1 1/4 cups sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup coffee liqueur(such as Kahlua)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon sugar
Chocolate-covered coffee beans, if desired
1 tablespoon cocoa powder for dusting, if desired
Directions1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Crust: 2. in food processor, pulse graham crackers until fine crumbs are formed (about 3 cups). Add sugar and butter; pulse until crumbs are moist. Press into bottom and up side of a 9-inch spring form pan. Wrap foil around bottom and up side. chill.
Filling: 3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth, about 1 minute. Add sugar and cornstarch; beat 2 to 3 minutes on medium-high speed until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in Kahlua and vanilla. Pour filling into crust.
4. Place spring form pan into large baking pan; place on oven rack and pour in hot water halfway up side of spring form pan (about 6 cups).
5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 60 to 70 minutes or until center of cheesecake is set. Remove pan from water bath. Run knife around edge of cake and remove foil. Place on wire rack and cool completely. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Topping: 6. Remove side of pan. Whip cream and sugar to stiff peaks. Garnish cheesecake with whipped cream. Scatter top with coffee beans and dust with cocoa powder, if desired.