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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Geese Chasing Turkeys ~ Flying Dare Devils ~ Pistachio Day

Good 28º frozen again morning. We never did get any more snow yesterday. Just that morning sprinkling.

I was busy rearranging furniture yesterday and going through gift wrapping stuff upstairs and throwing away things I don't NEED! Yeah. In the late afternoon I went up to Patty and Cliff's. We had a toddy and a nice chat. They have been busy going back and forth to the coast so visits have been far between. She gave me some of "her" spaghetti made with "my" marinara sauce to have for dinner. Good! Maggie and Harley and I had a real snuggy fire and enjoyed the evening.

The sunset was 'ordinary'...

.... but a little Towhee was sitting on the garden arch singing to me...

Early in the day the geese were honking for a treat so I went out and took them some leftover stale bread I broke up and some cracked corn... The turkeys showed up too and Mr. Goose was chasing them away!

This from my friend Pat Kelly, a co-traveler to Greece.....

Grab on to your chair, take a deep breath and imagine being there as you watch these "Red Bull" daredevils!


Historically this date....
1919 – President Woodrow Wilson signs an act of the U.S. Congress establishing most of the Grand Canyon as a United States National Park (see Grand Canyon National Park).

1993World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over a thousand.

And births this date include....
1829Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)

 Such a shame they are now 'heche en Mexico'!!! Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr............

The boys used to be mad because I made them wear Sear's Toughskins ... couldn't afford Levis for growing kids back then! Levis and a JC Penny's tee shirt was Jerry's "uniform" until the Levis were made in Mexico! Then he bought Prison Blues ("made on the inside to be worn on the outside") made at the Oregon Corrections Institution in Pendleton. In other words, the USA!

1846William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, American frontiersman (d. 1917)

1852John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon, advocate of
dietary reform (d. 1943)


1882Husband E. Kimmel, American admiral (d. 1968)
............Geeeesh, how would you introduce this guy, "I want you to meet my husband Husband" !  What was his mother thinking!!!

1887 – William Frawley, American actor (d. 1966)


1916Jackie Gleason, American actor, writer, composer, and comedian (d. 1987)

"Bang. Zoom." Straight to the moon!!


1920 – Tony Randall, American actor (d. 2004)

1932Johnny Cash, American musician (d. 2003)


All I know. Nuff said. Happy 'Hollywood-Pats-Itself-On-The-Back-Day! (So much pomp and crap! At least Billy Crystal is the MC and that part will be fun.) Ciao.

xo Sue Mom Bobo
February 26th

1 comment:

Kim said...

Love the bird, I don't think we have those here?
Oh how I adore pistachios!!