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Monday, January 23, 2012

Chinese New Year ~ Patriots Win Division ! ~ National Pie Day

Good 34ยบ very foggy morning. Lots or rain all day yesterday. My neighbor Frank braved the elements and on a tractor smoothed out the gravel he had put on our road. We got just over 1/2" (.58") Precipitation supposed to taper off until tomorrow.

Let the Chinese New Year of the Dragon begin!!

In regards to yesterday's football games....


Then I must address Steven Tyler (of old Arrowsmith fame) who sang the National Anthem. Well, that was NOT singing!

It will be renamed The Star Mangled Banner!

When the camera panned to Tom Brady, hand over heart, he had that look of disgust, same thoughts going though my mind! WHO PICKS THESE IDIOTS??????

Ok, so I have to say the game was the most exhausting one I have taken part in!!! I was screaming and yelling and praying and prancing.... OMG I was tired when my Patriots finally won it at 23-20 over the Ravens! AND that last kick for a field goal made by the Ravens.... I made it go to the side. Really! It was me. I was pointing and pointing to the side and screaming! LOL>


This whole last season of the Patriots was dedicated to team owner Mr. Robert Kraft's late wife, Myra, who died from cancer. He was rarely ever seen without her at his side.

The San Francisco 49ers and the NY Giants game was another nail biter. Close! OMG. Yes, back and forth to an overtime field goal by the Giants to win 20-17. Sorry Jeannie! :o(


Historically this date...............
1556 – The deadliest earthquake in history, the Shaanxi earthquake, hits Shaanxi province, China. The death toll may have been as high as 830,000. HOLY COW!

1570James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, regent for the infant King James VI of Scotland, is assassinated by firearm, the first recorded instance of such.

1849Elizabeth Blackwell is awarded her M.D. by the Geneva Medical College of Geneva, New York, becoming the United States' first female doctor

1968North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo (AGER-2), claiming the ship had violated their territorial waters while spying.

1973President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.

2002 – Reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan and subsequently murdered .
.... a very sad story ... his baby boy and only child was born 3 months after his death.

And births this date include....
1898 – Randolph Scott, American actor (d. 1987)

1919 – Ernie Kovacs, American comedian (d. 1962)

1951Chesley Sullenberger, Captain of US Airways Flight 1549, a flight that successfully ditched into the Hudson River

1964Mariska Hargitay, American actress

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
January 23rd.
Spouse's Day - make this day special for your spouse.'s National Pie Day!