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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sami's Party ~ More PhotoShop Fun ~ Chocolate Chip Cookies

Good 40º pouring rain morning! Dark, and it's 7. Hard to get used to. Looks like it's raining all over, not just here.

In yesterday's blog one of the historical haps was an earthquake in Long Beach, CA in 1933. My friend PatT was a small child and when the earthquake hit her dad picked her up to carry her outside. The backdoor stuck. At that moment the chimney fell right where they would have been! An amazing story. Someone 'up there' likes you Pat!


Ok, this is just funny. It's in German, but needs no explanation other than the daughter is asking her dad if he liked the new iPad he was given for his birthday....

Thanks Deeewayne P-berger for this!

Just jammin' with PhotoShop!!!

Yesterday was the party Jen and Brian had for Sami. Thankfully the rain held off. It wasn't the balmy 75* it had been the day before, probably 60* and it was windy! The theme was Pixie Hollow... at the front door there were fairy wings for the girls (some of the little boys wanted them too and were 'dragons'!) and Pixie Dust...


Jen had lots of projects for the kids to do... make houses with graham crackers, fruit loops, marshmallows, etc.... and they made flowers....

They had hunts for shiny eggs and had lots to do!

There was also wonderful food. I think I'll make a smilebox.

Today's special birthday is my dear friend, Joan Petit-Clair. Joan is my traveling/cruising buddy. Here she is on the stern of the cruise ship leaving NY in September 2008.


Historically this date...
1945 – World War II: The Empire of Vietnam, a short-lived puppet state, is established with Bảo Đại as its ruler.

1946Rudolf Höss, the first commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, is captured by British troops.

2011 – An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (81 mi) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

And births this date include....
1934Sam Donaldson, American reporter

1936Antonin Scalia, American Supreme Court Justice

1956 – Joey Buttafuoco, American criminal


1965 – Jesse Jackson, Jr., American politician
There you go..... good old Chicago politics!!!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy first day of Daylight Savings Time! Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
March 11th - 17th
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Week