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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Deer ~ Baby LBB ~ Basketball w/ a Pro ~ Gingerbread

Good 44ยบ (burrrrr......) morning.

Yesterday stayed cloudy and rainy and WINDY all day. Had a couple claps of thunder.... gave Maggie a 'pill' in case of more thunder, but it never she slept

The rain gauge yesterday morning and this morning....

My mountain 2pm, 4pm, and 5pm.....

Had a visitor... pretty boy.... and Mr. Blue Jay joined him...

.... while this baby (LBB=little brown birdie)  waited for his mom to return with grub...

Historically this date......
1883 – The first regularly scheduled Orient Express departs Paris.

1942World War II: United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.

1944World War II: More than 1000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.

1956Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.

2001Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.

And births this date include...
1850Pat Garrett, American Western lawman (d. 1908)

1878Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1923)

Here is a picture of some of "Villa's men" who stopped at my grandparents home and told them since they were not citizens of Mexico they needed to leave. They let my grandmother take their picture.... My grandfather was a mining engineer at the gold/silver mines in Cananea ....

On the left is my Mom, Margaret (she was 5), the middle is Uncle Lloyd, and on the right is Aunt Agnes: (holding rifles!!!)

They packed up and left Mexico, headed to Bisbee where grandfather worked at the Lavender Pit Mine.

1895William Boyd, American actor (d. 1972)

... and me a HUGE Hoppy fan!

1941 – Robert Kraft, American owner of the New England Patriots
GO PATRIOTS!!  Happy Birthday Mr. Kraft!

1951 – Jill Biden, American educator and wife of Vice President Joe Biden
................. OMG, Joe's middle name is 'Robinette'!!!! <g>

1971 – Mark Wahlberg, American rapper and actor (younger brother of Donnie Whalberg - Blue Bloods)
........rapper??? He's too cute for his own good!

Ok, now this is fun. Even if you don't like basketball.... this is great! "Uncle Drew" sandbags for a bit and then lets them have it~!! Thanks Rod Johnson for this! (Don't mess with a pro!)



All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
June 5th

National Gingerbread Day

Drooling drooling drooling.....