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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Baby ~ Grapevines ~ Linda Kuehl ~ Jon Harting ~ Artichoke ~ Fudge

Good 52º clear sunny morning. Yesterday morning and this morning...

....And good morning Baby! She stopped for a drink from Maggie's bowl...

Yesterday Jason was up here pruning the grapevines for me... before and after....

Today two special people are having birthdays....

Linda, Patty and Cliff's daughter-in-law, Chuck's wife.... HAPPY BIRTHDAY LINDA!

.... and a Wilsonite, Jon Harting, is celebrating. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JON! (Jon bought Jerry's '40 John Deere.... a Jon should have a John!)

Historically this date....
1933Wiley Post becomes the first person to fly solo around the world traveling 15,596 miles (25,099 km) in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.

1934 – Outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, "Public Enemy No. 1" John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents.

1991Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested in Milwaukee after police discover human remains in his apartment.

... creepy and crazy like that guy who killed all those people in Colorado Friday! Beaten to death by fellow inmate!

2011Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.

And births this date include...
1890Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, American Kennedy family matriarch (d. 1995)

1908Amy Vanderbilt, American etiquette authority (d. 1974)
.... Etiquette? No such thing anymore!!!!!!!! Kids and adults alike are rude, crude, and unrefined! Not manner one!

1923Bob Dole, American politician, 1996 Republican Presidential candidate

1943 – Bobby Sherman, American singer and actor
....LAPD reserve officer

1946Danny Glover, American actor

1947Albert Brooks, American comedian

1955Willem Dafoe, American actor

Dinner last night was an artichoke. Three flavors of mayonnaise.... garlic, lemon, and black pepper

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
July 22nd National Penuche Fudge Day

Penuche is a sort of fudge made with brown sugar instead of regular sugar. Sometimes chopped pecans are added for a bit of texture. Is it a summertime food? Well, it isn't light and airy. But it doesn't require turning on the oven, either!