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Friday, August 3, 2012

Bob & Marie ~ Jimmy Stewart ~ Watermelon Martini

Good 52º morning. Gonna be another hot one today and triple digits tomorrow for sure.

Excitement abounded yesterday... paid bills, did laundry, watered, vacuumed. UGH.

Another funny from Ike Saben:

Today is the 49th anniversary of some great folks, Bob and Marie Vincent, my neighbors from Temple City. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KIDS!!!
And, yesterday was Marie's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

Historically this date......
1934Adolf Hitler becomes the supreme leader of Germany by joining the offices of President and Chancellor into Führer.

1936Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.

1958 – The nuclear submarine USS Nautilus travels beneath the Arctic ice cap.

2004 – The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11 attacks.

And births this date include....
1926Tony Bennett, American singer

1951 – Jay North, American actor

1977Tom Brady, American football player
... WHOOT WHOOT! Go Patriots!!!!!!!!!!!!

"Sure I wave the American Flag. Do you know a better one?" ~ John Wayne

Ok, now one last thing... from Deewayne Honeee...(get out the Kleenex!) Jimmy Stewart on Johnny Carson 1981:

All I know. Nuff said. TGIF. Off to see my neurosurgeon re the old back.....Ciao.

xo Sue Mom Bobo
August 3rd
National Watermelon Day

.... and time for a watermelon martini....


Lots of watermelon martinis call for simple syrup and/or melon liquor. I put the seedless watermelon in the food processor until it's liquid and strain it through a fine strainer. Add vodka. Enjoy!