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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

19º ~ Patterson ~ Rodriguez ~ Mini Me ~ Perrou ~ Strawberry Ice Cream Day

Good 19º everything frozen solid again morning!

Today is my good pal, Mr. Poopy Pants's birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILLY PATTERSON!!!!! Your present is in the mail!

Today is also Deputy "Big Al" Rodriguez's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY AL!! Al and I in 2007 when he stopped by on his way hunting in Montana.... or somewhere like that! It was just after Jerry died and he wanted to stop and give me a hug! Al worked at ELA when I was there. My buddy!

And it would have been my sister, Betty's, 65th wedding anniversary. Sadly Joe passed away a number of years ago.

Joe, Betty, Marion, and mini Me!! (Everyone has always been taller than me! Fortunately Tucker and Sami are still shorter!
Yesterday I had a great chat with an old friend, you Temple people will remember Barry Perrou..... We talked for quite a while. Nice. Reminiscing ... fun.

Last night I woke about 3 am with a sore throat. UGH. So, I poured ½ cup of water and added 1 T. apple cider vinegar and sipped it down slowly. I know, I know, it tastes like you are drinking out of a pickle jar! BUT.... the sore throat went away and is still gone! So there. I swear by that stuff!

Historically this date....
1870 – A political cartoon for the first time symbolizes the Democratic Party with a donkey ("A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion" by Thomas Nast for Harper's Weekly).

1943 – The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

1947 – The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles.

1967 – The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles, California. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10

2009US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing in the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York, New York. All passengers and crew members survive.

And births this date include...

1906Aristotle Onassis, Greek shipping magnate (d. 1975)


1913 – Lloyd Bridges, American actor (d. 1998)


1929Martin Luther King, Jr., American civil rights leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1968)

"It should come as no surprise that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican. In that era, almost all black Americans were Republicans. Why? From its founding in 1854 as the anti-slavery party until today, the Republican Party has championed freedom and civil rights for blacks. And as one pundit so succinctly stated, the Democrat Party is as it always has been, the party of the four S's: slavery, secession, segregation and now socialism."
" It was the Democrats who fought to keep blacks in slavery and passed the discriminatory Black Codes and Jim Crow laws. The Democrats started the Ku Klux Klan to lynch and terrorize blacks. The Democrats fought to prevent the passage of every civil rights law beginning with the civil rights laws of the 1860s, and continuing with the civil rights laws of the 1950s and 1960s."

1968Chad Lowe, American actor

1979Drew Brees, American football player


All I know. Today will be a birthday celebration for PatC at our local Double R for Taco Tuesday! Stay warm Have a great day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
January 15th
National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

( January?? I love it, but I'll pass today.... Sort of apropos this pink ice cream day would be Bill's birthday!)

It's the third musketeer of ice cream flavors. It's no coincidence that strawberry ice cream makes up one-third of every quart of Neapolitan. After vanilla and chocolate, strawberry is the next most popular flavor of ice cream. As such, it has earned its own day of recognition, National Strawberry Ice Cream Day. Go ahead, you can still eat ice cream in January!