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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Same Old ~ Cathy ~ Broken Pole ~ Potstickers w/ Chicken Patty ~ Popcorn

Good 24º same old same old foggy frozen morning.
Yesterday was standard for how it's looked here for what seems like eternity............

Today is the birthday of my friend, Cathy. I worked with Cathy at ELA. I called her Princess Leia, as she was so small in her radio car..... It looked like she was steering the Enterprise! (taken at ELA in July 1998) HAPPY BIRTHDAY CATHY!!!!!
Yesterday I got a call from the power company guys who said they were at my gate and had a gun pointed at them....
He said, "It says beware of owner" ... and I said, "It's right!" LOL. Anyway they wanted in to check a pole. I hadn't noticed but apparently it has a very large woodpecker nest in it... as evidenced by the very large hole!
They also said, as long as you are taking pictures, look at the cross arms, they are all broken.....

They said they will have to install a new pole. I asked if they were going to shut off my electricity and they said, "No, it's too cold right now." Whew.....

I put this out to former Wilsonites yesterday. I will put it to all of you.... into nostalgia? Here is an antique from the '60's.. a free Mt. Sac notebook. Lemme know, otherwise it's goin' in the trash.

Historically this date....
1883 – The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey.

1915Georges Claude patents the neon discharge tube for use in advertising.

1935Coopers Inc. sells the world's first briefs.

1937Howard Hughes sets a new air record by flying from Los Angeles, California to New York City in 7 hours, 28 minutes, 25 seconds.

1953 – 71.7% of all television sets in the United States are tuned in to I Love Lucy to watch Lucy give birth.

1978 – The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America continues until 2003.

1981Iran Hostage Crisis: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.

1986 – The first IBM PC computer virus is released into the wild. A boot sector virus dubbed (c)Brain, it was created by the Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan, reportedly to deter piracy of the software they had written.

1991Gulf War: Iraq fires a second Scud missile into Israel, causing 15 injuries.

And births this date include...
1807Robert E. Lee, American Confederate general (d. 1870)

1809Edgar Allan Poe, American writer and poet (d. 1849)

1839Paul Cézanne, French painter (d. 1906)

... I really like his paintings...


1922 Guy Madison, American actor (d. 1996)

1923Jean Stapleton, American actress

1930Tippi Hedren, American actress

1939Phil Everly, American musician
"wake up little Susie, wake up" !!

1943 – Janis Joplin, American singer (Big Brother and the Holding Company) (d. 1970)

1944Shelley Fabares, American actress

1946 – Dolly Parton, American singer and actress
Double YIKES!

1947 – Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur]
.... that phoney Southern drawl is sickening.... ya'll!

1953Desi Arnaz, Jr., American actor
.... sh*t... he looks like Perry Como!

1958Thomas Kinkade, American painter (d. 2012)

Kinkade's son was friends with a son of my friend Patty's. He got Patty an autographed print of Kinkade's. Cool!!!

Dinner was potstickers, Costco's 'aged white cheddar, spinach, chicken patties... with Brussells sprouts and spinach.... all sauteéd in infused olive oil, put on lid when adding spinach and let steam a few, and topped with shredded Parmesan cheese. I drizzled on some of the dipping sauce that comes with the potstickers.... OMGOOD!!!!


All I know. Happy Saturday. Tomorrow is FOOTBALL!!! Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
January 19th
National Popcorn Day!
I can taste it now... drizzled butter, grated American, white, and Parmesan cheese or maybe melted butter with hot sauce or maybe .....