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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

May! ~ Eggs On A Roll ~ Shark Vacuum ~ Rice Cooker Dinner ~ Buddy ~ Chocolate Parfait

Good 29º ice on everything clear morning. See..... this is why I don't plant tomatoes until June! Burrrrrr.........................

"Don't knock the weather: nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while."
-  Kin Hubbard


Laughing? I am.....

Brunch yesterday.....
Eggs, cheese roll, lettuce, tomato, provolone cheese ...
Fry eggs with cooking spray, mayo on bread, sliced tomatoes, top with eggs, cheese, and lettuce. YUMMMMM!!!



Historically this date....

1785Kamehameha I, the king of Hawaiʻi, defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi.

1884 – Proclamation of the demand for eight-hour workday in the United States.

1915 – The RMS Lusitania departs from New York City on her two hundred and second, and final, crossing of the North Atlantic. Six days later, the ship is torpedoed off the coast of Ireland with the loss of 1,198 lives, including 128 Americans, rousing American sentiment against Germany.

1930 – The dwarf planet Pluto is officially named.

1931 – The Empire State Building is dedicated in New York City

1945 – World War II: Joseph Goebbels and his wife Magda commit suicide in the Reich Garden outside the Führerbunker. Their children are murdered by Magda by having cyanide pills inserted into their mouths.

1948 – The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) is established, with Kim Il-sung as leader.

1956 – The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.

1960 – Cold War: U-2 incidentFrancis Gary Powers, in a Lockheed U-2 spyplane, is shot down over the Soviet Union, sparking a diplomatic crisis.

1961 – The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.

1991Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics steals his 939th base, making him the all-time leader in this category. However, his accomplishment is overshadowed later that evening by Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers, when he pitches his seventh career no-hitter, breaking his own record.

2007 – The Los Angeles May Day mêlée occurs, in which the Los Angeles Police Department's response to a May Day pro-immigration rally become a matter of controversy.

2011 – Barack Obama announces that Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks is killed by United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Due to the time difference between the United States and Pakistan, bin Laden was actually killed on May 2.


And births this date include...
1852Calamity Jane, American frontierswoman (d. 1903)


1916Glenn Ford, Canadian actor (d. 2006)

1925 – Scott Carpenter, American astronaut
     Darn! He was so cute when he was young!

1967Tim McGraw, American singer and actor

1981 – Wes Welker, American football player
    :o(   I wish he was still a Patriot!


No baseball game yesterday evening. Tucker still not 100% and Sami is coughing now. Their team wasn't going to play anyway, as they had snack bar duty. Game on for Saturday~

I got my new vacuum cleaner Monday. Ordered from Wal-Mart on line after recommendations from Jeannie and her pal Dawn, Shenanigans bartendress! .... It's a Shark. I finally used it yesterday and OMG does it clean. It was like my carpet had never been vacuumed ever! The dirt that came up was amazing!! I am happy happy. Don't have to buy bags for it either! Yeah!

So, worked in the yard .... trimmed grapevines while Bruiser lay under the vine in the shade watching me! Nut. After I was informed that the bush I had a picture of was in fact lilac. I picked some, also have a white lilac bush. They DO smell good!

Dinner....easy..... quinoa and sprouted rice in the rice cooker, top with baby carrots, sliced zucchini, sweet peppers, Anaheim chili, diced celery, spinach, and broccoli slaw. Add water and let'er cook.


Plate and drizzle on some Worcestershire and a little sweet hot chili sauce. YUMMMMMM...........................

I think I'll call my "watcher" wolf, Buddy. When I walk by him I always say, "Hi Buddy" !

All I know. Law Enforcement/Fire luncheon today. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May oneth
National Chocolate Parfait Day