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Friday, May 10, 2013

Salad Dressing ~ Dude & Bruise ~ Sally ~ Easy Dinner

Good 50º clear and sunny morning. I think it was 85º here yesterday. High humidity. UGH. Supposed to cool off for a few days. Two years ago it was 29º and last year it was 32º. Big difference.
I was out mowing most of the day yesterday. Jason was here weed-eating the creek bed and sides so when Rick is here Tuesday there is no question where the creek is! Had one guy who brush-hogged for me and he ran over across the creek several times and broke down the sides so I had to have it dug out. Sigh......
I came in for lunch and made a salad..... dressing was good... I mixed some plain yogurt with infused olive oil, lemon juice, and sweet hot chili sauce. (Yes, not wine, I keep the lemon juice in a Mad Housewife bottle and the infused oil in a 3 Blind Moose bottle!)

While I was out and about mowing, Dude and Bruiser followed me around and followed each other! Nuts.

Historically this date...
1503Christopher Columbus visits the Cayman Islands and names them Las Tortugas after the numerous turtles there.
1775American Revolutionary War: A small Colonial militia led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold captures Fort Ticonderoga.
1775 – American Revolutionary War: Representatives from the Thirteen Colonies begin the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
1863American Civil War: Confederate General Stonewall Jackson dies eight days after he is accidentally shot by his own troops.
1908Mother's Day is observed for the first time in the United States, in Grafton, West Virginia.
1924J. Edgar Hoover is appointed the Director of the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation, and remains so until his death in 1972.
2002 – F.B.I. agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for selling United States secrets to Moscow for $1.4 million in cash and diamonds.
And births this date include...
1899Fred Astaire, American dancer and actor (d. 1987)

1936 – Gary Owens, American disc jockey and voice actor
   ... I used to listen to him in the '60s on KFWB. Later he was on Laugh-In
1960Bono, Irish singer-songwriter, musician, philanthropist, and activist (U2)
1963Lisa Nowak, American astronaut
   .... arrested in that love triangle thing ....

It was lovely out last evening...
I sat on the porch, enjoying a glass of wine, with Dude at my side...
Dinner last night was easy.... pop an Omaha steak on the grill, heat some Omaha potatoes, reheat zucchini... put some of left over from lunch dressing on the potatoes .... voilá
All I know. Bruiser, hopefully, off to the vet's to have his ear checked this morning (Two weeks ago it was flushed out and antibiotics put in there to curb the infection.)  ...then a little grocery shopping and back home to mow!
Have a good weekend. TGIF. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 10th
National Shrimp Day
(Hmmm.... you think they mean the crustaceans ... and not short people? I'll go with the crustacean.)