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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Police Officer Memorial Day ~ Egg Burrito ~ Sprayer ~ Bruise ~ Rick & His Brush Hog


Good 46ยบ clear morning.


This is Police Officer Memorial Day ... also Police Week...

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Honoring Brothers and Sisters who have fallen in the line of duty.
.... including my friend Raul Gama. RIP Raul. Your lovely family misses you and your friends miss you.
Thank you to all of those who have served in law enforcement... from the tan & green to the blue. All heroes in my book, including my late husband Jerry ♥ and my daughter Kristen! So proud of what you did Kristen!  ♥

 

Here is a panorama I took yesterday morning about 7:30...
 
...and the one I took in the afternoon while Rick was brush hogging...
 

 
Breakfast was a burrito. I cooked some ground round with the following seasonings:
 

Then I added eggs and topped with cheese. GOOD!

 

Historically this date...
1862President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the United States Bureau of Agriculture. It is later renamed the United States Department of Agriculture.


1905Las Vegas, Nevada, is founded when 110 acres (0.45 km2), in what later would become downtown, are auctioned off.

1940 – McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
    .... ah yes, we went to the McDonalds in Alhambra on Main Street & Granada Ave.
15¢ burgers, 10¢ fries, 10¢ cokes. Milk shakes were 20¢! Of course a gallon of gasoline was only 35¢ and a loaf of bread 50¢.

1958 – The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 3.

1960 – The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 4.

1963Project Mercury: The launch of the final Mercury mission, Mercury-Atlas 9 with astronaut L. Gordon Cooper on board. He becomes the first American to spend more than a day in space.

1972 – In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to become President.

2010Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo.
 ... you wonder "WHAT WERE HER PARENTS THINKING? to allow a 16 year old to do this! OMG. Amazing she accomplished this feat.

 

And births this date include...
1937 – Trini Lopez, American singer, guitarist, and actor
 
 

1955Lee Horsley, American actor
 
 

The following requested by Anonymous commentator on my blog yesterday.....
 


Life's simple pleasures:
"Seeing the sun rise and set."

 
Yesterday I finally got to spray the roads! The new pump motor on the sprayer works perfect! Thanks Dave.

 
Maggie and Dude and I took a ride in the golf cart to open the gate first thing in the morning. Bruiser decided to follow along... nut. He climbed a tree and I had my camera...

Rick showed and brush-hogged all day. Lots got done.  He spent 7 hours on the big pasture. He'll be back today to tackle the upper pasture.
 
 

He did an excellent job. The best of anyone I've hired so far. Cut it really close and tight. Nice.

 

Dinner was a can of Progresso Chicken and Dumpling soup. Too tired to cook.


All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day
xo Sue Mom Bobo
National Chocolate Chip Day

 
Ah, the ubiquitous chocolate chip. As Fun Food Holidays go, National Chocolate Chip Day is a no-brainer, as these heavenly little drops represent the primary way many people eat chocolate in the first place. Good in cookies, muffins, trail mix, pancakes, and so much more.