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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Atlas ~ Doctor/Shopping ~ 38 Central ~ Perfectly Timed Photos ~ Cheese Souffle

Good 48ยบ cloudy morning. 30% chance of rain today. Some radar overhead. Tucker has a baseball game today. HA! Update...the rain is coming down on my mountain... and at 7:15 it started here! 30% nooooo...... that's the wettest 30% ever!


Tornados and train crashes.... news isn't good at all. Then there is the OJ retrial. OMG. That murderer is going to get out of jail......


Today is a special birthday .... Brian's Atlas is 12 years old! HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG GUY. You are the SWEETEST dog ever!


Historically this date...
1763 – Fire destroys a large part of Montreal, Quebec.

1783 – First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown (later called Saint John), New Brunswick, Canada after leaving the United States.

1860Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the United States Secretary of State.

1926Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears while visiting a Venice, California beach.

19801980 eruption of Mount St. Helens: Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.

1995Shawn Nelson, 35, steals a tank from a National Guard Armory in San Diego, destroying cars and other property and is shot to death by police after immobilizing the tank.


And births this date include...
1928Pernell Roberts, American actor (d. 2010)


1931 – Robert Morse, American actor

1934Dwayne Hickman, American actor and television executive

1946 – Reggie Jackson, American baseball player

1952 – George Strait, American singer, musician, producer, and actor


Yesterday Jeannie and I met up and she accompanied me to my doctor visit with Dr. Rachael. I wanted Jeannie to meet her...she's in a quandary about changing doctors. Jeannie liked her! Had a blood test for my Vitamin D levels and then off to Cash & Carry and then Costco. Fun shopping and tasting all the goodies they offered. Bought some Sesame Dressing after trying it on lettuce. GOOD! From a restaurant in Beverly Hills.. Feast from the East......

Then we headed to 38 Central... a little bistro in downtown Medford owned by David Graham (across from the old Woolworth building)

David was very nice and introduced me to a delightful California Chardonnay (gaaaa... the name I can't remember. Oh well, will have to go back for more!) We also had a 'snack'.... flatbread with bacon, tomato, and cheese. OMGOOD!!! (we jumped into it before I thought of a photo!)


A fun afternoon.


Sent this to my friend Joan PC, but then thought you all would enjoy these photos too.....


Bout it. Dinner last night was an Asian Chicken Wrap from Costco....I soooo love those! Got snuggy in my chair, Bruiser joined me and fell asleep cradled in my arm on his back! Wish I could have gotten a picture of that! What a love.... 

All I know. Happy Saturday. Oh, and Kristen did not receive the second apology shipment of the Boudin bread yesterday. She left work at 4:20. Guess I write Boudin AGAIN and tell them to fire FedEx and use UPS!!!!! Ciao.

xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 18th
National Cheese Souffle Day
.... here's a Taste of Home recipe:

4-1/2 teaspoons butter
4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup 2% milk
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 eggs, separated
In a large saucepan, melt butter. Whisk in flour until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in cheese until melted. Remove from the heat. Beat egg yolks. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into egg yolk mixture. Pour into two 8-oz. ramekins or custard cups coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.