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Monday, May 20, 2013

Marine's Dog ~ USMC Hat ~ Lisa ~ Quiche Lorraine

Good 40ยบ sunny clear morning. Hopefully I'll get some more weed whacking and mowing done.

Got this from Pberger..... (don't cry now.... yeah, right.)
(The print version)


Speaking of Marines... I was at Wal-Mart the other day and a couple of Marines (one quite elderly and one 40-ish) were collecting donations for local wounded military. I gave them some $ and they said my donation qualifies for a free baseball cap of my choice.... I chose this one:

I thought this one soooooooo cool. Jerry would have loved it, giving it to my Brian.

My donation also qualified for 3 little military ducks... I chose these:


Today is a special birthday.... Lisa Short, sister of my pal Olga Duran. HAPPY BIRTHDAY LISA!!!!

Historically this date...
1873Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive a U.S. patent for blue jeans with copper rivets.

1883Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people.

1899 – The first traffic ticket in the US: New York City taxi driver Jacob German was arrested for speeding while driving 12 miles per hour on Lexington Street.

1927 – At 07:52 Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on the world's first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He touched down at Le Bourget Field in Paris at 22:22 the next day.

1932Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.

And births this date include...
1908 – James Stewart, American actor (d. 1997)

1946Cher, American singer, actress, producer, and director (Sonny & Cher)

1959 – Bronson Pinchot, American actor

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 20th
National Quiche Lorraine Day
9" single pie crust
12 slices bacon, cooked, drained, chopped (or as much or little as you want!)
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
4 eggs beaten
2 cups light cream (or heavy if you want)
1/4 t. white sugar
1/8 t. cayenne pepper
salt and black pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 425°.
Sprinkle cooked chopped bacon, cheese and onion into pastry shell.

In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper. Pour mixture into pastry shell.

Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce heat to 300°, and bake an additional 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Allow quiche to sit 10 minutes before cutting into wedges.