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Friday, May 24, 2013

Pond-Dude ~ First Bites ~ Marion ~ Brian ~ KC & Shelly's Infuzed Express ~ Jeannie Bill & Chaka

Good 46º raining full moon morning. Be careful out there!

The kids (Maggie and Dude) and I took a golf cart ride up to the back of my property where the guys are trimming the undergrowth in the BLM. Chatted with a couple of them. Then to the pond to check it out...


Dude jumped out and he ran all the way back to the house. He loves doing that!

If you like kids, this video is sooo cute! Kids tasting foods they have never tried before... icky, some of them  ... anchovy, pickled onion, etc....  I just sat here and smiled! I remember taking Kristen when she was about 2 or 3 to a buffet in Pasadena often. She sat in her highchair facing the line of people coming in. I'd give her a piece of lemon and she kept the whole line entertained with her faces. Wish I had film of that~!


Two years ago this date I wrote:

People, I am so tired of hearing about the Swartzeneggers, Oprah (will be glad when she finishes her last show!), Lohan, and "Obama exploring his Irish roots". GAG. I guess I really hoped my Irish side had some bright folks, but after seeing the news how the crows in Ireland fawned and cheered over BO, I almost threw up!


Thank goodness Sheen and Jessie James are fading out. What idiot next? Hmmmm..... cranky this morning are we? Yes.

And today that idiot Lohan is STILL in the news!


I also wrote....

My heart just goes out to the folks in Joplin Missouri. What tragedy and sadness. Unbelievable destruction. I cried watching the news. Think they'll be askin' for food stamps and new TV's and trailers to live in, forever! ? I doubt it. Pathetic some of the folks in this country. Sit on their big fat asses and hold their hand out and never once do anything to contribute. Ok ok ok... off the

More homes destroyed in that tornado than in Oklahoma.

Nine years ago today my sister Marion passed away. She was an awesome sister and my best friend. She died from adult onset Leukemia at age 69, two months before her 70th birthday.

With her husband Bill and 3 of her 4 boys... l-r Andy, Jimmy, and Bobby.

Historically this date...

1883 – The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic after 14 years of construction.

1940Igor Sikorsky performs the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight.

1962Project Mercury: American astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.

1994 – Four men convicted of bombing the World Trade Center in New York in 1993 are each sentenced to 240 years in prison.


And births this date include...

1941Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer (Traveling Wilburys)


1945 – Priscilla Presley, American actress and businesswoman (and plastic surgery junkie!)


1967 – Eric Close, American actor



Yesterday I was going to have my car washed, but changed my mind. It always rains when I do that and since it was predicted for this weekend's Boatnik celebration I am holding off. Stopped in at Brian's office to take him the USMC hat and pick up VIP tickets for the Boatnik, free parking and free beer/wine tickets. Yippeeee....




Then to Infuzed Express.   Shelly and KC who were part of The Mediterranean restaurant we loved so much are now operating a 'drive through' restaurant. Soon to have gazebos for outside dining...


Shelly and "Knotty" Gnome....


You can read their menu on their link. I ordered sweet potato fries, the 'Lost Coast' (salmon slider with spinach, mushrooms, garlic, tomato, red bell pepper all sauteéd in white wine), a pizza wrap with garlic 'infuzed' pesto - pepper jack cheese - bacon-chicken-& bell pepper, and cilantro potato salad. I took these treats to Bill and Jeannie's. We gobbled them down! Everything OMGOOD! Goin' back for more~!


Played with Chaka and took a few pictures before heading back home to my brood...


Jeannie was hiding! Their yard is so pretty and that tree is so interesting!

The 'funny' greeting at their gate..... (yes!)


All I know. Nuff said. Happy TGIF. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 24th

National Escargot Day

(NEVER EVER EVER will I eat one!)