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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Powerhouse Fire ~ NY 1939 ~ VW Sculpture ~ Chicken Burrito

Good 46º clear sunny will be hot again morning. Close to 90º yesterday. Bout the same today. Glad to see the drizzle and low clouds in So. Cal helping out that horrible Powerhouse fire!

Burned 32,000 acres already. Unbelievable. Containment is somewhere around 40-60% contained.


This link came from Lynn Helbing (ret LASD) a friend from back in the Temple Station days in the 70's. Thanks Lynn! This video is awesome. People drinking nickel pina coladas at a sidewalk vendor.... old cars.... such fun.


And you won't believe this..... a sculpture made from a 1953
Volkswagen Beetle !!! Just amazing!


Well, fuey, Maggie didn't get her mani/pedi yesterday. Vet's office called and they had surgeries. So, we'll aim for Thursday.

Two birthdays today.. my friend Val Smullen from our JCRW group is celebrating today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY VAL!!!

And PatC's man, Tim Rosa is celebrating today also. Tim's still a puppy, born when I was in high school. You're catchin' up though!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TIM!


Historically this date..
1896Henry Ford completes the Ford Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile, and gives it a successful test run.


1939Holocaust: The MS St. Louis, a ship carrying 963 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida, in the United States, after already being turned away from Cuba. Forced to return to Europe, more than 200 of its passengers later die in Nazi concentration camps.

1974 – During Ten Cent Beer Night, inebriated Cleveland Indians fans start a riot, causing the game to be forfeited to the Texas Rangers.

2004Marvin Heemeyer's eventually suicidal protest rampage with an improvised bulletproofed bulldozer destroys 13 buildings in Granby, Colorado, including the town hall.


Quite a mixed bag of births today... some good and a lot of very odd people!

Births include...
1907 – Rosalind Russell, American actress (d. 1976)


1924 – Dennis Weaver, American actor (d. 2006)

1926Robert Earl Hughes, American heaviest human being (d. 1958)

1936 – Bruce Dern, American actor   (ewwwwww.)

1944Michelle Phillips, American singer-songwriter and actress (The Mamas & the Papas)

1952 – Parker Stevenson, American actor and director

1975Russell Brand, English comedian and actor
(another ewwwwww.....)

1975 – Angelina Jolie, American actress

1979Christopher Dorner, American police officer and murderer (d. 2013)

Yesterday did some shopping, stopped at Post Office to mail stuff, Ace for a new sprinkler, and then met up with Bill, Jeannie, Dale, and Bob at Shenanigans yesterday for a glass of wine. On the way home bought a roasted chicken. Dinner was tortilla, provolone cheese, jalapeno cream cheese, sweet/hot chili sauce... heated and rolled up. GOOD!!!

TV and a nap in my chair!


All I know. Tucker's baseball game this evening. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
June 4th
Applesauce Cake Day
National Cheese Day
National Frozen Yogurt Day
National Cognac Day

Ok, for lunch a frozen yogurt. Cheese on your spaghetti for dinner. Cognac and applesauce cake for dessert.