Good 55º cloudy morning.
We had quite a loud and bright thunder and lightening storm last night, but no rain. Hail in Ashland and rain at the coast. A tiny bit of rain in some places. Frustrating for the firefighters!
Yesterday Chris Holmes and his daughter Chris were here to take down the dead tree in front...
Thanks Chris! and Chris!! For Chris' Tree Service call 541-660-8316.
Now to find something to make a birdbath out of for the stump.
Open the site, click on the photo to enlarge... and then with your cursor on the photo on the right or left you will see an arrow..click that.
My daughter-in-law, Jen, and her friend Susan have put together a party site. Of course you know Jen's talents when it comes to parties... this is very neat:
Ok, I found this... it shows eggs cooked in bell pepper rings that are a bit larger...
Lunch yesterday... hot dog, chili con límon chips, and Jeannie's pickles..
Dinner ..... leftover Burgundy Beef (August 4th blog) on seasoned rice and tomatoes...
Two friend's birthdays today...
Art Throckmorton, Mr. Las Vegas! HAPPY BIRTHDAY ART!!
... and Ken Heineman, Wilson alum. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEN!!
Historically this date...
1519 – Ferdinand Magellan's five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Sebastian Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan's death in the Philippines.
1846 – The Smithsonian Institution is chartered by the United States Congress after James Smithson donates $500,000.
1948 – Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.
Allen Funt.... neat guy! Funny!
1969 – A day after murdering Sharon Tate and four others, members of Charles Manson's cult kill Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.
1981 – Murder of Adam Walsh: the head of John Walsh's son is found. This inspires the creation of the television series America's Most Wanted.
2003 – The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom – 38.5 °C (101.3 °F) in Kent. It is the first time the United Kingdom has recorded a temperature over 100 °F (38 °C).
And births this date include....
1924 – Martha Hyer, American actress
no current pictures of her available...
And check out her home...
1928 – Eddie Fisher, American singer (d. 2010)
Interesting read ... Debbie talks about Eddie divorcing her and marrying Liz Taylor..
... one day after his wife's birthday!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
National S'mores Day
You can make S'mores by putting a piece of chocolate on a graham cracker, roast a marshmallow over a flame and put it on the chocolate, topped with another graham cracker...
or you can bake S'mores:
Or.... between two graham crackers put a scoop of Rocky Road ice cream!