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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Weather ~ Hump Day ~ Hawk vs Squirrel ~ Marinated Mushrooms

Good 43º cloudy pressure dropping rain coming morning.

Holy cow, it got to 79.5º yesterday. I couldn't believe it. Pressure was dropping all day. The old hands hurt! Rain predicted for today.

Current radar....

PICTURE of the day........
You know anyone like this? I do.

I got the following video from George Bachmeier (LASD ret) and it is so amazing. I was just in awe at the unbelievable way this was filmed. It's worth a few minutes of your time to watch... I was concerned, then smiling, then my mouth just hung open!~

"I'm little, but I'm a great winner"

Historically this date...
1919 – President Woodrow Wilson signs an act of the U.S. Congress establishing most of the Grand Canyon as a United States National Park (see Grand Canyon National Park).

1987 – Iran-Contra affair: The Tower Commission rebukes President Ronald Reagan for not controlling his national security staff.

1993 – World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below theNorth Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over a thousand.

And births this date include...
1829 – Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)

1846 – William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, American frontiersman (d. 1917)

1852 – John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon and advocate (d. 1943)

1887 – William Frawley, American actor (d. 1966)

1916 – Jackie Gleason, American actor, writer, composer and comedian (d. 1987)

1920 – Tony Randall, American actor (d. 2004)

1928 – Fats Domino, American musician
This brings back so many fun memories!.....

1953 – Michael Bolton, American singer

1958 – Susan J. Helms, American astronaut

Here is one of my all time favorite recipes. Been making these forever... easy and GOOD!

Marinated Mushrooms
2 parts oil (olive oil or corn oil...whichever you prefer)
1 part lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
ground pepper
Worchestershire sauce
dried basil
dried oregano
chopped fresh parsley

Mix oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic in bowl. Add mushrooms. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with Worchestershire sauce. Add several pinches of basil, oregano, and chopped parsley. Let marinate at least 2 hours in refrigerator. Stir while marinating.

Serve them as a side with any dinner dish or lunch sandwich or with eggs for breakfast.

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
February 26th
National Pistachio Day 


National Pistachio Day is a nutty day. You can celebrate National Pistachio Day by eating them, and learning more about them.
Nutty Pistachio Facts:
  • Pistachios grow on trees. They are native to the Middle East.
  • Its a long wait to get the first nut. A pistachio tree takes 7-10 years to mature.
  • California is the major producer in the U.S.
  • Pistachios are harvested in September by machines that shake the trees. It less than a minute.
  • The red dye is added to the nuts is only due to consumer demand for the color.
  • Its open hull is unique. The nut is ripe when the hull splits open.
  •  People in the Middle East call it the "smiling nut" and in China its called the "happy nut".
  • Pistachios are nutritious, so eat them up!


Anonymous said...

I am in awe of that video! The photography is nothing short of amazing! Thanks for sharing. You should post on PWL. I am sure they would love it too. WOW! What a squirrel, huh?

XO Trisha

Oregon Sue said...

Thanks T, good idea. xo