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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Heat Clouds Fires ~ Helped A VET ~ LASD Recruitment ~ Dr. Joe ~ Denise ~ Alex Jack

Good 62º some clouds morning.
Yesterday it hit 100º by afternoon..... in Medford it was 104º

Got cloudy with a promise (lied) of rain....

This was yesterday's update on Oregon fires.. click the link:

Here is a great and heart warming story sent to me by John Thurman, aka Teddy Bear (LASD ret)... The idiot in the White House wants to spend billions on illegals and yet the VA can't help a vet! GROSS. Thank God there are some really good people in this world. God Bless them!

OK troops, you LASD folks (current and retired) will love this recruitment video. Thank you Chris Miller!!! A couple years old (Sherm was Sheriff) but great!

Today is my nephew Joe Mueller Jr's birthday. Joe is a doctor in So. Cal, Torrance. OMG, I can't believe this "boy" is 57!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOE! Here's a few photos...

With his sisters Nancy and MaryAnn on Christmas... soooo cute! A brunette, a blonde, and a redhead! 

...listening to records.....holding a record in his hands...

...and last year's Christmas card with his bride Denise.
They have three children... Lauren, Rachael, and Andrew.

Now tomorrow is Denise's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DENISE, a day early!

And today would have been my sister Marion and her husband Bill's 60th wedding anniversary. Don't know much about my bro-in-law anymore. He's somewhere in Az I think. (Don't care. He treated my sis horrible for so long!)

A picture arrived via Kristen of Alex and Jack in Ketchikan Alaska... on a cruise with their dad.

1769 – Father Junipero Serra founds California's first mission, Mission San Diego de Alcalá. Over the following decades, it evolves into the city of San Diego

1790 – The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.

1941 – Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.

1969 – Apollo programApollo 11, the first manned space mission to land on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape CanaveralFlorida.
........oh how I remember that day. I looked out at the moon and was overcome with the enormity of this task.

1999 – John F. Kennedy, Jr., piloting a Piper Saratoga aircraft, dies when his plane crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. His wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are also killed.

And births this date include...
1888 – Shoeless Joe Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1951)

1907 – Orville Redenbacher, American farmer and businessman (d. 1995)

1907 – Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (d. 1990)

1911 – Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)

1958 – Michael Flatley, American dancer

1967 – Will Ferrell, American comedian

Lunch was good. I had about 12 asparagus stalks, cut off the ends and cut into 2" lengths.. put in frying pan with a little water. Added in a drained can of sliced mushrooms. Let cook at high boil 3 minutes. Drained. Added back into pan with olive oil, some thawed edamamé. Added in fresh flat leaf parsley leaves and rolled up some fresh basil leaves and sliced them... Added in some leftover spaghetti.. with a very light sauce. Heated through. Plated and added LOTS of Parmesan cheese.
With this I had a tiny glass of San Antonio Chianti! OMGOOOOD!!!

As for tomorrow and the next few days I have no idea about if I will be on line or not. Picking up my new computer from Turk today so I will have to learn Windows 8 and get all the "stuff" I use back in the new computer. I will ready your emails from my iPad.

All I know. Nuff said. Happy   Day! Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
July 16th
Fresh Spinach Day (I can do that!)

Fresh Spinach  Day is our opportunity to put healthier food into our diets.
Popeye the Sailor is right. Spinach is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It tastes good, and there are many recipes. Many people turn up their nose to it, without even trying it.
The reason for eating fresh spinach, is the nutritional value is highest, when it is fresh and uncooked.
Celebrate this day by introducing some fresh spinach to your meals today. You could start by mixing in some spinach into your garden salad. Your family may not even notice, but by doing so, you are making them healthier!
Gardeners know that spinach is easy to grow. And, it's hardy. You can plant it as soon as the ground can be worked in the spring. Why, that's today in many parts of the country! More on Growing Spinach.
There is another day that we celebrate this healthy vegetable. It's National Spinach Day, celebrated on March 26th. We think it is great that there are two days to celebrate this wonderful vegetable, and to encourage people to eat healthier.
Did You Know? V-8 Vegetable Juice is not just tomato juice. It includes 8 vegetables. One of them is Spinach.


Anonymous said...


I was struck by how much those children in red at Christmas time look like your kids. Do you see it too?

Adorable pic of Alex and Jack in Ketchikan. When we were there we went out on one of those Duck boats where you run around on the streets then go into the water. It transformed into a boat.

So sad how JJ Kennedy, wife and
s-i-l died. His s-i-l was terrified to go with them but they finally talked her into it. He was not familiar with that plane. So tragic!

XO Trisha

Oregon Sue said...

T, I guess there is a lot of resemblances in our family. No, I don't see it. They have the duck boats in Boston as well. Saw them all over the place. xo

Lydia said...

What a nice blog today. Top to bottom. But the best may be the children in Alaska.