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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Rain! ~ Smoked Salmon/Shrimp Wrap ~ Sheriff Scott Jones ~ JFK/Record Player/Beach Boys ~ Micol/Bob/Jennifer/ ~ Rolling Thunder Sushi Roll ~ Wool Socks

Good 47º rainy morning. Been raining hard for a couple of hours. So far from last night we got another 3/4" of that wet stuff. YEAH!!
After thinking about a wrap with the smoked salmon spread and the shrimp I had to have one for breakfast...

OMGOOOOOD!!!!! Next will be adding the shrimp to some Alfredo sauce and pasta. Drooling....................................
This was posted on FB on my friend Bob Klamm's page. This man is awesome. Let's run him for PRESIDENT!!!

Hard to believe JFK was assassinated on this date 51 years ago. Seems like yesterday. I remember my fiance, George Pendleton, and I taking a drive to Bob's Big Boy in Pasadena. He had a nice new car with a 33 1/3 car record player. 
(before there were 8 Track players or cassette players or CDs!). There was nothing on the radio, no music, but news of the assassination. We put the Beach Boys record on..
and cruised through Bob's. Every single person in every car there was trying to find the radio station with music!

Historically this date...
1869 – In DumbartonScotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched – one of the last clippers ever built, and the only one still surviving today.

1935 – The China Clipper, the first transpacific mail and passenger service, takes off fromAlameda, California for its first commercial flight. It reaches its destination, Manila, a week later.

1963 – In Dallas, Texas, US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and TexasGovernor John B. Connally is seriously wounded. Suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is later captured and charged with the murder of both the President and police officer J. D. Tippit. Oswald is shot two days later by Jack Ruby while in police custody.

1995 – Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
... my friend Jeannie and I have decided to have a "Toy Story Marathon" one of these days soon!

And births this date include....
1899 – Hoagy Carmichael, American composer (d. 1981)

1921 – Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (d. 2004)

1924 – Geraldine Page, American actress (d. 1987)

1932 – Robert Vaughn, American actor

1941 – Tom Conti, British actor

1943 – Billie Jean King, American tennis player

1958 – Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress

1961 – Mariel Hemingway, American actress
Yesterday I met up with Jennifer and the birthday girl Micol and her hubby Bob Klamm at Musashi for lunch...........I had cold saké and the others had hot saké......

A couple sat down at the table next to us... turned out they are friends of Micol and Bob... motorcycle riding buddies... Alma and Don Kemp.....

After we got home Bob sent this picture of Don on the sidecar! Sidecar??  LOL. Guess the date... Hmmm...  1955? 1960?

Bob and I both had the 'Rolling Thunder' roll....deep fried fish tempura, cheddar cheese, jalapeno, white tuna wasabe mayo, tobiko (flying fish roe, sesame. "Hot and Spicy" ! OMGOOD!

Jennifer had one of her "stand by" sushi rolls... Micol had miso soup and salad (and something else I forget!)

Micol got a dish of green tea ice cream and a candle..... lit by Mijo, our favorite waitress.

Her birthday is not until the 29th, but that is a busy Thanksgiving relatives coming/going weekend!
On the way home stopped for some cracked corn at Ace and a football discussion with Big Dan (Bears fan) and Uncle Jimmy (Lambs fan).
And........ I have to tell you that those wool blend socks (82% Merino wool, 14% polyester, 2% nylon, 2% spandex) I got at Costco are AWESOME and soooooooooooo comfortable. I am going back to get more!!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
November 22nd.
Cashew Day


... and as Brian would say, "Awwww nuts!"


Lydia said...

Thank you for the socks recommendation.

Anonymous said...

Omg, your wrap looks sooo yummy and I hope they have the wool socks at our Costco!

Anonymous said...

Thanks, girl friend. Love your blog.xxooJ