Good 31º rain coming soon, tonight/tomorrow morning.
My two Amaryllis plants are blooming.. Does that mean it's Spring???
The one on the left from Patty and the one on the right from Cindy.
WD-40 hints for the week...
First Lady, her family, and entourage, visiting China courtesy of the American taxpayers.
Subject: Beijing Hotel Not Impressed with Obama Ladies
Per Daily Mail compliments of my friend in London (from Gar Austin .. LASD ret)
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LOL! Thanks Liz, my dental hygienist at Bright Now Dental in Grants Pass, for posting this!
This is a GREAT story!
Historically this date....
1882 – Robert Koch announces the discovery of mycobacterium tuberculosis, thebacterium responsible for tuberculosis.
1900 – Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.
1934 – U.S. Congress passes the Tydings-McDuffie Act allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.
1989 – Exxon Valdez oil spill: In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdezspills 240,000 barrels (38,000 m3) of petroleum after running aground.
1998 – Jonesboro massacre: Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 11 and 13 respectively, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro,Arkansas; five people are killed and ten are wounded.
Click on the "massacre" link and it is an interesting read. Sick puppies, both...Golden more so.
And births this date include....
1930 – Steve McQueen, American actor (d. 1980)
Born in Emporia, Kansas, Ermey enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1961. Ermey was a drill instructor at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California, and Parris Island, South Carolina from 1965 to 1967. In 1968, Ermey arrived in Vietnam where he served for 14 months with the Marine Wing Support Group 17. He then served two tours of duty in Okinawa, Japan, during which he rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6) and was medically discharged in 1972 for several injuries incurred during his tours
1954 – Donna Pescow, American actress
1976 – Peyton Manning, American football player
Speaking of football ... and Kristen and Olga I'm sorry, but the Jet's are STUPID! The got rid of Mark Sanchez QB and signed Michael Vick! What the HELL are they thinking???? Rex Ryan is a total JERK anyway!!! Michael Vick, a convicted felon not out of jail for very long... OBVIOUSLY he doesn't like animals to get convicted of operating an illegal interstate dog fighting ring for 5 years! ANYONE who mistreats animals isn't worth 2 cents! FU*K him!! I will NOT watch a NY Jets game, no matter who they are playing, even if it's my Patriots! He should be tied up and let some dogs chew on him! Justice is needed for those poor dogs!
In regards to dogs and taking them in and feeding them and finding their home... (posted on FB by my friend Georgia Sue) I so agree......
Here is one SMART dog:
All I know. Happy Monday. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
Chocolate is made from cocoa beans ( a vegetable) and raisins are from grapes (a fruit). And, we all know that vegetables and fruit are good for you. Therefore, aren't chocolate covered raisins good for you?