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Friday, May 9, 2014

Dept of Revenue ~ Saying Grace ~ Salad ~ Trader Joe's ~ Basmati Rice Dinner - Military Spouses


Good 49ยบ somewhat cloudy morning.... rained windy late yesterday. Total of 1/4" of rain.

 
"Angry" doesn't quite cover it. I sent in my Oregon Income Tax along with a check and then the end of March I sent my check for my quarterly payment. I got a letter from them saying I haven't paid them! OMG. I was ready to send copies of the checks and a letter, but called the Department of Revenue yesterday afternoon when I got home. Talked to a SUPER nice lady, Christy, and she said what happened was the quarterly check was applied to 2014 instead of 2013 like it was supposed to be and they screwed up. She said she'll fix it, call back in a week to make sure. WHEW.


This from my friend Cyndi Moreno (yes, Pete's wife!)....
You don't need to understand Chinese to get this... These dogs are adorable. Saying Grace before dinner!



And posted on my FB time line by Debbie Flores.... LOL.


Yesterday was the yearly boob smash. Then a stop at Trader Joe's.  
Bought the following:
Basmati Rice with Wild Rice herbs and dried veggies (celery, carrots, onion, red bell pepper, garlic, parsley, mushrooms, leeks, and lemon peel), Veggie Chips (26 chips=160 cal.... made with potato, sunflower oil, sea salt, tomato powder, spinach powder, and turmeric), Garlic Rice Noodle Soup Bowl, TJ's Seasoning Salute (onion, black pepper, celery seed, cayenne pepper, parsley, basil,  marjoram, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, rosemary, mustard, coriander, garlic, carrot, orange peel, tomato, and lemon), Wasabi Mayonnaise, Brown Rice & Quinoa Flour pasta, and Cinnamon Alphabet Cookies for Tucker and Sami! 


AND.... some Two Buck Chuck!

Very dark and gloomy coming home from Medford...


Dinner was:
Cooked peeled chickpeas mixed in with asparagus, celery, tomato, TJ Spices, lemon oil, garlic, in the Basmati Rice cooked in the rice cooker. I put a can of salmon on the top steam rack. OMGOOOOOOD!!!




Historically this date...
1960 – The Food and Drug Administration announces it will approve birth control as an additionalindication for Searle's Enovid, making Enovid the world's first approved oral contraceptive pill.

1980 – In Norco, California, five masked gunman hold up a Security Pacific bank, leading to a violent shoot-out and one of the largest pursuits in California history. Two of the gunmen and one police officer are killed and thirty-three police and civilian vehicles are destroyed in the chase.
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2002 – The 38-day stand-off in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem comes to an end when thePalestinians inside agree to have 13 suspected terrorists among them deported to several different countries


And births this date include...
1946 – Candice Bergen, American actress
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1949 – Billy Joel, American musician
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1962 – John Corbett, American actor
...He has been in a relationship with actress Bo Derek since 2002.
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All I know. I WILL make that chickpea hummus today or tomorrow for sure! Happy TGIF. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 9th
Military Spouses Day
 


Military Spouses Day is a day to recognize and honor the real backbone of the military..... the spouses of our soldiers. This day recognizes the contributions made by military spouses to the spirit and well being of soldiers and military communities. Where would military moral be without their spouses behind them?