Good 48º drizzling morning.
Rain and more rain yesterday. Some in the night. More today. So far another 1/4".
Went to lunch with Jennifer, Mike, Bob, Micol ... me, the 5th wheel!! We met at Musashi at noon. Saw Donna Walsh (the black wolf artist .. bought her painting) and her husband Mike there.
We had a GREAT time. Lots of yackity-yacking!!! Good food. I had sushi....
...and we all had hot saké!
When I got home there was a box on the porch... inside was the MOST YUMMIEST CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES EVER! They are Shari's Berries and Kristen, Alex, and Jack sent them to me for Mother's Day. THANK YOU!!!! I gobbled two down right away! The berries are perfect and sweet and ripe. OMG! ♥ ♥ ♥
Historically this date...
1924 – J. Edgar Hoover is appointed the Director of the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation, and remains so until his death in 1972.
1954 – Bill Haley & His Comets release "Rock Around the Clock", the first rock and rollrecord to reach number one on the Billboard charts.
2002 – F.B.I. agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for selling United States secrets to Moscow for $1.4 million in cash anddiamonds.
2005 – A hand grenade thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he is giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.
2008 – An EF4 tornado strikes the Oklahoma-Kansas state line, killing 21 people and injuring over 100.
And births this date include....
1922 – Nancy Walker, American actress (d. 1992)
1936 – Gary Owens, American actor and announcer
Those of you living in Rogue River, look at your ballot and please vote for my friend Bob Olsson who is running in Precinct 111. Thank you! Votes are needed to get on the November ballot.
All I know. Happy Saturday. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
National Shrimp Day
Here's 20 different ways to cook shrimp...