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Monday, July 28, 2014

Weather ~ Bruiser ~ Zucchini Bread ~ Polenta/Chicken/Veggies


Good 58º (too hot for me) clear sunny morning. High 90ºs yesterday and supposed to be triple digits today. UGH.

Imagine all those (13) people being hit by lightening at Venice Beach yesterday!!!! And one on the golf course on Catalina Island!!! Unbelievable!!!! 13 homes destroyed in the fire in the foothills east of Sacramento!

Yesterday I did a minimal of yard stuff. It got to be about 95º and so very humid. ICK. I worked on a calendar with birthdays, made zucchini bread, Dude ran to the road (early, still not 70º yet!) with me to take out the trash.
This was 6:30am yesterday...


And this was 2pm yesterday...
Clouds stayed until late afternoon and then the sun pounded down!
 

LOL: True at my house!




Historically this date.......
1945 – A U.S. Army B-25 bomber crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26.
1996 – The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.
2002 – Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.


 
And births this date include...
1866 – Beatrix Potter, English author (d. 1943)
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1901 – Rudy Vallee, American entertainer (d. 1986)
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Bouvier married Kennedy on September 12, 1953, at St. Mary's Church in Newport, Rhode Island
The church .... in 2008 on an east coast cruise we were in Newport and drove by the church
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in a tour bus and the elegant home Jacquie had lived in......



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1948 – Sally Struthers, American actress
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Today my friend Dee is having a surgery. She should be home this evening. Praying all goes well.

The Bruise was busy yesterday.... (ahhhhh the life!)

He sleeps all snuggled up next to me all night until he decides he wants to go out and I should get up.... then he attacks my feet! Nut!!!


Here is the zucchini bread... not the traditional loaf, cooked it in a Bundt pan... OMGOOOD!!!


For dinner I sliced and cooked some pre-made polenta in olive oil... topped with some 21 Spice (Trader Joe's) and sea salt..

Then I broke up some chicken thighs I had cooked previously, added in the pan olive oil, baby carrots, broccoli, cauliflower (comes in a bag for stir frying), spinach, a sliced zucchini, and tomatoes....
Topped with sea salt (in bunny bowl), 21 Spice, and lemon garlic....

Let 'er cook and serve on top of the polenta....

YUMMMMMMMY!!!!

Happy Monday. All I know. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
July 28th
National Milk Chocolate Day

(OMG. Chocolate and chilis!)



 National Milk Chocolate Day is a special day for a special treat. Are you a "Chocola-holic"? If you are, you look forward to each and every chocolate related holidays.
There are lots of flavors of chocolate. Milk chocolate is enjoyed in candies and in baking. Milk chocolate is the favorite of millions of people. So, its only fitting that it gets its very own special national day.
Important Note: Don't be dyslexic about this special day. Today is a day for Milk Chocolate, not Chocolate Milk Day.
Lest there be any doubt about celebrating this day........ Today should be spent consuming and savoring generous amounts of your favorite milk chocolate treats.