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Monday, October 13, 2014

Alert 1 ~ Heartwarming Story ~ Sunday Football ~ Monday Night Football ~ Columbus Day ~ My Dad

Good 37ยบ ice on the barn roof morning.

and the turkeys are out and about...

10-13 is radio code speak for "advise weather and road conditions".

Today is the birthday of former Wilsonite and friend, Mike Bastian. Happy Birthday Mike!!

I got my Alert 1  and hooked it up yesterday. The phone hooks into the machine and the machine hooks into the phone line. I pushed the button on the bracelet and Jaden answered with, "Susan Maxwell do you need help?" I told him it was the test as I just hooked it up. He verified my information, address etc. Really nice. So, if I fall down and can't reach my wine or have a heart attack in bed, push the button, they will call Brian and tell him to come check on me! Or if he doesn't answer or suggests they do...  they will call 911. I feel much better now. A big sigh of relief. The machine is on my desk..

But... since I have Bruiser who climbs on everything in the house except the kitchen counters.. I put a basket over the machine so he can't step on it accidentally and set it off!

....and yes you ancient deputies... that is an old LASD flashlight! It's a Bright Star No. 1626 and says Property of Los Angeles County. When I went to turn it in, they just said, keep it! They didn't need any antiques!

You want to read how left-wing stupid Gwyneth Paltrow is....
Makes you want to throw up a little in your mouth!

Historically this date

1875 – The United States Continental Congress orders the establishment of theContinental Navy (later renamed the United States Navy).

1792 – In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.

1962 – The Pacific Northwest experiences a cyclone the equal of a Cat 3 hurricane. Winds measured above 150 mph at several locations; 46 people died.

And births this date includes....
1915 – Cornel Wilde, American actor (d. 1989)

1921 – Yves Montand, Italian singer and actor (d. 1991)

1925 – Margaret Thatcher, English politician (d.2013

1941 – Paul Simon, American singer and musician (Simon & Garfunkel)

1942 – Pamela Tiffin, American film actress

1959 – Marie Osmond, American entertainer

1962 – Kelly Preston, American actress

1967 – Kate Walsh, American actress

1969 – Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater

1970 – Paul Potts, British opera singer

I got the following follow up story from my pal PattyK, about a boy who found $10 in the Cracker Barrel parking lot and gave it to a man in uniform in the restaurant. Here is the rest of the story.. (get out the Kleenex)
The above photo is of this young boy hugging his soldier father's gravestone.

Football yesterday.... Oh yes!!!


Tonight's Monday Night Football:

I did make that rice/asparagus/mushroom Alfredo dish last night but it will have to go on tomorrow's blog. It was OMGOOD!!!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
October 13th
Columbus Day Observed

Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Now..... the extreme lefties in Seattle have changed the name of Columbus Day to "Indigenous People's Day".
 GAWD!!!! The lefties want to change everything in this country that we have loved and revered. They want no more flag salutes, no God in anything, and they want to run every corner of our lives! Excuse me while I puke!


My Dad, Leslie Laney, 16 years old, USN, 1917 WWI,
sailed to France aboard the USS Amerika. OMG, he was so cute and so young!
Launched in 1905 as the USS Amerika, the name later anglicized to "America"...

BB63 .. USS Missouri ... Brian served aboard as a US Marine in the Gulf War... a Marine Corps Detachment ... MARDET