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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Christmas Wishes ~ Christmas Lights ~ Christmas Tree Cats ~ TBT ~ Arlon

Good 39ยบ raining Christmas morning!

Wow, got some storm yesterday. WINDY and rain!!! Leaves blowing everywhere! Rain all over all the windows! Creek has water in it, finally!

This video is amazing... I puffed up with pride.. cleaned out my eyes!
Thanks Rich Steinhurst (LASD ret) for sending this! Sound on.

Ok, this is why, since I have Bruiser, I don't have a Christmas tree!


The Merriest Christmas to all .... thank you for your love and friendship and for being readers of my blog. Love and hugs...

Throw Back Thursday....
Me, 1950, with my favorite doll, a gift from Santa....

And... I still have her... she's sitting in a chair that belonged to Jerry that hung in the garage forever and I finally painted it..

This was a Dionne Quintuplet doll. She is all made from plaster with rubber strings inside to let the legs and arms and head move. The eyes open and close. I read somewhere that they are worth about $300 each now. 

Yesterday I went to the post office to pick up a package. It was the DVDs of the Ed Sullivan Shows. Will be fun to watch. Then stopped at the market. A zoo~!! Parking lot was insane! Got home and made deviled eggs (Brian's fav) and organized the dips, veggies, chips, and wine I was taking to Jean's. Jen's mom made Christmas Eve dinner... Food was awesome, so great to see Marie (Jen's cousin) and Jimmy (Jen's brother). Pictures later.....
A former high school Wilsonite, Arlon Webb,  Class of '59, is celebrating his birthday today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARLON!
Married to JoAnne.

Historically this date.....
1066 – William the Conqueror is crowned king of England, at Westminster Abbey,London.

1776 – George Washington and his army cross the Delaware River to attack the Kingdom of Great Britain's Hessian mercenaries in Trenton, New Jersey.

1868 – U.S. President Andrew Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all Civil WarConfederate soldiers.

1974 – Marshall Fields drives a vehicle through the gates of the White House, resulting in a four-hour standoff.

2007 – A tiger at the San Francisco Zoo escapes from its enclosure and attacks three people, killing one.

And births this date include....
1642 – Isaac Newton, English scientist (d. 1727)

1821 – Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross (d. 1912)

1870 – Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics industrialist (d. 1965)

1890 – Robert Ripley, collector of odd facts (d. 1949)

1899 – Humphrey Bogart, American actor (d. 1957)


1948 – Barbara Mandrell, American singer and actress

1949 – Sissy Spacek, American actress
All I know. Have a wonderful Christmas Day! Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
December 25th
National Pumpkin Pie Day

Today is a very special day. It's National Pumpkin Pie Day. It's one of America's favorite pies. Pumpkin pie is steeped in holiday tradition. The peak consumption period for pumpkin pie begins at the fall harvest, and lasts all the way through to the Christmas meal and dessert.
One might wonder why have National Pumpkin Pie Day on Christmas Day. Unfortunately, we have yet to find the creator of this day. So, the timing remains a mystery. However, we are thankful for this special recognition, and will certainly have a little pumpkin pie with our whipped cream today