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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Blood Test ~ Grants Pass to Rogue River ~ Bill Postmus

Good 43º clear morning. Yesterday by 4pm we hit 84º. Should be warmer today.                   
Yesterday morning I had to take a fasting blood test. For those of you who have done this, you understand, for the rest of you..... So, you can't have anything to eat or drink except water from midnight on until your test. I am used to my hot green tea and lemon first thing when I get up, then coffee and breakfast. Dang! Even fixing Brusier and Dude's food yesterday morning was making me hungry! Headed to Three Rivers Hosp about 9am

In the waiting area talked to a lady who had originally moved here from Downey. We had a nice chat!

Then it was my turn. Whew. That over I crossed the lobby to the "coffee lady" and got a 12oz. Kahlua latte to go...

and headed to my car where I had a couple
 bars. Gobble gobble. Then the back road, Hwy 99, to Rogue River... it's such a lovely drive along the river...

Then across the RR bridge.. and into town...

A stop at the vet's office for special teeth cleaning dog food for Dude and some special treats for Bruiser.

The the post office to mail cards and then Ray's Market...

Ray's is having an awesome sale, now through Tuesday. I got a big tray of boneless skinless chicken thighs .. 2 for 1. They run about $12-14 per tray. I got 4!! May clean out freezer and go back for more!

Then the drive to my house isn't so shabby either....

Saw Dude's Dad Dave in the parking lot of the store.. he was delivering his UPS. I was telling him what 918 meant and the "insane" people having their birthdays yesterday, then I found out when Dave's birthday is! (Christmas!!!!)  .. Talked to a gentleman in front of the PO with his Bulldog Mona. So sweet. I had my "All I want to do is drink wine and pet my dog" sweatshirt on, so talked to several folks with their dogs... they all liked my shirt!
Another LASD ret special birthday today, Bill Postmus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL!!! I hope you have a GREAT day!

Historically this date...
1796 – George Washington's farewell address is printed across America as an open letter to the public.

1881 – U.S. President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting.

1952 – The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.

1957 – First American underground nuclear bomb test.

1959 – Nikita Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland.

1961 – Betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them.

1985 – Tipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center asFrank Zappa and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity inrock music.

And births this date include....
1926 – Duke Snider, American baseball player (d. 2011)

1928 – Adam West, American actor 

1933 – David McCallum, Scottish actor

1940 – Bill Medley, American singer and songwriter (The Righteous Brothers)

1941 – "Mama" Cass Elliot, American musician (d. 1974)


1960 – Mario Batali, American chef and restaurateur


1974 – Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian



Last night dinner was meatloaf atop spinach and stir fried veggies with creamy garlic sauce....

Chair, TV, wine, iPad solitaire, phone conversations with gal pals..... nice quiet evening. Oh but wait, what else is new around here!!!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
September 19th
International Talk Like A Pirate Day
(Here you go, Deewayne Honneee!)

Ahoy, Matey!  Today is a day just for fun, a day to let out the pirate in each of us. We like "just for fun" days and we know you do, too.
Practice up your "pirate-speak" in anticipation of this day. The conversation will be lively, and you don't want to be left behind. Today, everyone will be talking the talk, if not walking the walk. It is not a requirement to dress like a pirate today. Just talk like one. 

Are you a Pirate at heart, or in your soul? Take the Pirate Personality Test


Anonymous said...

what did the pirate say on his 80th birthday ? ayyyeee matey !!

Oregon Sue said...

You sure it wasn't more like "ayyyyy yi yi!"