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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Weather/Snow ~ Cat Caller ~ Errands/Shopping ~ Winslow Arizona ~ Yukon ~ Husband's Help ~ Cod Sandwich ~ Parfaits

Good cloudy 36º morning.

HEY! One month til Christmas!
Yesterday stayed pretty cool. Warmed to 45º. At 10am there was snow on my mountain!
Never did come down here.

Travel over the Siskiyou Summit south on I-5 is not somewhere I'd want to be today.....

Here is a cute story of an 8 year old standing up for a stranger..

I finally got out and went to Grants Pass (Grass Pants) yesterday. Raining here, but that was OK, and not raining in GP. Stopped to drop some stuff at Brian's office. Then to The Kitchen Company to pick up a 'treat' Jennifer made for me. Then shopping at Safeway. As Nancy says, I have a parking lot angel watching  over me. I generally get a spot in front wherever I go. Yesterday was no exception. With all the people shopping.... parking spot right in front of the doors! Pretty day... heading back home:

For those of you who don't...
(In the very beginning of this Eagles video, they were awesome!, there is a gal taking a toke off a joint!) I want to go to Winslow and take my picture on the corner!

Historically this date..
1667 – A deadly earthquake rocks Shemakha in the Caucasus, killing 80,000 people.80,000!!!!

1703 – The Great Storm of 1703, the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, reaches its peak intensity which it maintains through November 27. Winds gust up to 120 mph, and 9,000 people die. 9,000!!!

1759 – An earthquake hits the Mediterranean destroying Beirut and Damascus and killing30,000-40,000!!! should be known as the Day of Death!

1839 – A cyclone slams India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying the port city of Coringa (which has never been completely rebuilt). The storm wave sweeps inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths result from the disaster. 30,000!!! These numbers are hard to fathom!

1926 – The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving day. 27 twisters of great strength are reported in the Midwest, including the strongest November tornado, an estimated F4, that devastates Heber Springs, Arkansas. There are 51 deaths in Arkansas alone, 76 deaths and over 400 injuries in all.

1963 – President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

1987 – Typhoon Nina pummels the Philippines with category 5 winds of 165 mph and a surge that destroys entire villages. At least 1,036 deaths are attributed to the storm.

2009 - my beautiful and loving Yukon had to be put to rest.
I miss you Yukie-boy! Forever in my heart! ♥ ♥

And births this date include....
1846 – Carrie Nation, American temperance advocate (d. 1911)'s to ya Carrie 
 With a mug like yours, a man would have to be under the influence of adult beverages to even stand to be in the same room with you! Your face could sour beer!
Thank goodness you failed in your attempts...

1914 – Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player (d. 1999)

1926 – Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (d. 1969) death!

1933 – Kathryn Grant, American actress
.... married to 'der Bingle' (Bing Crosby)

1940 – Reinhard Furrer, American physicist and astronaut (d. 1995) (Wouldn't you change your last name!!!)

1947 – John Larroquette, American actor

1960 – John F. Kennedy, Jr., American publisher; son of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy (d. 1999)
1981 – Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush
1981 – Jenna Bush, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush

... and this day in 1929 was the birth of Patty's dear brother and my friend, Hal Tollison.....Hal passed away in 2008. RIP Hal


Dinner was reruns of the cod, but in a burger format. Killer Dave's buns... ,
lettuce, mayo, tarter sauce, tomato, mozzarella cheese, and the leftover cod. YUMMMMMM!

Chair, TV, wine. Ahhhhhh.... nice phone chat with long time pal, Sandy (Todoran - Wilson S'63) Beck, and a nap!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
November 25th
National Parfait Day
Berry Parfait:



A parfait consists of  layers of ice cream, whipped cream, and any combination of syrups and fruits.  Yes, it's basically a fancy word for a sundae. And, it's usually served in a fancy glass.
Celebrate this day by eating Parfaits. While chocolate is by far the favorite, use your imagination to create a wide range of single and mixed flavors.
Savor your favorite flavor of parfait, as you enjoy National Parfait Day.


Lydia said...

The spaghetti image- there is a reason many men aren't allowed in the kitchen....

I asked the puppies if they wanted parfait or jerky- their ears went up for jerky- so that is what is going in the kitchen.

I bet I know what you are thankful for tomorrow- family and football - that doesn't make it an f'n day, does it?


Oregon Sue said...

True, some men are dangerous in the kitchen. My Jerry was a great cook. Lucky me!!! Yes, family and football. Will be fun. xo