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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Clouds ~ A Bit Overweight ~ Puppy Bath ~ OVamit's SOTU ~ Mom's Tamale Pie ~ TBT

Good 35º foggy morning.
Yesterday afternoon about 2:30... we had some sun earlier..
There is a little bit of radar over us now, but no rain predicted.

LOL..... me!

This is just too adorable...

Two things: 

And here is the transcript of Ovamit's speech on Tuesday night:

Historically this date

1947 – KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation inHollywood, California.
1957 – The New York City "Mad Bomber", George P. Metesky, is arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut and is charged with planting more than 30 bombs.
1973 – The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing electiveabortion in all fifty states.
2002 – Kmart becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

And births this date include....
1909 – Ann Sothern, American actress (d. 2001)
1932 – Piper Laurie, American actress
1934 – Bill Bixby, American actor (d. 1993)

1934 – Graham Kerr, British-born chef

1937 – Joseph Wambaugh, American author

A friend of mine, Jeannie (worked at BofA and is now deceased) said she sat next to him at a dinner once and he was the most obnoxious person she had ever met! Great legacy. 

1959 – Linda Blair, American actress
Interestingly enough, the same "Jeannie" and Tom
and Jerry (LOL Tom and Jerry) and I went to see Linda Blair in The Exorcist!
Scary scary movie!!!
Especially the "guacamole" scene! 
1965 – Diane Lane, American actress
   One of my favs... along with her movie Under The Tuscan Sun.
Yesterday was Squirrel Appreciation Day and this was the wallpaper on Bing ......  red squirrels:
Yesterday I spent a good amount of time taking photos off thumb drives and putting them on my external hard drive. Yeah, that's done!
Here is a simple and one of the best recipes ever! It's my Mom's Tamale Pie - easy 'dump' one dish meal.
by Margaret Laney (August 15, 1905 - January 30, 1994)
I have given this recipe to a number of new brides who confessed they couldn't cook and they all said their husbands were thrilled with their cooking after this meal.
1½ pounds lean ground beef
1 large chopped onion
1 medium chopped bell pepper
1 small can corn with pimento
1 standard can whole pitted black olives
2 cans stewed tomatoes
1  can enchilada sauce
1 large bag Fritos
salt to taste
Brown meat, set aside. Cook onion and pepper in small amount of oil until tender. Mix all ingredients together in large casserole dish. Bake 350º 45 minutes.
Dinner here was reruns.

Catalina Island Fire May 2007

All I know. Happy TBT. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
January 22nd
National Blonde Brownies Day