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Monday, April 20, 2015

Siberian Wildfires ~ Sunflower Seeds ~ Wine Glass ~ Golf Cart ~ Broccoli Ham Cheese Muffins ~ CMA ~ Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Good 38º clear but slightly hazy (from the fires in Siberia ) morning.
Those sunflower seeds Brian shared with me at the baseball game on Saturday I found them at Spitz is the name and I got a variety pack of the Cracked Pepper, Dill Pickle, and regular Salted. The dill pickle sounds interesting too. 

Yesterday Jeannie sent me this... thought we needed one:
Actually, I like the way they took that picture. Jeannie, we need to do one of those, with white wine!
Historically this date...
1918 – Manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims, his final victories before his death the following day.

1972 – Apollo 16, commanded by John Young, lands on the moon.

1999 – Columbine High School massacreEric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.

2007 – Johnson Space Center Shooting: A man with a handgun barricades himself inNASA's Johnson Space Center in HoustonTexas before killing a male hostage and himself.

2008 – Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.

2010 – The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.

And births this date include....
1941 – Ryan O'Neal, American actor
(first hand knowledge of he being an adam henry!)
       Went from good to ewwwwwww..................

1949 – Jessica Lange, American actress
1955 – Don Pettit, American astronaut and inventor
... and 'Oregonad' who made good!

1961 – Don Mattingly, American baseball player
    .....dude, you should have kept the sexy moustache!

1970 – Shemar Moore, American actor
I worked on the golf card yesterday to no avail. I called the company where I bought it and "Daryl" is coming out today to pick it up and take it back to their shop. Probably gonna cost me a s**t load!!! Groan......................  That and the riding lawnmower AND getting my barn painted this summer and getting the pastures brush-hogged and getting the tar weed sprayed!
How about this recipe?
Broccoli Ham Cheese Muffins
from Betty Crocker and my pal Vivia in NY

1 bag (12oz) Green Giant Steamers frozen broccoli & cheese sauce
1½ cups Original Bisquick mix
1/2 cup milk
3 T vegetable oil
1 egg
½ cup diced cooked ham
½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
Heat oven to 400º. Spray 12 regular size muffin cups with cooking spray.
Cook broccoli as directed on the bag.
In large bowl, stir together Bisquick, milk, oil, and egg. Stir in broccoli, ham, and cheese just until well mixed. Spoon mixture evenly into muffin cups.
Bake 18-22 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes, remove from pan, serve warm.
*Wrap and refrigerate any leftover muffins. Unwrap and reheat 1 at a time on microwavable plate 15-30 seconds.
Last night I tried watching the Country Music Awards. OMG. "Records broken for largest crowd ever to see an awards show." Held at AT&T Cowboy's Stadium with a seating capacity of 80,000!

The MCs were Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. Neither were very good. Crowd too big. Too much noise. The MCs were shouting into their microphones! I didn't watch much!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xO Sue Mom Bobo
April 20th