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Friday, July 3, 2015

Temps ~ Sloan Plumbridge ~ Ironing Board Substitute ~ Breakfast Wrap ~ Dividend ~ Dude to Vet's ~ Deer ~ Veggie Dinner

Good 60º wispy cloudy morning...
10:am  87º
noon    95º
1:00 pm 98.2º
1:15 100.2º
1:30 101º
3:15 106º !!!

Today is my great-nephew's birthday. Jimmy and Melinda's baby boy! Ha. Not a baby anymore!! 22 years old. Need a current picture Mel! This taken about 2 years ago.. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SLOANY BOLOGNY !!!! 
Nephew Jim, Sloan, Ryan, and Melinda...

Not long ago I bought an ironing pad. I got rid of my ironing board years ago and got a steamer. But, sometimes I need to iron something. This works spectacular. It has magnets on each end and hooks around the washing machine or dryer.

Breakfast yesterday ... Egg whites, Siracha mayo, Swiss cheese, parmesan cheese, pre-cooked bacon, jalapeño cheddar wrap..

Cooked egg whites with the siracha mayo and some garlic salt, microwaved the bacon, piled all onto the wrap and had tomatoes to go with...

I got my big stock dividend check from BofA yesterday!
Such a stupid company! Postage is more than dividend!

1890 – Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.

1969 – The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocketexplodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.

1979 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul.

1994 – The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty-six people are killed in crashes.

And births this date include...
1947 – Dave Barry, American comedian and author

1956 – Montel Williams, American actor and talk show host

1958 – Aaron Tippin, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1962 – Tom Cruise, American actor, writer, director, and producer

1962 – Thomas Gibson, American actor
Dude had to go to the vet's for his shots yesterday. Had to be at 2pm~ YUCK!!! HOT!!! Thank goodness the car and vet's office are air conditioned! I can start my car from the front porch and in the summer the AC comes on and in the winter the heat comes on. Neat!

Mom, do we have to be here???
Dr. D and Ellen... checking teeth and gums. All look good!
Oh goodie, now you get a shot! .... And then toenails clipped!

Back home and Dude napping from his ordeal. I started dinner and outside was this buck drinking water from the bucket I keep filled... (hard to get good pictures through the window!)

Then along came a doe....

Dinner was veggies and more veggies... corn, spinach, cauliflower, snap peas, broccoli, carrots...
They all went into a pan with some water and lemon infused olive oil and the tortellini/peas/chicken leftovers... steamed and then sauteéd until a little crispy color on the veggies...
Cook the corn in boiling water for as long as you like but make sure you add at least 1/4-1/3 cup of vinegar. It will keep the corn crispy even if it sits in the hot water 20 minutes!

The corn was slathered with balsamic mayonnaise (YUMMM!)

Then it was a quick chat with Jeannie and a chat with Linda, TV, and nap time!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy TGIF. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
July 3rd
National Stay Out Of The Sun Day

 Stay Out of the Sun Day encourages us stay cool in the shade, and to give our skin a rest from the hot, damaging rays of the sun.
The sun is directly over head. We're in the middle of summer, when the temperatures are the hottest, and the sun is the brightest. It's not a bad day to take a break from catching all of those rays and stay out of the sun.

Find some fun and relaxing ways to stay in the shade. A hammock strung behind two shady trees sounds like a great way to go!