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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Ice ~ Jack & Gabrielino Marching Regiment ~ Thursday Football & Bye Teams ~ Throw Back Thursday ~ So. Cal Photos ~ Greg Lundell ~ Mike & Nan Cipolla ~ Super Creamy Chicken Vegetable Pasta Soup

Good clear for now but (burrrrr) 36º morning. Ice on the barn roof!

Yesterday was nice but stayed cool all day. We warmed to 58º...

 I just found out that my grandson Jack's Gabrielino Eagle Marching Band won 1st place in a competition yesterday in Costa Mesa! Wow. They are really awesome and raking in the awards!! First photo.. Jack practicing... second photo the whole marching regiment...

Tonight's football: 

Throw Back Thursday
The Alhambra train station...

.... in 1984 it was abandoned, this is how it looked:

And talk about nostalgia.... 
Take some time and sit back and go down memory lane in So Calif.  Thanks Terry Bonyea (LASD ret) for sharing these.. OMG, some GREAT photos!

Today is being celebrated by three people... first, my high school pal, Greg Lundell is celebrating his birthday today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREG!! I hope you have a GREAT day!!
Becky and Greg with their daughter, Lauryn, on her wedding day.

And Mike Cipolla celebrated his birthday on the 3rd and today is his and Nan's anniversary. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY kids!!!

Historically this date...
1872 – Women's suffrage in the United States: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time, and is later fined $100.

1895 – George B. Selden is granted the first U.S. patent for an automobile.            ............interesting story and pictures on the like (click his name)

1967 – The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. Survivors include Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.

2006 – Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.

2009 – US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan kills 13 and wounds 30 at Fort HoodTexas in the largest mass shooting at a US military installation

And births this date include....
1905 – Joel McCrea, American actor (d. 1990)
I have discovered lately that a lot of 'old timey' Hollywood folks were born in So. Pasadena (like McCrea) or Pasadena.

1911 – Roy Rogers, American actor (d. 1998)

1913 – Vivien Leigh, English actress (d. 1967)
Sadly a lot of health problems and emotional problems. Died too young.

1940 – Elke Sommer, German actress

1941 – Art Garfunkel, American musician

1943 – Sam Shepard, American playwright and actor
Everyone needs a DUI booking picture for their resume!

1963 – Tatum O'Neal, American actress
Later I decided I wanted a creamy vegetable soup for dinner, since it was cool and I had the heater on! I got out all the dehydrated veggies from the cupboard...sweet potato pieces, leeks, chives, bell peppers, mushrooms, potatoes, carrots,  

... green beans, broccoli, tomato dices, and peas. Then thought some veggie macaroni would be good too....

I chopped celery and hydrated the veggies... then into the Crock*Pot went the celery and a couple scoops of the crushed garlic...

Next went in the veggies, a couple cans of cream of chicken soup, a box of chicken stock, and a can of the ricotta cheese...

I turned on the Crock*Pot and let all heat well on high for a couple hours. OMGOSH, this was sooooooooooooooooo good! AWESOME! Some leftovers will be frozen, and I think I'll have a bowl for breakfast!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy TBT. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
November 5th
National Donut Day