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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Magnificent Panoramas ~ Laid Back Monday Smilebox At Jennifer's ~ Asian Cashew Salad ~ Pack Rat Day


Good 47º sunny morning.
Yesterday was the microwave omelette maker eggs breakfast again. I cooked them 1 minute 30 seconds and let them sit 2 minutes. PERFECT!
                   Served atop asparagus, tomatoes, and some avocado...



Historically this date...
1849 – A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground. 

1875 – Aristides wins the first Kentucky Derby.
1974 – Police in Los Angeles, California, raid the Symbionese Liberation Army's headquarters, killing six members, including Camilla Hall.
2004 – The first legal same-sex marriages in the U.S. are performed in the state of Massachusetts.
2006 – The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.
2007 – Trains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.

And births this date include....
1936 – Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (d. 2010)
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1956 – Sugar Ray Leonard, American boxer and actor
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1956 – Bob Saget, American comedian, actor, and television host
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1962 – Craig Ferguson, Scottish-American comedian, actor, and talk show host
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                                        Nice hair. Not.
If you want to see some magnificent panoramas go here:
http://www.airpano.com/



Yesterday I went to Grants Pass to Jennifer's. She had invited Dave and Chris over. Dave belongs to the Grants Pass Photo Club and he was taking pictures. I showed up and Jennifer and Chris were down looking at her flowers and property while Dave and Mike were down by the river with a couple of the dogs. Keeper, Jen's Australian Shepherd, greeted me and we sat on the bench with the river view and Keeper got treats. Then we all went up on the deck. Jennifer had wine and some Oculto beer that Mike brought. I had a beer. The beer is brewed and then aged on staves that had aged tequila. The staves (wooden strips of the barrel) were infused with the tequila and the beer ages on them and the flavors of the beer and tequila mix. Really good! Then it was shopping at Safeway and the car wash and home.... Here's a Smilebox of a few photos I took... There are no photos of Jennifer, Chris, or me, as those didn't turn out too good!
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Later dinner was Costco's Asian Cashew Chopped Salad. Comes with cabbage, carrots, celery, cilantro, cashews, sesame seeds, almonds, and wonton strips... and Asian Sesame dressing. OMGOOOD!!!


All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 17th
Pack Rat Day


Today is Pack Rat Day. C'mon, admit it... .. you're a Pack Rat like the rest of us. If you are a Pack Rat, you're in good company. You might as well come out of hiding  behind those piles of valuable "stuff", and celebrate this fun day.
Its really easy to let things pile up. After all, each item you acquire along the road of life may have value or serve some meaningful purpose. 'Ya just never know. Making the decision to discard something of even remotely questionable value, is difficult, if not impossible to do. We understand you perfectly. Why? Because most of us are pack rats.
In keeping with the intent of Pack Rat Day, here are some Do's and Don't's:
Don't clean your room, basement, garage or any other area today.
Don't discard anything today...It may be valuable.
Don't even empty the trash today. You might have accidentally thrown out something useful.
Do keep an eye out for useful stuff being discarded by others.
Do go to garage and rummage sales. They can be pack rat gold mines.
Do look around your belongings and be thankful for what you have.

Do spend time thinking of uses for your things. Justification for saving is satisfying.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

OMG Those pack rat photos gave me hot flashes! LOL I hate hate messes. The only things I am a pack rat about are my clothes and shoes. I HATE getting rid of any of them! :(

Nice Smile Box. What a pretty place they have with a pretty view and some lovey pets.

Daryl had a beer the other day (which is unusual)that he had bought because it was made in wine barrels. He said you could taste a hint of the wine.

I used to have a camera that took panoramic photos but I stopped using it because the photos were hard to fit in a photo album.

XO Trisha

Lydia said...

GOOOOD morning. I am so glad it is housekeeper day. She can have ALL the credit for anything cleaned or thrown out today. I shall garden and write and just love that God chose me to live here. Now.

Blessings

Oregon Sue said...

Yes, T, Jennifer's dogs and cat are all darling and sweet. Beautiful view is right. xo

L, lucky to have a housekeeper!!! xo