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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Gerald Sakamoto ~ Women Equal To Men? ~ Sleeping Clintoons ~ Brusier's Birthday ~ Spencer ~ Marie ~ Meatballs In Pasta Sauce

Good 52º clear sunny morning 91º was our high yesterday.

I heard about a man on the news who went missing from Pasadena found dead in a maintenance yard in Los Angeles. Yesterday I got a phone call from Jim Harper and he asked if I remembered a Gerry Sakamoto from our class. Of course! He was adorable. Well, as it turns out this guy who they found is named Gerald Sakamoto, age 71.
This is funny... from my friend Turk. Thanks for the laugh Turk!

After posting that video and pictures of Bill Clintoon sleeping during Hill-Liar-y's speech I remembered I had seen on of them both sleeping at a function... such respect! HA~

Yesterday I kept putzing with photos I had removed from photo albums, scanned them, and put them on the hard drive.  Made a Smilebox of some photos from my high school's 50th Anniversary in 1987. Took most of the videos off my iPhone and put them on an external hard drive.
I have designated today as Bruiser's birthday. I first saw him hunting in my pasture in March or April 2008 so I figured he probably was born in 2007 after Jerry died. I know Jerry sent him to me! Today we will celebrate Bruiser being 9 years old! He has his own chair....
But, as you know cats... they nap wherever ....

Today is also the birthday of pal Erika's husband Spencer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPENCE!

AND............... it's also the birthday of former Temple City neighbor, friend Marie Vincent.

Historically this date.........

1776 – The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.

1923 – As vice president, Calvin Coolidge becomes the 30th President of the United States after the death of Warren G. Harding

1934 – GleichschaltungAdolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany.

1964 – Vietnam WarGulf of Tonkin incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy.

1990 – Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War. Brian joins the Marines!

And births this date include...
1924 – Carroll O'Connor, American actor (d. 2001)
1932 – Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (d.2013)
1945 – Joanna Cassidy, American actress
Dinner was some Omaha Steaks meatballs, spinach, corn... 

I cooked the meatballs in the air fryer at 400º for 12 minutes. They came out all crispy and yummy.  I had heated some Cucina & Amore Basilico pasta sauce (I get from 
and mixed the meatballs in the sauce. The corn heated in the air fryer for a couple of minutes. Then I dished up the meatballs on the baby spinach, topped them with Parmesan cheese, and slathered pomegranate mayo on the corn.

I did have a good chat with Jim Harper and then later one with Sandy (Todoran) Beck. 
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
August 2nd
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is a time to enjoy a cold ice cream sandwich.
In July and August, we find many special days for one kind of ice cream or another. The ice cream sandwich is so popular, and tastes so good, that it earns its own special
Ice cream sandwiches have been around since the early 1900s. Vanilla, chocolate and a combination of the two, are the most popular. You can make homemade sandwiches. Just put some ice cream between a couple wafers, and.. ...Voila! Don't have wafers? That's okay. Put some ice cream between two of your favorite cookies.

We hope that you have a great National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.


Anonymous said...

I actually joined 02/20/90 and was graduating from SOI today when they announced that war had started. We were told it was an exceptional day as Marines because we were going to get to do what we were trained to do. Protect the World.

Oregon Sue said...

Thank you for your service, Mr. Anonymous!!!

Lydia said...

Happy birthday, Bruiser.

Ice Cream Sandwich Day? That IS cause to celebrate.

The link to the Declaration is inspriational.Love the artwork where 3 of the founding father's are painted with stacks of crumpled paper at their feet. In a time when paper was valauble- that tells the story of how important it was to get every word right before releasing to the world. Thank you for including.

And for being a dear friend.

Oregon Sue said...

The Declaration of Independence was an awe inspiring undertaking. Thank you dear friend! xo