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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Crooked Tree ~ Costco ~ Turkey Babies ~ Bruiser ~ Nadia G ~ Sully

   
 
Good 54º clear sunny morning. Don't know the high temp yesterday, somewhere around 85º.
 
I was looking up at the mountain and I remember when we first moved here... that tree with the crooked top was totally all visible. 18 years changes a lot!


And up in my pasture these trees were only about 1 foot tall.....


 
Yesterday was annual doc checkup with my cardiologist, Dr. Brian, and then a blood draw at my GP's, Dr. Rachael, and then Costco! Well, got a call from the doc's office, he had forgotten about an appointment he had with his doctor so had to cancel mine. Reset for later.....  I decided I needed to go to Costco so went. 
Crowded! I got my fav things ... fresh mozzarella balls, fresh raspberries ($3 cheaper than Safeway!) veggie cakes, organic chicken stock, lemon juice, BF Mayo (only $7 for the GIANT jar & there was a $2 off coupon!)
baked super crispy rice crackers, Hass avocados (4 for $5, a California grown avocado www.missionpro.com ), and Ocean Mist artichokes (the VERY best, from Castroville Ca and only $5.99 for 4...... 

To keep the artichokes fresh, cut off the very end of the stem and put in water until ready to cook. Also picked up an Asian Chicken Wrap from the meat department.
 

I came out of the ladies room and there was a women sitting on a bench there and coughing something awful. I stopped and asked if she was OK. She waved me off. I said would some water help? Another lady came up and was concerned too and she put some money in a vending machine right there and got a water.
It was $1.50 and I gave her a dollar. She didn't want to take it, but I stuck it in her purse. The coughing lady got better and sipped the water. Whew.
 
Came home, unloaded the car, and enjoyed a wrap with some mozzarella and a glass of wine....

 
 
 
Historically this date..
 

1864 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for "public use, resort and recreation".
 

1882 – Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C. for the assassination of U.S. President James Garfield.
 

1953 – The first Chevrolet Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.
 

1971 – Ohio ratifies the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, reducing the voting age to 18, thereby putting the amendment into effect
 


An births this date include.....
1917 – Susan Hayward, American actress (d. 1975)
 
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1917 – Lena Horne, American singer and actress (d. 2010)
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1959 – Vincent D'Onofrio, American actor
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1966 – Mike Tyson, American boxer
 
.......rapist and ass!!
 
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1985 – Michael Phelps, American swimmer

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Looked out back and there was the momma turkey and her growing babies...


 
Didn't have dinner. Still too full from the Asian Chicken wrap. 
So, it was chair, wine, cat on lap, and TV.....

Saw a new show on the cooking channel... Nadia G's Bitchen Kitchen. http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/chefs/nadia-g.html OMGOSH, she is a NUT! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadia_G
I was surprised to read she's Canadian as her accent sure sounded like New York! The show in on here super early in the morning, so I recorded it.
 
The movie Sully, about Sully Sullenberger the captain of the US Airways jet he landed safely in the Hudson River saving 155 people in 2009, will be out September 10th starring Tom Hanks. That I want to see! Directed by Clint Eastwood!!!

 
All I know. Nuff said. Happy TBT. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
June 30th
Ice Cream Float Day



Sure wish we had a Bob's Big Boy close... I'd have a Big Boy combo, add avocado, side of blue cheese and a root beer float!!!!