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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

NY Traffic ~ Baby Turkeys ~ Old Person Joke ~ Chicago News ~ Jake ~ Waffle Iron Cheese Sandwich ~ Idiot Firing Rounds ~ Apple Turnover


Good 51º clear sunny morning. We hit 86º yesterday.
 
Watching the NY news is always interesting, especially at the end of the broadcast they show the street .... the amount of foot and vehicle traffic always amazes me!! This was on Sunday July 3rd....
My friend Vivia who lives in Brooklyn said this area is filled with jerks, wackos, perverts, druggies, and drunks.  
 
Yesterday I went out back and scared off  3 turkey hens and about 20 little babies! Dang. Should have looked first. They were enjoying the water in the tubs. So I got out my long lens and saw them wayyyyy down in the lower pasture...



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And this shared by my pal Patty K...
Two elderly gentlemen from a retirement center were sitting on  a bench under a tree when one turns to the other and says, "Slim, I'm 83 years old now and I'm just full of aches and pains. I know you are about my age, how do you feel?"
Slim says, "I feel just like a newborn baby."
 
"Really!? Like a newborn baby!?"
"Yep. No hair, no teeth, and I think I just wet my pants."
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So.......aren't you glad you don't live in Chicago!   So far yesterday morning 32 people had been shot !!!
 
 
 
Historically this date...
1937 – Spam, the luncheon meat, is introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.

1945 – World War II: Liberation of the Philippines declared.

1971 – Right to vote: the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years, is formally certified by President Richard Nixon.

1973 – Catastrophic BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion) in Kingman, Arizona, following a fire that broke out as propane is being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank, kills 11 firefighters.

 2012 – The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 meters (1,020 ft).



And births this date include...
1928 – Katherine Helmond, American actress
 
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1950 – Huey Lewis, American singer (Huey Lewis and the News)
 
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Seems like there is this turkey, a Jake, who takes refuge in my back yard in the shade and by the water tubs. Been there every afternoon until dark..


 
Dinner an experiment... sourdough bread, American cheese singles, Provolone, mozzarella sticks, butter.....


I brushed both sides of the bread with melted butter... and then started stacking on the cheeses... first a Provolone slice, next 2 American cheese slices ....


Next 2 cut in half mozzarella sticks, then topped that with more American cheese slices (2) and one more Provolone slice....


I cooked it in the waffle iron until browned on each side... heated up 3 Veggie Cakes in the microwave and topped them with a dollop of Opa Yogurt Ranch....

This was the BEST cheese sandwich I have EVER HAD!!!!! Filling. Very filling. I only could eat half of the sandwich and 1½ of the veggie cakes! I have leftovers!!!
 

Then it was chair, wine, TV time. A Hallmark movie, Boston Pops, and some news. Then when I was ready to go to bed this jack wagon north of me started shooting rounds and rounds.... Dude and Bruiser were both very nervous. No way I could go to bed and sleep, so I stayed up and counted!
 
11:15  68 rounds
11:25  83 rounds
11:29  95 rounds + an explosion
11:36  4 rounds
11:41  9 super loud rounds + firecrackers
11:46  3 rounds + explosion
11:53  firecrackers
11:56  3 rounds + explosion
11:59  16 rounds
12:02  firecrackers
12:04  23 rounds + 4 explosions
12-10  22 rounds
12:13  21 rounds
12:17  1 round + explosion + firecrackers
12:22  explosion
12:26  2 rounds + 2 explosions
12:34  1 round
 
This for a total of 338 rounds + 10 super loud rounds... total 348!
10 explosions
4 sets of firecrackers
 
I would love to know where this Adam Henry lives!!!
 
 
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
July 5th
National Apple Turnover Day

Easy recipe using refrigerated biscuits...