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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mo Rain ~ NFL Scores ~ Turkeys on the Roof ~ Smilebox Day #4 Hawaii Part 2 ~ Kio ~ Jimmy & Mel ~ Pasta/Meatballs/Cream Sauce

   
 
Good 50º raining morning. Started on and off yesterday and through the night. Got another 1/2".




Sorry, forgot to post Monday Night Football scores...

Yesterday I heard a bunch of noise on the front porch roof... turkeys up there! I went upstairs and by the time I got the blinds open they were taking off....





Today's Smilebox is day #4 part 2... a trip to the Polynesian Cultural Center and luau... We saw several shows and some palm tree climbers. I had never had poi before, and really liked it. A citrus flavor in it that sleepily creeps onto your tongue. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poi_(food)
The center is run by the Mormon Church. There is a BYU (Brigham Young University) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynesian_Cultural_Center
on Oahu. So, with the luau, no wine!
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Today is a friend's birthday... Mr. Kio Ebrahimzadeh! Happy Birthday kiddo! Many many more. Amazing, you were born on the Shah's birthday! I'm sure that made your grandfather happy!!! xo (Hey Kio, you good looking guy, you...)

And today is also the 25th wedding anniversary of my nephew Jimmy Plumbridge and his bride Melinda. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KIDS!!!


Historically this date...
1936 – The first electric generator at Hoover Dam goes into full operation.


1940 – The P-51 Mustang makes its maiden flight.


1984 – "Baby Fae" receives a heart transplant from a baboon.


2003 – The Cedar Fire, the second-largest fire in California history, kills 15 people, consumes 250,000 acres (1,000 km2), and destroys 2,200 homes around San Diego.


And births this date include....
1914 – Jackie Coogan, American actor (d. 1984)
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Married to Betty Grable at one time.



 



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... I like saying his name!
 
1916 – Boyd Wagner, First USAAF fighter ace of World War II (d. 1942)
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1942 – Bob Hoskins, British actor
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1947 – Jaclyn Smith, American actress
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Since it was World Pasta Day I made some.


Another experiment.... veggie pasta, Alfredo sauce, onion soup mix, lemon butter simmer sauce, turkey meatballs, and mushrooms.
First I cooked the pasta...

Then in the pan went the Alfredo sauce and the onion soup mix and then the simmer sauce and mushrooms. When the spaghetti was done it also went in.



The meatballs were cooked in the Air Fryer and then added...

WOW, it was YUMMMMMMMM!

Later I ran some errands.. mailed ballot, got groceries, picked up package at post office, etc....
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
October 26th
Mincemeat Pie Day

Mincemeat pie requires a taste for it. I love it... especially a slice of that next to a slice of pumpkin pie!