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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Clouds & Sunset ~ Turkeys ~ Today's NFL ~ Doggie Half Time ~ Kaleidoscope Pizza ~ Noodle Ring

                                             Waxing Gibbous 83%
Good 37ยบ drizzling morning.
Yesterday stayed cool. The sun sorta came out.

The sunset was nice... 




The turkeys were hanging around for quiet a while. Maybe they were waiting for the geese to come back!

These two sitting atop the frame of the gate ...

Today's NFL games:

Come on Steelers! Come on Broncos! Come on Dolphins! Come on Colts! Come on Bears! Come on Jets! Come on Packers!


I posted this a couple of years ago... if you love dogs it will put a big smile on your face. Half time at a Philadelphia Eagles game....


Historically this date...
1941 – Adolf Hitler announces extermination of the Jews at ameeting in the Reich Chancellery


1985 – Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashes after takeoff in GanderNewfoundland killing 256, including 236 members of the United States Army's 101st Airborne Division.

2000 – The United States Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore
Oh thank God, it was Bush and not Gore, that self serving lying piece of s**t!!!!


And births this date include....
1893 – Edward G. Robinson, American actor (d. 1973)
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-amvdrTJYSGE/TuTdAuDMkTI/AAAAAAAAPLE/Fxq6IpQ_2Tk/s1600/edgMA28904901-0008.jpg


1900 – Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988)
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-s7LC41mzuC4/TuTdFh8vstI/AAAAAAAAPLM/UHehLRHYwdw/s1600/samMA28904901-0009.jpg
Jr. sure looked like Sr. !

1915 – Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor (d. 1998)
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uBGLER8Hj4o/TuTdNyifSdI/AAAAAAAAPLU/oQ_vWl_VxUU/s1600/sinatra_stamp_narrowweb__300x455%2C0%5B1%5DMA28904901-0010.jpg


1937 – Buford Pusser, American law enforcement official (d. 1974)
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-E0_xP0SFTiE/TuTdSQv0ycI/AAAAAAAAPLc/K1gt_ofnAXo/s1600/pusserMA28904901-0011.jpg


1938 – Connie Francis, American singer
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1940 – Dionne Warwick, American singer
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1952 – Cathy Rigby, American gymnast and actress
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On Friday after the funeral at Eagle Point Cemetery the VFW was having a potluck dinner. Mike and Jennifer and I decided we'd go to Kaleidoscope Pizza in Medford instead. http://www.kaleidoscopepizza.com/

Mike got this ginormous beer:

Jen and I had wine....
We ordered this pizza... basically a "Popeye" with spinach, roasted red peppers, red onions, mushrooms, feta, Parmesan, oregano. mozzarella, provolone, garlic, and olive oil. We had sausage, artichoke hearts, bacon, and a white sauce with pesto added (called 'Alaska Sauce'). OHMYGOOOOOOD!!!!!
Good thing Kaleidoscope isn't closer or I'd be there every other day!!!

Yesterday was quiet. I reflected on the loss of my friend and of course thought about Jerry. Dinner was just some simple canned soup.

All I know. Nuff said. Sunday. Ciao.
Christmas Day is two weeks from today.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
December 11th
National Noodle Ring Day is a December day that kids young and old have been impatiently awaiting......yeah, right!
What would cooking be like without the noodle ring? We shudder to think about it. We are certainly relieved that the Noodle Ring exists, so we can cook them in one recipe after another. And, doesn't it make sense that we honor the Noodle Ring with its own very special day!?
BTW: Is the proper term "Noodle Ring" or "Ring Noodle"? We will let you make the call on this important question.
Get your fill of noodle rings today. After all, that's what this day is for.
Origin of National Noodle Ring Day:
We noodled around for a long time, trying to find information on National Noodle Ring Day. We found absolutely no information on this very special day. (Wow, what a surprise!)
There was some reference to this as a "National Day". Most food related holidays are called "National". However, we found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
Here is a recipe for a Noodle Ring that sounds great!