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Monday, May 2, 2016

Stuff ~ Dennis Richardson ~ 20 Best Small Towns To Visit ~ Greg Walden ~ Brothers & Sisters Day

Good 46º scattered clouds morning. 
Yesterday after putzing around in the house I was going to mow, but back was being killer, so put it off til today or Tuesday. Then Dude ran and I drove the golf cart to the road to put out the trash can. I cut up some boxes for the recycle can also.
I put up my Dennis Richardson for Secretary of State sign, LOVE Dennis, good guy, Viet Nam veteran...
 with the help of my neighbor Frank, who showed up at the right moment!   
Sunny day and temps hit 82º.
Perfect day for Brian and Tucker... they went and played golf!
Laura (Vincent) Virant (former Temple City neighbor and Kristen's pal) shared this...
Subject: The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016 | Travel | Smithsonian
#11 is Jacksonville Oregon. Great place to visit! The Jacksonville Inn good place to eat and the area is surrounded by wineries.

Another fav restaurant is the Bella Union with their outside dining patio....

Jacksonville is also a fun place for shopping...
Historically this date...

1945 – World War II: The US 82nd Airborne Division liberates Wöbbelin concentration camp finding 1000 dead inmates, most starved to death.

1946 – The "Battle of Alcatraz" takes place, killing two guards and three inmates.

1952 – The world's first ever jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet 1 makes its maiden flight, from London to Johannesburg.

2000 – President Bill Clinton announces that accurate GPS access would no longer be restricted to the United States military.

And births this date include....
1903 – Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and author (d. 1998)

1936 – Engelbert Humperdinck, Indian-born singer

1946 – Lesley Gore, American singer (d. 2015)

1952 – Christine Baranski, American actress

1972 – Dwayne Johnson, American professional wrestler and actor

1975 – David Beckham, English footballer

I had picked up my mail yesterday and my primary ballot was there so I filled that out. Shall be an interesting election! Cleaned out some old old paperwork. Paid bills. Made a donation to my friend Greg Walden's campaign for US Congress. Out of the 5 Congressmen, he's the only conservative congressman from Oregon! And both our senators are Dems. Greg stands up for our military and veterans and their medical and benefits and the 2nd Amendment. GO GREG!!! 

Later dinner was reruns, chair, wine, and TV.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 2nd
Brothers and Sisters Day
             My wedding day June 14, 1975... L-R Mom, Betty, me, Marion
Brothers and Sisters Day is a day to cherish your siblings. Sure, there are times when you love your brothers and sisters. And, there's times when you want to disown them. All in all, having a brother and/or a sister or two, is invaluable. The older you get, the more you learn to appreciate them.
Celebrate Brothers and Sisters Day by touching them in some way.  A card or a phone call is appropriate for those who are separated by too many miles. A visit, or sharing a meal together, is a great way to enjoy this special day.  
Don't have a brother or sister? Become a "Big Brother" or Big Sister". Chances are, there is an organization in your area. And, they need your help.
Brothers and Sisters Day is similar to National Sibling Day, held on April 10th.