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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Full Moon ~ Armed Forces Day ~ Jimmy Duran ~ Rico Escalante ~ Pasta/Asparagus/Meatballs

Good 47º cloudy morning. Rain predicted for later this afternoon. With that fulll moon, be CAREFUL out there!!!!

Today is Armed Forces Day.
Thank you to all of those who are serving and all of those who have served. God Bless you all for that!

It stayed pretty cloudy and cool all day yesterday. Never even got to 60º...

Breakfast was fruit and cottage cheese....

Two special birthdays today.... friend Lt. Jimmy Duran (LASD) is celebrating. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JIMMY!!!
With his son James, also a Deputy!

And pal Rico 'Suave' Escalante (LET LASD BC Range) is celebrating. HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICO!!!
Signing up shooters for a spring match at BC....

Historically this date
1881 – The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton in Washington, D.C..

1917 – The Great Atlanta fire of 1917 causes $5.5 million in damages, destroying some 300 acres including 2,000 homes, businesses and churches, displacing about 10,000 people and leading to only fatality (due to heart attack).

1927Charles Lindbergh touches down at Le Bourget Field in Paris, completing the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

1932 – Bad weather forces Amelia Earhart to land in a pasture in Derry, Northern Ireland, and she thereby becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

1976 – The Yuba City bus disaster occurs in Martinez, California. 29 are killed making it the deadliest road accident in U.S. history.

And births this date include...
1916 – Harold Robbins, American novelist (d. 1997)

1917Raymond Burr, Canadian actor (d. 1993)

1957 – Judge Reinhold, American actor
He never impressed me, maybe because he always seemed to play a gawky dorky dumbo. Can't imagine that is too far from his real personality!

Later I got to cooking.

I had some asparagus, spinach & kale ravioli, lemon simmer sauce in the fridge. And some Omaha Steaks Italian meatballs in the freezer.
I boiled the ravioli, baked the meatballs, and boiled the asparagus. I put it all, after draining, in the casserole Crock*Pot on 'warm'.

Then later I added in the lemon simmer sauce on the ravioli and added some cut tomatoes when I served it.


By 5:30 the clouds were separating and there was actually blue sky up there!

So, it was dinner on my lap, wine, movie.... I'll tell you about the movie tomorrow. It was called Joy.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 21st
National Strawberries & Cream Day
Mmmmmm..... strawberry shortcake!!!!!