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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Throw Back Thursday ~ Fairy Tale Journeys ~ Fishing ~ John Wayne ~ Porch Time

Good 48ยบ cloudy morning.

Throw Back Thursday...
Brian and Jen had gone on a trip to Germany back in 2005 as a "bonus" the company he was then working for.
LOL, they found this Harley dealer....

And speaking of Jennifer... my daughter-in-love has a Fairy Tale Journeys site...
She will set up and book you for a super Hawaiian vacation at the Aulani Disney Resort and Spa.... check out the site.

This fishing compilation, 1 1/2 minutes, is hilarious. If you fish or like to, watch. You will die with laughter!!!! (Thanks George Bachmeier .. LASD ret... for sharing this!!)

A very special birthday today.... Marion Michael Morrison - John Wayne May 26th 1907 -June 11, 1979 ...
A very prominent Hollywood Republican!


Interesting, Jerry's mom wanted to name him John Wayne Maxwell, but his dad said "absolutely not" and so he was named Jerry Wayne Maxwell. Also, my sister's name was Marion!!!!

Historically this date......
1783A Great Jubilee Day held at North Stratford, Connecticut celebrated end of fighting in American Revolution.

1868 – The impeachment trial of U.S. President Andrew Johnson ends with Johnson being found not guilty by one vote.

1969Apollo program: Apollo 10 returns to Earth after a successful eight-day test of all the components needed for the forthcoming first manned moon landing.

1977George Willig climbs the South Tower of New York City's World Trade Center.

1983 – A strong 7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, triggering a tsunami that kills at least 104 people and injures thousands. Many people go missing and thousands of buildings are destroyed.

1998 – The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York.

2004 – The United States Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.

And births this date include....
1886Al Jolson, American singer (d. 1950)

1912 – Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (d. 1980)

1923James Arness, American actor (d. 2011)
... another Hollywood Republican! Apparently that pissed off Lady Bird Johnson because she loved Gunsmoke!

1949 – Hank Williams Jr., American singer

1951Sally Ride, American astronaut (d. 2012)

UPS Dave was here with my new wireless keyboard and mouse for the new computer. I hope the computer comes soon!!! Later in the afternoon FedEx came with the computer monitor. One more part .....

Darrin from the pest control company came over about 2pm. He re-baited the ground squirrel traps. We were talking about the Dodgers, an employee of the pest company he works for used to be a Dodger catcher from '82-'87. I said I had always been a Dodger fan. His grandson is now and he asked Darrin who his favorite Dodger was. He told him Sandy Koufax. His grandson had no idea who that was!!! LOL.

Again it was so nice out on the porch... just enjoyed it... no clouds yesterday...

Later Dave came and finished the brush-hogging.

Dinner was reruns.

All I know. Happy TBT. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
May 26th
National Blueberry Cheesecake Day