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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Moon ~ Fog ~ Rain ~ Snow ~ Pineapple Pie ~ Pumpkin Spice Lattes ~ Air Fried Cod/Stuffed Mushrooms/Artichoke Bottoms ~ BACA

Good 43º somewhat foggy morning.

A little rain last night, 1/10th of an inch. Chance of rain today and tomorrow,one day of sun, then the rest of the week rain. Snow up on the I-5 Siskiyou summit:

Picture of the day:

When I was at Roe Motors on Thursday, Amy of the Roe family, and I had a nice chat. She had copied off a recipe and gave me a copy.
Gonna make it for sure!!! Thanks Amy!
Ok, speaking of food, Dr. Axe has listed bad things in a "this time of year" Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Read this and then Dr. Axe has a healthy variation of the latte at the bottom:

My new computer was supposed to be delivered on Wednesday, but it never showed up. After I got home from the car dealer and errands yesterday here comes FedEx. Yes! The FedEx gal said the plane had mechanical problems in Portland, that was why the delay.  So, going to work on getting it up and running and install all the goodies I want in it. Maybe, or should I say, probably no blog tomorrow, depending.

Historically this date...
1493 – Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed Puerto Rico).

1863 – American Civil WarU.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the military cemetery ceremony at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

1930 – Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow commit their first robbery, the first in a long series of robberies and other criminal acts.

1943 – Holocaust: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.
..... so utterly disgusting. Too bad Hitler couldn't have been turned over to the Jews and let them torture him!!!

1959 – The Ford Motor Company announces the discontinuation of the unpopular Edsel.

1969 – Apollo programApollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the "Ocean of Storms") and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.

1969 – Football player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.
I don't understand why "Soccer" is referred to as "Football"!

1990 – Pop group Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award because the duo did not sing at all on the Girl You Know It's True album. Session musicians had provided all the vocals.

...Damn, I wished that had worked!!!

And births this date include....
....He died at age 20, serving in the military. Never knew about him, this is an interesting read about his short life. Attended Harvard at age 13!!!

1919 – Alan Young, British-born American actor (Mister Ed) (d.2016)
.... ♫♩♬A horse is a horse, of course of course .... ♫♩♬
LOVED that show!!!!

1920 – Gene Tierney, American actress (d. 1991)

1933 – Larry King, American TV personality
....Another one of those irritating TV personalities!

1936 – Dick Cavett, American talk show host!

1938 – Ted Turner, American businessman
Not much respect for this idiot after he married Fonda!

1956 – Ann Curry, American journalist and television anchor
... an Ashland High School graduate...

1956 – Eileen Collins, American astronaut

A retired American astronaut and a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel. A former military instructor and test pilot, Collins was the first female pilot and first female commander of a Space Shuttle. Whatta gal!!!

1961 – Meg Ryan, American actress

1962 – Jodie Foster, American actress

Later I had thawed out some cod and cooked it in the Air Fryer at 400º for 7 minutes on each side. PERFECT!

Then into the Air Fryer went some stuffed mushrooms and a few artichoke bottoms, all drizzled with olive oil and garlic salt on the chokes.

You former LASD will laugh at this club name (not the story!) ... on our local TV news there was a story that in Grants Pass a motorcycle group with connectons to the court and law enforcement is doing a lot for abused children. The club is called BACA!

This is a great organization, but the name ....
Bikers Help Abused Children
We Help Abused Children
Bikers Help Educate Abused Children
Educating Abused Children
just sayin'.......................................................
Sheriff Baca, aka Caca, was a HORRIBLE corrupt man!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
November 19th
National Adoption Day

This special day is promoted and sponsored by a variety of child care and adoption groups. According to the websites of these sponsors, this day was created to finalize thousands of annual adoptions, and to celebrate and give recognition to families that adopt children. It is also intended to raise awareness of the tens of thousands of children awaiting adoption.

Does the idea of being adoptive parents interest you? Thousands upon thousands of children are waiting impatiently for you to take the step, that will bring them the love and happiness of a permanent family surrounding.