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Friday, February 17, 2017

Rain ~ My Creek ~ Bruiser ~ California Rain/Radar Flood Warning ~ Indian Pudding

Good 39ยบ extremely foggy morning.

By noon yesterday we had gotten another 1/2" of rain and then no more. Supposedly today we are getting rain and approximately another 1/2".  

Talked to pal Patty over at the coast and when we got the 2" of rain, they got 4" of that wet stuff!!! YIKES.

My seasonal creek is filled up and racing to the Evans Creek.... this is right behind the house, coming down from the pond:

More coming down the hill from the neighbors:

Five years ago today I posted this:

Yesterday, in the day time (unusual, as he always showed up before in the dark) the feral cat, "BC" (Black Cat) returned! I had not seen him, nor had any of the food in the back of the golf card disappeared since the Saturday before the Super Bowl. He's been out and about. I thought for sure he was dead. So, when I saw him I got a can of cat food and took it out. He panicked and ran into the trees. I called him several times and left the food. He came back as soon as I came inside...
I had to take these pictures through the darkened glass door and the not too clear....
It will take a while for him to accept me and not be scared. I am so happy he's back and safe!

Now he sleeps in my slippers...

or on his perch by the door....

And while he's comfy this is what keeps us cozy and warm:

Historically this date....

1924 – In Miami, FloridaJohnny Weissmuller sets a new world record in the 100 meters freestyle swimming competition with a time of 57.4 seconds.

1974 – Robert K. Preston, a disgruntled U.S. Army private, buzzes the White House in a stolen helicopter.

2006 – A massive mudslide occurs in Southern LeytePhilippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.

2008 – Kosovo declares independence.

2011 – Libyan protests begin. In Bahrainsecurity forces launched a deadly Pre-dawn raid on protesters in Pearl Roundabout in Manama, the day is locally known as Bloody Thursday.

And births this date include....
1925 – Hal Holbrook, American actor

1939 – Mary Ann Mobley, American actress and beauty queen  (d.2014)

1945 – Zina Bethune, American actress (d. 2012)
... strange thing that happened ... where/how she died.

1954 – Rene Russo, American actress

1956 – Richard Karn, American actor

1962 – Lou Diamond Phillips, American actor

1963 – Larry the Cable Guy, American comedian and actor

1971 – Denise Richards, American actress

1981 – Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress

It looks like from the radar that California is getting hit hard with rain today..

For you San Gabriel Valley folks, an evacuation order was put in place yesterday for Duarte...
Kristen received a notice she should get sand bags. YIKES!
Be safe out there folks!!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy TGIF. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
February 17th
Indian Pudding Day

Info and history and recipe:
Another recipe, very similar: