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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Snow ~ Erika's Rainbow ~ Blonde? ~ Mark Moran ~ Robyn Mullen ~ Porsches ~ California's 4 Seasons

Good 30ยบ everything is frozen AGAIN morning!

The little bit of snow on my mountain yesterday..

My friend Erika down in La Crescenta took this... two rainbows, the one on the right is hard to see... Neat shot Erika!!!

Ok, see who can spot the blonde in this picture....

Today two special birthdays.... friend Mark Moran (former Jackson Co Fire). Husband of the famous Julie (Mgr at Ace in RR) and father of my go to hair girl, Leah.

                                      HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARK!

Also celebrating today is Robyn Mullen, wife of the infamous Moon (LASD ret)
                                        HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROBYN!

Historically this date...........
1919 – President Woodrow Wilson signs an act of the U.S. Congress establishing most of the Grand Canyon as a United States National Park (see Grand Canyon National Park).

1987 – Iran-Contra affair: The Tower Commission rebukes President Ronald Reagan for not controlling his national security staff.

1993 – World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below theNorth Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over a thousand.

And births this date include...
1829 – Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)

1846 – William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, American frontiersman (d. 1917)

1852 – John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon and advocate (d. 1943)

1887 – William Frawley, American actor (d. 1966)

1916 – Jackie Gleason, American actor, writer, composer and comedian (d. 1987)

1920 – Tony Randall, American actor (d. 2004)

1928 – Fats Domino, American musician
This brings back so many fun memories!.....

1953 – Michael Bolton, American singer

1958 – Susan J. Helms, American astronaut
Were you right about the blonde???

Yesterday I finished my taxes! Yeah! Now to mail them off.

Later dinner was reruns. Chair, wine, and Blue Bloods (natch) and an interesting 30 minutes show about Porsches ... from their inception to today...Barry Perrou (LASD ret) told me about the show so I found it and recorded it. 

This car amazed everyone. Was phenomenal on the race track! Boy did I love driving mine on winding roads.

Ok, stand by, today is one of California's 4 seasons.... 
1. Fires 

2. Floods

3. Riots 

4. Oscars

I don't give a ---- so won't be watching! They all remind me of that song from West Side Story...

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
February 26th
National Pistachio Day

National Pistachio Day is a nutty day. (How apropos today would be the Hollyweird Oscars!!!) You can celebrate National Pistachio Day by eating them, and learning more about them. We're going to help with the learning part........ read on.
Nutty Pistachio Facts:
Pistachios grow on trees. They are native to the Middle East.
Its a long wait to get the first nut. A pistachio tree takes 7-10 years to mature.
California is the major producer in the U.S.
Pistachios are harvested in September by machines that shake the trees. It less than a minute.
Its open hull is unique. The nut is ripe when the hull splits open.
People in the Middle East call it the "smiling nut" and in China its called the "happy nut".
Pistachios are nutritious, so eat them up!
Celebrate today by eating Pistachios. They are great plain as a snack, in ice cream, and in a wide range of desserts.