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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Omelette ~ Clouds ~ Woodpeckers ~ Sami Gymnastics ~ Dodgers ~ Today's NFL Games ~ Aleve ~ Jan Esquivel ~ Chili Mac and Cheese ~ Crab Cakes & Veggies ~ Cherries Jubilee

Good 37º clear ice on the barn roof morning.

My breakfast was an omelette cooked in my new omelette maker... I stirred together two eggs, a spoonful of mayonnaise (makes the eggs creamy and rich) and added in some ricotta cheese and mini diced tomato. OMGOOOOD!!!
I leave the omelette in 12 minutes sometimes and it gets a little crusty on the outside. I like it.

Yesterday our weather stayed pretty cool most of the morning. We did warm to 68º by 1pm... cloudy..... and then we topped at 78º.

I went out to take pictures and the woodpeckers were all over the wood power pole. I aimed my long lens at them and they took off! I guess they thought it was a gun and I was going to shoot them. Saw a couple in the tree...

Yesterday Brian and family went to Eugene for Sami's gymnastic competition... She won 2nd place in the Vault!! CONGRATULATIONS SAMI!!!! oxxoox

OMGOSH, the Dodgers did it!!! Clinched the NL West! Amazed me, as I thought they were going down down down!!

So.............. here are today's football games:

Oh no Kristen, your Jets are playin' Alex's Dolphins! flying is so safe,  why do they call the airport the terminal? 

A long time ago Jerry and I were both told not to take Tylenol, as we liked to drink alcohol. Me... wine, Jerry Jack in the Black and Tequila. We were told by the doctor that the Tylenol will destroy your liver so much faster if you take it and drink. Ok, then... we were told Ibuprofen was good. I have taken it for a long time and finally it had started to make my stomach uncomfortable and also didn't stop the pain like I hoped it would. So, I thought I'd try Aleve.
OMGOSH, it works sooooo much better and takes the pain out of my back and shoulder!!! I am totally amazed!!!

Here is some information, Ibuprofen vs Aleve:
Historically this date....
1906 – U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation's first National Monument.

1957 – President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.

2005 – Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texasand portions of southwestern Louisiana.

2008 – The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is topped off at 1,389 feet (423 m), at the time becoming the world's highest residence above ground-level.

And births this date include....
1896 – F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist (d. 1940)

1924 – Sheila MacRae, singer & actress (d.2014)

1930 – John W. Young, American astronaut

1936 – Jim Henson, American puppeteer (d. 1990)

1941 – Linda McCartney, American singer and photographer (d. 1998)

....and today is the birthday of my friend Jan Esquivel ..
Jan is the hardworking wife and backup for our state Representative Sal Esquivel, R-Medford District 6.


Ok, now... here's a good and easy recipe that combines two favorites... mac and cheese and chili beans....This from Mr. Food Test Kitchen:

1 pound elbow macaroni
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups milk
1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
2 (15-ounce) cans chili with beans
1 cup French-fried onions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large pot, cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  3. In the same pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour, mustard, salt, and pepper; mix well. Gradually add milk and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add 2 cups cheese and continue stirring until melted. Remove from heat and stir in macaroni. Spoon mixture into baking dish.
  4. Pour chili evenly over macaroni and cheese, and top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Sprinkle French-fried onions over top.
  5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until heated through and golden.

Dinner last night was some of Omaha Steaks Mini Crab Cakes... and some Schwans Fire-Roasted Veggies... OMGOOD~!!!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
September 24th
National Cherries Jubilee Day

National Cherries Jubilee Day will make cherry lovers jubilant. If you enjoy cherries, you must absolutely love this day.
Cherries Jubilee is easy to make. All you need is a can of cherry pie filling, some cognac (or brandy) and vanilla ice cream.
Make today as sweet as a cherry. Enjoy National Cherries Jubilee Day to the max!
How to: