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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

11-8

Beyond frustrated. My AOL carrier won't work. I want to reboot the computer with my size 8 snow boot!!! This I am doing from my iPad and can't even tell if the font is big enough! So, no blog until I can get things working again. Sorry

Frozen ~ Coyote ~ Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms ~ Bob & Gaye St Clair ~ Chocolate With Almonds Day


Good 30º everything out there is frozen morning!




No snow on my mountain yet.... and the sun did come out yesterday afternoon...

Dude was barking in the house so I went out and there was Mr. Coyote.... he disappeared fast when he heard me say "hello".... sure is good cammo this time of year!

Do you like mushrooms? I LOVE mushrooms. These are particularly good!


Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms


ingredients

  • 2 pounds mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
directions
  1. Toss the mushrooms in the oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper, arrange in a single layer on a baking pan and roast in a preheated 400º oven until the mushrooms are tender, about 20 minutes, mixing half way through.


Special Anniversary today, Bob (LASD ret) and Gaye St Clair are celebrating their 43rd. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KIDS!

At a party Jerry and I had back in 1975^




Historically this date....
1908 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente, Bolivia.


1910 – The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.


1940 – In Tacoma, Washington, the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses in awindstorm, a mere four months after the bridge's completion.


1944 – Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States of America.


1983 – 1983 United States Senate bombing: a bomb explodes inside the United States Capitol. No people are harmed, but an estimated $250,000 in damage is caused.


"On January 20, 2001, the day he left office, President Bill Clinton commuted Evans's sentence." What an ASSHOLE!
(sorry... but he is!)


2000 – Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, becoming the first former First Lady to win public office in the United States, although actually she still was the First Lady. (GAG GAG AND MORE GAG)


2000 – Controversial US presidential election that is later resolved in the Bush v. GoreSupreme Court Case.
(Thank GOD Gore didn't come out on top!)
 

And births this date include....
1918 – Billy Graham, American evangelist
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1952 – David Petraeus, American military commander
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1959 – Keith Lockhart, American orchestral conductor
..... Boston Pops, a big favorite of mine!
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Later it was another Schwans chicken egg roll with a dipping sauce of mayo and some sweet hot chili sauce and I heated up the cut up yam in some butter. SO GOOD!! Then TV..... NYPD Blue, Blue Bloods, and a Hallmark Christmas movie.


All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
November 7th

National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

National Almond Day is February 16th, National Chocolate Day is October 28th, National Milk Chocolate Day is July 28th, and National White Chocolate Day is September 22nd.
You could also make a Chocolate Almond Delight...

1/2 oz Amaretto almond liqueur
1/2 oz chocolate vodka
1/2 oz Baileys or other Irish cream liqueur
1/2 oz white cream de cacao
1/2 oz Godiva or other chocolate liqueur
2 oz half and half or cream
ice
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into martini glass.
Option: almond or chocolate cookies... finely crush them and plate on a plate, moisten rim of glasses, and press rim into cookies to coat.
Of course... you'd have to have a full bar of items to make this!!