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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Clouds/Rain ~ Dash/Sami/Jack-Jack ~ Congressman Walden ~ New England Clam Dip ~ Original Weight ~ Bittersweet Chocolate Day

Good  38ยบ raining morning. 

The rain yesterday stopped in the morning and then it continued again in the night. 

It looked like this most of the day, with the sun coming through the clouds for maybe 30 minutes.

 And of course..... Mr. Turkey was curious as to what I was doing....


Brian sent me these two photos of Dash....

And Sami holding Dash and his litter mate brother, Jack-Jack...

 Dash and Jack-Jack are characters in a Disney movie, The Incredibles....

Today is a special birthday... our Oregon Congressman Greg Walden is celebrating his birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREG! ♥

What a guy. He does so much for Veterans and our state and gets slammed by the stupid liberals!

Historically this date...
1870 – John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.

2005 – A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing U.S. Route 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.

And births this date include...
1904 – Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (d. 1987)

1939 – Sal Mineo, American actor (d. 1976)
First major actor to come out as homosexual. Stabbed to death at age 37.

1943 – Jim Croce, American singer (d. 1973)
Killed in a plane crash at age 30.

1944 – Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer (d.2016)

1945 – Rod Stewart, Scottish singer

1949 – George Foreman, American boxer

Do you like New England Clam Chowder? If you do, you will love this New England Clam Dip...

1 8oz pkg cream cheese, softened
2 T sour cream
2 6.5oz cans minced clams, drained
1 T chopped fresh parsley
2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 t lemon juice
1 t hot sauce
1/2 t seafood seasoning*
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1/4 t black pepper
*Old Bay seafood seasoning

1. In bowl, combine all ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo

January 10, 2018 is

Bittersweet Chocolate Day

Today is Bittersweet Chocolate Day! Bittersweet chocolate is a sweetened form of dark chocolate made with cocoa liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, and vanilla. Unlike milk chocolate or white chocolate, it does not contain any milk solids. According to FDA standards, bittersweet chocolate must contain at least 35% chocolate liquor (a non-alcoholic liquid produced from cocoa beans).
Consuming bittersweet chocolate on a daily basis is actually quite good for you. All variations of dark chocolate contain antioxidants that lower blood pressure and help protect your heart. Other heart-healthy foods include green tea and blueberries!
In honor of Bittersweet Chocolate Day, treat yourself to a few pieces of your favorite variety!
  • January 10, 2018 is also Houseplant Appreciation Day