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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

No Fog ~ Sun! ~ Schwans Order ~ Strange Town Name ~ Hot Chocolate Day 

Good 34ยบ  ice on the barn roof morning and no fog! ... last day of January!

Yesterday the sun actually came through and blue sky was visible early for a couple hours. Happy Dude!!

My Schwans order came..... yeah
Beef Broccoli Skillet Meal

Cheese Curds

Shrimp Spring Rolls w/ Sweet Thai Chili Sauce

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

Chicken Egg Rolls w/ Sweet Chili Sauce

Orange Chicken Skillet Meal

Key Lime Pie

Vegetable Fried Rice

Lasagna Roll-Ups

Special day today...
59th Wedding Anniversary of pal Karen and her hubby Herman Baertschiger!

Today is also the anniversary of my parents.... Leslie and Margaret (Mills) Laney. They "eloped" to Tombstone Az and were married in 1926.

Historically this date.............

1876 – The United States orders all Native Americans to move into reservations. 
1930 – 3M begins marketing Scotch Tape.

1957 – Eight people on the ground in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.

1971 – Apollo programApollo 14 – Astronauts Alan ShepardStuart Roosa, and Edgar Mitchell, aboard a Saturn V, lift off for a mission to the Fra Mauro Highlands on the Moon.

2001 – In the Netherlands, a Scottish court convicts Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and acquits another Libyan citizen for their part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 overLockerbie, Scotland in 1988. 
...............and then those high court morons let him go! 

And births this date include.... 
1872 – Zane Grey, American novelist (d. 1939)

His home in Avalon on Catalina Island, turned into a hotel, was a favorite place for Jerry and I to stay. Whatta view!

1902 – Tallulah Bankhead, American actress (d. 1968)

1919 – Jackie Robinson, American baseball player (d. 1972)

1934 – James Franciscus, American actor (d. 1991)

1937 – Suzanne Pleshette, American actress (d. 2008)

Died from lung cancer.... dem damn cigarettes!

1947 – Nolan Ryan, American baseball player

1959 – Anthony LaPaglia, Australian actor

1981 – Justin Timberlake, American singer

There are lots of strange named towns in the US. Saw a commercial the other night and this woman was in Kiester. I looked it up.... Kiester Minnesota! OMG.

Then she talked about healing your keister with Preparation H ! Dictionary says it is a noun for "buttocks". The town in Minnesota spells it different.... i before e! Makes you wonder who comes up with these names!

Dinner was Schwans crab cakes and veggie fried rice.....
SUPER yummy!!!

Then chair, wine, and TV... the President's speech.... He honored so many people. That was so nice! Good job Mr. President! 

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

Here are today’s five thing to know about Hot Chocolate:

  1. What’s the difference between Hot Chocolate and Hot Cocoa? Hot Chocolate uses milk or milk chocolate while Hot Cocoa uses only powdered cocoa

  2. The first hot chocolate was Mayan, and it was served with chili peppers!

  3. In Spain, hot chocolate with churros is considered a working man’s breakfast.

  4. Hot chocolate has antioxidants and flavonols, very healthy nutrients.  Just skip the sugar.

  5. Chocolate is the 3rd most traded commodity in the world. 1st is oils, 2nd is coffee.