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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Rain ~ Incident Report ~ Trader Joe's ~ Hachi Movie ~ Rick Castro ~ Weird Shoes ~ Pizza

Good 49º POURING rain SUPER dark gloomy morning!

Yesterday was sunny and we warmed to 73º again. 

I made a trip into Medford to the Sheriff's Office to pick up a copy of the damage report to our mailboxes. 
After the Sheriff's Dept I went to Trader Joe's 
for some wine and a got a can of Guinness beer to cook my corned beef in for St. Paddy's day. The checker had on a green shirt. We talked about St. Paddy's Day and my maiden name of Laney (Irish) and she knew of the Laney River in Ireland! Then she told me she was having an Irish Car Bomb on St. Paddys. 

"This classic St. Patrick's Day drink is simply a shot glass filled with Irish cream and Irish whiskey, dropped into a glass of stout beer. The combination of the three will knock you off your feet!"

As for the police report... I stopped at Brian's office and he called the woman's insurance, Nationwide. Come to find out her insurance on that vehicle expired a year ago!!!!! Great. An insurance investigator for Nationwide called me and I am sending him a copy of the report. We'll see how this goes.

I watched the movie Hachi with Richard Gere about a college professor who finds and befriends a puppy. 

This movie was made in 2009. Never had seen it and now I know why. BORRRRRRING. The only good part was the dog.... an Akita. He was darling. The story line was so slow, no drama, and the end was too sad. Just FYI.

Today is a special birthday.. our long time friend Rick Castro (LASD ret and married to the vivacious Lynda.. also LASD ret) HAPPY BIRTHDAY KICKSTAND!!! xooxox
(Rick has a special nickname...given to him by my Jerry. If you want to know why.... just ask me!!! LOL)

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

1930 – The news of the discovery of Pluto is telegraphed to the Harvard College Observatory.
1938 – World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.

1943 – The HolocaustGerman forces liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Kraków.

1957 – Cuban student revolutionaries storm the presidential palace in Havana in a failed attempt on the life of President Fulgencio Batista.

1991 – The United States Department of Justice announces that Exxon has agreed to pay $1 billion for the clean-up of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska.

1997 – The Phoenix lights are seen over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television.

2000 – Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino retires from the National Football League after 17 seasons.

2008 – Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 per ounce for the first time.

And births this date include.....
1935 – Leslie Parrish, American actress

1939 – Neil Sedaka, American singer and songwriter

1950 – William H. Macy, American actor

1956 – Dana Delany, American actress

Now, these weird shoes cracked me up...........

I stopped at Abby's to get a small pizza for dinner... white sauce, bacon, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, and tomatoes. YUMMMMMM!! 

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

Ear Muff Day

Ear Muff Day celebrates a warm invention...the ear muff! People in cold climates can really appreciate this day. And, they are ever so thankful to the person who created the ear muff. If you live in Florida, you might not even know what an ear muff is.
Ear muffs keep your ears warm, and protect you from ear infections and earaches resulting from icy cold wind and weather. Manufacturers have responded to their popularity with a variety of designs and colors, making one to fit almost anyone's personality.
It is really easy to celebrate Ear Muff Day.... just wear your ear muffs!

Origin of "Ear Muff Day":
Big-eared Chester Greenwood is the father of the Earmuff. Greenwood patented the "Champion Ear Protector" on March 13, 1877. It later became known as "ear mufflers", and was eventually shortened to "earmuffs".