Good 46º cloudy morning
The clouds yesterday were amazing!
Happy Throw Back Thursday...
This bear managed to get stuck under the Truckee Bridge back in 2007 and was rescued...
Yesterday I went out back to feed the birds and lately I have noticed a new visitor... a raven. He doesn't seem nervous when I go out there and doesn't fly away, but loves the cracked corn. I will have to get a picture of him!!! Here is some interesting info on Ravens and vs Crows...
This recipe from Mr. Food Test Kitchen. Sounds and looks wonderful and soooooooooooo easy!
Here's a casserole side dish that tastes rich enough to serve for the holidays, or when you've got company coming over. Our Rice and Asparagus Casserole is creamy, cheesy, and full of fresh asparagus. It's an unforgettable side dish!
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, cleaned, trimmed, and cut into 1-inch pieces
- 3 cups cooked rice, cooled
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 8-inch-square baking pan with cooking spray
- In a large pot of boiling water, cook asparagus until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
- In a medium-sized bowl, combine rice, salt, onion powder, cayenne pepper, sour cream, milk, and 1-1/2 cups of cheese.
- Spoon half of rice mixture into prepared baking pan. Arrange three-quarters of asparagus on top, then spoon remaining rice mixture over asparagus. Top with remaining asparagus.
- Bake 30 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top and bake and additional 5 minutes.
Yesterday was a special birthday, Gerry Plunk, the husband of a daily drivel pal, Lydia. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GERRY!!
The man is suffering with brain cancer. Please send your prayers for him!
Today is a special birthday.... Sally Harper, wife of the infamous Wilsonite Jim Harper! HAPPY BIRTHDAY SALLY!!
Historically this date..........
1924 – J. Edgar Hoover is appointed the Director of the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation, and remains so until his death in 1972.
1954 – Bill Haley & His Comets release "Rock Around the Clock", the first rock and rollrecord to reach number one on the Billboard charts.
2002 – F.B.I. agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for selling United States secrets to Moscow for $1.4 million in cash and diamonds.
2005 – A hand grenade thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he is giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi,Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.
And births this date include....
1936 – Gary Owens, American actor and announcer (d. 2015)
All I know. Nuff said. Happy TBT. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo