Good 44º clear sunny morning.
It stayed beautiful all day yesterday and we hit the mid 80ºs.
Yesterday I was doing some searching about woodpeckers and their nesting... the male and felmale woodpeckers will excavate a cavity in a tree for the nest to incubate the eggs for about 2 weeks. Generally they lay 4 eggs. When the woodpeckers hatch they are blind and do not have feathers.
One parent brings the food and the other stays with the young. The birds generally leave the nest after 25-30 days.
Acorn Woodpeckers eat acorns and insects (and other arthropods). The woodpeckers harvest acorns directly from oak trees and are famous for their habit of storing nuts—primarily acorns, but also almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, and pinyon pine nuts—in individually drilled holes in one or more storage trees.
So, here's my power pole, acorns put in the cracks by the woody guys!
Roasted Corn Queso Fundido
A hot melted cheese dip filled sweet roasted corn!
1 tablespoon butter
- 2 cups corn (fresh or frozen)
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
- 1/2 red pepper, finely diced
- 1/2 pound Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat, add the corn, onion, jalapeno and red pepper toss and let it sit until slightly charred, mix it up and let it char again, about 6-10 minutes.
Mix the cheese, mayo, lime juice, salt and pepper, place back into the pan and cook over medium-low heat until the cheese has melted before enjoying while warm topped with cilantro!
Picture of the day....
Historically this date.......
1886 – The U.S. President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in the White House, becoming the only president to wed in the executive mansion.
1924 – The U.S. President Calvin Coolidge signs the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.
1953 – The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, who is crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories & Head of the Commonwealth, the first major international event to be televised.
1997 – In Denver, Colorado, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder andconspiracy for his role in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal BuildinginOklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was executed four years later.
2012 – The former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life imprisonmentfor his role in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
And births this date include...
1731 – Martha Washington, American wife of George Washington, 1st First Lady of the United States (d. 1802)
1904 – Johnny Weissmuller, Romanian-American swimmer and actor (d. 1984)
1937 – Sally Kellerman, American actress and singer
She has really had a bad and weird life!
1938 – Ron Ely, American actor
1941 – Stacy Keach, American actor and producer
(I met him once at the Pomona Gun Show. Adam Henry! So in love with himself!)
Later dinner was Schwans Pasta Shrimp Broccoli Alfredo and some asparagus. YUMMMMMM!!!!
I was watching the news and KOBI showed a photo taken by friend Debbie Flores of the sunrise and a hot air balloon at the Grants Pass Hot Air Balloon Festival. Neat shot Debbie!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
Go pick one up from the store, shred it and make a salad, or cut it up and put in refrigerator biscuits with butter/garlic/parsley/cheese and maybe a little pesto and bake the biscuits. Mmmmmmm.....