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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Smoke ~ Grants Pass Back to the 50's ~ Dash ~ Picture of the Day ~ Idyllwild Fire ~ Pizza Zucchini Boats ~ New Magnum PI ~ National Lasagna Day ~ National Lipstick Day ~ National Chicken Wing Day

Good 54º super smokey morning.
Yesterday we had heavy smoke but no triple digits...we warmed to 99º. 
It was "Back to the 50's" in Grants Pass. The parade of 50's cars started at 7pm.
Brian said Dash was going to ride with one of Brian's friends in the parade, but apparently the guy's car broke down. Brian had gotten Dash a bow tie collar.
Picture of the Day

A Temecula man has been charged with intentionally starting nine fires, including the devastating 11,500-acre Cranston Fire in Riverside County's Idyllwild area.
Brandon N. McGlover was charged by the Riverside County District Attorney's Office Friday with 15 felony counts related to nine separate fires. His charges include one count of aggravated arson, five counts of 
arson of an inhabited structure and nine counts of arson of forest or wildland.
of an inhabited structure and nine counts of arson of forest or wildland.

If convicted as charged, McGlover faces a potential life sentence. He is currently being held in lieu of $1 million bail.
He was scheduled to be arraigned at 1:30 p.m Friday.


Pizza Zucchini Boats
Get your finicky eaters to eagerly eat their veggies with this delicious Pizza Zucchini Boats. This recipe delivers an "everybody loves it" pizza taste sure to sail off their plates!
  • 4 zucchini or yellow squash (two of each preferred)
  • 3/4 pound hot Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 1 (14-1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Cut each squash in half lengthwise and scoop out flesh, leaving a 1/4-inch shell. Dice flesh that was removed.
  3. In a large skillet, cook sausage and diced squash over medium heat 5 minutes, or until browned and cooked through, breaking up sausage with a spoon during cooking. Drain mixture and place in a medium bowl. Add drained tomatoes, 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, and salt; mix well.
  4. Fill squash halves with sausage mixture and place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  5. Bake 20 minutes; remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and squash is heated through. Serve immediately.
Historically this date.....
1948 – Olympic GamesThe Games of the XIV Olympiad – after a hiatus of 12 years caused by World War II, the first Summer Olympics to be held since the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, open in London, England, United Kingdom.
.... .and 64 years later they are back in London! (2012)


1965 – Vietnam War: the first 4,000 101st Airborne Division paratroopers arrive in Vietnam, landing at Cam Ranh Bay.


And births this date include... (Willy and Bob Bob!)
1892 – William Powell, American actor (d. 1984)

1924 – Robert Horton, American actor (d.2016)

1933 – Robert Fuller, American actor

Later it was chair, wine, and TV. There is a new show coming this fall, Magnum PI. It will not be as good as the one with Tom Selleck!

(N=New, NTP=New Time Period)
All Times ET/PT
9:00-10:00 PM MAGNUM P.I. (N)
10:00-11:00 PM BULL (NTP)
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo 
You may be heading to your favorite Italian restaurant or making a pan of this delicious dish in your oven at home.  Either way is a great way to celebrate National Lasagna Day, which is recognized each year on July 29.
Lasagna, a wide flat pasta, is possibly one of the oldest kinds of pasta. There is also a dish made with this type of pasta in several layers interspersed with layers of various ingredients and sauces.
  • The origin of lasagna is debated with varying theories. 
  • Originally the word “lasagna” referred to the pot in which the dish was cooked rather than the food itself as it does today.
  • Lasagna was featured in a 14th century England cookbook.
  • Cartoon character Garfield’s favorite food is lasagna.
To celebrate National Lasagna Day, try one of these recipes:
Today is also....

National Lipstick Day is recognized annually on July 29. For some women, lipstick is the only makeup requirement. Whether sheer and light or dark or bright, July 29 is a day for all kinds of lipstick.
Throughout the ages, controversy has surrounded lipstick. British Parliament banned it in 1770 calling it a devilish attempt to trick men into marriage. They likened it to witchcraft. Lipstick has been known to contain poisonous materials.
It is said Sarah Bernhardt created a scandal by applying “lip rouge” in public. Queen Victoria considered it impolite, yet Winston Churchill thought it was an excellent morale booster during WWII and George Washington supposedly was a lipstick wearer.

After a number of years of different establishments selling their version of Buffalo Wings, the city of Buffalo, NY in 1977 proclaimed July 29 to be National Chicken Wing Day.  Establishments like the Anchor Bar, Wings n’ Things and Duff’s all became famous for their wings