Good 49º less smoke morning..............
Yesterday the smoke stayed low and heavy. My mountain completely disappeared! Neither Bruiser or Dude wanted to be outside. Me either! We warmed to 88º.
It was just as smokey in Grants Pass.....
Then by early evening the smoke dissipated quite a bit with a little breeze!
Here is the update posted yesterday afternoon re the fires in our area... We are close to the Taylor Creek and Garner Complex fires that are in Josephine County near Grants Pass...
In case you didn't hear about the shooting inside Lakewood Sheriff's Station on Friday, here is the news report on it...
Picture of the Day....
Here is a yummy easy potato side dish....
Creamy Cheesy Potatoes
Creamy Cheesy Potatoes
1 16oz package O'brien frozen potatoes, thawed (or use plain frozen diced potatoes)
1 cup sour cream
1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 10½ oz can cheddar cheese soup
1 cup milk
salt, pepper, garlic powder (or garlic salt and pepper)
4 T. butter
Preheat oven to 350º
Season potatoes to taste. Spray casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
In a bowl combine milk, soup, and sour cream. Add potatoes and 1 cup of cheddar cheese.
Spread evenly into casserole dish and push a tablespoon of the butter into the mixture at 4 different places. (This will help prevent sticking while the dish cooks. Top with remaining cheese.
Bake 30-45 minutes, or until cheese starts to brown.
Historically this date....
1898 – The Hawaiian flag is lowered from ʻIolani Palace in an elaborate annexation ceremony and replaced with the flag of the United States to signify the transfer of sovereignty from the Republic of Hawaii to the United States.
1944 – Nazi German troops end the week-long Wola massacre, during which time at least 40,000 people were killed indiscriminately or in mass executions.
1994 – Major League Baseball players go on strike. This will force the cancellation of the1994 World Series.
And births this date include...
... there was a restaurant on Hollywood Blvd near Highland called Diamond Jim's. It was SO GOOD!!! Went there a few times. It closed years ago!
1910 – Jane Wyatt, American actress (d. 2006)
1939 – George Hamilton, American actor
Later dinner was the rest of the Schwans Shrimp Spring Rolls and veggies. Trying to eat as much in the freezer as I can so I have room for new stuff!!!
Then chair, wine, and TV. Reruns of Hawaii 5-0, NCIS LA, and Blue Bloods.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
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