Good 39º foggy/cloudy morning.
Yesterday the gloom just hung around. Got some rain, light rain, on and off all day. A touch of blue sky periodically....
I posted this a year ago. Such strange names....
My friend Trish commented on yesterday's blog that Elisha Otis was a strange name to be given to a boy. Otis was the elevator guy! It's not just the first name that is so odd, but it's the last name it's paired with! So, I looked into strange names and found these. OMGOSH!!
Robyn Banks, Emerald Stone, Nora Bone, Dee Zaster, Rosie Peach, Hazel Nutt, Pearl E. Whites, Penny Wise, Pat May Weiner.
Justin Case, Seymour Legg, Tim Burr, Ash Hull, Phil Hole, Woody Bush, Owen Money, Doug Graves, Justin Tune, Lowden Clear, Bernd Onions, Artie Choke, Ted E. Bear (father of Max Bear), Rusty Nails.
Be thankful for the name you have!!!
Picture of the Day....
Non Use of Wipes Danger
Ham and Cheese Pockets...
1 tube Pillsbury Grands Biscuits ((any variety))
8 thin slices ham, turkey, or roast beef ((or any lunch meat))
8 thin slices cheese ((american, Swiss, cheddar, or any variety))
Historically this date.........
1882 – Robert Koch announces the discovery of mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis.
1900 – Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.
1934 – U.S. Congress passes the Tydings-McDuffie Act allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.
1989 – Exxon Valdez oil spill: In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels (38,000 m3)
of petroleum after running aground.
1998 – Jonesboro massacre: Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 11 and 13 respectively, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro,Arkansas; five people are killed and ten are wounded.
Click on the "massacre" link and it is an interesting read. Sick puppies, both...Golden more so.
And births this date include....
1930 – Steve McQueen, American actor (d. 1980)
Born in Emporia, Kansas, Ermey enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1961. Ermey was a drill instructor at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California, and Parris Island, South Carolina from 1965 to 1967. In 1968, Ermey arrived in Vietnam where he served for 14 months with the Marine Wing Support Group 17. He then served two tours of duty in Okinawa, Japan, during which he rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6) and was medically discharged in 1972 for several injuries incurred during his tours
1954 – Donna Pescow, American actress
1976 – Peyton Manning, retired American football player
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo