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Friday, April 12, 2019

Gloom/Rain ~ All Natural Pest/James & Jack ~ Picture of the Day ~ Moose/Elk/Deer ~ Noodles Peas 'n Cheese ~ Rico Suavé & Annette Escalante ~ Bruiser ~ National Grilled Sandwich Day

Good 44º and super gloomy and no sun again morning.
Yesterday the gloom hung around and we had a bit of rain.

Then James Stewart of All Natural Pest Elimination came and refilled one of the pest bait containers and renewed my contract with the company.
Here is their crew and James at the top with the arrow....
I have been dealing with this company for about 10 years now and they are GREAT! All of their people are really super nice, James, Senior Inspector, for one, and also their Director of Operations Jack Fimple,
former catcher for the LA Dodgers!!!

Picture of the Day... perfectly timed

Interesting about Moose....

This animal is called the moose in North America and the elk in Eurasia. It belongs to the deer family and represents the largest extant species of it. The distinguishing feature of the moose or the elk is its palmate antlers typical of the males. Other representatives of the deer family usually have dendritic antlers.

Skin color is darker in moose than in elk. – The legs are paler than the body color in moose, whereas elks have darker legs compared to body color. – Additionally, moose has drooping lips, but elk does not.


Moose used to dwell in a wide range, but nowadays, as the result of hunting and human influence, they typically inhabit boreal and mixed deciduous forests of the Northern Hemisphere in temperate to subarctic climates. Moose have been reintroduced to some of their former habitats. A moose can walk from the very first day of its life. Anyway, baby moose (calves) spend the first year of their life with their mothers and leave with the birth of the new calf.
Currently, most moose are found in Canada, Alaska, New England, Scandinavia, Latvia, Estonia and Russia. Moose's special diet consists mostly of terrestrial and aquatic plants, as they are known as herbivores.

This Noodles, Peas 'n' Cheese recipe will help you put dinner together with no fuss. After you've got your main dish set, you just have to mix your veggies and noodles together for this all-in-one easy side dish.


  • 1 (12-ounce) package wide egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 (10 ¾-ounce) can Cheddar cheese soup
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas

  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Coat a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook noodles according to package directions and drain; place in a large bowl and mix with melted butter. 
  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except peas, until well blended. Add to noodles and mix to evenly coat noodles. Mix in peas then pour mixture into prepared casserole dish.
  4. Bake 40 minutes, or until top is light golden and crunchy.

Special anniversary today.... Richard (aka Rico Suavé) and his Annette Escalante are celebrating their 22nd Anniversary. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KIDS!

Rico retired from the Sheriff's Dept. Rico was an LET (Law Enforcement Tech) at the Sheriff's Department Range at BC and he also went to the same high school I did, Woodrow Wilson, but he graduated 20 years after I did!
Historically this date......
1945 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies while in office; vice-president Harry Truman is sworn in as the 33rd President.

1955 – The polio vaccine, developed by Dr. Jonas Salk, is declared safe and effective.

1961 – The Russian (Sovietcosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to travel into outer space and perform the first manned orbital flight, in Vostok 3KA-2 (Vostok 1).

1981 – The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place - the STS-1 mission.

1999 – US President Bill Clinton is cited for contempt of court for giving "intentionally false statements" in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.

And births this date include....
1932 – Tiny Tim, American singer, ukulele player, and archivist (d. 1996)
1947 – Tom Clancy, American author (d.2013)
1947 – David Letterman, American comedian and talk show host
GAWD how stupid he looks in a suit and white socks!!!!! 

1950 – David Cassidy, American actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Partridge Family)
             ..........young & cute, DUI mug, ewwww.....

1956 – Andy García, Cuban actor
Later it was (again, as usual) chair, wine, TV, and the Bruiser napping in my lap! Happy boy.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy TGIF. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day is observed annually on April 12th.  Listed in a reader’s opinion poll, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are among one of the top comfort foods in the United States.
According to food historians, cooked bread and cheese is an ancient food, enjoyed across the world in many cultures.  The United States modern version of the grilled cheese sandwich originated in the 1920s when inexpensive sliced bread and American cheese became easily available. Originally it was made as an open-faced sandwich.
United States government cookbooks describe Navy cooks broiling “American cheese filling sandwiches” during World War II.
Grilled cheese sandwiches are versatile thanks to the ability to mix and match cheeses, bread, and seasonings.  Adding sauteed vegetables or herb-infused oils can elevate this simple comfort food to a whole other level.  
Enjoy the following tried and true recipes.