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Monday, April 15, 2019

Rain ~ Bruiser ~ Picture of the Day ~ James Gang ~ Fully Loaded Extreme Cheesy Potato Casserole ~ 415 ~ Aaron Maxwell ~ Jackson Follen ~ Jimmy Schumacher ~ Rogue River Full ~ National Tax Day


Good 36ยบ some blue sky some clouds morning.
 
 
Yesterday the rain was mild and only a short while.
 
 
And Bruiser went out in it and came back in soaked! He likes to get up on the birdbath and drink the water!
 
 
 
Prediction for today is 100% rain. Hmmmmm...... we'll see.

 
 
Picture of the Day....
 

 
 
 
Interesting about the James Gang....
 









Jesse Woodson James (1847 - 1882) and his brother Alexander Franklin James (1843 - 1915) were among the most notorious outlaws of the American West, being members of criminal bands and engaging in robberies that came to typify the hazards of the 19th-century frontier as it has been portrayed in motion-picture westerns.

Reared on a Missouri farm, brothers shared their family’s sympathy with the Southern cause when the American Civil War began in 1861. Frank joined William C. Quantrill’s Confederate guerrillas, becoming friends with Cole Younger, a fellow member. Later Jesse joined “Bloody” Bill Anderson’s guerrilla band.
The war was about to end when bands surrendered, but Jesse was reportedly shot and severely wounded by Federal soldiers while under a flag of truce. In 1866, two brothers and eight other men began their outlaw career by robbing a bank in Liberty, Missouri. Cole Younger and his brothers joined the gang one by one during the next few years. By the way, the James gang robbed banks from Iowa to Alabama and Texas and began holding up trains in 1873.
 
 
 
From the Slow Roasted Italian..
Fully Loaded Extreme Cheesy Potato Casserole....
 

 

Cheesy potato bake kicked up about 12 notches. 3 cheeses, sour cream and bacon come together in this Fully Loaded Extreme Cheesy Potato Casserole to tantalize your taste buds. Rich, creamy and packed with ooey gooey cheese this simple recipe is a keeper!
 
  • 1 pound thick cut bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 2 pound red potatoes, washed and diced
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Colby jack cheese
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 scallion, chopped
 
 
 
 
  1. Preheat oven 400°.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine sour cream, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salt and pepper.   Stir until well combined.  Add potatoes and ¾ of chopped bacon.  Mix until well combined. 
  3. Pour into a greased (6"x10") baking dish.  Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 60-75 minutes, until potatoes are fork tender.  Remove from oven.  Stir.  Sprinkle Colby Jack cheese over top and bake 15 minutes uncovered.
  4. Sprinkle casserole with reserved bacon and scallions.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
 


 
415 in our LASD radio codes is "disturbance". 


And guess who was born on this date! LOL, my step-son Aaron and my grandson Jack! HAPPY BIRTHDAY GUYS!!!
 
Step-son Aaron Maxwell is celebrating #50. HAPPY BIRTHDAY AARON! ♥
 
                               ^With his baby girl Maddie ♥
 
 
 
And my grandson, Jackson Follen is also celebrating #20! HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACK!  ♥
 
 
 
               ^With his girlfriend Evelyn 


 
Today was also the birthday of my daughter-in-law's brother Jimmy Schumacher. RIP Jimmy, you are so missed!!!
 




Historically this date.......

1865 – Abraham Lincoln dies after being shot the previous evening by actor John Wilkes Booth.

1892 – The General Electric Company is formed.

1912 – The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survived.

1923 – Insulin becomes generally available for use by people with diabetes.

1955 – McDonald's restaurant dates its founding to the opening of a franchised restaurant by Ray Kroc, in Des Plaines, Illinois

1969 – The EC-121 shootdown incidentNorth Korea shoots down a United States Navy aircraft over the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 on board.
 

And births this date include....
1452 – Leonardo da Vinci, Italian Renaissance polymath (d. 1519)
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1933 – Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (d. 1995)
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1938 – Claudia Cardinale, Tunisian-born Italian actress
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1951 – Heloise, American columnist
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With all the rain we've had the Rogue River is very full. Here is a photo of Taprock Grill in Grants Pass (shared by Bob Klamm) ....
 
 
Here is what it normally looks like....
 
 


 
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
 

April 15 of each year is National Tax Day.  In the United States, Tax Day is a term for the day on which individual income tax returns are due to the federal government. Tax Day may also refer to April 15 for state tax returns.
Federal income tax filing deadline is midnight on April 15th of every year with extensions occurring when the 15th lands on a Saturday, Sunday or a holiday. In those circumstances, the returns are due the first succeeding day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or a holiday. 
These dates can differ depending on residence as well.  Some years, due to extenuating circumstances such as natural disasters larger extensions have been granted by the Federal Government.

HISTORY
Income tax was first collected in The United States in 1862 to fund the Civil War.  It was deemed unconstitutional due to not being apportioned with conformity across the states. The United States once again enacted income tax with the 16th Amendment in 1913. At that time, the filing deadline was March 1.  In 1918 the deadline was changed to March 15 and then in 1955 for the most recent change, the filing deadline was moved to April 15th.  The day has come to be known as Tax Day.