Good 43º morning.
Yesterday the smoke stayed away and we topped at 94º.
Picture of the Day ... funny named football players next to each other..
Interesting about New York ....
The 641 mile transportation network known as the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway is the longest toll road in the United States.
The Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan is the only school in the world offering a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing.
Dairying is New York’s most important farming activity with over 18,000 cattle and or calves farms.
New York City has 722 miles of subway track.
The “New York Post” established in 1803 by Alexander Hamilton is the oldest running newspaper in the United States.
The first railroad in America ran a distance of 11 miles between Albany and Schenectady.
The first capital of the United States was New York City. In 1789 George Washington took his oath as president on the balcony at Federal Hall.
The Genesee River is one of the few rivers in the world that flows south to north.
Gennaro Lombardi opened the first United States pizzeria in 1895 in New York City.
On July 28, 1945 an Army Air Corps B-25 crashed into the Empire State Building at the 79th floor level.
The Big Apple is a term coined by musicians meaning to play the big time.
The oldest cattle ranch in the US was started in 1747 at Montauk on Long Island.
New York was the first state to require license plates on cars.
New York has over 70,000 miles of rivers and streams.
Oozing with strawberry jam, our Homemade Jelly Donuts are so melt-in-your-mouth-good, you'll never buy store-bought donuts again.
- 2 (7.5-ounce) containers refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (10 biscuits each)
- 1/4 cup strawberry jam
- 2 cups vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
***If you prefer, you can top the donuts with a mixture of granulated sugar and cinnamon instead of the confectioners' sugar.
Special birthday today, Becky Lundell, wife of the infamous Wilsonite Greg Lundell, is celebrating today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BECKY!! xo
Historically this date.....
1965 – Becoming the first Pope to ever visit the United States of America and the Western hemisphere, Pope Paul VI arrives in New York.
And births this date include...
For my birthday, my pal Sandy (Todoran-Beck) sent me a virus preventive mask with the USMC logo on it. I then sent for one for my Brian....
I was really thrilled. I wear my USMC sweatshirt all the time and several times people have asked me if I had been a Marine. I tell then, "Close. I married a Marine and gave birth to a Marine"!
If you have family or friends who were in the military.... US Army, US Air Force, US Navy... you can get them one on amazon:
10-4 is a radio code for "acknowledged".... or 'gotcha, good buddy' !
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo