Good 30º morning.
Yesterday it started raining on my mountain...
Later we had winds and the clouds separated and sun came through.
We topped at 63º.
Picture of the Day .... perfect timing! Walking bird!
Interesting about Florida .....
Greater Miami is the only metropolitan area in the United States whose borders encompass two national parks. You can hike through pristine Everglades National Park or ride on glass-bottom boats across Biscayne National Park.
Saint Augustine is the oldest European settlement in North America.
Orlando attracts more visitors than any other amusement park destination in the United States.
Cape Canaveral is America’s launch pad for space flights.
Florida is not the southernmost state in the United States. Hawaii is farther south.
The United States city with the highest rate of lightning strikes per capita is Clearwater.
Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators where the drink was first developed.
Key West has the highest average temperature in the United States.
Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America because the city has 185 miles of local waterways.
When first completed in 1989 the Dame Point Bridge became the longest cable-stayed span in the United States, the longest concrete span of its type in the Western Hemisphere, and the third longest cable-stayed bridge in the world.
Florida is the only state that has 2 rivers both with the same name. There is a Withlacoochee in north central Florida (Madison County) and a Withlacoochee in central Florida. They have nothing in common except the name.
Our version of a taco pie is so flavorful, it doesn't even need the tortilla shell. Crustless Taco Pie is a low-carb, weeknight dinner winner that's sure to be a hit with the whole family!
- 1 pound extra-lean ground beef
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
- 1 cup low-fat (1%) milk
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup reduced-fat, shredded Cheddar cheese
***To really finish off this taco pie, top with some chopped tomatoes, avocado, and a dollop of fat-free sour cream!
Historically this date.....
1962 – Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
2004 – Fidel Castro, Cuba's President, announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned
We used to go to Rau's down on Beverly Blvd to get Jerry's cigars. Hand rolled with Cuban tobacco by Cuban ladies!
And births this date include....
1928 – Anthony Franciosa, American actor (d. 2006)
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Sunday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo