Good 44º cloudy morning.
Yesterday we started dark cloudy and cool.....
We topped at 71º.
Picture of the Day ... perfectly timed!
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.
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.
Young aviator Tony Jannus made history on January 1, 1914 when he flew the world’s first scheduled passenger service airline flight from St. Petersburg’s downtown yacht basin to Tampa.
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.
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.
That's right! We've combined two classic sandwiches into one deliciously amazing lunchtime favorite. Our BLT Egg Salad Sandwich is sure to be you're new go-to mid-day meal!
- 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 3 strips cooked bacon, chopped
- 1/2 tomato, chopped
- 3 romaine lettuce leaves
- 6 slices hearty white bread
Special birthday today, Neil Ornstein (LASD ret and former Marine) is celebrating. Happy Birthday Neil!!
Historically this date....
1949 – The celebrities Helen Keller, Dorothy Parker, Danny Kaye, Fredric March, John Garfield, Paul Muni and Edward G. Robinson are named in an FBI report as Communist Party members.
1966 – Topeka, Kansas, is devastated by a tornado that registers as an "F5" on the Fujita Scale: the first to exceed US$100 million in damages. Sixteen people are killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed.
1972 – Vietnam War: The Associated Press photographer Nick Ut takes his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a naked 9-year-old Phan Thị Kim Phúc running down a road after being burned by napalm.
And births this date include...
1925 – Barbara Bush (d.2018), American wife of George H. W. Bush, 41st First Lady of the United States
1933 – Joan Rivers, American comedian, actress, and author (d.2014)
1940 – Nancy Sinatra, American singer and actress
All I know. Nuff said. Have a good Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo