Good 53º scattered clouds morning.
Yesterday we topped at 101º.
Picture of the Day ... then and now...George Hamilton age 81
George Hamilton has acted in 120 movies during his career, most notably Love Possessed and Love at First Bite. More recently, in 2019 he played Jack in the TV show Grace and Frankie, and Spencer Blitz in American Housewife.
Interesting Facts About the State of Georgia...
Georgia was named for King George II of England.
Cumberland Island National Seashore contains the ruins of Dungeness, the once magnificent Carnegie estate. In addition, wild horses graze among wind swept dunes.
The late John F. Kennedy, Jr. and his future wife stopped in Kingsland on the way to their marriage on Cumberland Island.
Historic Saint Marys Georgia is the second oldest city in the nation.
The City of Savanna was the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
It sailed from Georgia.
It sailed from Georgia.
On January 19, 1861, Georgia joined the Confederacy.
The official state fish is the large mouth bass.
In Gainesville, the Chicken Capital of the World it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork.
Georgia is the nations number one producer of the three Ps–peanuts, pecans, and peaches.
Each year Georgia serves as a host to the International Poultry Trade Show, the largest poultry convention in the world.
Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River.
Coca-Cola was invented in May 1886 by Dr. John S. Pemberton in Atlanta, Georgia. The name “Coca-Cola” was suggested by Dr. Pemberton’s bookkeeper, Frank Robinson. He penned the name Coca-Cola in the flowing script that is famous today. Coca-Cola was first sold at a soda fountain in Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta by Willis Venable.
If the gang is used to you serving plain cocktail meatballs on game day, you better make extra this time, 'cause they're likely to eat a bunch more of these Sweet and Sour Meatballs...even before the game officially begins!
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 (12-ounce) jar cocktail sauce
- 3/4 cup grape jelly
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Two special birthdays today..... Wilsonite Doug Gossage is celebrating. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG!
And...... Sandy (Todoran) Beck's sister Babette (Todoran) Faust is celebrating. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABETTE! (with her Jim)
Historically this date.....
1935 – The dust bowl heat wave reaches its peak, sending temperatures to 109°F in Chicago and 104°F in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1966 – Michael Pelkey makes the first BASE jump from El Capitan along with Brian Schubert. Both came out with broken bones. BASE jumping has now been banned from El Cap.
And births this date include...
1969 – Jennifer Lopez, American actress and singer
All I know. Nuff said. Have a good Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo