Yesterday clouds moved in and we had a few sprinkles of rain and we topped at 103º.
Picture of the Day ... then and now, Max Baer Jr....
Max Baer Jr. was best known for his role in Beverly Hillbillies. As of 2021, his net worth is over $65 million. Beyond a career in acting, he was also a producer and a screenwriter. Today, he’s 83 years old.
Interesting about Iowa....
Ripley’s Believe It or Not has dubbed Burlington’s Snake Alley the most crooked street in the world.
On the other hand, this is Lombard Street in San Francisco and it's been called "the crookedest street in the world" ! Both look the same.
Elk Horn in the largest Danish settlement in the United States.
Wright County has the highest percentage of grade-A topsoil in the nation.
Quaker Oats, in Cedar Rapids, is the largest cereal company in the world.
Dubuque is home to the only county courthouse with a gold dome.
Herbert Hoover, a West Branch native, was the 31st president of the United States and the first one born west of the Mississippi.
The famous actor John Wayne was born in Winterset on May 26, 1907.
Iowa State University is the oldest land grant college in the U.S.A.
From Mr. Food
This simple goulash recipe is a skillet sensation! Made with ground beef, macaroni, and lots of mozzarella cheese for a hearty weeknight dinner everyone will love. Plus, we added a little bit of our favorite Italian seasonings. Because it's so easy to make, we know our Italian Goulash Skillet is going to be one of your favorites too!
- 1/2 pound elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 (24-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
Special birthdays today, my late friend Erika Norman's husband Spencer is celebrating. He is also the father of Cathy (LASD ret). Happy Birthday Spencer!!
And my former Temple City neighbor Marie Vincent is celebrating. Happy Birthday Marie!!
Historically this date....
1923 – As vice president, Calvin Coolidge becomes the 30th President of the United States after the death of Warren G. Harding
1964 – Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy.
..........and my Brian joins the Marines!
And births this date include...
All I know. Nuff said. Have a good Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo