Duck and cover, Minnesota! SIL is headed home. Slowly. (Colorado and NEbraska, also be aware.) She's not driving, at least.
I managed 1/3 mile without worsening the ankle. Yay.
And still no idea if I'm going anywhere in September except out of my mind. Yay.
Today in 1885, Louis Pasteur tested his rabies vaccine. The child upon whom he tested it? One day grew up to direct the Pasteur Institute.
In 1947, ABC Radio aired the first episode of "Candid Microphone"... Yes, the predecessor in its way to "Candid Camera", and now millions of "fail videos" on Youtube.
A decade later, Althea Gibson became the first black athlete to win Wimbledon (tennis). Singles, women.
Today also marks the anniversary of the start of the Biafra War, AKA Biafra-Nigeria War, AKA Nigerian Civil War, in 1967. The war cost over 600,000 lives, and lasted over two years. Biafra was formed by eastern sections of Nigeria. They were re-integrated into Nigeria in January 1970.
And in 1988, several popular New York beaches were closed due to medical waste washing up on the sand. For the record, we can't keep people off the beaches for that, either.
Please be safe and well. Monday mucking-on-ness in three... two... *zzzzz* ;-)
Today in 1492 Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first voyage with three ships, Santa María, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the "Indies." Yesterday was pretty much a complete bust. We had rainy weather and it was too cold to use the pool. I ended up doing a bit of cleaning, laundry and taking a nap. The fun continues here because now it looks like we need a...
Sometimes sitting down to a good movie is just what we need to relax. What movies can you watch again and again and never get tired of?There are several movies I really enjoy a lot like The Book Club, and old classic scary movies....The birds, prince of darkness and I love detective movies!