Thursday, July 31, 2014

National Raspberry Cake Day, Laura's Birthday, In the News, and Enjoy

National Raspberry Cake Day - Today is National Raspberry Cake Day!

National Raspberry Cake Day is jubilantly celebrated each year on July 31. Raspberry cake is a cool and refreshing dessert that is a summertime favorite around the United States.

Raspberries are the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family. The name also applies to the plants themselves.

Raspberries are a rich source of vitamin C, manganese and dietary fiber. Raspberries contain vitamin B1, vitamin B3, folic acid, magnesium, copper and iron.

Laura's Birthday - Today is Laura's birthday!

This is the scene that greeted Laura this morning when she arrived at her area at Sierra Nevada! She is obviously much loved there!

In the News - They walk among us!

  • Man Dies After Crashing Car into Bee-Infested Abandoned Home
  • Woman Pulls Gun on Comcast Worker over Cable Fees
  • Woman Spotted Walking Naked Man on Dog Leash Along Road
  • Mysterious "Woman in Black" Roams Rural U.S., Goes Viral on Social Media
  • Drone Carrying Contraband Crashes at SC Prison

    Enjoy - Relax and enjoy these images and videos!

  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    National Cheesecake Day, In the News, and Enjoy

    National Cheesecake Day - Today is National Cheesecake Day!

    Despite being rich and high in calories and cholesterol, cheesecake is a very popular dessert.

    It is enjoyed plain or with your favorite fruit topping.

    Enjoy the day with a piece of cheesecake.

    If you have time, make the cheesecake yourself.

    In the News - They walk among us!

  • Homeland Security Agents Raid Home to Seize Car for EPA Regulaation Violation
  • Scientists Say Mass Extinction May Be Underway
  • University to Feature "Gender-open Restrooms"
  • Massage Therapy Turns to Exorcism
  • Driverless Cars Heading onto British Roads in 2015

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  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    National Lasagna Day, Food, In the News, and Enjoy

    National Lasagna Day - Today is National Lasagna Day!

    It is hot and humid. Cooking lasagna will make the kitchen hotter. But as it cooks, the smell will waft throughout the house. When dinner time arrives, you will have a huge appetite for a huge piece of lasagna. Of this, you can be certain.

    Lasagna is a favorite Italian dish. In between multiple layers of lasagna pasta are generous amounts of tomato sauce, cheeses, and sometimes ground beef, turkey, or Italian sausage. It is the favorite Italian dish of millions of Americans.

    It is best to celebrate National Lasagna Day by baking the lasagna that you will eat today. If you do not have the time, or the weather is just too hot, go to your favorite Italian restaurant.

    Food - While I peeled garlic, Laura prepared some wonderful meals!

    In the News - They walk among us!

  • Topless Woman Jumps Into Street Fight, Stabs Three People
  • OKCupid Experiments with "Bad" Dating Matches
  • Older Men with Guns Rob Pharmacy, Steal Viagra
  • "Big Brother" Airport Installs World’s First Real-time Passenger Tracking System
  • Teen Severely Burned After Setting Himself Ablaze for Facebook "Fire Challenge"

    Enjoy - Relax and enjoy these images and videos!

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    National Milk Chocolate Day, In the News, and Enjoy

    National Milk Chocolate Day - Today is National Milk Chocolate Day!

    Milk chocolate is different from other chocolates.

    It is a mix of cocoa solid and either dry or condensed milk.

    Dark chocolate is traditionally used as a baking ingredient. Milk chocolate is used to make chocolate candy bars, hot chocolate, and delicious desserts.

    Chocolate has mood-enhancing benefits: Chocolate can make you happy!

    The stimulant, theobromine, and the compound, anandamide, are responsible for the mood-enhancing abilities of chocolate.

    Today, enjoy milk chocolate your favorite way. Happy National Milk Chocolate Day!

    In the News - They walk among us!

  • New York Times Square Spider-Man Charged with Punching Police Officer
  • Drought Drawing Rattlesnakes Closer to California Homes
  • “Nutso” Keith Urban Concert Sends 22 to Hospital, 50 into Custody
  • Tow Truck Driver Fatally Shot in South Gate As He Tries to Repossess Car
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Records Hacked

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