February 16

Good Morning Semmes
February 16

Don’t cling to fame. You’re just borrowing it. It’s like money. You’re going to die, and somebody else is going to get it. Sonny Bono, born Feb.


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February 15

Good Morning Semmes
February 15

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use. Falileo Galilei – born on Feb. 15, 1564

Today is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 319 days remaining until the end of the year (320 in leap years). Useless Facts Of The Day

A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds
A U.S. coin, the dime, has 118 ridges around the edge.


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February 14

Good Morning Semmes
February 14
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. Benjamin Franklin
Today is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days remaining until the end of the year (321 in leap years). Valentine’s Day
I folded a little missive
And called it a Valentine
And sent it a-way with its hidden freight
From this fluttering heart of mine

 

Useless Fact Of The Day

Even with a population of over a billion people, China has only about 200 family names. 1961, The Beatles performed at the Cassanova Club, Liverpool, and at Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool where they play a special Valentine’s Day show.


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February 13

Good Morning Semmes
February 13
Always do right- this will gratify some and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain
Today is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 321 days remaining until the end of the year (322 in leap years). 1962
Record high temperature 84 degrees
1899
Record low temperature -1 degrees
Today In History
1997 Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope
1982 Dark Side of the Moon, is on charts for 402nd week
1976 Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria
1924 King Tut’s tomb opened
1895 Moving picture projector patented
1776 Patrick Henry named colonel of First Virginia battalion
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa

Baked Ham(a la Miller)1 ten or twelve pound ham
1½ lb.


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