The Quote that goes along with the picture above from Sandra Boynton, is CHOCOLATE WAS NEVER MEANT TO BE SHARED! Her book, Chocolate: The Consuming Passion is absolutely hilarious, and her illustrations are exceptional! She was born on this day in 1953.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
April is National Food Month! The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day for April 3, is to purchase Organic Foods as much as you possibly can. Check out Kerry's recommendations, from her Heathy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1860 – The first successful US Pony Express run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California begins
1882 – Jesse James, the American Outlaw is killed by Robert Ford, one of his gang members
1933 – First airplane flight over Mount Everest
1948 – US President Harry S. Truman signs the Marshall Plan, authorizing $5 billion in aid for 16 European Countries
1968 – Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech
1974 - 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states in the east, south, and midwest that kills 315 people and injures approx. 5,500
1986 - US national debt hits $2,000,000,000,000 (2 trillion!!)
2012 - US President Barack Obama officially secures Democratic presidential nomination
This Day in Music
1988 - Billy Ocean's Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car hits #1 on the Charts
2001 - Bruce Springsteen, Live In New York City is released
2003 - Lisa Marie Presley is interviewed on ABC-TV's Primetime
Leona Lewis, who was born on this day in 1985, was the winner of The X Factor in 2006, which gave her a recording contract with Sony, and Simon Cowell's label, Syco Music.This song was written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder and pop singer-songwriter Jesse McCartney, for McCartney. They decided not to use the song, so pitched it to Simon Cowell for Leona Lewis's debut album. It was a huge hit for her and reached number 1 in 34 different Countries. She has such an amazing voice!
This Day in Sports
1910 - Highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt McKinley climbed
1948 - 1st US figure skating championships is held
1948 - US female Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1948 - US male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1954 - Don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds
1962 - Jockey Eddie Arcaro retires after 31 years and 24,092 races
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
snail mail (noun)
1. (retronym) Postal mail, especially as compared to email.
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