Source: Quadrille #41
I think birds spend most of their life preening and getting their feathers back in order. The Great Blue adds another twist to it, the ‘shake’.
It takes a few tries and some time to get right too. Feathers and dust fly around everywhere.
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by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson)
Civil Rights activist and grass roots hero Fannie Lou Hamer would have turned 100 years old this October 6. GirlTrek, the largest national public health nonprofit and movement for Black women and girls, is celebrating her legacy by hosting 100 national walks.
Known for her courage on the frontlines of the American Civil Rights Movement, Hamer stunned the world with her electrifying account of brutal attacks and local terror in the Jim Crow South. She stood strong, demanding the attention of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson by leading an unparalleled grassroots campaign and political party in Mississippi that delivered over 60,000 votes. Fannie Lou Hamer is responsible for helping secure the 1965 Voting Rights Act and changing the tide of justice.
The scale of her impact is made greater by her life story. Fannie Lou Hamer worked as a sharecropper…
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all swings to tidy
workmanship lands silent as a lily
on a green planet surrounding
a far off yellow star
Today’s Fun Fact
Tip Extra today!
Remember, over 25% of the US workforce has at one time worked in food service!
Five Waiter Quotes
- A Cannibal is a person who walks into a restaurant and orders a waiter.
- A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
- Epitaph for a dead waiter – God finally caught his eye.
- I asked the waiter, ‘Is this milk fresh?’ He said, ‘Lady, three hours ago it was grass.’
- I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1777 Johann Heinrich Lambert died. He proved that Apple pie was irrational. Oops – never mind – that was ‘pi’ that he proved was an irrational number.
1843 Melville Reuben Bissell was born. Bissell invented the carpet sweeper in 1876.
1879 The Cream Separator was patented.
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Talk about ‘Dragging Your Feet’. Probably the only bird that takes an interesting photograph from behind. Size, and all those layers of feathers can’t be ignored.