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Posted on 01/23/2005 1:55:47 PM PST by Wolfstar
The first family attended church this morning. Afterwards, the President headed to Camp David where he was to meet with his advisors to work on his State of the Union Address.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: At this second gathering, our duties are defined not by the words I use, but by the history we have seen together. For a half century, America defended our own freedom by standing watch on distant borders. After the shipwreck of communism came years of relative quiet, years of repose, years of sabbatical - and then there came a day of fire.
Some, I know, have questioned the global appeal of liberty - though this time in history, four decades defined by the swiftest advance of freedom ever seen, is an odd time for doubt. Americans, of all people, should never be surprised by the power of our ideals. Eventually, the call of freedom comes to every mind and every soul. We do not accept the existence of permanent tyranny because we do not accept the possibility of permanent slavery. Liberty will come to those who love it.
President George W. Bush, 2nd Inaugural Address, January 20, 2005
Thanks once again for great pictures. Hope you get some up of the puppy! I haven't seen but one picture of her since she arrived at the White House!
Merlinator, I would love to adopt another Grey. I have Roger's big cage still and my heart aches for another friend like that.
PLEASE let me know if you have a bird that needs a new home.
I will FR mail you tonight re food LOL
Yes, sorry I haven't answered sooner. Been trying to catch up on some housework after having the flu for a second time and a furnace that had to be replaced during a zero degree cold spell.
Thanks for your input. I hear from the Michael Crawford fans who are nothing if not avid, and will never accept anyone in the role which he created. Crawford was known as an incredible actor, but it was Andrew Lloyd Webber who discovered his beautiful singing voice and made him famous. So I feel that Webber owed Crawford nothing and had the right to cast his movie with a younger actor to attract the younger fans. I'm glad you enjoyed the movie.
***Question about the yorkshire pudding recipe: most of the recipes I've seen in books mention using drippings from the roast instead of the oil. I take it that the pudding comes out all right without the drippings, so I guess that's just for flavor? ***
May I answer this from an American viewpoint? My recipe also calls for using drippings from the roast to line the pudding pan. But those precious drippings go into the gravy instead. The way meat is cut in this country today there isn't much suet left on the roast. In fact, I have to make sure to shop at a meat market that will still even HAVE suet to add to the roast since I prefer a ribeye roast and they come really pared down without fat. Pouring the delicious gravy on the pudding does the trick. I guess it might be a matter of regional ways of cooking.
I misspoke, it is the debates that occur this week. Boxer intends to call Condi a liar again there it seems.
This young actor was exceptionally good dramatically, I thought, and though his voice was different....richer..... in quality (and as I said, had a few minor pitch problems that bothered me), he made a believeable Phantom (and I can speak from personal experience with my daughter's friends.......he IS drawing a younger audience!)
"You are no doubt right, but my recipe for Yorkshire pudding calls for a 425 F. oven, and I think maybe 446 would be too hot."
Oh I think you're 100% right. I just found that on a conversion site and also felt that was way too hot so was hoping someone would give an alternative temp.
"Sorry forgot you work in F still next time I will remember"
Oh, no problem, snugs. I just looked up the conversion, but as kitkat pointed out our conversion is probably too hot, so we're taking it down to 425.
If you go here: links to Beezie WH puppy photos, you'll see several photos of her. We had those and several others on the Dose the week she was introduced. Let me know if you can't find them.
And as a Californian, I intend to call Boxer's local and DC offices to tell them I think she's a blithering idiot and an embarrassment to the state!
Did you see the early photo of Laura I posted for you on Saturday's Dose thread in answer to your question about hairstyles? If not, I'll FRemail you the link.
You are in good company with the Vice President that is his favourite to apparently he watches Brit Hume while he exercises.
I agree with the Vice President on many issues. Especially on what to say to Senator (Tattletale) Leahy.
No, I didn't, must have overlooked it, but thanks anyway. You know all I did was "Google" her with 2001 pic request and found a whole bunch. Sorry, should have done that first before I bothered you.
No bother at all. Glad you found what you needed.
Good day, snugs. It was announced today that President Bush and Jacques Chirac will have dinner when GWB travels to Europe for the NATO summit next month. The AP described it as a working dinner to take place Feb. 21 in Brussels on the even of the NATO summit and meetings with the EU.
Naughty naughty but I have to agree Leahy had it coming to him.
***I am still confused what biscuits are I think from what Justacowgirl and others have told me they are similar to our cobblers or scones which we have traditionally with jam and cream am I right?***
Perhaps a list of ingredients for biscuits would help explain what they are:
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup milk
We have them with chicken and gravy; some people (I'm one) like them with strawberries and whipped cream for strawberry shortcake; also served hot with butter...yum; or in place of bread for just about anything.
They're similar in texture to scones, but have no sugar in the recipe.
What is shortening is this like cooken (white vegetable fat)
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww! Thank you so much! Of course, if I could have thought this through, I guess I could have found them for myself--I am sooo lazy! The video was just so cute! Nothing more fun than having a new puppy or kitten around. I loved it when the President said that she is "well-behaved, like Barney" (a little sarcasm there!)
I'm anxiously waiting for the next photos of Beezie to become public. There's a new one of the President and Barney on Yahoo News Photos. He must have taken Barney to Camp David with him, because the shot is of GWB carrying (naturally) Barney to Marine One in the snow. I'm sure whoever does the Dose today will find and post it.
Good for you! I don't know how much good it would do, since the people in her district seem to be as "blithering" as she is, but you can tell them that hundreds of your friends (all of us here on the forum) also agree with that assessment. She has truly become unhinged! In her manner of speaking of Condi and the things she says about her, it sounds like pure fear and jealousy to me. GW has done more to advance talented people of all ethnic groups than the so-called enlightened DUM-o-cRATS, and that just scares them to death! It is giving them "ethnic-envy!"
I will be impatiently waiting for that one! I am sure it will be added to my huge growing collection of GW pictures! Maybe even another new wallpaper! I think all these just wonderful pictures from the Dose are the main reason I am running out of disc space on my laptop, but I can't seem to ever eliminate one, darn it!
***What is shortening is this like cooken (white vegetable fat)***
That's what it is--vegetable fat. But when a recipe calls for shortening here it usually gives the cook the choice of butter or shortening. Sometimes I use half and half of each. But in pie crusts, it's definitely all butter for me, and in cookies. just my own preference.
The English are much more creative with sandwiches than Americans are. American sandwiches are mostly bread, more lunchmeat than anyone ever wants, lettuce and tomato (hothouse), and maybe cheese.
When I was working in London, I loved the sandwich trays that were brought in each day. My favorite was a cheese and pineapple salad sandwich - have no idea what was in it. And when I ordered sandwiches at the local shops, I always said "yes" when they asked me if I wanted "salad". I loved whatever they put on those.
But I admit that I do not have a good ear for accents, and most of the people who worked in these places had Cockney accents. I can no more communicate with someone who speaks with a Cockney accent than I can with someone who speaks, say, Chinese. So I never did find out how to make my favorite sandwiches.
I really hope that the Liberals in this country don't manage to get our taxes at the rate yours are. I've been hopeful in the last few years that people are beginning to realize that we really do manage our money better than the gov't does.
But if we fall for "hillary-health-care" and insist that our Social Security system is just fine, we will be going down that same path.
Boy am I behind, computer trouble. ;(
Thanks for the pics, they are great!!
Does anyone remember a saying on one of these threads about Laura looking so great lately? Someone responded by saying something like 'a woman's beauty is a direct reflection of how much her husband loves her' or something to that effect.
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