For me to figure out how to post a picture.
So first i got Teresa, who has a good camera, to take one. After all, she's the one taking photography lessons. Then she sent it to me in an email. For once, Ol' Bessy actually opened and downloaded the attachment.
Then i got it on the computer, and miracle followed miracle and i found it somehow.
Now, it's here. By the magic of the interwebs and something that succeeded in spite of me.
This is Conundrum, sucking on Bigger Girl's finger.
All 3 babies, Anomaly, Perplexity, and Conundrum, being held by Bigger Girl.
They are 12 days old, eating like there is no tomorrow and growing like weeds. So far, by Heaven's grace, they are looking good.
Barthelemy Boganda Day -- Central African Republic
Borrowed Days begin -- old English/Scottish/Irish legends about how March borrowed the next 3 days from April; these are still seen as weather prognostication days based on several different legends
Commemoration Day -- Madagascar
Day of Redress -- Fairy Calendar
Knights of Columbus Founders Day
Martyrs' Day -- Madagascar
Mule Day Celebrations begin -- Colombia, TN, US (the "mule capital of the world"; through April 1)
National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day -- as recognized by AICPA
Smoke and Mirrors Day -- some sites call it "Festival of Smoke and Mirrors Day," but appropriately no one knows who started it
St. Armogastes of Africa's Day (Patron of the poor and torture victims)
St. Gladys' and St. Gwynllyw's Day
Texas Love the Children Day -- Texas, US (prior to National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April)
Youth Day -- Taiwan
Hideaki Takizawa, 1982
Jennifer Capriati, 1976
Lucy Lawless, 1968
Elle Macpherson, 1964
Bud Cort, 1950
George Blaha, 1945
John Major, 1943
Pearl Bailey, 1918
Sam Walton, 1918
Philip Ahn, 1905
Denton True "Cy" Young, 1867
Isaac Mayer Wise, Rabbi and Founder of Reform Judaism, 1819
John Tyler, 1790
Carlo Buonaparte, father of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1746
Today in History:
The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded, 1549
Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629, 1632
Swedish colonists establish the first settlement in Delaware, 1638
Ludwig von Beethoven, age 24, debuts as a pianist in Vienna, 1795
Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway, 1806
Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam, 1848
The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab, 1849
Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 & women to work more than 10 hours a day, 1852
Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867
Queen Victoria presides over the opening of Albert Hall in London, 1871
The Knights of Columbus are established, 1882
Dr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in his back yard, 1886
The North American Radio Broadcasting Agreement goes into effect at 03:00 local time, 1941
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage, 1951
NASA's Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury, 1974
The Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982
Catherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island and the first woman to be elected in a general election as premier of a Canadian province, 1993
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members, 2004
The Republic of Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, including bars and restaurants, 2004
Thirty-five countries and over 370 cities join Earth Hour for the first time, 2008
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