Haute Mamas | All Blogs


Presidential Birthdays: Kennedy and Bush Sr.

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

We celebrated the belated birthdays of Kennedy and Bush Sr. last night. Their birthdays are May 29 and June 12th.

There's a reason the birthday are so belated.

The reason being that I dropped the subject for awhile after I realized that we had missed a couple. I wanted to see if Soren would notice because if you remember, this is his project, not mine.

It finally came up over dinner, "Hey, why haven't we done any presidential birthdays lately?"

Soren says "Yeah, mom, why?"

Then, I went into my mom lecture about why. I don't mind helping out by making fish chowder (Kennedy's favorite) but I'm not in charge of this project.

I guess Soren decided that was fair enough because he took it upon himself to get back on track by updating the July calendar and looking up things about H.W. and Kennedy.

He thought Bush Sr. was cool but he was VERY interested in Kennedy. And, of course, who wouldn't be. The guy was a superstar.

Did you know he won a Pulitzer prize in literature? I found that tidbit fascinating at our dinner table last night.

"Who's Marilyn Monroe?"

That brought some smiles to Marty and I who did our best to casually explain that yes, sometimes men have wives and girlfriends.

Soren liked both of the president's military service records.

I think Kennedy's colorful life renewed Soren's interest in finding out about the presidents. At least for now, he seems back on track.

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
Let’s Drink to the Grammy Awards
By David Goe
Friday, February 5, 2016

A little buried
By Penny Stine
Monday, February 1, 2016

This is a cool thing to grow in January!
By Penny Stine
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

WHAT NEXT FOR THE SOB?
By Nic.Korte
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Copper Club Celebrates Anniversary with Local Bands
By David Goe
Friday, January 22, 2016


TOP JOBS
  • Medical Technologist

    MedicalTechnologistColorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center, ...

  • Rn After Hours

    Registered NurseAfter HoursLooking for nurses who like to work ni...

  • Ft Rns - Nightshift

    La Villa Grande Care Centeris looking for those amazingRN'sto...

  • Teller

    Grand Junction Federal Credit Union,Is seeking someone for a full tim...

  • Legal/office Assistant

    LEGAL/OFFICEASSISTANT Bechtel & Santo law firm is looking for...





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy