saturday 9


1) This song lists seven cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Chattanooga, Baton Rouge and St. Louis -- that Linda just loves. How many have you visited? just New York--but Chicago is on my bucket list!

2) The lyrics refer to hamburgers sizzling on the grill. What toppings do you believe make a perfect burger?
mustard, relish, ketchup, cheese, and sometimes pickles

3) The original recording of this song by Chuck Berry has always been one of Linda Ronstadt's favorites, one she used to enjoy singing along with in the car. What's the most recent song you sang? "Message In A Bottle" by the Police

4) Linda sang The National Anthem at Game 3 of the 1977 World Series. The New York Yankees won both that game and the series. How is your baseball team doing this season? hmmm, 55-28 right now

Since this is our last Saturday 9 before Independence Day, let's ask some questions about the holiday.

5) During the Revolutionary War, General Washington celebrated the 4th of July by giving his troops a double ration of rum. Will you imbibe any spirits on Independence Day? probably not

6) The first man to sign the Declaration of Independence, John Hancock, said he wrote his name so large King George could see it, even without his glasses. Do you require glasses for reading? I do

7) Since July 4 is a federal holiday, banks are closed and there's no mail delivery. Thanks to email and ATMs, Sam finds going without those services isn't a hardship. What about you? Will you find it inconvenient that banks and the USPS are closed on July 4? nope, not at all

8) The first 4th of July parade each year is held at 12:01 AM in Gatlinberg, TN. Will you attend a parade or fireworks to celebrate the 4th? I actually have no plans for anything that day

9) More and more Americans celebrate our nation's holiday by eating foods from Italy and Germany. For the July 4, 2016 holiday, more than $50 million was spent on Italian sausage and bratwurst. What's on your 4th of July menu? I doubt it will be anything particular--although I probably will get some potato salad when I do my marketing


zippiknits...sometimes said...

Message in a bottle is a fabulous song.
I want to visit Chicago because now I've got some more friends there.
Happy Fourth, Kwizgiver. I'm going to be making potato salad and knitting all day,off and on. I will think of you!

The Gal Herself said...

Thank you. I was afraid I was the only American with nothing planned for the 4th!

Stacy said...

It seems like most of us don't really have any plans. I'm hoping my mom will make her potato salad. She doesn't like mayonnaise so hers uses french dressing and something else. I like it more than other kinds.

Diana_CT said...

"Message In A Bottle" is a great song.
Happy 4th of July.