Why Celebrate Today? November 9, 2009

Btms^ for Monday, November 9.
Drink 4Cast 4 2day: Two Cosmos 2 toast 2 astronomer Carl Sagan born 2day in 1934!
Cosmo Drink 42day Recipe: Served in a Martini glass
and made famous by the ladies in the HBO series “Sex and the City”, a Cosmo (a/k/a/ Cosmopolitan) is easy to make! Ingredients: 1 ounce Vodka, 1/2 ounce of an Orange Liqueur (Cointreau, Grand Marnier, or Triple Sec), 1/2 ounce Lime juice, 1/2 ounce of Cranberry Juice. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Shake for 30 to 60 seconds then pour the strained contents in Martini glass and serve with a slice of lime. Enjoy!  
Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this Week at the Barns, Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday from 3 to 6 pm:
 – Bo Rivage Blanc de Blancs NV France
 – Le Dome du Grand Bois Cotes du Rhone 2007
On this date in…
1857 – The Atlantic magazine was 1st published….read all about it!
1858 – The 1st performance of the New York Symphony Orchestra…hear all about it!
1923 – Actress Dorothy Danridge was born…to be the 1st African-American to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.
1934 – Astronomer, writer Carl Sagan was born…to explore the Cosmos!
1938 – Al Capp, comic strip creator of  “Lil’ Abner“…created Sadie Hawkins Day where the girls got to ask the boys out for the date!
1944 – The Red Cross won the Nobel peace prize.
1951 – Actor, body builder Lou Ferrigno born…to be the “Incredible Hulk”!
1967 – The 1st issue of “Rolling Stone” magazine was published…with John Lennon on the cover.
1971 – Golfer David Duval was born…to go for the greens!
1972 – Actor Eric Dane born…to be “Dr. McSteamy” on Grey’s Anatomy.
1973 – Singer Nick Lachey was born…coming in at “98 Degrees”?

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