It’s Bee Day!

Because I said so.

We’re always looking for holidays to celebrate at the Barn. Sometimes we have to make our own. Thus, I proclaim today to be “Bee Day”.

Today in 1902, actress Francis Bavier was born. Ms. Bavier was completely convincing as Sheriff Andy Griffith’s often befuddled Aunt Bee in Mayberry. Without her, Opie might have grown up to be a jailbird instead of Ron Howard!

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You’d think the drink for Bee Day would be a stinger, but no-o-o-o-o. Today, we’re celebrating with a;

Killer Bee Cocktail

½ oz. Jagermeister

½ oz. Barenjager

Pour both liqueurs into a shot glass and shoot.

But, keep your bullet in your pocket.

Other things to celebrate today;

–          It’s author Shirley Jackson’s birthday. Ms. Jackson was born today in 1916. She wrote two very great scary pieces; the short story “The Lottery” and the novel “The Haunting of Hill House”. I highly recommend them both.

–          Today in 1503, Nostradamus was born…but you probably knew that in 1502, didn’t you?

I predict it will “bee” a fine day.

Cheers!

Roger

12/14/11.

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