What Had Happened Was…June 29th


Why yes, yes it is
another blog on what was happening in History on June 29th. Ya’ll ready for
this? bomp, bomp, bomp…
Pope Benedict XVI
announces the launch of a new Vatican website, news.va; he also performs the
first tweet ever made by a pope
I wonder if he
uses the #Jesustweeters tag? You think he does follow-backs?
“I know, right?”
PB’s response to the ?
“Is it true you’re on twitter?”
The General
Assembly of Rhode Island passes legislation allowing same-sex couples to
enter civil unions 
I was in Rhode
Island in 2011. My husband married his cousin Ben. No one seemed to mind. (that never gets old) It was a lovely wedding, Ben and Julia!
 Also, did Pope B tweet about this? Not Ben and Julia’s wedding…civil unions.
Emmy 16th Daytime
Award presentation – Susan Lucci loses for 10th time
I have a photo of
Lucci posted on my wall. She’s the epitome of perseverance. Also if you
believe I have a photo of Lucci, I have some swamp land in Texas I want to
sell you. Gosh, I’ll be embarrassed if there actually is swamp land in Texas.
There’s not…is
“I borrowed this from Deidra Hall, sssh
give me my moment.”
premieres in U.S.
Please for the
love tell me you know what this is? I’ll give you a hint. He likes his
martinis shaken…not stirred. Love me some James Bond. Connery. Moore. My two
“Wow it’s a jungle out here.”
Oh, Bond, you are so observant.
Cue dreamy sigh.
Thru’ The Tulips With Me” by Tiny Tim peaks at #17
Sounds like
something a serial killer, dubbed Tiny Tim for the way he can squeeze through
cracked windows and leave tulips at the crime scene, would say. Oh that’s
good! Dibs! You must click on this at least for a second, it only solidifies my serial killer idea. Not that the photo itself doesn’t.

there you have it, everyone! My husband’s birthday is tomorrow but we’ll be
celebrating today so I might be thin on comments! Have a great weekend! Any
big plans? Little plans? No plans? Share!

13 thoughts on “What Had Happened Was…June 29th

  1. Ha. Fun post. My sister may come into town, which is always a blast.

  2. Fun! Love these posts.
    Hubby is coming home this weekend from a mission trip he's been on with our youth. The boys and I are looking forward to spending some time with him!! 🙂

  3. Maryland bound.

    And huh, the Vatican has a website. Who knew? 😀

    ~ Wendy

  4. I love "this day in history" trivia!!

    This weekend we'll be at my in-law's lake home…chasing twins around. It's not as relaxing as it sounds. 🙂

  5. Tiny Tim always freaked me out haha..

    Working this weekend – then off for a week!

  6. Oohh…Tiny Tim…scary!

    Let's see, I work for a school district that shuts down the whole week of the 4th, so I am on vacation. Going to a funeral this afternoon, going to a wedding tomorrow, then relaxing the rest of the week. Not much going on. 😉

  7. My mom watched "All My Children" all growing up, so I think of her as Erica Caine. And when I read that you had a picture of her, I almost died. Like literally. Heart attack. Stopped breathing. The whole nine yards.


    And my plans? Well…they might just include a CRUISE! Yay! Will miss you,friend.

    1. OK, now I have to clarify. I knew you were joking about the picture when I read the swampland comment. That's why I'm still alive. I recovered when I read you were kidding. Hehe.

  8. Connery as James Bond–loved him. Have a great weekend with your hubby! We're headed up north to hang with the family:)

  9. Jessica – When my son was between 4 and 6, he went through a stage where he made up names for himself and expected to be called by them; Knuckle George, Henry Fossaf, Joe Russell…and Tiny Tim, among many others. No one could figure out where he came up with that name as we were not fans and it was the 90's so TT was not a radio hit…). But now that you suggest creepy serial killer squeezing through the cracks…Hm. Maybe it's time for therapy.

    Great stuff – enjoy your hubby's birthday!

  10. No one could replace Sean Connery. Ever. As anything.

  11. Hahaha…as always, you are hilarious!!

  12. SSUUUCCCCHH a fan of "this day in history" stuff – LOVE it. enjoy your day, Jess. We have a church picnic on Sunday. Not much else. And so very, VERY glad for it!


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