The day began with Paul taking a walk in the neighborhood!
We then headed to Old Ranch to enjoy a round of golf! The best hole is #9 as Lilly comes to visit.
Fact 1 – The swan mates for life
Fact 2 – Swan Upping – the swan census – Swan Upping is a yearly ceremony in Britain in which mute swans on the River Thames are rounded up, caught, marked, and then released during the third week of July
Fact 3 – The historic ceremony of Swan Upping dates from the 12th century, when the Crown claimed ownership of all mute swans. Traditionally, the UK King or Queen owns all unmarked mute swans on the River Thames
Fact 4 – Swan meat was once regarded as a delicacy in England especially during the reigns of the Tudors when they featured in great banquets
Fact 5 – The Black Swan is featured as an emblem on the Australian state of Western Australia and are also displayed on the coat of arms of Canberra
Fact 6 – The collective name for a group is a bevy, or lamentation
Fact 7 – Males are called cob
Fact 8 – Females are called pen
Fact 9 – The names given to babies are signets (cygnets)
Fact 10 – The legs of the swan are normally a dark blackish grey colour
After golf we went to Kobe Steakhouse with Luisa to have a sashimi and sushi dinner. We visited for a couple of hours before going home!
We texted Joe with a picture of our meal and Amy texted back that Joe left to get some sushi to go…. We made him hungry!
We sped home and Sue hit the treadmill before we watched Star Trek.