Friday, September 08, 2006

Can You Hear Me Now?, Bug Juice, -and- Community Disservice

Can You Hear Me Now? - cell phones found inside four prisoners
Bug Juice - farmers fight pests with cheap liquor
Community Disservice - bathroom peeper gets hand slapped

On this day in history: September 8, 1888 - The "terribly mutilated" body of prostitute Annie Chapman is found in the backyard of 29 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields. It is the second known victim attributed to Jack the Ripper.

Born on this day in history: September 8, 1924 - Grace Metalious (1924 - 1964) novelist. She wrote "Peyton Place," 1956 which was adapted into a movie and TV series.

Be certain to watch this amazing video, submitted by Laura! Just Imagine - a Sand Fantasy

NEW FEATURE: The videos are now available via the link "Amazing and Amusing Videos" in the Links section, below the visitor counter.

Laura says, "Arnie may have been in Redding yesterday, but a year ago last July he was here at the brewery at the dedication of our 4 250-kW fuel cells! He looks every bit as good up close as he does on TV! He's our Governator, but he'll always be a movie star!"

Here is a photograph Arnold sent to Laura—thanking her for the fine job she did making the arrangements for his visit to Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Click to enlarge.