Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Revenge, Without a Trace, -and- Grin and Bear It

Revenge - stingrays killed in Australia
Without a Trace - woman vanishes from Carnival cruise ship
Grin and Bear It - teen boys strip-searched by female cop

On this day in history: September 12, 1966 - NBC television premieres "The Monkees," a sitcom about four guys in a rock band. When the show becomes a hit, the fictional Monkees somehow release a string of albums, even though three of the actors can't even play their instruments.

Born on this day in history: September 12, 1913 - Jesse Owens (1913 - 1980) track athlete. He set a world record in the long jump that stood for 25 years and won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.

Be certain to watch this amazing video. Submitted by Laura. Are You Ready?

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Dinner last night was a delight: I marinated large salmon fillets in teriyaki sauce, grated ginger, and wasabi powder and sautéed them skin-side down, until the skin was charred and the meat was a glossy pink. I made wild rice, seasoned with curry powder, Chinese five spice, garlic powder, and sea salt. It was most tasty.

Laura received an email notification that our new bed has shipped and will arrive in 2 - 6 days. The anticipation now begins in earnest.

Would not it be great if every police chief would have the courage this fine officer has and stood up against the hundreds of liberal judges and press in our country. San Francisco Chief of Police Speaks Out!