Thursday, April 12, 2007

The Right Stuff, The Wrong Stuff, -and- Look! Up in the Sky!

The Right Stuff - 11-year-old rescues toddler from coyote
The Wrong Stuff - bondage photos found in astronaut's car
Look! Up in the Sky! - planes circle while controller takes potty break

On this day in history: April 12, 1961 - Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyevich Gargarin is the first man in space, aboard Vostok I.

Born on this day in history: April 12, 1947 - Tom Clancy (1947 - ____) novelist. His surprise first hit "The Hunt for Red October," made him the master of a series of military thrillers that include "Patriot Games."

Today's Video: Cat and Dog Playing Together

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What a beautiful day this is! The sun is shining brightly, the sky is blue and clear, and the birds are singing with great abandon.

Laura shall depart for the Sacramento Airport tomorrow, from where she shall fly to Tucson, Arizona to see her new granddaughter. The cats, Zeus and Thor, shall miss her greatly. I shall miss her even more, since the charter for caring for the cats' needs shall fall to me. [G] I shall also miss her for the same reason the cats shall miss her: We all love her very much. We hope her journey is without incident; we hope that she enjoys her visit; and we shall eagerly await her return Monday evening.

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