Thursday, May 24, 2007

Fighting Back, Running on Empty, -and- Resident Evil

Fighting Back - suspected burglar shot by homeowner
Running on Empty - some gas stations refusing to sell gas
Resident Evil - Charles Manson scheduled for parole hearing

On this day in history: May 24, 1964 - In the closing minutes of a match between Peru and Argentina, after a referee disallows a goal, a riot ensues. 318 people are killed and 500 injured in Lima, Peru, making it the worst soccer riot in history.

Born on this day in history: May 24, 1941 - Bob Dylan (1941 - ____) singer, songwriter. His songs include "Blowin' in the Wind," 1962; "The Times are Changin'," 1964; inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1988.

Today's Video: Honda Chorus - submitted by Jay

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

The wind has abated! The sun is shining brightly, the sky is blue and clear, and the birds are singing. It is entirely possible that this beautiful weather will continue through the Memorial Day weekend.

During my journey to my office this morning, I encountered a silver Dodge Nitro SXT. Mr. Nitro was noticeably excited to encounter a member of his family, and I had to apply a good deal of restraint to keep him from engaging in an embarrassing display.