Friday, August 31, 2007

Along Came a Spider, Brave New Schools, -and- Et Tu?

Along Came a Spider - giant web envelops Texas park
Brave New Schools - witches in, bibles out
Et Tu? - actor playing Brutus stabs himself

On this day in history: August 31, 1888 - Jack the Ripper kills his first known victim, prostitute Mary Ann Nichols, slitting her throat from ear to ear.

Born on this day in history: August 31, 1935 - Frank Robinson (1935 - ____) baseball player, manager He was Rookie of the Year, 1956; first Black manager of a major league team; only player to be voted MVP in both National and American Leagues.

Scripture of the Day: “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care. Today, if you hear his voice,” (Psalm 95:6-7)

Video of the Day: World’s Highest Bridge - submitted by Laura

I took this photograph several years ago. I just encountered it while browsing some photographs and wished to share it. Click to enlarge.

I wish everyone a very happy and safe Labor Day! There will be no blog entry on Monday. Have a great weekend!