Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Heat of the Moment, Crash!, -and- Law of the Land

Heat of the Moment - study concludes global warming "hot air"
Crash! - woman jumps into wrecked car to fake injury
Law of the Land - judge has unprepared lawyer arrested

On this day in history: August 21, 1996 - Superfreak Rick James (prisoner J29237) is released from Folsom Prison after serving a two-year sentence for drugs and assault. He had planned to marry his fiance, Tanja Anne Hijazi, upon release but she had been jailed for shoplifting a pair of boots two days earlier.

Born on this day in history: August 21, 1938 - Kenny Rogers (1938 - ____) singer, actor. He is a well known country-rock singer whose best songs include "Ruby" and "Lucille" and "Lady."

Scripture of the Day: "Man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live." - Deuteronomy 8:3

Video of the Day: Tricky Chopsticks? - submitted by Darin

Friday night, I dreamed of Renée, the Girl Who Hid in the Strawberry Tree. I have composed the dream and shall include it in Friday's blog post. I think you shall find it an interesting and thought-provoking dream.

This is the week of the annual Corning Olive Festival. Various activities and events will take place throughout the week, culminating on Saturday in Woodson Park. For an event schedule, see the Calendar of North State Events.

By Popular Demand: Here is the WAV file I use for Outlook 2007 New Mail Notification. It is a very eerie, robotic voice intoning, "Incoming message!" Incoming WAV Right-click, choose "Save Target As," and save to your hard drive in your WAV directory. Go to Control Panel, System Sounds (location varies with Windows versions), click on New Mail Notification, click on Browse, and browse to and select the incoming.wav file. Enjoy!