Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Animal Kingdom, Can I See Some ID?, -and- The Tax Man

Animal Kingdom - dog accidentally shoots man
Can I See Some ID? 77-year-old gets carded to buy beer
The Tax Man - Iowa taxes pumpkins used for carving

On this day in history: October 31, 1993 - Actor River Phoenix dies of a drug overdose on the sidewalk in front of the Viper Room in West Hollywood.

Born on this day in history: October 31, 1931 - Dan Rather (1931 - ____) news anchorman. He was the anchor for "The CBS Evening News" from 1981 to 2007; co-editor of "Sixty Minutes" and host of "48 hours."

Scripture of the Day: "Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings." (1 Peter 5:8-9)

Video of the Day: Mountain Bike Ride - submitted by Laura

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Recommended Site: Corning California Net - A free forum for Corning, California!

Recommended Site: Nikon Photographer - A free forum for all photographers (NOT just Nikon users!) and anyone interested in photography!

As a safe, Christian alternative to the Satanic celebration of Halloween, Harvest Christian Center will host the annual Harvest Festival. Everyone is invited to attend the Thirteenth Annual Free Harvest Festival, 5 PM to 9 PM, Harvest Christian Center, 1006 Sixth Street, Corning. Lots of candy, toys, games, chili, cookies and popcorn, pony rides, and bouncing castles. Free drawing for adults 18 years and older. For further information, please call 530-824-2091. This is an excellent event that traditionally attracts several thousand attendees. Laura baked ten dozen cookies for this event last evening. She shall be operating the fishing booth game, and I shall be photographing the event.

For information regarding the dark history of Halloween, read The Facts about Halloween.