Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Fighting Back, Fighting Back 2, -and- Wanted...

Fighting Back - hijacked ship crew overpowers pirates
Fighting Back 2 - Samaritans foil alleged rape in progress
Wanted... - Craig's List ad leads to murder

On this day in history: October 30, 1966 - The Zodiac kills his first victim, 18-year-old Cheri Jo Bates, in the library parking lot of a community college in Riverside, California.

Born on this day in history: October 30, 1912 - Gordon Parks (1912 - 2006) photographer, director. He was a photographer for "Life" magazine, 1948-72; directed film "Shaft," 1972; won Spingarn, 1972.

Scripture of the Day: "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith; and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God; not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Video of the Day: Bangkok Market - submitted by Laura

Imagine my surprise when I discovered that one of my brothers is now a television star! Click to enlarge.

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.