Thursday, October 18, 2007

Fighting Back, Rinse!, -and- Northern Exposure

Fighting Back - pet parrot raises alarm, Dallas homeowner kills burglar
Rinse! - doctors find toothbrush in woman's nose
Northern Exposure - Quebec legislature bans word "weathervane"

On this day in history: October 18, 1968 - A police raid nets 168 grains of dope resin in the apartment of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The couple is fined UKP 150.

Born on this day in history: October 18, 1939 - Mike Ditka (1939 - ____) football player, coach "Hammer" was a five-time all-pro tight end, 1961-72; coached Chicago Bears, 1982-1991 and won Super Bowl 1986; coach of New Orleans Saints, 1997.

Scripture of the Day: "Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD." (Psalm 27:14)

Video of the Day: Water Can Burn? - submitted by Darin

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As the weekend approaches, weather forecasts for Sunday are actually becoming more inviting! Earlier in the week, a high of 72 degrees was predicted for Sunday. This morning, the prediction is for a 76-degree day! While I generally attach little credibility to weather forecasts, in this instance I sincerely hope they are correct!