Friday, November 16, 2007

Animal Kingdom, Weapon of Choice, -and- The Landlord

Animal Kingdom - poacher mauled by endangered bear
Weapon of Choice - man uses stapler to rob ice cream parlor
The Landlord - sheriff forces inmates to pay rent

On this day in history: November 16, 1906 - Opera star Enrico Caruso is charged with an indecent act committed in the monkey house of New York's Central Park Zoo. He pinched the bottom of a woman described as "pretty and plump," causing outrage amongst New York high society. Caruso claimed a monkey pinched the lady's bottom.

Born on this day in history: November 16, 1935 - Elizabeth Drew (1935 - ____) journalist, commentator. She has been a writer with the "New Yorker" magazine since 1973.

Scripture of the Day: "Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law." (Psalm 119:18)

Video of the Day: Bugatti Veyron vs. Eurofighter, Drag Race! - submitted by Jeff

Imagine my surprise when I saw that an elephant had built a nest in a tree in our front yard! 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!

Tomorrow is the 12th annual Corning Hometown Christmas. For details, see the Calendar of North State Events. There will be a live Nativity scene, craft and food booths, photographs with Santa, a lighted parade, and more. There will be free games for children, provided by Harvest Christian Center. Laura shall be operating one of the game booths, and I shall photograph the event and will announce the availability of the slide show I produce from the photographs.