Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Praise God!, Watch This!, -and- The Kids Are Alright

Praise God! - 80% of Americans say they are Christians
Watch This! - man arrested after shooting self with nail gun
The Kids Are Alright - 11-year-old painter shares earnings with sick

On this day in history: December 26, 1996 - The body of Jon Benet Ramsey is found beaten and strangled in the Boulder, Colorado home of John and Patsy Ramsey. The case remains unsolved.

Born on this day in history: December 26, 1940 - Phil Spector (1940– ) Born in New York City, record producer and songwriter Phil Spector produced 20 hits in three years, working with artists like the Crystals and the Righteous Brothers. Spector is credited with creating a trademark "wall of sound."

Scripture of the Day: "Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: 'Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all people, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.'" (Luke 2:28-32)

Video of the Day: How to Break up a Cat Fight - submitted by Phillip

Here is a photograph of the bridge over the Sacramento River near here. The bridge was filled with shoppers on their way to the mall to take advantage of after-Christmas sales. Click to enlarge.

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BRRR! I became cold when I left the warmth of our house and walked to Mr. Nitro. I became colder yet when I saw the ice covering Mr. Nitro. When I boarded him, started his engine, and saw "28 degrees" displayed on his external temperature display, however, I very nearly returned to the house! Good sense prevailed, however, and here I am!