Thursday, February 07, 2008

A Fistful of Quarters, Buckle Up!, -and- Dumb and Dumber

A Fistful of Quarters Guinness to release book of video game records
Buckle Up! - driver straps in case of beer, not baby
Dumb and Dumber - John Kerry blames tornadoes on global warming

On this day in history: February 7, 1969 - Beatle George Harrison has his tonsils removed. He had them destroyed to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Born on this day in history: February 7, 1966 - Chris Rock (1966-) Born in Andrews, SC, comedian and actor Chris Rock was raised in Brooklyn’s tough Bedford-Stuyvesant area, and early bouts with racism influenced his comedy. In 1990, he joined the "Saturday Night Live" cast then released his first comedy album, "Born Suspect." In 1997, he began hosting his own HBO comedy show and also moved into starring roles in films, including "Lethal Weapon 4" (1998).

Scripture of the Day: ... the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. - Genesis 2:7/

Video of the Day: Very Funny Cats Part 8 - submitted by Cindy

I encountered this scene at Wal-Mart this morning. This woman is serious about shopping! Click to enlarge.

Another beautiful day! It appears that today will be yet another sunny, warm day. Yesterday was beautiful. I opened the rear door to my office just before noon and allowed the freshness of the morning air to permeate the building. It was the first time in months it has been warm enough to do this.

It is particularly fortuitous that the weather is so pleasant, since Laura will be departing for Sacramento in Mr. Yaris tomorrow morning. She will fly to Tucson to visit her daughter, Rachel, son-in-law, David, and granddaughter, Parker. Zeus and Thor and I shall miss her. It shall, however, be an excellent opportunity for some male bonding to take place.