Thursday, February 21, 2008

To Serve and Protect, No Service, -and- iTunes to My Tunes

To Serve and Protect - calf dies after cops use Taser
No Service - reservist sentenced for wearing medals he did not earn
iTunes to My Tunes - hacker breaks link between iTunes and iPod

On this day in history: February 21, 1931 - The first attempted hijacking of an airplane occurs when revolutionary soldiers in Peru seize a Ford Tri-motor and demand pilots drop propaganda leaflets over the capital, Lima.

Born on this day in history: February 21, 1943 - David Geffen (1943-) Born in New York City, media mogul David Geffen, an energetic music and movie executive, was a millionaire by age of 25, and, by 1998, had a personal worth valued at over $1 billion. With Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg, Geffen founded Dreamworks, an influential Hollywood film studio.

Scripture of the Day: Be not afraid, O land; be glad and rejoice. Surely the LORD has done great things. - Joel 2:21

Video of the Day: Ticket to Ride - submitted by Cindy

I encountered this patriotic flag sale at Wal-Mart this morning.

It is raining again! The beautiful weather has departed, and in its place is rain. While it is not particularly cold, it is particularly wet. The weather forecast is for rain through the weekend and into next week. There will be no outdoor grilling this weekend, apparently.

UPDATE 8 AM: Mr. Nitro is ill. Laura is taking him to the dealership to have him inspected. I am sad and concerned for his welfare. I am very thankful for Laura and all the assistance she is giving in this matter!