Friday, June 20, 2008

Have It Your Way, The Law of the Land, -and- Eek a Mouse!

Have It Your Way - Burger King launches world's most expensive burger
The Law of the Land - 14 San Diego County Clerk workers protest same-sex weddings
Eek a Mouse! - Internet addiction is a "clinical disorder"

On this day in history: June 20, 1993 - Vince Foster, Deputy White House Counsel for President Clinton, apparently commits suicide with an unnumbered pistol at Fort Marcy Park in Virginia. Foster's empty briefcase later turns up at the White House. But after it is searched again, it is miraculously found to contain his suicide note.

Born on this day in history: June 20, 1967 - Nicole Kidman (1967– ) Born in Honolulu and raised in Sydney, Australia, actress Nicole Kidman got her U.S. breakthrough with "Dead Calm" (1989). A string of international successes followed, including "To Die For" (1995), "Eyes Wide Shut" (1999) with then-husband Tom Cruise, "The Hours" (2002) and "The Interpreter" (2005).

Scripture of the Day: But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. - Matthew 6:20

Video of the Day: World's Greatest Pizza Twirler

This is the pizza we enjoyed on Wednesday evening. Click images to enlarge.

This is the pizza as it came from the box:

Here is the pizza following the addition of the mushrooms, Jalapeños, red
onion, and tomatoes:

Here is the pizza following the addition of Provolone cheese and bacon and a
visit to the oven:

Here are the remaining slices that followed me to my office Thursday

TGIF! This has seemed like a particularly long week, for some reason. The first day seemed like a week, and the second day seemed like five days. And the third day seemed like a week again, and the fourth day seemed like eight days. And the fifth day seemed just like a day. Here it is Friday once again. The next two days will pass quickly, I am certain. Weekends always seem to do that.