Thursday, November 13, 2008

Hold Your Breath!, Crazies to the Left, -and- Extreme Makeover

Hold Your Breath! - study says California dirty air kills more than car crashes
Crazies to the Left - liberals clinically mad, concludes top psychiatrist
Extreme Makeover - cosmetic surgery addict injected cooking oil into her own face

On this day in history: November 13, 1974 - Nuclear activist Karen Silkwood's car is forced off the road into an embankment, while travelling to an interview with author and New York Times reporter David Burnham. Her files were missing from the wreck, but an FBI investigation concluded the wreck was an accident.

Born on this day in history: November 13, 1949 - Whoopi Goldberg (1949-) Born Caryn Elaine Johnson in New York City, actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg has appeared in over 80 film and TV productions since 1985, and is known for groundbreaking work as an African-American woman in Hollywood, including a leading role in award-winner "The Color Purple."

Scripture of the Day: All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance. And they admitted that they were aliens and strangers on earth. — Hebrews 11:13

Video of the Day: Mr. Lux: At Your Service - submitted by Danica

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this sand sculpture on the beach behind my office this morning! Someone was very busy and creative during the night! Click to enlarge.

The weather remains relatively warm (high 60s), and the wind remains relatively calm (4 - 6 mph). The sky remains clear and blue, and the birds continue to sing. If this continues, there will be grilling done this weekend.

The annual Corning Hometown Christmas will take place Saturday, November 22. This event will feature arts and craft booths, food booths, entertainment, photos with Santa, and games for children throughout the day and a lighted parade at 5:30 PM.