Friday, December 19, 2008

Fighting Back, Brave New Schools, -and- Fly the Friendly Skies

Fighting Back - concealed-carry permit comes in handy for woman
Brave New Schools - 9-year-old called drug dealer over cough drops
Fly the Friendly Skies - pilot tells passengers he’s not qualified to land plane

On this day in history: December 19, 1991 - Yankee's pitcher Steve Howe arrested for criminal possession of cocaine. It's merely one of NINE TIMES this has happened (and seven suspensions, plus one drunk driving arrest.)

Born on this day in history: December 19, 1980 - Jake Gyllenhaal (1980- ) Born in Los Angeles, Jake Gyllenhaal has been acting since childhood, and got noticed in "The Good Girl" (2002). Gyllenhaal has also appeared on the London stage.

Scripture of the Day: And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven. --Luke 1:76-78

Video of the Day: A Hole in the Hand - submitted by Danica

Imagine my surprise when I saw this surfer displaying his skill—without the use of water or surfboard! Click to enlarge.

Recommended Site:
David Louis Harter Photography - a showcase for the photography of David Louis Harter

Top Things for 2008!
Top Mug Shots of 2008!

Heat Wave! Well, it is not quite a heat wave, but 41° I (relatively) enjoyed this morning, while journeying to my office, is certainly significantly warmer than the 29° it was yesterday at that time!