Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The Grinch, How Ironic!, -and- Surf's Down

The Grinch - man steals Christmas decorations from 16 neighbors
How Ironic! - spelling bee champion honored with misspelled sign
Surf's Down - China said to be blocking Web sites again

On this day in history: December 17, 1969 - The US Air Force terminates Project Blue Book, which investigated reports of UFO's.

Born on this day in history: December 17, 1929 - William L Safire (1929– )
Journalist, born in New York City, New York, USA. A former speechwriter and public relations writer, he also took on a weekly column devoted to verbal oddities.

Scripture of the Day: Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. — Romans 12:17-18

Video of the Day: Cute Animal Christmas Song - submitted by Cindy

I encountered this imaginative use for a Mac this morning while driving to my office. Click to enlarge.

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

COLD! It is 29° at the moment! The weatherpeople predicted it would reach a low of 24°, but it did not. I wonder, however, whether one can actually notice the difference between 24° and 29°. I rather doubt it. All I know is it is cold!