Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Playing Around, Once Bitten, -and- Animal Kingdom

Playing Around - boy collapses after playing computer game for 24 straight hours
Once Bitten - man awakens wife from coma by biting her toe
Animal Kingdom - wounded deer attacks hunter who shot him

On this day in history: December 2, 1994 - Heidi Fleiss, the "Hollywood Madam," is convicted of three counts of felony pandering. She provided prostitutes to Hollywood celebrities.

Born on this day in history: December 2, 1973 - Monica Seles (1973 - ) Born Dec. 2, 1973, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia. Yugoslav-U.S. tennis player. She went to the U.S. to train in 1985. She developed quickly and became one of the dominant women stars of the 1990s, achieving multiple wins in all grand-slam tournaments (French Open, 1990–92; Australian Open, 1991–93, 1996; U.S. Open, 1991–92) except Wimbledon, which she lost in 1991 and 1992 to her rival Steffi Graf. In 1993 she stopped competing temporarily after being stabbed by a Graf fan on a court in Hamburg, Germany.

Scripture of the Day: Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. — Romans 12:2

Video of the Day: "Boston Legal" - Jerry wants his job back

Little dogs are so aggressive! Click to enlarge.

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

The Fog "The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on." Carl Sandburg understood the nature of fog. The fog was so dense at 6:30 AM this morning that it was not altogether unlike walking through a light rain—walking from the house to Mr. Nitro. With all three wipers engaged, the headlights and fog lights on, and the windshield and mirror defrosters warming the glass, I made the brief, 4-block journey to my office. By 7 AM, the fog had lifted sufficiently that the view in my Web cam was unobstructed, and I sat—sipping hot green tea with honey and watching the early-morning traffic move about on Solano Street.