Thursday, December 04, 2008

To Serve and Protect, Animal Kingdom, -and- Media Matters

To Serve and Protect - 15 cops charged in FBI sting, drug-dealing probe
Animal Kingdom - 176-year-old tortoise discovered
Media Matters - "several cities" could have no daily newspaper by 2010

On this day in history: December 4, 1978 - Dianne Feinstein named mayor of San Francisco after the assassination of Mayor Moscone.

Born on this day in history: December 4, 1973 - Tyra Banks (1973-) Born in Inglewood, California, model and TV personality Tyra Banks signed with Elite modeling agency at age 17, launching an international career. Banks is also host and executive producer of reality series "America’s Next Top Model" (2003).

Scripture of the Day: Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. — Romans 12:4-5

Video of the Day: Guiness Penguins

It has been cold of late—in the low 60s! Imagine my surprise, nonetheless, when I encountered penguins near the lake behind my office! Click to enlarge.

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

The Return of the Fog The vile fog that plagued us earlier in the week has returned. This is a good time to avoid graveyards, lonely country lanes, docks, and dark alleyways. I have postponed a walking tour of the Corning Catacombs that I had planned for this morning.