Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Fighting Back, Don't Call, -and- Brave New Schools

Fighting Back - woman tackles would-be car burglar
Don't Call - 14-year-old girl arrested for texting in classroom
Brave New Schools - elementary school boy forced to clean toilet with bare hands

On this day in history: February 18, 2001 - During the Daytona 500, NASCAR phenomenon Dale Earnhardt crashes into the wall and dies instantly.

Born on this day in history: February 18, 1931 - Toni Morrison (1931 - ) Born in Lorain, OH, writer Toni Morrison is known for novels that capture the deep passions and rhythms of African-American life, including "Song of Solomon" (1977) and "Beloved" (1987), which earned a Pulitzer Prize.

Scripture of the Day: Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. - Galatians 6:9

Video of the Day: Radio Shack 8-track Deck Commercial - submitted by Jay

If you have not already tried it, may I recommend the new Diet Coke with Bacon? It is a great departure from traditional diet colas!

The Weather: Yesterday, the forecast for today through Saturday was for dryness, warmth, and sunshine. That forecast has been amended this morning and now shows partially overcast conditions for today, with the possibility of rain. Looking outside, I would venture that rain is probable, but I am not a weatherman, I do not play one on television, and I did not stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night!