Friday, April 17, 2009

Fighting Back, Fighting Back 2, -and- Can't Beat the Rap

Fighting Back - man throws robber through glass door
Fighting Back 2 - woman shoots home invader
Can't Beat the Rap - music mogul sentenced to life plus 55 years

On this day in history: April 17, 1965 - The FBI Laboratory in Washington reports their inability to make out the vocals on the hit single "Louie Louie." Thus, the Bureau is unable to determine whether the record constitutes obscene matter.

Born on this day in history: April 17, 1972 - Jennifer Garner (1972-) Born in Houston, TX, raised in Charleston, WV, actress Jennifer Garner began with bit parts on TV shows like "Spin City" and "Law and Order." In 2000, her work on TV show "Felicity" led to the lead role on spy drama "Alias," which made her a star. Garner married for the second time to actor Ben Affleck in 2005. Their daughter, Violet, was born the following November.

Scripture of the Day: For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy to be destroyed is death. - 1 Corinthians 15:25-26

Video of the Day: "T.J. Hooker" - Vengeance Is Mine - submitted by Cap'n Jack

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while fast-walking to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

No More Wind! That is a chant—an exhortation. It is—above all else—my hope! The weather forecasts on my iPhone show the following:

  • Today: 52°/82°
  • Saturday: 54°/87°
  • Sunday: 58°/94°
  • Monday: 60°/96°
  • Tuesday: 57°/91°
  • Wednesday: 49°/81°

    Those forecasts look very good—if only the wind will stay far away!