Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Keep Your Eyes on the Road, Homeland Insecurity, -and- Lost!

Keep Your Eyes on the Road! - bus driver caught texting while driving
Homeland Insecurity - sensitive data missing from National Archives
Lost! - GPS system could fail next year report warns

On this day in history: May 20, 1960 - Music DJ Alan Freed, originator of the term "Rock and Roll," is indicted in New York in the Payola scandal. Freed had accepted $30,650 from five record companies to play their records, although to be fair "pay for play" was the accepted practice up to that point.

Born on this day in history: May 20, 1946 - Cher (1946 - ) Born Cherilyn La Piere Sarkisian in El Centro, CA, singer and actress Cher originally paired in a singing act with then-husband Salvatore "Sonny" Bono (1935-98), and was known for rock anthem "I Got You Babe" (1965). Cher found greater success on her own, as a singer and a stage and film actress, winning an Academy Award for "Moonstruck" (1987).

Scripture of the Day: For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. - Philippians 1:21

Video of the Day: Fast New Shelby Mustang GT-500 Full Test - submitted by Darin

Laura's Journey Ends

NOTE: I have added several new photographs from Laura's journey to the blog entries for the previous three days! Be certain to re-visit those entries!

Laura getting ready to board the airplane in LA to return to Sacramento

Inside the airplane on the return trip from LA to Sacramento