Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Licensed to Drive, Weapons of Choice, -and- Wait a Minute Mr. Postman

Licensed to Drive - 81-year-old man nudges slow-moving pedestrian with his car
Weapons of Choice - gun protections on agenda in Utah
Wait a Minute Mr. Postman - postal worker accused of stealing, selling $20,000 worth of stamps

On this day in history: May 12, 1971 - Tor Johnson dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 67 in San Fernando, California. The man who once wrestled under the name "The Super Swedish Angel" leaves behind a legacy of B-movie acting roles, most famously as the bald zombie in Ed Wood's masterpiece "Plan 9 from Outer Space."

Born on this day in history: May 12, 1907 - Katharine Hepburn (1907 - 2003) Born in Hartford, CT, actress Katharine Hepburn made her stage debut in 1928, and from 1932 on, attained international fame as a strong character actress. Among her outstanding films is "Woman of the Year" (1942), which was the beginning of a 25-year relationship with co-star Spencer Tracy. She won several Oscars, notably for "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" (1967) and "On Golden Pond" (1981). In 1991 she published "Me: Stories of My Life."

Scripture of the Day: "You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men." — Matthew 5:13

Video of the Day: Burnout Mopar Power - submitted by Darin

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

Car Show
Here are some additional photographs from last Saturday's May Madness, Corning Car Show: