Friday, June 05, 2009

Armed and Dangerous, Weapons of Choice, -amd- Heroes

Armed and Dangerous - cop tasers high school student who won't turn off cell phone
Weapons of Choice - Fort Bliss soldiers told to register private weapons
Heroes - two mothers, grandfather lift car off trapped boy

On this day in history: June 5, 1968 - Seconds after Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot dead by Sirhan Sirhan in a Los Angeles hotel, witnesses wrestle the Palestinian to the ground and grab his smoking .22-caliber revolver. Sirhan later claims to have been acting unconsciously, possibly the result of hypnotic brainwashing.

Born on this day in history: June 5, 1878 - Pancho Villa (1878 - 1923) Born Doroteo Arango in Hacienda de Rio Grande, Mexico, revolutionary Pancho Villa fought against Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz in 1909 and led the successful revolt against Victoriano Huerta in 1914. Although pardoned in 1920, Villa was assassinated.

Scripture of the Day: [Bless the LORD] who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. - Psalm 103:5

Video of the Day: Orkin Commercials - these commercials are so excellent I could not decide upon which to include, so I am including both!

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

Laura will be enjoying Paella Day at Sierra Nevada today! This is an employees-only event, so please do not go there expecting to enjoy paella! Her report and photographs of this event will follow later today, so be certain to return to view them! She made a message with her iPhone regarding this event. You can download it HERE. Right-click on the link, save the file, and open it with QuickTime.


Laura's plate!