Monday, July 06, 2009

Hot Dog, Take the Money and Run, -and- Cats

Hot Dog - meet Joey Chestnut, the world's top eater
Take the Money and Run - still no takers for $10,000 found on freeway
Cats - Beverly Hills woman faces jail for feeding stray felines

On this day in history: July 6, 1944 - Fire breaks out at a matinee performance of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Baily Circus burning 168 people to death, and injuring an additional 250. The main tent had been waterproofed with wax thinned by gasoline.

Born on this day in history: July 6, 1925 - Bill Haley (1925 - 1981 ) Born July 6, 1925, Highland Park, Mich., U.S.—died Feb. 9, 1981, Harlingen, Texas) American singer and songwriter considered by many to be the father of rock and roll thanks to his 1955 hit "Rock Around the Clock."

Scripture of the Day: Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. — James 4:7

Video of the Day: 2008 SEMA: Dodge Challenger Convertible - submitted by Darin

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

This is a photograph of our Friday meal, taken by Laura with her iPhone. Laura dry-rubbed the chicken breasts, and I grilled them, along with Johnsonville brats, mushrooms, and zucchini.

Laura dry-rubbed two huge pork loin roasts and grilled them slowly for several hours Saturday.