Thursday, September 17, 2009

Fighting Back, Spare the Rod, -and- Snakes in the Grass

Fighting Back - student kills intruder with sword
Spare the Rod - woman arrested for spanking stranger's 2-year-old child
Snakes in the Grass - Hybrid man-eating pythons? Florida is on alert

On this day in history: September 17, 1939 - The Soviet Union invades Poland, to fulfill its end of the secret protocols contained in the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact. They partition the country along pre-decided lines.

Born on this day in history: September 17, 1923 - Hank Williams (1923 - 1953) Born in Mount Olive West, Alabama, singer-songwriter Hank Williams began recording for MGM Records in 1949, and caused a sensation at the Grand Ole Opry with "Lovesick Blues," which hit No. 1 on the country charts. Called the "hillbilly Shakespeare," Williams left a legacy of 100 classic country songs.

Scripture of the Day: Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. — Psalm 23:4

Video of the Day: Canadian Bow Hunter Gets Attacked - submitted by Darin

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this vehicle parked at Walmart as I drove to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

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