Monday, September 28, 2009

To Protect and Serve, Weapons of Choice, -and- On the Job

To Protect and Serve - off-duty cop charged with fatal DUI that killed pastor's daughter
Weapons of Choice - Republican candidate raffles AK-47 at campaign rally
On the Job - woman celebrates 100th birthday—at work

On this day in history: September 28, 1994 - The world fails to end for a Borneo doomsday cult based in Sabah, after authorities arrest nearly 200 members, more than 50 of whom are children. The armed group was garbed in yellow robes and intended to perform a human sacrifice before the End Time.

Born on this day in history: September 28, 1972 - Gwyneth Paltrow (1972 - ) Born in Los Angeles, daughter of actress Blythe Danner and TV producer Bruce Paltrow, actress Gwyneth Paltrow made her stage debut at 5. In 1993, she won a string of roles, appearing in 1995 in "Seven" with Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt. Paltrow gained superstar status in 1998's "Shakespeare in Love," winning an Oscar. In 2003, Paltrow married Chris Martin, front man for British rock group Coldplay.

Scripture of the Day: Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. — Psalm 119:133

Video of the Day: Cutest Baby Tiger - submitted by Danica

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this vehicle in the Walmart parking lot while driving to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

Laura was thoroughly delighted when she discovered this gift. I placed it on her computer table and covered it with papers. When she discovered it, she became incredibly gleeful.

Saturday, I grilled chicken parts and corn on the cob.

Sunday, I grilled London broil, mushrooms, red bell pepper, tiger squash, and red onion.

Technology News
New botnet may have infected half of Fortune 1000
EU seeks law to limit MP3 player volume

iPhone News
Battle Bears takes top spot on App Store
Gmail gets pushed officially for iPhone