Monday, November 09, 2009

Fighting Back, License to Drive, -and- Animal House

Fighting Back - 9-year-old boy thwarts carjacker
License to Drive - woman finally passes exam on 950th attempt
Animal House - students arrested after food fight

On this day in history: November 9, 1997 - Michael Paul Lookinland, aka "Bobby" from the Brady Bunch, charged with drunk driving in St. George, Utah. With a BAL of 0.258, the 36 year old former child star was very drunk.

Born on this day in history: November 9, 1922 - Dorothy Dandridge (1922 - 1965) Born in Cleveland, Ohio, singer and actress Dorothy Dandridge won the leading role in 1954's Carmen Jones, making her the first African-American to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. She also starred in 1959's Porgy and Bess, opposite Sidney Poitier. Owing to racism, she had trouble finding other roles, suffered a nervous breakdown, and died of an apparent suicide.

Scripture of the Day: Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops. - Proverbs 3:9

Video of the Day: Chuck Norris Pushing the Earth Down - submitted by Danica

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

Worship Service Sunday, I performed with the worship team at Harvest Christian Center for the first time. I was truly wonderful, playing my guitar and worshiping the Lord. I am eager for next Sunday's worship!

"Fringe" I have been telling Laura how much I have been enjoying watching episodes of "Fringe" on Hulu and Warner Bros. Yesterday, I convinced her to watch the pilot. She was hooked! We watched several episodes prior to going abed.

Veterans Day Parade The annual Veterans Day Parade is scheduled for Wednesday at 11 AM. Hopefully, the weather reports that currently indicate rain will change prior to the event! Earlier this morning, the reports showed rain for Wednesday and Thursday. Currently, the forecasts show only Wednesday being wet. Time will tell!

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