Monday, November 23, 2009

A Match Made in Cyberspace, Matters of Life and Death, -and- To Protect and Serve

A Match Made in Cyberspace - man marries virtual girlfriend--with public reception
Matters of Life and Death - Rep. Kennedy banned from Communion
To Protect and Serve - cop fired for demanding free ice cream

On this day in history: November 23, 1910 - English murderer Hawley Crippen hanged, after he was caught aboard the SS Montrose attempting to escape to Britain. It was the first use of radio for the apprehension of a criminal.

Born on this day in history: November 23, 1888 - Harpo Marx (1888 - 1964) Born Adolph Arthur Marx in New York City, comedian and actor Harpo Marx, with brothers, Leonard (Chico), Julius (Groucho), Milton (Gummo) and Herbert (Zeppo), developed the successful Marx Brothers comedy act on stage and for films. Harpo became a gifted mime, never speaking professionally.

Scripture of the Day: Love the LORD, all his saints! The LORD preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full. Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD. - Psalm 31:23-24

Video of the Day:

How to Cook Turkey in a Crock Pot, New Mexico Style - submitted by Danica

This is what our cats crave! They leap upon the dining room table and impatiently await their kitty treats each morning and evening. They are very spoiled cats! Of course, we feel that they deserve being spoiled. Click to enlarge.

The Weather The weather was graciously warm and sunny Saturday. Hometown Christmas was successful. Rain had been forecast for Saturday, but it was a beautiful day! I shall share some photographs of the event soon.

Technology News
Roku adds Flicker, Facebook, Pandora, and more video channels
Three charged in worldwide ATM attacks
Twitter adds geotagging feature