Thursday, November 05, 2009

Starring Roles, Law of the Land, -and- Stupid Criminals

Starring Roles - 43 show-stealing cars
Law of the Land - judge says man can sue store he robbed
Stupid Criminals - man stabs himself to keep job at Blockbuster

On this day in history: November 5, 1975 - Logger Travis Walton is abducted by aliens near Snowflake, Arizona and is missing for five days. Aliens performed "various experiments" on the abductee. Needless to say, Walton finds the experience immensely lucrative as his experiences are chronicled in the mediocre book Fire in the Sky and a very bad film by Paramount.

Born on this day in history: November 5, 1913 - Vivien Leigh (1913 - 1967) Born in Darjeeling, India, British actress Vivien Leigh achieved motion picture immortality by playing two of American literature's most celebrated Southern belles: Scarlett O'Hara and Blanche DuBois. Her leading lady performances led to two Academy Awards and a lengthy career as a dramatic performer.

Scripture of the Day: If we have been united with him like this in his death, we will certainly also be united with him in his resurrection. For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin... - Romans 6:5-6

Video of the Day: Kenwood Commercial

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

Veterans Day Parade There will be a Veterans Day Parade at 11 AM Wednesday, November 11. The parade will begin at City Hall and end at the Veterans Memorial Hall. There will be a hamburger and hot dog lunch after the parade at 11:30 at the hall for $6.00.

The Weather Forecasts made yesterday called for rain today and heavy rain tomorrow. Earlier this morning, these forecasts were amended to a slight chance of light rain this morning and the same for tomorrow. It was sunny and beautiful at 7 AM. Now,less than an hour later, the sky is very overcast, the sun has disappeared behind dense clouds, and what weather we shall encounter today and tomorrow appears very uncertain.

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