Monday, December 28, 2009

The Kids are Alright, Smile for the Camera!, -and- Ring of Fire

The Kids Are Alright - 13-year-old boy saves friend who fell through ice
Smile for the Camera! - far-out photos of 2009
Ring of Fire - California man seriously injured in fire after burning divorce papers

On this day in history: December 28, 1983 - Dennis Wilson, original drummer of the Beach Boys, drowned while diving from a boat near Marquesas Pier.

Born on this day in history: December 28, 1954 - Denzel Washington (1954 - ) New York actor Denzel Washington appeared in off-Broadway productions until gaining a starring role in TV drama "St. Elsewhere." He went on to films, and won Oscars for Glory (1989) and Training Day (2001), becoming the second African-American man to win the Best Actor award. His role in 2007's American Gangster also garnered critical praise.

Scripture of the Day: No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father's side, has made him known. - John 1:18

Video of the Day: Cats vs. Laser Pointer - submitted by Cindy

Cats know what they want! And they know how to get it! Click to enlarge.

Laura took these photographs of me and the boys snoozing after Christmas dinner. While Thor and I managed to snooze through Laura's photo session, Zeus was awakened as she set up her shot. Click to enlarge.

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