Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Now See This, Bad Housekeeping, -and- Where's the Beef?

Now See This - gallery of world's most bizarre travel sights
Bad Housekeeping - neighbors call stinky house "litter box"
Where's the Beef? - Florida woman attacks boyfriend with uncooked steak

On this day in history: December 9, 1967 - Jim Morrison, vocalist for the Doors, arrested for immoral exhibition at one of his concerts. The arrest was due to him upsetting police -- he was maced, then made the error of badmouthing police onstage.

Born on this day in history: December 9, 1934 - Dame Judi Dench (1934 - ) Born in York, England, actress Judi Dench made her stage debut as Ophelia in Hamlet (1957). A member of the Old Vic Company (1957?61), she became one of Britain's most distinguished classical actresses, as well as a popular film and TV performer. She played M in several James Bond movies, and was created a dame in 1988.

Scripture of the Day: From the LORD comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people. — Psalm 3:8

Video of the Day: The Doors - "The End"

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while passing through Walmart on the way to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

Coldest Day in History for Corning! Yet another record was broken this morning when the temperature was 3 degrees lower than the record-setting low temperature of 19° yesterday morning. Our pipes were frozen at our home. It is truly unpleasant preparing for the day when the only water available is the spring water in the water dispenser. YIKES!

Laura likes to maintain a chilly environment, necessitating that I bundle appropriately! Click to enlarge.

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