Monthly Archives: July 2008
Proof Elvis didn’t die!
Today’s Old Picture of the Day illustrates that even back in 1938, when gas was at 20 cents a gallon, people complained enough that one gas station owner decided he had to explain how the cost was derived.
How many licks?
Apparently, some research has been conducted
(And I am not as late on learning of this as I was on learning about TWINKIES)
Putting a baby to work
‘After the birth of a child there’s always the temptation to say ‘Yes, it’s cute, but what can it do?’
(I’m not sure of the reliability of this news source…)
In the News
Bill Gates and family held and robbed in family home
Oprah Winfrey announces marriage
Oprah hurt in freak highway accident
Drug-related shooting leaves 2 NFL stars fighting for their lives
Trump declares bankruptcy, attempts suicide
Source: My spam folder
[Note: It’s unclear whether Oprah was in the accident before or after her announcement, or whether any of the other news stories are interconnected in some fashion.]
Update: More Breaking News from my spam folder
Tobey Maguire breaks 2 bones in leg after freak hit and run
Intel announces merger with AMD
More tapes of Scarlett Johansson surface
Britney falls during rock-climbing, injures back and arm
(I think the tapes of Scarlett are of her reporting the Intel/AMD merger news.)
If you get the Sundance Channel
The Academy Award winning short film, West Bank Story will be on the Sundance Channel this Friday, July 18th twice – at 7:30 am and 4:35 pm (Central Time)
It’s probably been there before, but I just got AT&T UVerse free for a month, along with a DVR, so I’ve been searching for interesting things to record. This will definitely be stored on my DVR so I can watch it whenever I want. (Yeah, I own the DVD, my cousin stars in it, of course I own the DVD, but I’m sure there will be times I’m too lazy to get up and walk to the DVD cabinet.)
Bob is closer to Easy Street than I am. He even posted a picture of it today.
I will admit.
I will admit I couldn’t have told you that Czechoslovakia was now two countries, Slovakia and The Czech Republic.
However, in January of 1993, when the split happened, I wasn’t beginning my second term as US Senator. And I haven’t been in the US Senate since then, either. I’m not running for President. I really don’t need to know these things.
Hopefully McCain knows that Europe’s most populous city isn’t Constantinople.
According to my gmail account, I am currently using 1789 mb of space in my account.
I have no idea what significance that number might have.
Oh, btw, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!