Monday, October 3, 2011


Today's Birthdays
1973 - Neve Campbell
1969 - Gwen Stefani
1941 - Chubby Checker
1925 - Gore Vidal
1900 - Thomas Wolfe

Todays pic dump

Top Gun Crew Then and Now

Today in History
O.J. Simpson acquitted, 1995

American Revolution
French and Americans cut off British supplies at Gloucester, 1781
UAW walks out on Ford, 1961
Civil War
North and South clash at the Second Battle of Corinth, 1862
Cold War
East and West Germany reunite after 45 years, 1990
A housekeeper helps her boyfriend commit a burglary, 1799
Hurricane Stan bears down on Mexico, 2005
General Interest
Iraq wins independence, 1932
Britain successfully tests A-bomb, 1952
Maze hunger strike called off, 1981
Clive Owen born, 1964
The Red Badge of Courage is published, 1895
Writer, singer and folk icon Woody Guthrie dies, 1967
Old West
U.S. Army hangs four Modoc Indians for the murder of a Civil War hero, 1873
Lincoln proclaims official Thanksgiving holiday, 1863
The shot heard round the world, 1951
Vietnam War
Operation Wallowa commences, 1967
Twenty-four die in Army helicopter accident, 1968
World War I
War Revenue Act passed in U.S. , 1917
World War II
Germany conducts first successful V-2 rocket test, 1942

Off the Wall

Boys Will be Boys......

Cartoon time

Todays Quotes

Robert Frost
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Robert Frost
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost 
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
Robert Frost 

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Robert Frost

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
Robert Frost

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Robert Frost

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1 comment:

  1. Two favorites from this post:
    First, I LOVE bacon so I'm glad I'm not "wrong." :)
    Second, "I'll seldom join you" ... ha ha ha!