V.19 No.16 | 4/22/2010
The Daily Word 4.26.10: Tornado, Yeti, Spock.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Apr 26 2010 10:39 AM ]
A Tornado kills 10 in Mississippi.
An earthquake hits Taiwan with small effect.
The economy shows signs of improvement.
Stephen Hawking urges us to avoid aliens.
There’s a leaking oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
Take a look at this woman’s hobbit hole.
Here’s a nice addition to the Apple logo.
A stuffed yeti and other creatures went up for auction.
You might as well watch the live barn owl cam.
Here’s the trailer for the new Batman cartoon-movie, if anybody’s interested.
Thilay Lama didn’t want to be rescued from Bandelier.
A Sunday morning house fire in Albuquerque. I saw the smoke.
Richard Jojola is mean to puppies.
It’s Joan Chen’s birthday. She had to wear a little maid’s cap on “Twin Peaks.”
V.19 No.12 |
DayBird - March 26th
By Geoffrey Anjou [ Fri Mar 26 2010 12:01 PM ]
1859 – A.E. Housman English scholar and poet (d. 1936)
1874 – Robert Frost, American poet (d. 1963)
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
1892 – Walt Whitman, American poet (b. 1819)
When I heard the learn'd astronomer,
1920- Sandra Day O’Connor first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States. She served as an Associate Justice from 1981 until her retirement from the Court in 2006. O'Connor was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
1931 – Leonard Nimoy, American actor and director. Live long and prosper. Stay thirsty, my friend.
1959 – Raymond Chandler, American-born novelist (b. 1888)
"Tall, aren't you?" she said.
His influence on the modern private detective story, is like, super huge. Philip Marlowe, is, along with Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade, considered synonymous with "private detective”.
1997 - The bodies of 39 members of the Heaven's Gate religious cult who had committed suicide were found California. Mmmmbop.
1999 – A jury in Michigan finds Dr. (Death) Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man.
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