July 28, 2006

Friday's Musings

Pushing back the frontiers of ignorance.................................

The president of Mexico has announced that they will not be taking part of the next Summer Olympics. Everyone who can run, jump or swim has left the country.

Scientist Likens Fear of Global Warming to "Religious Belief."

Washington (CNSNews.com) - An MIT meteorologist Wednesday dismissed alarmist fears about human-induced global warming as nothing more than 'religious beliefs' in a speech to about 100 people at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C...


Mary's Marvelous Mutterings..................................................

Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two, but can't remember what they are."

A bore is a person who talks when you wish him to listen.

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing

I'm addicted to placebos. I'd give them up, but it wouldn't make any difference

I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure.


Sara's Salubrious Selections.....................................

August is . . . . National Catfish Month,

This is Psychic Week [But I'll bet you knew that, somehow.....]

August 1 is...National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

August 1 is...Braham Pie Day [What the heck is that?]

August 1 is...Hug A Senior Days [Hey, I'm a senior]

August 1 is...Rounds Resounding Day [but then, that's redundant]

August 1 is...Friendship Day

August 2 is...National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 2 is...National Mustard Day

August 3 is...National Watermelon Day

August 3 is...The day Columbus set forth for India in 1492

August 4 is...Twins Day Festival

August 4 is...Coast Guard Day

August 4 is...the day Champaign was invented by Don Perignon in 1693 [How did they celebrate before?]


Actual Headline........................................

SHE'S SUNK: "Woman Flunks Driver's Test When Car Goes into Pompano Canal" -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel headline


Thoughts for today.........................................

If electricity comes from electrons... does that mean that morality comes from morons?

Marriage is the mourning after the knot before.

A hangover is the wrath of grapes.

Corduroy pillows are making headlines.

Sea captains don't like crew cuts.


Well, that's enough for this week from my bunker in the outskirts of Absurdia, the capital of The Peoples Republic of Absurdistan where the Mayor's aide got caught with porn on his city owned laptop and is still there, unlike the last 5 police commissioners (in this mayor's term)


And on the other hand......

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.


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