Friday's journey to AREA 51 turned out to be a very enjoyable evening. I went to Lakes Cafe and Pub around 10:30 pm and the Karaoke Show was in full swing. Once again, the place was packed and there's been a lot of new faces there. If I was real bright, I would have taken some pictures with my cell phone, but I never seem to remember (unless I'm with one of my lady friends). Maybe next week, I'll just pin a note to my shirt along side the usual note with my name and address and a "reward if found" message written on it.
I left Lakes around 1:00 and headed over to The Billiards Club. I don't know why, but there was just some urge to go there and lo and behold, my sweet Nicole arrived five minutes after I arrived. Needless to say, that made my evening and maybe there was just a little Karma in the air as I had not seen Nicole for about three weeks. What the hell, even a blind squirrel finds an acorn now and then. I have no idea what time I got home, but it took some time to wipe the smile off my face.
Not that I'm biased but congratulations to Florida's Tampa (Devil) Rays who defeated the Boston Red Sox in game seven of the American League Championship by the score of 3-1. They go on to play the National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies in game one of the World Series on Wednesday.
The Cat's Ass Trophy (Cat) Award had two nominations last week. Sherry nominated "the RNC and their affiliates for the drastic steps they have taken recently to hold on their power .." Garnett nominated Casey Anthony, mother of missing Caylee Anthony who was recently indicted by an Orlando Grand Jury on murder charges. As far as importance goes, the judges (my cat Shithead and I) have decided that Casey Anthony far and away deserves the CAT Award.
As to the RNC, we completely agree that they are also deserving of the CAT Award. I would be remiss however, not to point out that both parties, along with the two respective jerks they have nominated and support, have stooped to the lowest of low levels, making a joke of the run for the presidency. The Cat's Ass Trophy goes to both Casey Anthony and The Republican National Committee.
This Date In History 1818 Britain and the United States sign a diplomatic convention establishing a boundary between the United States and British North America, now Canada, along the 49th parallel. 1973 Sydney Opera House is officially opened by Elizabeth II. 1988 Nature magazine reports that the Turin Shroud, venerated for centuries by some Christians as the burial garment of Jesus Christ, has been carbon dated to the medieval period.
Picture Of The Day This man is General Colin Powell, who has endorsed Barack Obama for the presidency of the United States of America. This man is: a) A career military leader b) A life long republican c) A chamelion. Answer: All of the above, but, once a frog, always a frog.
Birthdays My pal, Lourdes, happy birthday baby! 19XX, Sir Christopher Wren, architect, scientist, and mathematician 1632, Colin Campbell, field marshal 1792, Arthur Rimbaud, French poet 1854, Charles Ives, American composer 1874, James Chadwick, British physicist and Nobel laureate, who is best known for his discovery in 1932 of one of the fundamental particles of matter, the neutron 1891Anna Neagle, actress 1904.
The Hits Just Keep On Coming
In the early 20th Century, Thomas Edison was spreading the word about electricity. Once, while vacationing out West, he stopped at the Sioux reservation. Edison was shocked to learn that there was no indoor plumbing, and that he would have to use an outhouse. In fact, he was told, the Sioux had to use the outhouse regardless of the weather. To help the Sioux, Edison installed lights in the outhouse. With this kind act, he became the first person to wire a head for a reservation!
On a hot, dusty day a cowboy rode into a small frontier town. After dismounting, he walked behind his horse, lifted it's tail and kissed it where the sun don't shine. An old man rocking by the general store witnessed the whole thing. "Whudd'ya do that fer?" he asked. "Got chapped lips," the cowboy replied. The old man asked, "Does that help?" The cowboy said, "Nope, but it keeps me from lickin' 'em."
An attractive woman from New York was driving through a remote part of Texas when her car broke down. An Indian on horseback came along and offered her a ride to a nearby town. She climbed up behind him on the horse and they rode off. The ride was uneventful except that every few minutes, the Indian would let out a whoop so loud that it would echo from the surrounding hills.
When they arrived in town, he let her off at the local service station, yelled one final yahoo and rode off. The service station attendant asked, "What did you do to get that Indian so excited?" The woman replied, "Nothing. I merely sat behind him on the horse, put my arms around his waist and held onto his saddle horn so I wouldn't fall off."
The service station attendant said, "Lady, Indians ride bareback."
That's it for today my little pigeon toes. More on Wednesday.
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