Sunday, July 8, 2012

A Couple Of Things . . .


Toward the end of my recent two week stay out in the desert, the monsoon season began and the Tucson region finally got some much needed rain. The view of the Santa Catalina mountains across the scrub to the North from the pool deck was obscured by welcomed storm clouds.

Here is another shot. None of the high peaks can be seen because of the low-hanging clouds.


Think about this YouTube video wherein a Cop Tells Children Not to Buy Lemonade!

10 cent lemonade stand shutdown by 10 members of the Capitol Police in Washington D.C.



Pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically.
Of a very high standard; excellent.
Physically attractive
admirable, alluring, angelic, appealing, beauteous, bewitching, charming, classy, comely, cute, dazzling, delicate, delightful, divine, elegant, enticing, excellent, exquisite, fair, fascinating, fine, foxy, good-looking, gorgeous, graceful, grand, handsome, ideal, lovely, magnificent, marvelous, nice, pleasing, pretty, pulchritudinous, radiant, ravishing, refined, resplendent, shapely, sightly, splendid, statuesque, stunning, sublime, superb, symmetrical, taking, well-formed, wonderful.



Marty Feldman
Born July 8, 1934
Died Dec. 2 1982

Martin Alan "Marty" Feldman was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor. He starred in several British television comedy shows, including At Last the 1948 Show and Marty, the latter of which won two BAFTA awards. He was the first Saturn Award winner for Best Supporting Actor for his role as I-gor in Young Frankenstein.

Born July 8, 1839
Died May 23, 1937

John Davison Rockefeller was an American industrialist and notable philanthropist. In 1870, he founded the Standard Oil Company and aggressively ran it until he officially retired in 1897. As kerosene and gasoline grew in importance, Rockefeller's wealth soared, and he became the world's richest man and first American worth more than a billion dollars. Adjusting for inflation, he is often regarded as the richest person in history.

Born July 08, 1908
Died Jan. 26, 1979

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, grandson of John D. Rockefeller, was an American businessman, philanthropist, public servant, and politician. He served as the 41st Vice President of the United States (1974-1977), serving under President Gerald Ford, and was the 49th Governor of New York (1959-1973). It is reported that Rockefeller died during the act of sexual intercourse with his mistress.

See . . .

  Born July 8, 1958

Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American film and theater actor whose notable roles include Animal House, Diner, Footloose, Flatliners, Wild Things, A Few Good Men, JFK, Apollo 13, Hollow Man, Mystic River, The Woodsman, Friday the 13th, Tremors, Death Sentence, Frost/Nixon, and X-Men: First Class.


The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.
--Marty Feldman

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