Friday, September 7, 2012

After The Conventions . . .


I watched all the major speeches of the  2012 Democratic Convention and must admit I was impressed by some of them.

Here is a link to President Obama's 2012 Democratic Convention speech for those who missed it or those who might like to use it for some fact checking or something like that.



- having or representing the earth as a center: a geocentric theory of the universe.
- using the earth or earthly life as the only basis of evaluation.
- viewed or measured as from the center of the earth: the geocentric position of the moon.

According to Wikipedia: "In astronomy, the geocentric model (also known as geocentrism, or the Ptolemaic system), is the theory that the Earth is the orbital center for all celestial bodies. This model served as the predominant cosmological system in many ancient civilizations such as ancient Greece. As such, most Ancient Greek philosophers assumed that the Sun, Moon, stars, and naked eye planets circled the Earth."

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Buddy Holly
 Born Sep, 7, 1936
Died Feb. 3, 1959

Charles Hardin Holley, known professionally as Buddy Holly, was an American singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll. Although his success lasted only a year and a half before his death in an airplane crash, Holly is described as "the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll."

Born Sept. 7, 1860
Died Dec 13, 1961

Anna Mary Robertson Moses, better known as "Grandma Moses", was a renowned American folk artist. She is often cited as an example of an individual successfully beginning a career in the arts at an advanced age.

Julie Kavner

Born Sept 7, 1950
Age: 61 years old.

Julie Deborah Kavner is an American film and television actress, comedian and voice artist. Noted for her role as Marge Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons, she also voices other characters for the show, including Jacqueline Bouvier, and Patty and Selma Bouvier. Known for her improvisation and distinctive "honeyed gravel voice," Kavner was cast in her first professional acting role as Brenda Morgenstern in Rhoda in 1974.


If you write one story, it may be bad; if you write a hundred, you have the odds in your favor.
--Edgar Rice Burroughs

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