Sunday, December 30, 2012

Don't Know What To Tell Ya'

Tucson Weather Today


Outside Magazine has a factual article that is written with more than enough suspense to rival any fictional thriller of a short story. But being nonfiction, it is easier to analyze the techniques used to create and maintain the sense of: "Oh my goodness, what comes next?"

The title is:

As Freezing Persons Recollect the Snow—First Chill—Then Stupor—Then the Letting Go

Below is a link:

The cold hard facts of freezing to death

I know I should write some more, but . . .

Just don't know what to tell ya'.



a person who dislikes or distrusts other people or mankind in general

Wikipedia states: A misanthrope is a person who exhibits a general hatred, mistrust or disdain of the human species or human nature.




Matt Lauer
Born De.c 30, 1957
Age:   54 years old

Matthew Todd "Matt" Lauer is an American television journalist best known as the host of NBC's The Today Show since 1996. He was previously a news anchor in New York City and a local talk-show host in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence and Richmond. He was also host of PM Magazine (or "Evening Magazine" 1980-1986) and worked for ESPN in the 1980s as a sideline reporter.

Born Dec 30, 1975
Age:   36 years old

Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time. Formerly the World No. 1, he was the highest-paid athlete in the world according to Forbes for several years.

Born Dec 30, 1945
Died Feb 29, 2012

David Thomas "Davy" Jones was an English recording artist, actor and businessman, best known as a member of the musical group the Monkees and star of the TV series of the same name. His acting credits include a Tony-nominated role as the Artful Dodger in Oliver! as well as roles in The Brady Bunch film and television show; Love, American Style; and My Two Dads. Jones is considered to be one of the greatest teen idols of all time.

Born Dec 30, 1942
Age:   69 years old

Robert Michael Nesmith is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the musical group The Monkees and co-star of The Monkees TV series (1966-1968). Nesmith is notable as a songwriter, including "Different Drum" (sung by Linda Ronstadt with the Stone Poneys), and as executive producer of the cult film Repo Man (1984). He also is credited with creating the genre of the music video. In 1981, Nesmith won the first Grammy Award given for Video of the Year for his hour-long television show, Elephant Parts.

Born Dec. 30, 1928
Died:  June 2, 2008

Ellas Otha Bates, known by his stage name Bo Diddley, was an American rhythm and blues vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, and rock and roll pioneer. He was also known as The Originator because of his key role in the transition from the blues to rock, influencing a host of acts, including Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Velvet Underground, The Who, The Yardbirds, Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and George Michael, among others.

He introduced more insistent, driving rhythms and a hard-edged electric guitar sound on a wide-ranging catalog of songs, along with African rhythms and a signature beat (a simple, five-accent rhythm) that remains a cornerstone of rock and pop. Accordingly, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation and a Grammy Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He was known in particular for his technical innovations, including his trademark rectangular guitar.


Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
--Abraham Lincoln

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