Wednesday, June 18, 2014




"It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being."
--John Joseph Powell


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Did You Know . . .?

A 40,000-year-old sculpture of a lion man is the earliest known evidence of humans evolving a mind capable of imagination.



On this  day in 1983, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the space shuttle Challenger was launched into space on its second mission. Aboard the shuttle was Dr. Sally Ride, who as a mission specialist became the first American woman to travel into space. During the six-day mission, Ride, an astrophysicist from Stanford University, operated the shuttle's robot arm, which she had helped design. Her historic journey was preceded almost 20 years to the day by cosmonaut Valentina V. Tereshkova of the Soviet Union, who on June 16, 1963, became the first woman ever to travel into space.



1.  a series of interconnected events, concepts, etc.
2.  the act of linking together or the state of being joined.



(born 18 June 1942)
Paul McCartney is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential acts in the history of rock music.

(born 18 June 1952)
Isabella Rossellini is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancome model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her.

(June 18, 1942 - April 4, 2013)
Roger Ebert was an American film critic, journalist and screenwriter. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013.

(born June 18, 1952)
Carol Kane is an American stage, screen, and television actress. She became known in the 1970s in films such as Hester Street and Annie Hall. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman. She has played the character of Madame Morrible in the musical Wicked, both in regional productions and on Broadway from 2005 to 2014.


"Nothing brings you together like a common enemy."
--David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest



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