Yesterday I gathered up a horrendous heap of dirty clothes, stuffed it into a carrying bag,, and hauled it over to the laundry room. About two hours later I returned to my apartment and debated whether I should put the wonderfully fresh, clean clothes away (into their assigned slots) or leave that chore for later and write instead a bit in my blog. Then, on second thought, I decided the best bet might be to do both at the same time.
So that's just what I did.
Word For Today
A variant of skinned. To be skinned or skinned out was to be deprived of all your money by gambling, frequently of the rigged sort.
Did You Know?
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, died at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
June 11, 1933
Gene Wilder is an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist.
June 11, 1945
Adrienne Barbeau is an American actress and the author of three books. Barbeau came to prominence in the 1970s as Broadway's original Rizzo in the musical Grease, and as Carol Traynor, the divorced daughter of Maude Findlay (played by Bea Arthur) in the sitcom Maude. In the early 1980s, Barbeau was a sex symbol, starring in several horror and science fiction films, including The Fog, Creepshow, Swamp Thing, and Escape from New York.
June 11, 1959
From 2004 to 2012, Hugh Laurie played Dr. Gregory House, the protagonist of House, for which he received two Golden Globe awards, two Screen Actors Guild awards, and six Emmy nominations.
June 11, 1988
Claire Holt is an Australian actress, best known for her roles as Emma Gilbert on the television show H2O: Just Add Water, Chastity Meyer on Mean Girls 2, and Rebekah Mikaelson on The CW series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off series The Originals.