After thinking long and hard about today's blog entry, I have concluded that I have nothing interesting to share but cynicism -- and the world has more than enough of that.
Now I am leaving for my morning walk.
Word For Today
the practice of compiling dictionaries
Did You Know?
Al Capone was known for setting up soup kitchens during the Great Depression, providing milk for school children, and sending thousands of dollars worth of flowers to rival gang member’s funerals. (And for being a violent, ruthless killer.)
This Day In History
Pioneer 10 is an American space probe, weighing 258 kilograms, that completed the first mission to the planet Jupiter. Thereafter, on this day in history, Pioneer 10 became the first spacecraft to achieve escape velocity from the Solar System.
Timothy Alan Dick (born June 13, 1953), known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his role in the sitcom Home Improvement. He is also known for his starring roles in several popular films, including the Toy Story film series (as the voice of Buzz Lightyear), The Santa Clause film series, and the science fiction action comedy film Galaxy Quest (1999). Since 2011, he has starred as Mike Baxter in the ABC sitcom Last Man Standing.
Ashley Fuller Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is a former American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman. She co-founded luxury fashion brands The Row, Elizabeth and James, and the more affordable lines Olsenboye and StyleMint with her fraternal twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen.
Richard Earl Thomas (born June 13, 1951) is an American actor. He is best known for his leading role as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama The Waltons, where he won one Emmy Award, and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is a former American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, businesswoman, and equestrian. She co-founded luxury fashion brands The Row, Elizabeth and James, and the more affordable lines Olsenboye and StyleMint alongside her fraternal twin sister Ashley Olsen. Olsen pursued acting independently as an adult until 2012.