The very first “senior moment”


The very first "senior moment" (How Dinosaurs became extinct)!!



Simple Story- Great Message

 The Window Through Which We Look


A  young couple moved into a new neighborhood
The next morning while they were eating breakfast,
The young woman saw her neighbor hanging the wash outside.
‘That  laundry is not very  clean,’ she said.
‘She  doesn’t know how to wash correctly.
Perhaps she needs better laundry soap.’
Her husband looked on, but remained silent.
Every time her neighbor would hang her wash to dry,
The young woman would make the same comments.

About one month later, the woman was surprised to see

a nice clean wash on the line and said to her husband:
‘Look, she has learned how to wash correctly.
I wonder who taught her this.’
The husband said,’I got up early this morning and
Cleaned our windows.’

And so it is with life.

What we see when watching others
Depends on the window through which we look.

Happy Birthday to me, and on this day in history


1989 Importation of semiautomatic assault rifles

is banned by Pres. Bush.

1983 First time ever OPEC agrees to cut prices

of crude oil.

1964 Kennedy Assassination

Jack Ruby is sentenced to death for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. The conviction was later overturned and he died while awaiting retrial.

1951 Korean War

The U.S. recaptures Seoul, the former capital of the Korean Republic.

1950 First FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List

is announced.

1937 Jack Benny and Fred Allen meet

on radio to settle their long-standing feud. This was one the highest-rated radio events ever broadcast.

1900 The gold standard

for currency is officially adopted by the U.S. It had been in use unofficially since 1879.

1812 First U.S. War Bonds

$11 million in bonds are authorized by Congress to support the War of 1812.

1794 Cotton gin

Eli Whitney receives a patent for his famous invention.


1947 Billy Crystal

American comedian, "You look marvelous." TV: Soap (Jodie Dallas – TV’s first openly gay person).

1933 Quincy Jones

(Quincy Delight Jones, Jr.), American composer, conductor. He produced Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the biggest-selling LP of all time.

1933 Michael Caine

(Maurice Micklewhite), British actor. Film: Alfie (1966) and Sleuth (1972).

1928 Frank Borman

American astronaut. He was command pilot for Apollo 8, the first lunar orbital mission (1968).

1920 Hank Ketcham

(Henry King Ketcham), American cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace (1951).

1879 d. 1955 Albert Einstein

German-born Nobel-winning physicist and mathematician who introduced the theory of relativity.

1854 d. 1925 Thomas Riley Marshall

28th U.S. Vice-President (1913-21). Proclaimed "What this country really needs is a good five-cent cigar" (1915).

1854 d. 1915 Paul Ehrlich

German Nobel-winning bacteriologist, immunologist. He discovered the first cure for syphilis (1910).

1835 d. 1910 Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli

Italian astronomer. He discovered the "canals" of Mars (1877).



1999 b. 1910 Kirk Alyn

(John Feggo, Jr.), American actor.  He played Superman in the 1948 movie serial and in its sequel Atom Man Vs. Superman (1950).  He also played young Lois Lane’s father in the 1978 Superman movie.

1975 b. 1919 Susan Hayward

(Edythe Marrener), American Oscar-winning actress. Film: I Want To Live (1958). Her death was attributed to radiation exposure received from an A-bomb test near the filming of a movie in 1953.

1973 b. 1900 Howard Hathaway Aiken

American engineer, builder of the second digital computer (Mark I, 1944).

1973 b. 1901 Chic Young

(Murat Bernard Young), American cartoonist, creator of Blondie (1930).

1932 b. 1854 George Eastman

American inventor, founder of the Eastman Kodak Company (1880). He patented the first practical roll film camera (Kodak, 1888).

1883 b. 1818 Karl Heinrich Marx

German socialist and philosopher.

Talking about 680News – Breaking News Headlines: Actor Corey Haim found dead at age 38



Corey Haim Found Dead at age 38
Entertainment 10 Mar, 2010 0 0 Actor Corey Haim found dead at age 38LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Actor Corey Haim, 38, has been found dead in Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday.The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the North York-born actor’s death, but there are reports the ’80s teen star died of an accidental overdose.Haim was found unresponsive at his Oakwood apartment.


Sad to read this today, but I think it’s been a long time in coming. Corey Haim has had problems with drugs most of his Hollywood career, and he put so much pressure on himself with his belief that his return to success was one script away. I thought there was a chance of a possible comeback, when A&E did that series, the Two Coreys, but I guess that never happened.

He was one of the heartthrobs in the 80’s that I think I secretly lusted for, without actually acknowledging that was what I was doing. Well, actually I think I entertained the idea of a threesome with him and Corey Feldman, but I digress. Oh, and just so that you also know why I may actually care a little bit more about this actor as opposed to some of the others who have passed on… I went to school with him in grade 7


The Parable of the Crooked Tree…


Every day, the straight tree would say to the crooked tree, "Look at me…I’m tall, and I’m straight, and I’m handsome. Look at you…you’re all crooked and bent over. No one wants to look at you." And they grew up in that forest together. And then one day the loggers came, and they saw the crooked tree and the straight tree, and they said, "Just cut the straight trees and leave the rest." So the loggers turned all the straight trees into lumber and toothpicks and paper. And the crooked tree is still there, growing stronger and stranger every day.