And, after glancing through the TV guide for this week, the BEST bets for anything GOOD on, will probably be found in your DVD collection (with maybe one or two exceptions)...trust me on this one.
Our Hoosierland weather for today brings us partly cloudy skies, hot and humid with temps reaching to the upper 80s and like I said, some rain moving in later this evening. Could be worse.
So, what say we start the day (and week) with a nice refreshing drink, as we take a look at what else is going on in this mixed-up world, hmm?
*** First off of the kitchen floor is our "What the hell happens today, Bob?" feature:
AUGUST 21 -
---it's National Brazilian Blowout Day
NOT what you think, It's gotta do with HAIR...on your head...between your ears.)
---It's National Senior Citizen Day
HAVE to keep reminding me? Sheesh!)
---It's National Spumoni Day
*** Next up, we just HAD to start the weekend in Ft. Wayne off with a bang (or more) with TWO shootings.
Here's the link to the first shooting:
The victim was originally in serious condition, but downgraded to critical condition.
And here's the link to the second shooting:
Getting to be another Eden Green, isn't it?
Nice to know some people have so little to do that shoot another person (for whatever reason).
BTW, shooting PEOPLE is not (nor ever should become) a "hobby"...just sayin'.
You have a need to shoot...buy some range time and punch some PAPER!
*** Next, our "king" (mayor Henry) has signed a compact with other mayors to fight bias, racism and other like things in the wake of the VA statue deal. Here's the story link:
Are you serious?
And if you are, will you treat bias, bigotry, and racism as the TWO-WAY STREET is really is, because there ARE lots of black racists out there as well?
I don't want to see this become a "hunt down whitey" kinda gig, because racism comes in ALL flavors, and everyone has to acknowledge that before any real work begins to deal effectively with it.
*** Next up, today is the "Great American Solar Eclipse".
I will (instead) be watching the entire event LIVE on the Science Channel.
NO stiff neck, no special eye wear, no sunburn, no yellow-jackets...none of that crap.
Just a cold brew, the A/C and an eclipse...sounds like a win-win to me.
*** Next, we lost someone who could honestly be called a true ICON not just in our country, but around the world.
Jerry Lewis has passed away at the age of 91. And here's his WIKI:
Let's just say he was someone who made this person laugh...a LOT.
ORIGINAL "Nutty Professor" and his portrayal of "Buddy Love" is a classic.
One of my favorite movies that he starred in was called The Family Jewels, where he played SIX relatives (and an unrelated chauffeur) vying for the guardianship of a little girl.
Then, there were the MDA telethons, where he managed to bring in well over HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of dollars all those years to fight muscular dystrophy.
He was definitely ONE OF A KIND, and we were all the better for him and his talent.
*** Next, time to swing on by "Kitten Corner"...
|The sleeping moments are the best.|
*** Next up, let's check in with "Midnight and Company"...
HE'S doing it...can't say I've seen the police doing likewise.
*** Last back to the countertop...I often wonder how much more the world CAN get screwed up.
We seem to take too many trivial things too seriously these days, and the things we NEED to take seriously, we seem to let fall by the wayside, as if to say they're not even worth our time at all.
We've gotten things "bass-ackward"...plain and simple.
Permissive societies tend to do that sort of thing...and quite well, unfortunately.
Before we can again move forward, we first have to untie this country to stave off the trouble it is in right now, and people can start by leaving our president to do his job.
We can do it...we just have to WANT to do it. That is the real challenge.
Stay SAFE out there, America.