Jewish date: 22 Siwan 5769.
Today’s holiday: Corpus Christi. (I have two iCal calendars giving different days for this holiday. Go figure.)
Today’s quasi-holidays: Family History Day, World Blood Donor Day, Flag Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “Water for the World”, “Tell your senators: Support a Strong Public Healthcare Option”, and “Tell NMFS to Protect Sea Turtles”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Software lets you turn your iPhone or Blackberry into a very expensive pen”
- “LHC rapper returns to drop knowledge about rare isotopes”
- “Israeli Approvals for Medical Entry in the Shadow of Terror Attacks at the Erez Crossing”
- “Peculiar, Junior-Sized Supernova Discovered by New York Teen”
Personal weirdness: Over here in Charleston, we have a plant growing in one of the rain gutters of our house, shown in this photograph I took last week:
So far this plant has resisted two attempts to remove it with long-distance gripping tools. If we are going to remove it, someone is going to have to going to have to use a ladder. Somehow I am expecting the plant to have another trick up its (metaphorical) sleeve...
Today’s weird thing is “U know how they compared your playing”:
What I have trouble understanding is how the cat got into the guitar. Enjoy and share the weirdness.