How do you combine Hump Day and Halloween? My pal, Jackie (whose journal called Life In Bama can be seen by clicking the side bar in my journal), came up with the answer and I used it as today's headline. It's Hump Day, Halloween and there's been a Hellacious tropical storm (Noel), passing by Miami for a day and a half now. It started raining yesterday and it hasn't stopped since. Hopefully by tomorrow afternoon the brunt of the storm will have passed and things can return to normal (?).
This presents a minor problem, in that, I normally go to see my pals in AREA 51 at Lakes Cafe and Pub on Hump Day and especially for Halloween. Methinks, however, that due to the minor problem of rain and wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, there might be a decrease in attendance. I will weigh this conundrum until around 6:30 and see what the winds blow in.
The Democrats had another name calling contest,... er, debate last night. Those idiots spend more time questioning each other's ability and bold-faced lying to the general public, that I've decided to cast my vote for Steven Colbert of the Comedy Channel's Colbert Report. I was going to vote for Sammy Davis Jr., a one-eyed, black, Jewish and dead actor, dancer and comedian, but after thinking about it, I decided to switch my vote, they key reason in my thought making decision being the word, dead. You can't run if you can't run.
If Sammy was still alive, I'd vote for him, though. He certainly couldn't do any worse that our do-nothing, unintelligent president and the equally untalented congress.
The Pictures: Pumkins, Jack O'Lanterns and the like begin today's array, albeit a bit bizarre, but then again..... I've also included an encore of two of my favorite photos by my pal, Nancy (whose journals can also be seen by clicking the links in the left sidebar of my journal). As per my wont, there's also a few oddities and today's the day for that type of picture.
This Date In History: 1517; German theologian and religeous reformer, Martin Luther, publishes his Ninety-Five Thesies. 1941; While escorting a convoy of war materials to Britain, the destroyer, Reuben James, is torpedoed and becomes the first U.S. warship to be sunk by hostile action during World War II. 1956; American Rear Admiral, John Dufek, is the first person to land an airplane at the South Pole. 1984; Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards.
Just a note: Robert Goullet died yesterday at the age of 73. His melodic voice and songs will be missed.
Birthdays: John Keats, English poet (1795), Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts (1860), Michael Collins, American astronaut (1930), Dan Rather, television reporter (1931).
The Hits Just Keep On Coming: Ok, it's Halloween. I guess you know what's next.
That's it for today, my little pumkins (I guess you saw that one coming). I might see you tonight at Lakes Cafe. Happy Humping Halloween and more tomorrow.
Stay Tuned !