Friday, January 29, 2010
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
Dr. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter in 1977. Martin Luther King Day was established as a national holiday (which is TODAY) in the United States in 1986. In 2004, King was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal,
Friday, January 8, 2010
Wow, Elvis would have been 75 today! Since it's his birthday, I thought I would share a couple of my photos of his birth place in Tupelo, Mississippi. There are plenty of better photos than mine of the birth place all over the Internet. Keep in mind that mine are thirty years old! So much has changed there since my visit in February of 1980. It does not look anything like this anymore. Now it is beautifully landscaped and has a museum, gift shop, etc. and of course a website--where you can find out everything about it and even take a virtual tour of how it looks today.
And of course some news from today:
I've been here, but I am down to one computer at the moment. I usually do most of my blogging activities (blog posts, reading other blogs, commenting, etc) on a notebook computer. Unfortunately that notebook computer stopped working. It would not get power, but it is being repaired. I still don't have it back, and I sure do miss it!
Monday, January 4, 2010
Friday, January 1, 2010
Laws Going Into Effect This New Year Cover Smoking, Texting While Driving, Trans Fats and Tanning Beds for Teens!
Check this one out: California becomes the first state to ban restaurants, bakeries and other retail food establishments from using oil, margarine and shortening containing trans fats. The law affects oil, shortening and margarine used in spreads or for frying.
Must read news...click link for the entire news article.
New Illinois laws for 2010 include no texting while driving - chicagotribune.com
Nearly 300 new laws taking effect with the new year, ranging from ethics reforms in the wake of ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's ouster to how credit card companies can market on college campuses...