From: Bryan McGonigal
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 6:21 AM
Subject: Deep Thoughts Weekly - August 14, 2006

Good Morning…


If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is “God is crying.”  And if he asks why God is crying, another cute think to tell him is “Probably because of something you did.”


Keep this one burned into your mind for a while, as I’ll be out of town next Monday & Tuesday.  The next message will be sent out on August 28th.  HEY - any end-of-summer parties planned?  Know of anything fun happening?  Keep in touch - drop me a line or post it on the bulletin board



1941 - David Crosby

1945 - Steve Martin

1947 - Danielle Steel

1959 - Earvin "Magic" Johnson

1968 - Halle Berry


Football is just around the corner…so I thought it appropriate to include the College preseason top ten (Coaches poll):

1. Ohio State

2. Texas

3. (tie) Notre Dame

3. (tie) Southern California

5. Oklahoma

6. Auburn

7. West Virginia

8. Florida

9. LSU

10. Florida State



Recent Notable Headlines

(1) "Eyebrow Wax Herpes Lawsuit to Proceed" (a June Journal News of Westchester County, N.Y., story of a lawsuit against a nail salon).

(2) "Port to Get Nuclear Detectors That Won't Be Set Off by Cat Litter" (a July Press of Atlantic City story about technology to reduce false positives from cargo with slight naturally occurring radiation).

(3) "Man Once Convicted for Child Molestation Could Go Free Because Judge Accepted a Doughnut" (a July story on Northwest Cable News, Seattle, about a new trial ordered for a sex offender because the judge was too chummy with one juror).



As a reminder, my reason for sending this is to help keep communication lines open between friends while hopefully adding a bit of levity to the day.  Back issues are available in the Deep Thoughts section of my website.  Have a great week, and look for the next edition on August 28th!


Bryan McGonigal


*Weird News is borrowed from Chuck Shepherd’s “News of the Weird”, available at


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