From: Bryan McGonigal
Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 7:30 AM
Subject: Deep Thoughts Weekly - September 4, 2006

 

Good Morning…

 

We tend to scoff at the beliefs of the ancients.  But we can’t scoff at them personally, to their faces, and this is what really annoys me.

 

Happy Labor Day!  Well, if you’re in the Chicagoland area it appears the weather didn’t cooperate…at the time of this writing it’s raining and the forecast was for the same all day.  Hopefully everyone had a good weekend anyway.  It’s now September, which means the weather gets cooler, the kids are back in school, and of course it’s officially football season (and not a moment too soon for us still-suffering Cubs fans).  The Bears play the Packers next Sunday for their opener.  How do you think these two teams will do this year?  Who’s you’re college team, and how will they fare this season?  Drop me a line when you have the chance, and best of luck to your favorites!

 

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS, September 4th

1981 - Beyonce Knowles (singer)

1968 - Mike Piazza (baseball)

1960 - Damon Wayans (actor, comedian)

1958 - Dr. Drew Pinsky (relationship advice)

1949 - Tom Watson (golfer)

1930 - Mitzi Gaynor (actress)

1918 - Paul Harvey (commentator)

1917 - Henry Ford II (Business)

 

WEIRD NEWS*

Ironies

 

 

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!

 

Bryan McGonigal

www.mcgonigal.org

 

*Weird News is borrowed from Chuck Shepherd’s “News of the Weird”, available at www.newsoftheweird.com)

 

 

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