From: Deep Thoughts Weekly
Sent: Monday, November 20, 2006 6:28 AM
Subject: Deep Thoughts Weekly - November 20, 2006

 

Good Morning…

 

If you're at a Thanksgiving dinner, but you don't like the stuffing, or the cranberry sauce, or anything else, just pretend like you're eating it, but instead, put it into your lap and form it into a big mushy ball. Then, later, when you're out back having cigars with the boys, let out a big cough and throw the ball to the ground, then say, "Boy, these are good cigars!”

 

Despite that disgusting deep thought, Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  We officially enter the holiday season with a shorter work week and quite a bit of shopping on the horizon.  Remember to count your blessings for what you have, and try not to overeat too much. 

 

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS, November 20th

1965 - Mike Diamond (wrestler)

1956 - Bo Derek (actress)

1947 - Joe Walsh (musician, singer)

1946 - Duane Allman (musician)

1943 - Veronica Hamel (actress)

1940 - Dr. John (musician)

1939 - Dick Smothers (comedian)

1932 - Richard Dawson (actor)

1927 - Estelle Parsons (actress)

1926 - Kaye Ballard (actress, comedienne)

1925 - Robert Kennedy (US Senator)

1908 - Alistair Cooke (author, TV Host)

1889 - Edwin Powell Hubble (astronomer)

 

WEIRD NEWS*

People With WAY Too Much Time on Their Hands
In October in Cincinnati, lines once again formed well in advance of the grand opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant, populated in part by out-of-town customers who chase openings around the country much as rock fans follow their favorite groups on tour. As usual, there were tents, sleeping bags, lawn furniture and portable generators in evidence. "We've been planning it for two weeks," said a 24-year-old woman from New Richmond, Ind., who was there with her grandmother. (The first 100 in line received coupons worth $260.)

 

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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