From: Deep Thoughts Weekly

Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 7:19 AM

Subject: Deep Thoughts Weekly - July 28, 2008


Good Morning . . .


Isn't it funny how whenever we go to a county fair or a state fair, the first thing we do is see if they have some kind of pornography booth.


Actually I was just at the Lake County fair last week and they didn't have one . . . but they did have an amazing amount of corn dog vendors, an entire huge barn devoted to goat milking and some pigs that were the size of small cars.  On our way out, my 11 month old nephew had his first taste of ice cream and couldn't get enough! 



1949 - Peter Doyle (singer, d. 2001)

1948 - Sally Struthers (actress)

1948 - Georgia Bright Engel (actress)

1946 - Linda Kelsey (actress)

1945 - Jim Davis (cartoonist)

1943 - Rick Wright (musician)

1943 - Bill Bradley (basketball, politician)

1940 - Phil Proctor (actor)

1937 - Peter Duchin (pianist, bandleader)

1931 - Darryl Hickman (actor, producer)

1929 - Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (First Lady, editor, d. 1994)

1901 - Rudy Vallee (singer, d. 1986)

1892 - Joe E Brown (comedian, actor, d. 1973)

1866 - Beatrix Potter (Writer and illustrator of books for children, d. 1943)



Police Blotter

Police, including SWAT officers, were called to an apartment in Mesa, Ariz., in June after neighbors reported a fight between a man and woman that included yelling and breaking things inside. When they arrived, they found only a 21-year-old man, conducting the fight by himself, alternating a high-pitched voice with a low-pitched one. He was referred for a medical exam.


A 3-year-old girl was seriously injured in Huntsville, Ala., in May in a collision caused, said witnesses, by a speeding contest between two men, both employees of Comcast Corp., driving company vans.


Fifth-grade teacher Susan Romanyszyn, 45, was arrested in Bucks County, Pa., in January and charged with 17 counts of threatening bombings and gun violence after she was assigned to teach fourth grade, instead.



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


*Weird News is borrowed from Chuck Shepherd's "News of the Weird", available at



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