Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Monday, July 30, 2007
You're the American Orient Express!
With a deep-seeded yearning for the past, you insist upon
reliving your old glory days and even improving upon them. While no one
can argue that the results are beautiful and even luxurious, there's an
air of snobbery and privilege that also follows you around. You're also
trying to ride the coattails of someone much more famous who shares your
name. Nevertheless, you offer great opportunities for people, even if you
only really offer them to the rich. Though you claim to be in a hurry,
you're not really in a rush at all.
Take the Trains and Railroads Quiz
at RMI Miniature Railroads.
Sunday, July 15, 2007
Saturday, July 14, 2007
Friday, July 13, 2007
Here are the rules: You go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday (month and day) Then you write down 3 events, 2 births, 1 holiday, and tag 5 friends.
1620 - Plymouth Colony: William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims land on what is now known as Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
1937 - The film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is premiered at the Carthay Circle Theater in Los Angeles.
1970 - Elvis Presley meets with President Richard Nixon to discuss the war on drugs.
1118 - Thomas Becket, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1170)
1922 - Paul Winchell, American ventriloquist (d. 2005)
In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice, sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. In the Northern Hemisphere, it marks the first official day of Winter. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time. It is also an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
I won't tag anyone to do this meme as I don't get around the blogging world much anymore. So, if anyone who reads my blog wishes to do it, be my guest.