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WITandWISDOM(tm) - May 6, 2003
ISSN 1538-8794

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

Other people's troubles are bearable. - Yiddish Proverb

Source: DailyInBox: Proverbs Plus, http://mailroom.dailyinbox.com/pplus/


~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

They strolled down the lane together,
The sky was studded with stars.
They reached the gate in silence,
And he lifted up the bars.

She neither smiled or thanked him,
For indeed she knew not how.
For he was just a farmer boy,
And she, a Jersey cow.

Source: Smile a Day Newsletter©, http://www.net153.com/best.htm


"Cats are the ultimate egotists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish." - James Gorman

Source: Quotes of the Day, mailto:rheamo@centurytel.net?subject=Subscribe_Quotes_of_the_Day

~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:

On the night of March 26th, shortly before midnight, residents of several Midwestern states witnessed a dazzling — and, to many, frightening — spectacle in the sky. A brilliant fireball appeared over central Illinois and moved north, ending its fiery descent through the atmosphere in at least two bright flashes just south of Chicago. Powerful sonic booms soon shook the landscape and were detected as far away as western Canada.

Shortly thereafter, many people in the suburban town of Park Forest awoke to the sound of rocks clattering down on their neighborhoods. Paul Sipiera (William Rainey Harper College) and James Schwade (Planetary Studies Foundation) have been mapping the extent of the meteorite fall. "At least six houses and three cars in the town of Park Forest and surrounding area were damaged," Sipiera says. He estimates that the debris fell in an elliptical-shaped strewn field approximately 10 kilometers long and several wide....

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Submitted by Thurman Petty

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