Stories – May 4, 2007


Searching the far corners of the web, so you don’t have to.

Quake brings WWII PT boat to the surface.

Sailor’s stolen wallet found after 56 years. (Yahoo News/AP)

A prisoner’s conviction for mailing a threatening letter to a judge was upheld – the man had said no one had shown any evidence that he had mailed it. The letter was sent in an envelope containing his name, prisoner number and return address. (Yahoo/AP)

Note to criminals – you know those rooftop chase scenes you see in the movies, and the guy gets away? Those are MOVIES. (AP)

Are you kidding me? A Washington, D.C. judge is suing a dry cleaner for $65 million for losing his pants…which they found five days later! (AP)

Bats in the belfry? How about a ton and a half of guano in the attic! (AP)
(MD Dept of Natural Resources photo by Dr. J. Scott Altenbach)

And finally…

Ray of hope – one of my old shipmates sent me this emotion-evoking photo. In the words of his email: I seldom pass along inspirational stuff, but this one got to me. I believe, in these difficult and mean-spirited times in which we live, there needs to be a message of hope. We can all use a single image that speaks to us of love, harmony, peace, and joy. An image that suggests the universality of us all. I have been sent that image, and I want to share it with you all. All I ask that all of you take a moment to reflect on it. Click here for this timeless image.


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