Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Strange news

In the headlines . . . .

It's amazing how some stories make their way to the news wires. I hate to use this tired cliche, but sometimes life is stranger than fiction. Here are a few gems about people not like you and me, thanks to The Associated Press and the Canadian Press.

Man Spends 12 Weeks in Bed in the Name of Science
(Associated Press)
Stephen Snitzky's feet touched the ground for the first time in 12 weeks. Snitzky isn't lazy or sick. He was on months of bed-rest in the name of science.

Treating Bear Like Family Has Men Facing Charges (Associated Press)
For nine days, Rocky and Jonathan Perkett heard a lone black bear cub wail from its hiding spot in a Coos County logging site.

Man Tries to Sell Pawn Shop Owner His Own Stolen Stuff
(Canadian Press)
A pawn shop owner, whose home was hit by burglars, says he was shocked when a dim-witted crook wandered into his store one day and tried to pawn the purloined merchandise.

Man Kills Buck with Bare Hands in Bedroom (Associated Press)
It looked like a crime scene, but no charges will be filed after Wayne Goldsberry killed a buck with his bare hands in his daughter's bedroom.

Burglar Makes Pizza, Flees with $3,000 (Associated Press)
A pizza parlor burglar paused to make a pizza before fleeing with $3,000.


Caution: The news links may not last long, so you'll probably want to read the stories within the next couple of days.

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Rose said...

What happened to the man's bones...those were interesting people, my people...

Shirazi said...

Oh! I never realized that men are so wicked. I only kept thinking about women;-)

Nice post.

Deb S. said...

Rose, there is a quote by Bill Cosby that I love: "God has a sense of humor, and we are funny to God."

Shirazi (a.k.a. "I only think about women"), I expect a comment from you about why men should sing to their women as mice do.

Deb S. said...

Gee, maybe Trucker Bob will stop by, too.

Anonymous said...

Big deal everyone kills bucks in their bedroom right? LOL

Deb S. said...

Funny, Ruben. :-)

Trucker Bob said...

Your wish is my command.

If you had ever been to Winnipeg you'd know that type of thing (pawn shop) is actually a cry for help. GET ME OUT OF HERE.

Deb S. said...

Trucker Bob: LOL!

Shirazi said...

Because men like women, because women make them sing (read exploit) on their tune, because men let it go most of the time; honest. Let me hasten to add that it depends from man to man and there are exceptions.

Deb S. said...

Hmmm, Shirazi. You've given me something to think about. Thank you.