I guess the “profit” who proclaimed that yesterday would be the start of the “End of Days” was a bit of a quak as I would have to say that the Rapture was a bust yesterday at 6:00 PM. The sky did not part and my life feels no more like Hell than it did at 5:59 PM!
Ok so as I sit here contemplating the 42 years of life that I have had the distinct pleasure to experience I got thinking about that year that I was born. 1972…I don’t remember, probably because for 7 months of it I was living in a dark, cramped womb but hey that is splitting hairs. I figured I would take a look back at 1972 the year and get a handle on what made it a good year (if not great because after all…it was the year I was born). I figured I would visit the Wikipedia page for that year and take a closer look at the things that made 1972 a great year (besides July 12 being the day that I came along: January 4 – The first scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) is introduced (price $395). January 5 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the development of a space shuttle program. January 24 – Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi is discovered in Guam; he had spent 28 years in the jungle. January 30 – Bloody Sunday: The British Army kills 14 unarmed nationalist civil rights marchers in Derry, Northern Ireland. February 3 – February 13 – The 1972 Winter … Read more