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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Blow Out the Candles Dec 2

Tennis star Monica Seles celebrates her 36th birthday today. Monica won 9 Grand Slam singles titles and might have won many more if not for being stabbed in the back (literally) at a tournament in Hamburg, Germanyin 1993. She recovered from the injuries but was never the same. I loved the energy she brought to the game.

My Favorite Martian, Ray Walston was born on this date in 1914. Ray also played Mr. Applegate (Satan) in the Broadway and film versions of Damn Yankees.

Ray Walston with Bill Bixby and a young Marlo Thomas


Artist Georges Seurat was born in Paris, France on this date in 1859. His most famous painting is A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884-1886).

A Simpson's homage

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