Thursday, June 12, 2008

Balloon Animals

I mentioned in last Friday's post that my son graduated this past weekend. His actual degree is an "Associate Degree in Applied Science, Computer Programming," and he graduated Magna Cum Laude. ("With High Honor" for those of us who may not be adept at Latin.)

While we, of course, feel he's something special, here are five "Average Joes" that found their way into the celebrity spotlight, according to Mental Floss Magazine.

The beauty of that is that, hey, you could be next!

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I was at a circus festival and noticed a guy in bad clown makeup creating intricate balloon animals.

He was in the middle of twisting something together when a little girl asked, "What are you making?"

He sighed, and said, "Minimum wage."

[Life in These United States, thanks to Reader's Digest]

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WISDOM for YOUR WEEK: "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it." (Matthew 7:13-14)

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1 comment:

Magical Balloon-dude Dale said...

Good response - Many not have been the cutest clown, but was quick witted.