3am Thoughts - 06/10/14

I should start writing about my 3am thoughts.

Seriously.  The things that one thinks at 3 o'clock in the morning are a little strange.  The brain is in a not-quite-awake but not-quite-asleep stage that produces interesting thoughts.

This morning as I was driving into work, I was thinking about how fun it would be to learn a new language.  Then I immediately thought, FUN?  I hardly have time to sleep, much less learn a new language.  My next thought was that's it's never too late to try something new.  Then I thought, of course you can teach an old dog new tricks.  That lead to thinking about my birthday and how old I'll be this year.  Then I just felt old.

See that train of thinking?  Random 3am thoughts, I tell you.   

 

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WHITE HOUSE VISITOR CENTER

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tourists visiting the White House will get a new $12 million welcome. The White House Visitor Center is reopening tomorrow, after extensive renovations over the past two years. The National Park Service says visitors will learn about the White House with more than 90 artifacts. There are new interactive exhibits, a bookstore and even resource-conserving restrooms.

SEAL RELEASE

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- It's a rescue -- sealed with seal pups. Four seal pups have been released into the wild from a beach in Rhode Island. Orion, Bullwinkle, Freya and Loki were rescued separately in Maine. They've been rehabilitated by a team at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. The little seals even had to be taught how to fish, because they had never hunted on their own. The seal pups doubled in weight over the last few months and all are now healthy.

DRUGS IN STUFFED ANIMAL

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- How cute -- a stuffed animal wearing an anti-drug T-shirt. But New York state troopers weren't fooled and say there was more than stuffing in the stuffed lion. Police report finding pot, cocaine and LSD hidden inside the toy. Troopers busted Gregory Bolongnese (bol-OH'-nays) at a bus station near the Canadian border. The 22-year-old Bolongnese is now facing multiple drug charges.

COOKING INTRUDER

ROCKLAND, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts police have busted a man making a racket in the kitchen -- because it wasn't his kitchen. Officers in Rockland say a homeowner woke up to a loud bang in the kitchen and called the cops. The homeowner found a stranger cooking corn. The man refused to leave and the two briefly scuffled. The Enterprise of Brockton reports officers arrested 69-year-old John Dalton. Police say he was drunk and forced his way into the home through a side door.

 
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