Travel guru Rick Steves takes us to Fatima, Portugal, where Mary, mother of Christ, is said to have appeared to three young shepherds in 1917.
Meanwhile, another miracle will take place today on the rolling fields of the Palouse: Either Washington or Washington State will win a football game.
Alas, there will be no career miracle for the UW’s Ty Willingham, whose future head coaching chances are deader than the flailing turkeys in that now-legendary Sarah Palin video.
High fructose corn syrup for everyone! Dr. Pepper promised a free 20-ounce bottle of pop for every American if Guns N’ Roses released its long-delayed new record this year. Well, the album’s out and the free pop’s on its way.
Coming next year: complimentary diabetes screenings for every American if the album goes platinum.
Sources say President-elect Barack Obama intends to appoint Timothy Geithner, president of the New York Federal Reserve, as treasury secretary, and Bill Richardson, governor of New Mexico, as commerce secretary.
We say Obama should order Richardson to grow back his beard.