This weekend I will be "blogging" on the legal pad that is my "notebook," as Fesser duties call the Cod away from his trusty workstation. Sadly, not as official starter for the Indy 500, a palm bestowed upon Reggie Miller this year. Also, who's behind the wheel of the official pace car for the 2005 Indianapolis 500? General Colin Powell is who. Interesting list of pace car drivers in recent years: Morgan Freeman in 2004, and a pre-Passion Jim Caviezel back in 2002? Who knew? Of course with the CART/IRL split and the ascendancy of NASCAR, the Indy has been conducted in virtual secrecy for the last several years. Also, IMDB indicates that Jim has been cast as Ethan Allen in a new film called "Rebels." Ironic, in that Ethan Allen was arguably the Revolutionary Era's #1 Deist, and wrote a tract called "Reason the Only Oracle of Man," which repudiates the divinity of Jesus Christ:
"That Jesus Christ was not God is evident from his own words, where, speaking of the day of judgment, he says, "Of that day and hour knoweth no man, no not the angels which are in Heaven, neither the Son, but the Father."
Does Mel know? Developing! At least in my imagination. Have a good weekend, and make sure to put sunscreen on that hot dog.