15 April 2013

Today is Jackie Robinson Day.

"Jackie Robinson's life and legacy will be remembered as one of the most important in American history. In 1997, the world celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Jackie's breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier. In doing so, we honored the man who stood defiantly against those who would work against racial equality and acknowledged the profound influence of one man's life on the American culture. On the date of Robinson's historic debut, all Major League teams across the nation celebrated this milestone. Also that year, on United States Post Office honored Robinson by making him the subject of a commemorative postage stamp. On Tuesday, April 15 President Bill Clinton paid tribute to Jackie at Shea Stadium in New York in a special ceremony."

To learn more about this legend, please visit the official Jackie Robinson website at www.jackierobinson.com.

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08 April 2013

Spock: Teenage Outcast

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Long story short, we have adopted our daughter's full biological sister.

In the past I have used code names for my children here on this blog. It's getting too hard to keep up with. Since each of my children have their own first initial I will use those. So meet "P". Isn't she a doll?

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