Jackie Robinson

Today is Jackie Robinson Day for Major League Baseball. All the players will wear the number 42 in honor of the first African American to play on a major league team. It is an important part of our history as a nation and with the sport. This is a great day to talk to our

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Not The Same

“Super Friends” was the best. It didn’t matter to me that Marvin and Wonder Mutt were idiots. I loved watching those super heroes in action. It wasn’t until later that I realized they weren’t even fighting villains. Go back and watch that first season. Then there were the Wonder Twins. Even at my age I

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April Fool’s Day

This morning I woke the kids up at the usual time. Only they didn’t realize it right away. “WAKE UP!” I yelled as I flipped the light switch. “We overslept! Get up and get going, we don’t have much time to get ready for school.” It took a few moments for them to realize what

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Dad

My dad is in town. Technically he is my ex-step-father, but for all intents and purposes he is my dad. Family is a funny thing. There is the family we are born into, the one we can not choose, then there is the family we pick because of marriage or whatever. Our closest friends, the

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Getaway Weekend

This past weekend we did something we haven’t done in years. We planned an overnight stay without kids in The City (only one place is know as “The City”). After all the cold, snow and countless illnesses, my wife and I need a weekend just for us. We were joined by our good friends, who

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