On this day:

2008 - The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.

2008 - Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the two last remaining independent investment banks on Wall Street, become bank holding companies as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis.

1994 - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Laud/Miami Fl (WBGG 105.9 FM)

1982 - NFL players begin a 57 day strike

1981 - Belize (British Honduras) gains independence from UK

1981 - Sandra Day O'Conner becomes 1st female Supreme Court Justice

1957 - "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV

Think about it....

It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow




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Food for Thought

As we grow older we all get caught up in the patterns of our daily life; essentially our routine. It becomes all-consuming. If we are lucky there are small moments that may make us remember how carefree we used to be when we were children.

The image of two little girls taking off, very wobbly I might add, hanging on to the leash of a dog that does not realized he has just been turned into their sled dog caused just this smile. The feeling which rose from within causes a realization of how many times we talk ourselves out of doing something instead of being a kid and just forging ahead. The chance to embrace new friends, experiences and opportunities is always there, it’s just a matter of trying it. The smile continues, as those two little girls return the failed sled dog. One with a newly torn rip in their pants from him taking them on the ride of their life as he sought the chance to make a new doggy friend for himself. Let the cycle continue……………

Thoughts? comments? Send me an email at alicia@coffeeshopchatter.com