Jackie Robinson

“Robinson was the target of racial epithets and flying cleats, of hate letters and death threats, of pitchers throwing at his head and legs, and catchers spitting on his shoes.” (Bill Nack, Sports Illustrated) Tomorrow, the nation celebrates Jackie Robinson Day.  65 years ago, Robinson  made his pro baseball debut. When he encountered racism, he

Our Easter

We’ve had a very peaceful Easter. We went to our Catholic parish for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, the Saturday Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday. Busy weekend! On Sunday, I woke up early to make home-made cinnamon rolls for breakfast, and also, to watch Pope Benedict’s “Urbi et Orbi” talk and blessing streamed from Rome. Later