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Friday, September 08, 2006

This Day In History


Picture by Doodlebug Not bad for 4 years old.




This Day in history. Miles James arrived.

To God be the thanks.

This has been a scarey and frightening road we have traveled the last couple of months. We traveled this road as a family. This was never a choice this has always been a child. A son, A brother, A grandson, A nephew, A cousin a great grandson. As far as anyone in this clan was is concerned the only choice was the name.

Pre-Ecpampsia is very dangerous. With that said I wish to thanks those that were in prayer with us. Yea you know who you are..

His stats are weighing in at 6lbs 7ozs 19 inches tall. After an exhausting morning he is resting well. Oh and Mom is tired and sleeping quietly. Miles James is named after an Uncle James.

And Miles a the man, that raised Dad that didn't have to. Miles the man that stepped into Dad's life and was the daddy that wasn't there.

Granny, and Grandpa had to go to the hospital which goes without saying.taking big sis Doodlebug to meet M.J. Doodle bug only allowed M.J. to be held by someone else so that she could take pictures of her new brother that still smells new.
Dad , what can we say. he was there with Mom for the birth of M.J. as he was for Doodlebug. This may seem like an everyday thing however viewing a c-section is not Granny's cup a tea.
However Dad has been walking above cloud 9 all day.
Note the family has asked that this year Dad give Mom jewlery for Christmas. We can't stand the strain.

Granny took nearly 60 pictures came home and emailed them accross the country to those that couldn't be here today i.e. other grandparents.

Doodlebug resting with M.J.

M.J. also known as #7 in the chain of grandchildren.


This Day in History

On September 6
1620 The Pilgrims left on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England to settle in the New World.


1860 Jane Addams was born. She was the founder of Hull House in Chicago and was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

1888 Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. was born. He owned the Chicago Merchandise Mart and made his fortune in real estate, liquor and movies.

1901 U.S. President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded (he died eight days later) by Leon Czolgosz. Czolgosz, an American anarchist, was executed the following October.

1909 Robert Peary, American explorer, sent word that he had reached the North Pole. He had reached his goal five months earlier.

1941 Jews in German-occupied areas were ordered to wear the Star of David with the word "Jew" inscribed. The order only applied to Jews over the age of 6.

1959 The first Barbie Doll was sold by Mattel Toy Corporation.

1972 Rick DeMont lost the gold medal he received in a 400-meter swimming event because a banned drug was found in his system during routine drug testing.

1991 The name St. Petersburg was restored to Russia's second largest city. The city was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great. The name has been changed to Petrograd (1914) and to Leningrad (1924).

1997 More than 2 million people watched the funeral service of Princess Diana that was held at Westminister Abbey.

2000 The U.N. Millennium Summit began in New York. It was the largest gathering of world leaders in history with more than 150 present.

2001 The U.S. Justice Department announced that it was seeking a lesser antitrust penalty and would not attempt to break up Microsoft.

2001 Ebay Inc. was found not liable for copyright infringement because bootleg copies of a Charles Manson documentary had been sold on the site.

2002 In New York, the U.S. Congress convened at Federal Hall for a rare special session. The session was held in New York to express the nation's mourning for the loss on September 11, 2001 and unity in the war against terrorism.

2002 At the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the exhibition "George Catlin and His Indian Gallery" went on view. The exhibit contained over 400 objects.

And as a sidenote he shares a Redneck birthday with Jeff Foxworthy

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