Dr. Benjamin Spock, was an American pediatrician and writer, who died on this day in 1998. I totally agree with his quote above. You cruise through life it seems, and after you have children, you really start thinking about what you can do to make the world a better place for your kids, and their children. You want the best for them, and don't want to see them struggle in life.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habits Tip of the Day for March 15, is some information on what Food Additives to Avoid, from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits. There are over 14,000 food additives that are added to our foods today.
These food additives are not natural foods, but man-made chemicals. Our
culture is suffering, because our bodies are not made to be exposed to
this level of food chemicals and additives. Find out some of the main additives to avoid!!
This Day in History
44 BC – Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death on the Ides of March
1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
1820 – Maine becomes the 23rd U.S. State
1892 - 1st escalator patented by inventor Jesse W Reno
1913 - Woodrow Wilson gives the 1st presidential press conference
1916 – President Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 US troops over the U.S. border to Mexico to pursue Pancho Villa
1955 - US Air Force unveils self-guided missile
1957 - Britain is the 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb
1960 - The 1st underwater park, Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve is established
1971 - Chatrooms make their debut on the Internet
1985 – The first Internet domain name is registered (symbolics.com)
1990 – Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union
2011 – Beginning of the Syrian civil war
This Day in Music
1945 - Billboard publishes its 1st album chart with King Cole Trio at #1
1968 - LIFE magazine calls Jimi Hendrix the "most spectacular guitarist in the world"
1969 - Tommy Roe's Dizzy hits #1
1975 -The Doobie Brothers' Black Water hits #1
1986 - Jefferson Starship's Sara hits #1
1999 - The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inducts Curtis Mayfield, Del Shannon, Dusty Springfield, Paul McCartney, The Staple Singers, Billy Joel, and Bruce Springsteen at their annual ceremony in New York City
2004 - The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inducts Bob Seger, George Harrison, The Dells, ZZ Top, Jackson Browne, Prince, and Traffic at their annual ceremony in New York City
2010 - The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inducts ABBA, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, The Hollies, The Stooges, at their annual ceremony in New York City
Black Water from The Doobie Brothers, was one of my favorite songs of theirs. It went number one on this day in 1975, while I was still in high school.
This Day in Sports
1897 - 1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden in New York City
1901 - Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, California
1912 - Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins
1962 - Donald Jackson of Canada, is the 1st to land a triple lutz ice skating jump
1962 - Wilt Chamberlain is the 1st to score 4,000 points in an NBA season
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (transitive) To enclose (a sacred relic etc.) in a shrine or chest. 2. (transitive) To preserve or cherish (something) as though in a shrine; to preserve or contain, especially with some reverence.