family night

That's baseball, and it's my game.  Y' know, you take your worries to the game, and you leave 'em there.  You yell like crazy for your guys.  It's good for your lungs, gives you a lift, and nobody calls the cops.  Pretty girls, lots of 'em. 
 ~Humphrey Bogart

Baseball, to me, is still the national pastime because it is a summer game.  I feel that almost all Americans are summer people, that summer is what they think of when they think of their childhood.  I think it stirs up an incredible emotion within people.  ~Steve Busby, in Washington Post, 8 July 1974

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

When a man, before innocent, commits crime, he passes, by a sudden transition, into a new world. The significance of all objects around him is changed; the laws of association in his own mind are changed; a viper is born in his breast which stings and goads him. Sounds that he never heard before ring in his ears; a violated conscience turns avenger and scourger;--the foe is within him. Were it merely an external enemy, assaulting the criminal from without, perhaps he might be fled from, resisted, bribed, or would at last remit his inflictions through very weariness of tormenting. But not so with the consciousness of wrong.... It will not sleep, nor tire, nor relent.


Grandma Honey said…
What a very sad ending to what looked like a perfect family outing. Please tell us more.
Melissa: said…
It was still a lovely evening. I had no idea you were taking pictures, shows how absorbed I was with the whole car thing.

We can't wait to do it again (minus the thievery, of course)!
Anna Diederich said…
that's awful! we had crime hit home today as well. i mailed my brother his birthday present, and my sister a cd & necklace---just to have them stolen from our mailbox while (get this) my family was out at luke's baseball game. it's so awful what some people will do.
alison said…
Can't wait to be home with all those faces:)
deb colarossi said…
family nights often have the good and the not so much,

and in the end,

all good.

hope nothing of any sentimental value was stolen
Cath said…
Awww.. Come on! Now that's just wrong. Powerful quote from Horace Mann.
Katie said…
That looked like so much fun!

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