Full Circle…

19 Jan

The year I was born, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated (yes, I hit the big 4-0 six weeks ago).

The year Alex was born, America elected its first black president.

I’m happy that my child will be able to live in a world where a black man can become president. Where it’s still possible to dream…


3 Responses to “Full Circle…”

  1. White Hot Magik January 21, 2009 at 9:47 pm #

    It is really exciting that we have a black president when you consider the history of this country. I would have never guessed about your age by the way, not that I have met you but stil…
    Congrats/condolences on Alex being mobile. That is a fun milestone that you wonder why you wanted after a while. LOL. Love the pic of you two.

  2. Steffen January 29, 2009 at 3:59 pm #

    I am sure we can’t underestimate the historic significance of the Obama presidency. Interesting times that we live in.

  3. Rhonda Smart January 31, 2009 at 12:46 am #

    Hey, me too. I can’t believe I had my first kid at 40, I remember the (neighborhood gossip) scandal when my mom had my sister at 30. How nice that our kids were born in such a historic year!

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