Satur-deja Vu

The memorial service for Hank Aaron was televised this week from Truist Park in Atlanta. The small numbers of family and friends allowed to attend gathered right in front of Aaron’s statue in the Monument Garden. The Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred noted that even if you took away Aaron’s 755 home runs he would still have over 3,000 hits. A FB friend pointed out this week that even without the 755 home runs he would still have more hits than Wade Boggs!

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Satur-deja Vu

We’ve all seen them. Within hours of the inauguration Bernie Sanders memes had just about broken the internet. Jen Ellis, by the way, is a school teacher who knitted the mittens from repurposed sweaters and plastic bottles and gave them to Bernie back when he was on the campaign trail. She is honored that he is still wearing them but all the recent attention has been overwhelming.

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