It’s my birthday today. What follows originally began as the body of some correspondence to a select few individuals…
Thank you for your good wishes; they are much appreciated!
I am reminded of a joke Billy Crystal used in the script for his film “City Slickers”.
Describing how his mother continues to regard him as a baby, he states, (and I’m re-working this slightly) “How’s Jay doing? Oh he’s just great! He’s 744 months today!” (If your math skills are any good, you can calculate just how long it’s been since I was born).
I share a birthday with Nigel Bruce, Charles Lindbergh, Dan Quayle and Alice Cooper.
We’re just like five peas in a pod.
Mind you, I don’t know exactly what you expect when YOU sow a garden with peas, but assuming you’ve never shelled them, this metaphor may strike you as appropriate…
Meanwhile, in lieu of a formal online celebration (which would be unseemly), herewith please enjoy the latest work from Tom Tomorrow and “This Modern World”: