Category: Birthdays

Max Weinberg's Jukebox: The fun is better and more important than the music

There are times that when you attend a concert, that the memories and having fun are much better than the music itself….and there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s why shows such as The Happy Together tour and Cornerstones of Rock are so popular. People love to see the bands that for a couple of hours... Read more »

Celebrating with birthday cake and cigarettes

Celebrating with birthday cake and cigarettes
It was eighteen years ago today. March 1, 2003. I was in San Diego visiting my mother. She had been diagnosed with lung cancer a few months earlier. While it wasn’t quite time to say goodbye, that time was near. March 1 was my mother’s birthday. A lot of my family was also in San... Read more »

How would you feel if your birthday is on Christmas?

How would you feel if your birthday is on Christmas?
It’s the early 1960’s. I’m visiting my grandmother. She has a calendar on the wall and I’m checking it out. I’m looking at the month of June. On the twelfth, I see something that excites me. CHILDREN’S DAY!!! WOOOOOO!!! My nine-year-old brain starts to work. My birthday is on June 11. I’m already thinking about... Read more »
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Health wise, you are not your father

Health wise, you are not your father
You are not your father. You don’t have diabetes. You don’t smoke five packs of cigarettes a day. You are a lot healthier than he was. You are not having a heart attack. Learn the symptoms and quit coming to ER every time you think you feel something. I heard those words from my doctor... Read more »

Songs for my daughter Amy on her birthday

Songs for my daughter Amy on her birthday
It was twenty-eight years ago today that my daughter Amy made her way into the world. I’ll never forget holding her for the first time, putting my finger in her tiny hand and she grabbed it tight. A bonding forever moment. For the last decade or so, on her birthday, I’ve been playing different songs with... Read more »

The human mind really is a mysterious thing

The human mind really is a mysterious thing
It was last Saturday afternoon. June 8th. I was writing this blog post for Monday, June 11th. My birthday. It was tips on how to stay alive, healthy, alert, vital and all that crap at age sixty-six. It was Saturday night. June 8th. About 8pm…or so I’m told. Just a few hours later. I’m in... Read more »
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How would you feel if your birthday was on Rosh Hashana?

How would you feel if your birthday was on Rosh Hashana?
It’s a celebratory day for my family. It’s Rosh Hashana. The Jewish New Year. Blowing of the shofar, apples & honey and all that goes with it. It’s happy New Years Day but there’s no football and you get to celebrate by spending the day in Temple. It’s also my daughter Amy’s birthday. She turns... Read more »

Does it suck to have your birthday on Mother's Day?

Does it suck to have your birthday on Mother's Day?
The folks in the above photo are a big part of my peeps. If you’ve read this blog for the last few years, you’ve occasionally met them. The woman in the middle is my mom and yeah, today is Mother’s Day and we honor & miss her but that’s only part of this story that’s... Read more »

Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me..When I'm 64 Minus One

Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me..When I'm 64 Minus One
When I get older losing my hair Many years from now. Damn…those many years are right now. Been losing the hair for a long time. Could be worse…all the hair could be gone. Hell…could be a lot worse than just the hair. Will you still be sending me a valentine Birthday greeting, bottle of wine.... Read more »
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It's My Blog's Birthday: You Can Not Be Serious!

It's My Blog's Birthday: You Can Not Be Serious!
Today’s the 2nd birthday for my blog. Big time celebration. Pizza, cake, ice cream. Well maybe not a big celebration since that’s pretty much my every day diet. The “Shakes” start the terrible twos today. I thought last year was rough so I’m not sure how I’ll be able to handle this one. Last Christmas... Read more »
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    Every five years or so I decide to update this section. I can't believe I've been doing this for close to ten years. The last time I did this I was close to sixty years old. Now I'm just a few months away from the big 7-ZERO. Scary AF!!! I'm pretty sure I won't be doing an update when I hit 80, but you never know. But until then, lets just be grateful.

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