life is like the tide…it comes and goes on its own time

birthdays of note

sometimes it takes me a while to get around to writing about a subject i intended to address, largely either because i get sidetracked by my day job, suffer a brain freeze moment or the cable goes down…as it has been several times since this time last week! i hate what progress is doing to our once quite, semi-rural neighborhood!

a few birthdays, historic milestones and other fun stuff:

this year

the World Wide Web – 06 Aug 1991

Gidget turns 60 – Kathy Kohner, the original inspiration for popular surfer girl from the 1960’s, is 66 this year, while Sally Field, the actress who played Gidget, turned 60

this month

25 Aug

  • 1940 – 1st parachute wedding
  • and 26, 1944 – Paris liberated – the US 4th Infantry and the French 2nd Armored
    divisions marched down the Champs d’Elysees after the Germans
    surrendered the city
  • 1945 – Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine
  • 1963 – Paul McCartney is fined œ31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding

do you have some favorite milestones to note?

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