Happy 75th Birthday, Bill Cosby!

Bill Cosby, who turns 75 today, was already thinking about the trials of getting older when I first spoke with him nearly 10 years ago. “Things are old,” he told me. “Parts are old. I’m talking about ‘us’ parts. AARP-parts.  Some of us were born with stronger parts than others.” It was a routine visit with his doctor that made Cosby realize just how weak at least one of his parts was-that part being his carotid artery, which was dangerously …

Tweet at William Shatner! (Yes, You Heard Us Right.)

Happy birthday, Captain Kirk. He is 81 today. Did you think Mr. Shatner might be on Twitter at 81? He is, in fact! This made our morning: If you’re a Tweeter, make sure and send @WilliamShatner a birthday message today. For us, ya know.

Aging with Purpose: Now is the Time to Give Back

As I mentioned several weeks ago, my birthday was fast approaching; well it will arrive this week! However, last Wednesday morning my doorbell rang and when I answered the door, there stood a deliveryman with the most breath taking floral arrangement. I just knew he was at the wrong house, but much to my surprise he said delivery for Mrs. Leigh Anne Tuohy. “Oh my, that’s me!” The card read: The first gift of birthday week, Love Sean. Wow…..birthday week, …

What We’d Tell George Clooney

So, George Clooney, as we mentioned before, turns 50 today. Like the rest of the Internet, we took Friday off to stare at him. I mean, reflect on his career.  There’s something about that 50 number, huh? It’s just a number. It could represent 100 divided by 2, the number of stars on the Star Spangled Banner, a great movie starring Adam Sandler, or the number of truly horrible movies starring Adam Sandler. It’s also when we send you that …

Happy 100th Birthday President Reagan!

Yesterday would have been Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday. I have a soft spot for the former actor since he was the first president of my memory. Although I was born when President Carter was in office, my only knowledge of him was of my brother, Tom, telling me he had a peanut farm.