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Friday, December 18, 2009

Blow Out the Candles Dec 18

2004 Fleer Greats of the Game #2

The "Georgia Peach", Ty Cobb was born in Royston, Georgia on this date in 1886.

2003 Topps Certified #TA-BS

Bill "Moose" Skowron turns 79 today. A lifetime .282 hitter, Moose was a 6 time All-Star and 5 time World Series Champion.

Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones celebrates birthday number 66 today.

Director, Steven Spielberg turns 63 today.

Swiss painter Paul Klee was born on this date in 1879.

"Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter. "

"Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will. "

French chef and author Jacques Pepin is celebrating his 74th birthday today, no doubt with some really good food. I think of him as the Maurice Chevalier of TV chefs. I particularly liked the shows he did with Julia Child.

1 comment:

  1. Yes, the Cooking in Concert with Jacque and Julia were great.

    And Keith Richards is only 32. He's had a hard life.


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