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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Happy Birthday Richard!!!

47 reasons to have a birthday

1. Old age is always fifteen years older than you are.
2. Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. -- Jack Benny
3. Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning. -- Bob Hope
4. If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people
5. Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it. -- Chinese proverb
6. Forty is the old age of youth; fourty seven is the youth of old age
7. The lovely thing about being forty seven is that you can appreciate twenty- fouryear-old women --Jenny
8. In Dog Years - You're dead
9. You know you're getting old when your joints are more accurate than the National Weather Service
10. You know you're getting old whenYou can live without sex but not without glasses
11. You know you're getting old when Happy hour is a nap.
12. You have everything you had 20 years ago, only it's all a little bit lower. -- Gypsy Rose Lee
13. You will recognize, the first sign of old age: it is when you go out into the streets of Spokane and realize for the first time how young the policemen look. --
14. Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. ~Sam Ewing
15. Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. ~Charles Schulz

16. Forty seven is not old if you are a tree - Vikki
17. First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly. ~Branch Rickey
18. You're not 47, you're eighteen with 29 years experience. ~Author Unknown
19. The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. ~Lucille Ball
20. Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. ~Larry Lorenzoni
21. Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age
22. Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own.
- J. P. Sears
23. Forty seven is when you finally get your head
together and your body starts falling apart.
24. You know you are getting old when he orders a three-minute egg, they ask for the money up front
25. If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age. George Burns
26. As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two...
27. You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
28. Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
29. You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
30. Old age is fifteen years older than I am. Oliver Wendell Holmes
31. Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
32. Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons
33. Age is a number and mine is unlisted.
34. You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
- Bob Hope
35. Roses are red. Violets are blue. Stop complaining... I am younger than you!!
36. With Age Comes Wisdom. (You're One Of The Wisest People I Know!)
37. It is not how old you are, but how you are old
38. Life begins at 47 -- but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times
39. You wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then you look at the obituary page. If your name is not on it, you get up
40. When you get to fifty-two food becomes more important than sex.
41. Artificial intelligence is a wonderful thing.
I told my computer that today is your birthday and it said I needed an upgrade.
42. Blowing out candles is good exercise for the lungs
43. 47 - The fountain of Middle Age
44. "Birthdays are good for you: the more you have the longer you live."
45. You still have a full deck; you just shuffle slower now. ~Author Unknown
46. Love on your birthday and everyday.
47. May you live to be a hundred yearsWith one extra year to repent.~Author Unknown

You're getting old Richard K
Forty seven years since you were born
We will take a little time
To write you this birthday rhyme
You love camping and lazy days
You think you are one hot tomato
But we all know what you really are
the ultimate couch potato
You've said you like the Howny Orl
But was that just a slip?
Let's face it Rich - you've been known
To get your words muxed ip
You like to mess about with boats
But your manouvers are the worst
You get in backwards
Pointy-end first
You follow Nascar and the Jarrett Crew
Who these days rarely win
Is it this - or your head banging
That's made your hair go thin?
As a lager swilling gent
We hope you don't fall under the bus
This happy 47th wish is sent
from the four of us
Jenny Vikki Lauralei and Kimberlei
And in the words of my father "That's it for a "Happy Birthday Day" today.


Anonymous said...

Getting old, from beginning to the end. The most important is the dash in between.

hlblynfu said...

howdy jen , we had fun on our trip 2 ca. flyin' is a breeze i enjoyed it lots. sorry 'bout your post card but i was so hungover i forgot the damned stamps but i'm trying to email some pix bye luv ya, don&judell

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday

What a nice looking guy.... And only 47 Keep it