Neil Day

Janis_G(z7GA)February 18, 2014

Today is Neil's birthday. He would have been 88.
The children and I are going to celebrate by doing at least one of these things.

Having Pop Tarts or Frosty Flakes for breakfast.
Filling the bird feeders or just watching the birds.
Reading an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Having a fried peanut butter sandwich (not soggy!) for lunch.
Taking a nap, preferably with your favorite pet in your lap.
Going to a car dealership and looking at the latest sports car model.
Figuring out how some new gadget works and wondering at it. ("Will wonders never cease!")
Going out for ribs at the barbecue place for dinner.
Watching an old Laurel and Hardy movie or a good musical.
Listening to some Bluegrass or Opera.
Reading a good spy novel.
Having a big bowl of ice cream before going to bed!
Drinking a real Coke and exclaiming (((AHHH!)
Eating a good helping of divinity or orange slice candy.
Ordering a chicken salad sandwich on sour dough bread, no
lettuce or tomato, grilled and blotted.
Eating a BIG piece of Pecan pie.
Or just having a big ole dessert of any kind and remember
if it comes in a bowl! Eat it with a spoon.

Here's to you my sweet Neil.
I will always love you.

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Happy Birthday Neil!

You made me cry. Bittersweet tears. I'm right there with y'all. I'll be remember him extra special today. And all y'all too.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2014 at 4:31PM
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I raise my glass of real Coke to Neil.
All the others sound good too, but that (((AHHH!) is a winner.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2014 at 5:46PM
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Janis, Tuesday night is ice cream night at our house, and I've already had mine -- but I'm going to have another bowl in honor of Neil and his birthday!

What a wonderful list of things from which to choose to remember him. Maybe you all could do one or two every year; I bet he'd like that.


    Bookmark   February 18, 2014 at 8:54PM
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Janis, I would be happy to do several of the things on your list! What a .wonderful way for you to remember Neil's birthday. I hope you and the children had a good day remembering happy times with him.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2014 at 11:42PM
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Watching an old Laurel and Hardy movie stands out for me. Sounds like fun all around, wonderful memories.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 2:48AM
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What a great way to celebrate Neil's life. I gave the birds an extra helping in his memory.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 8:55AM
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sweet_betsy No AL Z7

A beautiful tribute! Hope your day was extra special.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 9:40AM
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What lovely memories! Celebrating his life each year on his Birthday is a great tribute to a truly fine man.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 10:07AM
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gandle(4 NE)

I'm moved,Janis. beautiful tribute to Neil.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 9:17PM
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