I’m Late! For a Very Important Date …
It’s true—I’ve been neglecting 39 and Holding Club a bit. Not out of true negligence, but from overwork, as I finish a book for its Big Bro site, Blast from Your Past.
Writing a book is a monumental project that fairly consumes the author, to the point of hibernation. Which brings me to February’s Birthday 39ers!
Deep into our winter hibernation, far away from summer fun and frolic, we must stir and pop open an eye to party with our fave Aquarians and Pisceans.
And though there are other noble reasons to commemorate February along with Cupid—World Radio Day (13th), Presidents’ Day (20th), and Marijuana Awareness Month—for the 39 and Holding Club, February 14th is also “Grandpa” Jack Benny Day! Why do we care? Why … he’s the reason we’re here.
39 Years Ago this Month ~ February 1978
Though the Psychedelic Era of love and enlightenment began to follow the tide out to sea in 1978, China jumped on the loving bandwagon this month 39 years ago, as it finally admitted to its people’s love for classic literature. February 11th marks the anniversary of the release of China’s ban on works by Aristotle, Shakespeare, and the beloved British novelist, Charles Dickens. Sheesh. About time. And, February 7th marks ol’ Charlie’s birthday! So he was an Aquarian too …
For 39ers who Follow the Stars …
If you’re a February 39er, the color gods paint you in a kaleidoscope of hues—early Feb Aquarian Water-bearers (Jan 20-Feb 18), can dip into the pool of your moods, with turquoise green, bright blue, or purple.
Walking through the sands of time with Pisces Fish (Feb 19-Mar 20), all shades of green keep you cool. (Not a red heart in sight.)
One for the heart … Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance.
~ Shakespeare, 2 Henry IV 3.4.283
Ah, m’dear February 39ers, BUT … Love does not require performance, it only needs a look, a touch, and a kiss. (Yours truly.)
Happy UN-Birthday FEBRUARY 39ers,
(Here’s lookin’ at you, kids – 39AHC Birthday 39ers, Sharon, & Ms. Rochelle--NEW!)
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