Thursday, August 25, 2005

Happy Birthday

A busy day in the birthday icono-pantheon

Tim Burton (1958- )


Elvis Costello (1954 - )
Musician, Poet, Raconteur

A serious man in a frivilous business

Sir Sean Connery (1930- )
Advocate for Scottish Independence

Star of my two favorite romance pictures for guys,
Robin and Marian and The Wind And the Lion
Made me cry. What a guy. And I did.

"The name's Bond, James Bond."

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Composer, Conductor, Educator

His Young People's Concerts Sunday mornings on CBS introduced this small town Indian boy to the joys of classical music for which he has my undying gratitude.

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