Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Happy Birthday, Phil and Steve

My father and his twin were born on August 28, 1926. Here’s my birthday card for both of them.

1932

1952

2006

Sailing.
Digging.
Hunting.
Shard-picking.
Swallows and Amazons.
The Wind in the Willows.
Animal jokes.
Lake Harriet.
The cuckoo clock.
Red or green?
red/green.
Boston.
The Cape.
Minneapolis.
Bandelier.
Lake Charlevoix.
“Find the bottom.”
Postscript.
The Navy.
Princeton.
Yale.
Michigan.
Harvard.
O-I.
Four kids.
Two sons.
My life.

A scene from the stage version of one of their favorite books.


Happy birthday, twins, and many, many more. I love you.