I don't remember when I learned it, but I have, as long as I can remember, been proud to share my birthday with Charles Schultz. Charlie Brown and his friends and family were so much a part of my life growing up. I remember the first time the Christmas special aired. It might seem antiquated in animation or theme but it is indelibly part of this season we find ourselves in. Mental Floss has an interesting article about Charles Schultz today.
I also share this birth date with Tina Turner, Eugene Ionesco, Robert Goulet, Shawn Kemp, Bill W. (founder of Alcoholics Anonymous), Bruno Hauptman (of "Lindbergh Baby" fame), Bruce Paltrow (Blythe Danner's late husband), Rich Little and Eric Severeid, among other people. Some of my readers won't recognize most of those names. A few of us have enough "water over the dam", so to speak, to know who they are.
Now, to toast myself with a beer and to see what I have in the freezer for dinner.
Beverage: Scottish Blend tea