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    Happy birthday, Molon Labe!

    I hope you have a great year!


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    Happy birthday!
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    Happy Birthday Molon Labe!

    I appreciate your sign in name, being a lover of ancient Greek and Roman history that I am.

    In the beginning the words were used in reply by King Leonidas to Xerses of Persia ...
    Good old present day Iran!

    For those interested, a tiny bit of history from an old American Thinker article:

    It is a Greek expression first attributed to King Leonidas of Sparta when the Persian invader Xerxes I, prior to the Battle of Thermopylae, demanded that the Spartans lay down their arms and submit to him. Its essential meaning was, "Up yours, pal: come do your worst."
    Sound familiar?

    And a more up to date meaning with which I agree completely ...

    According to multiple web sources, molon labe now translates to an unwavering, "Come and take it," as in Charleton Heston's defiant challenge at the 2000 NRA convention, "From my cold dead hands."
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    This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

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    Today is also our daughter's birthday. Gawd, Kris is 50 years old today!
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    It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldcoastie1 View Post
    Today is also our daughter's birthday. Gawd, Kris is 50 years old today!
    Forget it Coastie, don't let it make you feel blue.

    Simply wish your daughter a HAPPY BIRTHDAY, from me as well ...

    And be happy that the two of us, no-longer-spring-chickens ... are still on the right side of the grass!
    This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

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    Happy birthday, Molon, and Coastie's daughter. We've been offline since Wednesday, so not ignoring, but just catching up.
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    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ABC View Post
    Forget it Coastie, don't let it make you feel blue.

    Simply wish your daughter a HAPPY BIRTHDAY, from me as well ...

    And be happy that the two of us, no-longer-spring-chickens ... are still on the right side of the grass!
    Nowadays, I somtimes wonder if I'm looking up at the grass. The spring in my chicken sprung many years ago!

    Both my wife and Kris appreciated the comments on Kris' recent work up in Kenosha.
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    Nowadays, I somtimes wonder if I'm looking up at the grass. The spring in my chicken sprung many years ago!
    This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

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