Flashback – 1967
I hope Paul Reubens doesn’t come after me.
There are some photos that simply speak for themselves.
That was me in 1967. Way before Paul Reubens created his Pee-Wee Herman persona. And while most of us don’t remember what we did when we were 4 years old, looking back at a picture like this makes me wish we could.
Another Year Older
So today is my birthday – I know, shameless plug. But as each year adds another tick mark to my ticker, I tend to reflect back on my childhood. When my mom passed away in April 2006, I spent days going through all of the boxes of photos she had accumulated. I found all sorts of pictures [like the one above] that took me back to a place in time that I either didn’t remember at all or could remember vividly like it was yesterday.
And while I know the memories do fade over time, at least I can look at a picture and relive a brief moment of what I looked like many years ago.
Today here in Park City, I am waiting for the sun to come out so I can enjoy my day. A day spent with my daughter, my wife’s granddaughter and of course, my wife. And 10 years from now, I will look at the photos from today and reflect back, bringing back those memories.
That should be interesting.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! And that picture made me laugh. I thought Pee Wee even before I scrolled down to start reading your post. You poor thing.
Happiest of birthdays to you!
nilsa – Thank you. And I did the same thing when I saw that picture… thinking I was ahead of the curve.
dagny – Thank you for the birthday wishes.
dave2 – Thank, Dave. Much appreciated.
Happy Birthday….. PeeWee….. LMAO…..
Happy birthday, Marty. I was negative 10 years old when you were born.
Happy birthday, Marty. I love that picture. 🙂
So long as you never were caught masturbating in a nudie theater you should be safe.
10 years from now, you’ll be able to purchase the memories you want and have them implanted. And you’ll be able to have a young Sharon Stone for a supportive wife.
I can’t wait to reminisc with you about our implanted childhood memories!
OMG! I love the little man pic!! Hope your birthday is simply spectacular!
That photo is adorable! I love the look on your face – it kinda screams ‘Put that bloody camera away!’
Happy and delightful birthday wishes!
kris – Why thank you.
avitable – Thanks for the bithday wishes. Negative 10… LOL
ajooja – Thank you. Hard to resist a cool pic from the past.
kapgar – Thanks, Kevin. Even as an adult, I don’t get caught masturbating.
whall – Much thanks, Wayne. Implanted memories? Young Sharon Stone? I can’t wait either.
winter – Thank you. I had a great birthday.
bec – Thank you, Bec. Very much appreciated. I think I was caught off-guard on that shot.
Happy Birthday (one day late)! I love looking through old photos. It is amazing how they invoke memories!
kilax – Thank you. And I’ve got so many more older photo that I am digitizing.
if you haven’t seen Total Recall, you need to.
I got FIVE KIDS TA FEED!
Happy Birthday, dude. That’s some cool suit you’re wearing. Think you could get one like that designed for the grown-up Marty?
Happy Birthday … do you recall if you were humming “Tequila” back when that photo was taken?
whall – Oh, I’ve seen Total Recall… it’s just been a while (thanks for the memory jog)
karl – Thanks for the wishes. You know, that’s not a bad idea… Halloween is coming up in a couple of months… “HA HA”
delmer – Much thx for the birthday wish. LOL… I should check to see if I had platform shoes.
Happy Birthday Marty! Sorry I’m a day late, still catching up.
Best if I don’t comment on that picture eh? ;o)
Happy late birthday!
I can’t wait to dress up our little girl and take blackmail-able picture of her.
penelope – Thanks for the birthday wish. And you can comment on the pic if you want…
brandon – Thank you for the birthday props. Blackmail pics are the best. I think I may have a couple of my daughter from when she was little. Just waiting for the time to use one.
Belated Happy Birthday mate. Trying to get caught up on blog posts from the past two weeks. That’s a, er, classic photo by the way 😉
kevin – Thank you much. I understand about getting caught up. Will have to come over to your blog to read how your trip to England went. Classic photo… Nice.