148 years ago today, Darwin’s seminal work On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life was first published, with insights that revolutionized all of biology and our understanding of humanity’s place among all the living things on this planet.
A considerably fewer number of years ago, Max was born on this little rock and eventually brought us Celluloid Blonde. I got up extra early this morning to tell you this, so do go by and wish her a happy birthday.
But most importantly of all, 18 years ago today, my mother was two days away from blessing you all with my presence…
…and I haven’t gotten to cross off much from my birthday list yet! Make with the leer jet and the world peace, people! Sheesh!