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Late July Birthdays:
Priyanka Chopra (35), Travis Milne (31), Cormac McCarthy (84), Diana Rigg (79),
Kim Carnes (72), Carlos Santana (70), Donna Dixon (60), Radney Foster (58), Omar Epps (44), Judy Greer (42), Gisele Bundchen (37), Mike Dennerty (37),
Julianne Hough(29), Billi Bruno (21), Vikki Carr (77), Brian May (70), Anthony
Edwards (55), Benedict Cumberbatch (41), Marcela Valladolid(39), Jared Pada-
-lecki(35), Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens,) 69, Garry Trudeau (69), Jamey
Sheridan(66), Jon Lovitz (60), Brandi Chastain (49), Orson Bean(89), Louise
Fletcher (83), Alex Trebek(77), George Clinton (76), Bobby Sherman(74), Sen.
Kay Bailey Hutchison (NATO) 74, Paul Schrader (71), Danny Glover (71), Albert
Brooks(70), Don Henley (70), Willem Dafoe (62),John Leguizamo(53), David Spade(53), Selena Gomez(25), Prince George of Cambridge(4), Anthony M. Ken-
-nedy (81), Don Imus (77), John Hall(69), Woody Harrelson(56), Slash(52), Alison
Krauss(46), Marlon Wayans(45), Daniel Radcliffe(28), Danielle Bradbery(21), Ruth Buzzi(81), Gallagher(71), Robert Hays(70), Lynda Carter(66), Gus Van Sant
(65), Kristin Chenoweth(49), Jennifer Lopez(48), Rick Fox(48),Rose Byrne(38),
Summer Glau(36),Elisabeth Moss(35), Iman(62), Ray Billingsley(60), Illeana
Douglas(52), Faryl Smith (22),Mick Jagger(74), Helen Mirren(72), Dorothy Hamill(61), Kevin Spacey(58), Sandra Bullock(53), Jeremy Piven(52), Jason Strat-
-ham(50), Kate Beckinsale(44), Juliet Rylance(38), Taylor Momsen(24), Elizabeth
Gillies(24), Peggy Fleming(69), Jonathan Rhys Meyers(40), Jordan Speith(24) Alyvia Alyn Lind (10), Darryl Hickman(86), Jim Davis (72),Dick Ebersol(70), Sally Struthers(70),Lori Loughlin(53)Soulja Boy(27), Ken Burns(64), Tim Gunn(64), Will Wheaton(45), Buddy Guy(81), Paul Anka(76)Arnold Schwar-
zenegger(70), Delta Burke(61), Anita Hill(61), Richard Linklater(57), Laurence
Fishburne(56), Lisa Kudrow(54), Hilary Swank(43), Jaime Pressly(40), Hope Solo
National Tequila Day: July 19. If you missed it, you can still have a shot at It.
August Birthdays: Frank B. Stachmus, ret. HPD, TPD. Jenny Jett, Joe Jett Jr.,

Happy Birthday: Let's Eat Cake and Celebrate !
People Who Have Birthdays Live Longer !
Do Not Regret Growing Older; It is a Privilege Denied to Many. Rejoice !
August Birthstone
: Peridot Flower: Gladiolus
August Holidays:
What to buy in August:
Air conditioners, Backpacks, Dehumidifiers, Outdoor
furniture, Snow blowers (wish we could find snow to blow in August !)
August Checklist: Review your Will. Review every three-to-five years. Travel
smarter in Hurricane season. Hurricane insurance must be purchased before the
hurricane is named. Protect skin from sun. Certain foods help battle against sun-
-burn and DNA damage: Cruciferous veggies, broccoli, kale, carrots, red peppers,
tomatoes, watermelon. (Yay !) Aug. 31: National Eat Outside Day. Freeze &
Store Summer's bounty: corn on cob, zucchini, tomatoes
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that's why they
call it the present. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

Life is Not About Waiting for the Storm to Pass: It's About Learning to
Dance in the Rain .
Life May Not Be The Party We Hoped For, But While We're Here We
Should Dance.

One of the Best Feelings in the world is knowing that your presence and absence both mean something to someone.
A Joy shared is twice a Joy, and a Burden shared is half a burden.
Swedish Proverb

Music: The greatest good that mortals know, and all of Heaven we have below. John Addison
In Memoriam: Paul Berlin 1930-2017. Paul Berlin was a native of Memphis,
Tenn. Began his broadcasting career at age 17. Paul came to KNUZ Houston in
1950 at age 19. His unique style and warm personality earned him many awards,
retiring in 2004. Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1955 and into the
Texas Radio Hal of Fame in 2002. 174