Happy belated birthday and all good wishes to you, Scruffie! It appears that Sean's birthday was rather memorable as well if his posts mean anything. Miss you all and hope your day was a grand one.
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap editions of great books may be delightful, but cheap editions of great men are absolutely detestable.
--Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist