in granada

happy birthday to mr. f-word

Yes, the creator of the late, lamented Sopranos F-Word Update, Steve Hammond, is having a birthday today. Here's a story about what happened to me yesterday that the Eggman might appreciate as he gets one year older.

Neal and I got on the MUNI to the ballgame yesterday. Now mind you, I only turned 54 less than a week ago. We enter the crowded car and take up a standing spot. A young whippersnapper sitting in front of me looked up and politely said, "would you like my seat, sir?"

There's a first time for everything ...