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Howard’s Birthday

May 17, 1979 was Howard’s 29th birthday.  He had a show at the WPA Theater and it was opening night.  Opening night at the WPA wasn’t really as impressive as, say opening night at the Schubert.  The WPA was on ...

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Posted on: May 16th, 2016 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 1 Comment

A Birthday Thank You

  Once again, it’s Howard’s birthday.  He would be 65 years old today. Which means he’d be eligible for all sorts of goodies by now.  His AARP membership would be in good standing, Medicare and Social Security would have kicked in and ...

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Posted on: May 17th, 2015 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 7 Comments

The Sprinter

May 17, Howard’s birthday, is always a special one for me and Bill and all of us who loved Howard. I wrote this post a few weeks ago, but I’ve been waiting for today – it’s a toast ...

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Posted on: May 16th, 2013 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 9 Comments

Happy Birthday, Brother

It’s human nature, I guess, but I often can’t help but wonder what Howard would be doing now, had he lived. Howard was born on May 17, 1950.  So today he would have been 62 and the cold, hard fact is ...

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Posted on: May 17th, 2012 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 12 Comments

Happy Birthday

Howard’s birthday was May 17.  Other than his Bar Mitzvah, I don’t remember any of his childhood birthday parties being particularly memorable.  His Bar Mitzvah, was most decidedly memorable but we’ll get to that another day. I remember Howard’s 29th birthday ...

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Posted on: May 17th, 2011 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 9 Comments