June 27, 2007

Happy Birthday, Captain Kangaroo!

Bob Keeshan was born this day in 1927. He and his cohorts were a staple of my childhood.

Thanks to the majic of these yere innertubes, we can take a nostalgic peek at my favorite, Mr. Moose, in action. You forget what a testy relationship the Cap'n had with him at times. In many ways, their interaction reflects that between my five year old and me. Enjoy!

Here's a shorter and sweeter ping-pong ball moment:

Yips! from Gary:
Let's not forget another big birthday today - country singer Lorrie Morgan.

Ms. Morgan, a former girlfriend of Ol' Fred, recently gave her thumbs up for his Presidential bid:

"I always thought it," she said. "I used to beg him to run for president. I used to say, 'If you were in the White House, I would be so safe-feeling. I could go to sleep at night and know that everything was taken care of up there.'"

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Ol' Fred for President: Because every woman deserves to feel safe while she drifts off to sleep.

Posted by Robert at June 27, 2007 09:56 AM | TrackBack

ain't the Cap'n dead? I think I had him in a dead pool...

Posted by: Dave at June 30, 2007 11:35 PM