Ninety-Nine Bottles Of Beer On The Wall

For people younger than I, when they hear ninety-nine, they may think of the hit song, “99 Luft Balloons”.  For me, ninety-nine is always the bottles of beer song that drove parents, chaperones, teachers, and a whole host of others nuts.

Today, ninety-nine has another significance.  If he were still alive, my dad would have turned ninety-nine today.  He missed the mark by nineteen years; however, he would have been ninety-nine today.

So, to my dad, I say, Happy Birthday.  You can eat anything you want now without worrying about what it will do to your health.  So, party on, dude!

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