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Saturday, April 13, 2013

#AtoZ: L is For Lansky

I married a Lansky–Mitchell Lansky–and today is his birthday; however, I decided I should write with caution or next year I could be advertising a new wife for him. Besides, his grandfather's name was Meyer. When in college, a professor asked Mitchell if he was related to Meyer Lansky, the infamous gangster of Mafia fame. Mitchell said, "Do you want to make something of it?" This shut the professor up.

Of course, Meyer was the grandfather on his mother's side, who was not the infamous Meyer Lansky. As far as I know, there is no relation.

Happy birthday to my wonderful husband who puts up with me!




24 comments:

Susan Scott said...

Happy Birthday Mitchell! When he realises that he needs a break from plumbing, you, the kitchen sink, send him over here to South Africa.

Susan Scott's Soul Stuff

Liz B said...

...a...no..noo.. I don't want to make anything out of it..it's all good!! :)

Good response to the professor though Mitchell. Happy Birthday and many more returns to the kitchen sink!

Anonymous said...

How perfect that the letter "L" fell on Mitchell's birthday. Happy birthday, Mitchell. (Love the photo!)

Michael Offutt, Phantom Reader said...

Happy birthday good sir. May you get a wish granted today.

Corinne Rodrigues said...

Happy birthday to Mitchell. Anyone who can laugh or make a joke of cleaning a sink gets my vote! ;)

mail4rosey said...

Happy Birthday to your husband. :)

Anonymous said...

How very strange, a week ago I'd never heard of Meyer Lansky but as it happens I'm reading Douglas Thompson 'Dark Heart of Hollywood' about the Mafia in Hollywood. I wonder what the 3rd time I hear it will be!

Unknown said...

Hahaha! You're plain awesome, dear lady!

Have a wonderful weekend.

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday, Mitchell! Hey, are you available to do some plumbing? I could use your help. Loved his response to the professor.

Cattitude and Gratitude

Claudia Moser said...

Happy birthday

Grace Grits and Gardening said...

Happy birthday to your husband! My married name is Boerner which is pronounced Burner, yet people often say Boner. Nice, huh? I need to remember that line, "You wanna make something of it?"

Unknown said...

Happy birthday to your husband! Best wishes:)

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Suzy said...

Happy Birthday to your hubby.

JANU said...

Many birthday wishes to your husband.

Cynthia Heart Books said...

I hope you had a wonderful time celebrating your husband's birthday!

Rhonda Albom said...

LOL - I'll bet he laughs with you everyday. He's a lucky guy, you are fun to live with :) Happy birthday Mitchell.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Happy birthday to your husband!! Eat lots of cake!!

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday to your husband!

Kathy
http://gigglingtruckerswife.blogspot.com

stevebethere said...

Happy Birthday to your hubby and I am sure your not that bad Joyce LOL J/K :-)

ALLIE NYC said...

Ha ha what a great post! : ) Happy Birthday to your hubby!

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Rowena said...

Lovely post, hope your hubby had a lovely birthday!

The Semi Madman! said...

Happy Birthday to Mr. Lansky! Hope you two had a great one!

adhi das said...

wishing a long happy life to u & ur hubby..best birthday greetings..ur write so nicely to call our attention..smiles:)God<3U

Kristen said...

Haha, I love that photo. Happy Belated Birthday to Mr. Lansky!

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