Life, the Universe and Everything

42. That is what I am today. According to Douglas Adam's trilogy in five parts The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything.

I'm not too sure about that.

Ford: "It's unpleasantly like being drunk."
Arthur: "What's so unpleasant about being drunk?"
Ford: "Ask a glass of water."

- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Photo credit: Richard of Forbidden Planet.


ingrid said…

Fabulous picture by the way.
Richard said…
ingrid: thanks. Hey! What happened to woot?

Now everyone will know where I was during the 60s.
Barbara said…
Happy birthday, Richard! 42 sounds young to me.
Hey, looks like I just missed a birthday :D
B'lated Happy B'day dude!
tin-tin said…

that's your picture? :)
Richard said…
barbara: I know, I know, I need to capitalize more on things I can do and look forward. I am not really moping as my post might suggest.

macadamia: thanks.

tin-tin: he he, yes, that is me (only the beard is fake, oh, and the flower is plastic).
KayMac said…
Happy Belated Birthday! Wishing you joy and the best of life!
freckled-one said…
Ok so now I can wish you a happy belated birthday since I wish you an early happy birthday... teehee
Hope it was terrific!!!
Richard said…
kaymac: thanks

freckled-one: thank you. It was fine. I got the day off. In Ontario, they declared a new holiday in February and it happened to fall on my B-Day.
Sweetiepie said…
Oops!I miss your Big Day!Happy birthday!I miss this part.So basically the whole ontario people celebrate birthday with you.You are so lucky!wish your life filled with love and happiness.
Richard said…
sweetiepie: yep, McGuinty gave the whole province a holiday on my birthday.
buzybee said…
You look younger and funnier than my imagination.;)

Hope that your birthday was great!
Richard said…
bee: well, I was younger, 8 years younger I think. Though, it was taken at a Halloween party.

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