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Monday, November 2, 2009

Shake It Up Baby!



Are you familiar with the John Hughes film Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Well, my son, Noah, is a cross between Matthew Broderick's character, Ferris, in that film and Mother Teresa. To illustrate the Ferris part of that statement I will sight the scene where Ferris has boarded a parade float manned by a lot of Bavarian milk-maid-looking lovelies and grabs the microphone and says to the crowd:

"Ladies and gentlemen, you are such a wonderful crowd, we'd like to play a little tune for you. It's one of my personal favorites and I'd like to dedicate it to a young man who doesn't think he's seen anything good today - Cameron Frye, this one's for you."

And then he proceeds to rock the crowd with "Shake It Up Baby," Beatles style. Take a look!



The riotous fun that you see and feel from that clip is what I have experienced every day since 6:07 am on November 2, 1995. The Mother Teresa part comes in after the parade is over - that's where Noah stays to help clean up.

You may have outgrown my lap, my darlin' boy, but never my heart. Happy 14th birthday Noah Stephenson!

This ones for you!

Video clip courtesy You Tube

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9 comments:

Pinecone Camp said...

Happy Birthday to Noah! Love the do he's rocking. Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a fantastic film - thanks for the clip!

The Elegant Thrifter said...

Oh goodness!! So many birthdays today. It's my pal Bevy's birthday as well.....give your little man -- well not so little aymore -- a hug for me! xo

trash talk said...

You made me go "Awww"! I love this post. BTW, girl...he's gonna drive the little girls wild. Poor you!
Debbie

Primitiques 'n Poetry said...

OH! I love that movie. And aren't you blessed to have a child you can say such fun things about? Congrats to you and Happy Birthday to him. ~Mindy

Annie said...

Happy Birthday, Noah! Fourteen is a wonderful age. The best time I ever had was with a fourteen-year-old in Paris (my grandson a few year ago.)

Have a great year, great kin (we met in Warrenton at the blog party.)

scotland said...

I think they'll be making a movie about him one day! Noah is such a great kid - aren't we lucky!

Elissa said...

Best wishes to the birthday boy! Funny because I have the female equivalent of Ferris and same age, lol. Sometimes I don't know whether to shout or laugh at some of the things she does, but we wouldn't have them any other way would we? Let's face it they must of got it from somewhere, I blame her dad!;-)) x

Greet said...

Congratulations to your boy!

Greet

Jacqueline said...

Happy 14th Noah....you don't know who the heck I am but I'm wishing you many happy returns anyway!!
My goodness he looks like you.
My son was musical in the womb and now works in music so....!!!