Numbers I like.
- •42The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything.
- •18The Hebrew word for "life" is חי (chai), which has a numerical value of 18. Consequently, the custom has arisen in Jewish circles to give donations and monetary gifts in multiples of 18 as an expression of blessing for long life.
- •23Following his Hall of Fame induction, Ryne "Ryno" Sandberg had his number retired in a ceremony at Wrigley Field on August 28, 2005, before a Cubs game against the Florida Marlins. That was the first and, so far, only game I have attended at Wrigley Field. I also find comfort in the reading of Psalm 23 at funerals.
- •76I was born in 1976 and am always on the lookout for commemorative bicentennial coins and other memorabilia.