Paul Saevig's birthday
Born July 28, 1949. Physician -  Bill Scott, D.O., Fullerton.

Photo 1976.

I still love publishing the SPOON, and I’m grateful for the privilege. Thanks, everybody. Paul.


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Bill Satzer on August 8, 2016 at 1:02 PM said:

A belated happy birthday from your cousin, one day younger than you.
Bob Kazebee '66 on September 13, 2015 at 11:04 AM said:

Happy belated birthday Paul. Been trying to get in touch with you lately but no response. Hope all is well.
Russell Lowe on July 29, 2015 at 2:38 PM said:

Happy Birthday and Namaste
Haven't heard from you for a long time
Rodney Handsfield, M. D. on July 28, 2015 at 10:40 PM said:

Happy Birthday Paul. And many more!,
Tom Stuhley on July 28, 2015 at 1:34 PM said:

Happy Birthday Paul -- You have brought such spirit and dedication to our SHHS, Fullerton and Orange County days. Thanks for all your efforts --


Barb Smith Whitfield on July 28, 2015 at 7:58 AM said:

Have a great birthday Paul! You are catching up with me.????
Sydney Verry Scarbrough, '67 on July 28, 2015 at 6:59 AM said:

Happy Birthday, Paul. Thanks for the Silver Spoon and all that it has done for us. I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating.
Penny Bowman McWright on July 28, 2015 at 6:49 AM said:

Happy Birthday Paul. Thanks for all you do to keep us informed about Fullerton, Lancer, and Sunny Hills activities past and present.
Jeff Nix '67 on July 26, 2015 at 2:22 PM said:

Da man! Happy Birthday!

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Number 1 hit that  day? click - 

Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra - Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend) 1949



Wishing you a happy birthday, Thomas Miller, '67. 072515


Happy birthday, Paul. You provide a wonderful, important service for all of us.

-- Dawn Parrett Thurston, '65. 072815.


Paul. Amen brother. Very well said. The wife and I wish you a very happy birthday. I was hoping that I would run into you one of these days at B. Street or somewhere else. Maybe the 50th reunion God willing? Thank you for the many years of keeping those of us without facebook or my space abreast of what's going on with our old friends and classmates. God bless you. Jo & Andy Wendland, '67.


Happy birthday, dear Paul. Like fine wine, we get better with age (unless we turn into vinegar)! - Betsy, '65




On my birthday in 2015, I reflect. It’s astonishing to us that we’re in our late 60s or early 70s now, and I know one reason why. We were born in a somewhat stable time in history, when the rate of yearly change was still something we as human beings could fathom. We knew our grandparents and their friends who fought in the First World War, who lived in the 19th Century, and grew up without cars and sometimes without electricity. We understood their way of life, and we were born only seventy or eighty years after the American Civil War, only thirty years after World War One. Therefore we grew up with a sense of history and somewhat gradual change on a human scale. We remember when Fullerton was a little town, more rural than suburban.
But the wheels of change had started to move about the time we were born, and soon after they began to spin more or less out of control. The pace of change became more and more unfathomable, suited to machines but not to people. By the 1960s, the Orange County world we were born into was disappearing fast. By the 1970s, it was gone. Since then, we’ve been living on the site of a lost civilization.
That’s an experience unique in human history. We’re the last generation to remember a traditional past. I’m grateful for that. Today, we see a century worth of change every decade. It’s been hard for us to cope with that, and hard for us to hold onto the values our parents taught us.
The world now makes me think of an old silent movie sequence of a runaway train without brakes. I’m still optimistic, and maybe this is the direction ordained for us all.  As I celebrate my birthday, though, I’m happy and grateful to have all of you as my friends.
Remember, if we were tortoises, we’d have another one hundred years to look forward to!