To celebrate his 85th birthday, President George H.W. Bush is currently preparing to sky dive.

From the AP:
Bush is scheduled to make a tandem jump Friday with a member of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team near his summer home in Kennebunkport. However, Friday's forecast shows a likelihood of rain in the area.

If the event is rained out, Bush's jump will be moved back to

Also worth reading for Bush's birthday is this letter that his son, President George W. Bush, sent to his father 10 years ago, on Bush Sr.'s 75th birthday. The younger Bush told the Daily Beast that he "wouldn't change a word."