Happy Leap Year And The Power Of Love To John Hoke, a Parrot Head, scuba-diving grandpa, leap-year water-lovin' Baby Boomer. And the greatest of these is Love…. Happy birthday to my brother-in-law John Hoke, who turns 13 (52) today. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.