You Have Cold Weather and I Don’t

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Happy Easter

Too bad Carin’s chickens ruined it.


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You could learn something

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Everyone Needs More Shatner!

When I was a youngster watching TV in the ’70’s I LOVED Star Trek. I used that as a springboard into sci-fi books by Heinlein, Hogan, Anderson, Bradbury, etc.

In my 10 yr old mind I realized that the Space Academy PROBABLY wouldn’t be operational by the time I went to college, so I figured the Air Force Academy would have to do. Heck, by the time I was a Captain I figured I’d be teaching at our new orbital Academy and I was cool with that. It would be nice to take a break from the grueling schedule of being a shuttle pilot.

Fast forward 30 years and I’m flying fucking 1960’s technology (Boeing 737) from Chicago to Des Moines. Fuck You, Star Trek!

Back to the point of the post.

I’ve always admired Shatner’s ability to walk the razor’s edge between seriousness and self-parody. Shatner’s early musical stylings were perhaps a bit ahead of their time:

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