On Tuesday I went with a friend to see "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" which was a delightful movie. I felt it was a contemporary version of "Enchanted April" set in India with a slightly older cast. The day after I saw it the NY Times
wrote an article on how this $10 million dollar movie has already made $100 million and, as it's just been released in America, it should make a lot more. It's not that I don't like the occasional action/adventure movie but I prefer enjoyable movies that deal with human beings and their problems.
Now that most of the network series have ended I find there was an interesting coincidence in two of them. On the season finale of "Hawaii 5-0" McGarrett finally confronted Shelburne, a person he has been hunting for much of the season. He entered a room, saw his target and said "Mom?" then fade to black. A few days later over on "Grimm", a mysterious woman has arrived in town and when she finally confronted Nick, he exclaimed "Mom?" Is there something going on?
Came across this story how Two Herds of Wild Elephants Walk 12 Hours to Gather Inexplicably to Mourn the Death of Their “Elephant Whisperer” at His Home
. A truly remarkable occurrence.
Do you know If you collected all of Earth’s water into a sphere, how big would it be?
I thought it would be much larger. Incredible.Jimmy Doohan
's ashes have been sent into orbit to join those of Gene Roddenberry...and I think Majel is up there too. It's sad that they have to have passed on in order to journey into space. I wonder if the whole crew of the Enterprise will end up there...many years from now of course.
Finally I found an amusing poem The Chaos
dealing with the vagaries of the pronunciation of the English language.