And if you really want to understand the influence this television franchise has had, just look at some of the gadgets we use today, from cell phones to hypospray (yes, hypospray.)
While I usually write new stuff with each blog, today I’m reposting one from July 24, 2016 called Boldly Going. If you guessed it was about Star Trek, well, you’re right. It encapsulates why I love the show and why I think it’s even more relevant today.
Happy anniversary Star Trek - continue to live long and prosper, and continue to share your positive message of hope with future generations to come.
I’ve dressed as a vampire the last several years, but this year, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series airing, I’m going as a Starfleet captain. My uniform will be from the third season of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
I ordered a pattern and got it just last week, with every intention of buying fabric to start work on it right away, but, alas, I hit a snag.
In the last year and a half, I’ve purchased almost all fabric from Hancock Fabrics. They had a great selection of fabric, and some pretty sweet coupons as well. Earlier this year, several HF stores closed here in the metro (the company filed for bankruptcy), but three remained open.
I drove to one of the stores last week and when I got there, the window displays were gone, the store was empty. I pulled up their website and it says “coming soon” on the home page. How soon is coming soon? Will it be an online store? While I have in the past, I don’t like buying fabric online.
We do have two other fabric stores: Jo-Ann Fabrics and SR Harris Fabric Outlet. Jo-Ann’s has a nice selection of fabric, but it’s more of a craft store. SR Harris is an outlet with floor to ceiling bolts of fabric, and it can be overwhelming.
In my opinion, two options isn’t a lot of choice.
I do hope is Hancock Fabrics comes back in some incarnation, but, if not, I’ll be shopping for an online store.
I feel this year is going to bring in a lot of positivity into my life. Why? Because I’m going to make stuff happen.
I have a T-shirt with the tagline, “bitches get stuff done.” That’s my motto for 2016 – this bitch is gonna get stuff done. Whatever I do is going to result in more happiness and abundance. I’ll leave it at that for now.
Today’s agenda includes recovering from this work week, which was worse than last week. This day will consist of watching movies, relaxing and making a pork roast in the slow cooker (I’ve already started the roast and the aroma of garlic is simply intoxicating).
Tomorrow is another matter. Tomorrow this bitch starts getting stuff done.
This film is based on the H. G. Wells' science fiction novel “The Invisible Man,” which was published in 1897.
English actor Claude Rains played Griffin and this was Rains’ American film debut. He’s mostly a disembodied voice covered in bandages; you only see him only briefly at the end of the movie.