The passing of the actor Brock Peters, known for his role in “To Kill a Mockingbird” and played “Admiral Cartright” in Star Trek IV, and VI, as well as Joseph Sisko in “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” (Capt. Sisko’s dad).
Star Trek’s official website also posted the news of other notable Trek related passings – Loulie Jean Norman (who sang the theme song to “Star Trek”) and Herta Ware, who played Capt. Picard’s mother in a first season episode.
Something to make us all feel a little older – the kids currently entering college as freshman this fall – the future Class of 2009 – is the first generation who spent a majority of their lives under the President Bush(es) eras; drinking Starbucks; going on-line; and cell phones. Eek.
The weather around here has been absolutely perfect the past couple of days! Which means summer’s end is coming too soon…