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To boldly go…


This sunny book is to make up for the grey weather.

The copper ribbon didn’t arrive, needless to say, it should be here tomorrow. I had to have a ridiculous conversation with a chap on the phone discussing ribbons, as some of the colours I had ordered were out of stock. Trying to explain the difference between grape, wine, violet, purple, lupin and plum (all shades of purple I assume) on the phone, with no visual reference was not an easy task. It will be interesting to see what turns up tomorrow!

I was saving this little admission for the next time I was tagged to reveal weird/interesting facts about myself. However, I saw this cartoon and just had to share it. I am a sci-fi fan. I love Star Trek especially ‘The Next Generation’, especially Jean-Luc Picard aka Patrick Stewart. Actually, here’s two admissions. I love bald headed men. There’s a great song by Christine Lavin in praise of bald headed men (which can be bought on iTunes). Listen and laugh.

The cartoon is not about Jean-Luc though it’s about my second favourite Star Trek character, Mr. Spock. If you get this joke then you are as big a Trekkie as I am…

(The cartoon is from the website Big Eye Deer.)

15 responses to “To boldly go…

  1. strugglingwriter October 31, 2007 at 8:15 pm

    That cartoon is awesome! I love it! I need to send this to my fellow Trekkie co-worker.

    So is the song. Moving on….

    I love the sunny book. Maybe a favorite. Of course, I say that about all of them.

  2. Diane October 31, 2007 at 9:06 pm

    You are always first to comment! I barely have time to click the publish button and there you are…thank you so much!

    Ha! You understood the cartoon – according to the guy who drew it – that means you are a nerd. You and me both!

    Tomorrow is your big day I think? Good luck with the writing for NaNoWriMo. I look forward to reading some of it….

  3. LeX aka Parisukat November 1, 2007 at 5:25 am

    Happy Halloween! You got a treat from me!!!

  4. nursemyra November 1, 2007 at 10:31 am

    I love those bright stripes – they are really gorgeous

  5. Diane November 1, 2007 at 10:38 am

    LeX – thank you for the Halloween wishes! It’s too late for me to pass it on but I will save it for next year!

    NurseMyra – It is a jolly paper. I do like bright colours , I must confess. I find it hard to do ‘subtle’ :-)

  6. GO! Smell the flowers November 1, 2007 at 11:48 am

    Us flowers LOVE baby blue Diane..

    But not as much as that Spock cartoon – logical, Captain!

  7. Diane November 1, 2007 at 12:29 pm

    I’m searching out the baby blue paper…

    Live long and prosper!

  8. laketrees November 1, 2007 at 9:31 pm

    terrific colours and very summery…Diane…..deep the red bows are a nice touch too :)
    loved the song…..Yul Brynner yummmmmmm !!!

  9. laketrees November 1, 2007 at 9:32 pm

    oops I meant the deep red bows lol…..

  10. jon November 1, 2007 at 9:47 pm

    LOL! OMG! I have to post it. :) That’s a GREAT cartoon. :D Thanks for sharing it! :)

    I love the books, too! Absolutely lovely! :)

  11. Diane November 1, 2007 at 10:14 pm

    Kim – Thanks as usual for your kind comments.
    it’s a very funny song, always makes me smile. There is another one she wrote that makes me laugh out loud every time I hear it which I must dig out and post. She is hilarious!

    Jon – Thanks for the kind comments – it is a great cartoon :)
    I enjoyed reading your blog too. I shall read it regularly now I have found you :)

  12. Aim November 4, 2007 at 1:30 pm

    What a great book cover! Love it.

  13. joefelso November 4, 2007 at 4:06 pm

    My son and I are working our way through all the old Star Treks, and we thank you for the cartoon.

    Having been part of a book making workshop recently, I am especially impressed with your work, which is almost too beautiful to use.

  14. Diane November 4, 2007 at 4:09 pm

    My son and I are watching ‘Deep Space NIne’ as we speak…

    I’m glad you like my books!

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