Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Happy First Contact Day!

April 5th, 2063: the day we realize we hadn't figured out what the heck to say in case friendly aliens showed up.

Vulcan: Live long and prosper.
Zefram Cochrane: ...thanks.

Though I can handle that first meeting being dorky.

Also, seriously, let's not have world war between now and when aliens finally meet us, OK? I want there to still BE humans around to get to meet aliens!
Tags: star trek

  • A journey in prose: "The Grapes of Wrath"

    Reading John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, a story of my country having a very hard time, while my country (and most of the world) is having a…

  • I did it!

    Okay, this is a fine example of a small victory, but we find what victories we can in this pandemic time... In the early Nineties, I read and was…

  • The pleasures of a big story

    In, I think, 1991, I first read Frank Herbert's Dune. I do know I read it on one of my trips to Oregon (I still lived in Virginia at the time), but…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.