I have learned over the years that doing things that you are passionate about is very important. This was brought home to me earlier this week when I had lunch with a long-time friend of mine who I worked with during my time at Sun Microsystems. We were comparing job experiences and she remarked that [...]
Entries Tagged as 'movies'
September 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Firefly, life, movies, Serenity
December 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Entertainment, movies
Finished Run Lola Run, http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/run_lola_run/, Lola Rennt (literally Lola runs). I guess this is one of those films I had to see in the theatre to really appreciate rather than my usual 20-30 minutes at a time on the elliptical walker down in the basement. Got high marks on Rotten Tomatoes, I remember the noise [...]
February 9th, 2010 · No Comments · 2009 china solar eclipse, Entertainment, Firefly, government business, movies, Serenity, travel
For those who knew me when I was the CIO at the US Department of Transportation, you will know that I held a monthly lunch with a small band of fans of both the TV show Firefly, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefly_(TV_series), and the movie Serenity, http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/serenity/. For references to this, see the end of the interview I gave [...]
In December, 1975, I was one of a group of young political and civic leaders on a State Department sponsored visit to Europe. One of the places we visited was pre-unification Berlin. The initial visit to East Berlin was sobering. On the West Berlin side, the Christmas season lead to brightly colored decorations, shoppers, and [...]