Goodbye Apollo

It’s difficult to put in words the sorrow I feel on learning about Richard Hatch’s death due to cancer. Hatch played Captain Apollo in the original Battlestar Galactica, a show that aired on Kuwaiti television during my childhood. I was about 4 or so back in 1980 when I first watched the show and it’s spinoff Galactica 1980 for the first time and would watch the show on many reruns. It was the first show I can remember getting into and all excited about as a kid and it was certainly the first scifi show (my fav genre of tv/movie) that I can ever remember watching. Since 2008 I have rewatched BSG a few more times and I just love the show and the characters. Richard Hatch was a big part of that and I will also be grateful for what he means to us fans. He returned to the 2003 reboot as Tom Zarek. Plus he was also a formidable Kharn in Prelude to Axanar.

Naked with Black Socks

Are you comfortable in front of people, or does the idea of public speaking make you want to hide in the bathroom? Why?

I found the title to this prompt a bit odd. Naked in public? Ok very embarrassing and scary too. Naked with black socks on? Is it on the feet? Or one black sock placed on the…..manland area?

I guess it depends on the situation and the place. At times I am and I feel right in my element doing so. At times I am not. If my confidence level is up because I have control over the content and I have rehearsed everything then usually I am good to go. Otherwise I would sweat a lot and mumble and stray off topic and generally want the whole damn thing to get over as soon as possible and then make a hasty exit from there.

Hide in the bathroom? I’d build a spaceship and hide on a distant planet.

Prompt from The Daily Post at WordPress.com