Rest in Peace Mr. Spock

From the New York Times:Spock_performing_Vulcan_salute

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut “Star Trek,” died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles. He was 83. Continue Reading

I was 13 when the original series first aired on TV. Watching with my Dad, an aerospace engineer, was a weekly ritual.  I loved that show and Mr. Spock was my favorite character.

The NYT article (click on link above) interesting video on how he came up with the Vulcan Greeting (see picture above). It is based on a Jewish priestly blessing.

For an indepth explanation check out The Jewish Origin of the Vulcan Salute by Rabbi Yonassan Gershom

I sometimes learn interesting things while going down rabbit holes.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord. And let the perpetual light shine upon them. And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

About Susan Kehoe

I am the wife of a Catholic deacon living in Des Moines Iowa. My husband Larry was ordained in 2006. We have two children and five grandchildren.. Our daughter and her family live in Ireland, and our son and his family live in Franklin Massachusetts.
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