I'm sure most of you have heard that Leonard Nimoy aka "Spock" passed away this morning at the age of 83.
I and my siblings grew up with Star Trek, even my parents enjoyed it, we even had discussions at the kitchen table about what each episode meant, what lesson was to be learned, even the "Trouble With Tribbles" my favorite in it's own silly way showed that something good comes out of disaster.
One of my favorite quotes was "The more complex the mind, the greater the need for the simplicity of play."
Of the original core members, only Sulu, Kirk, Uhura, Chekov and I think one other Yeoman Rand survive.
It's like losing a family member, you don't see them often but its a joy when they "drop in" and when you hear they are gone, a void is left in your life.
He had been dealing with his illness for a long time but his final tweet posted last Sunday was the most heartbreaking and with a lot of truth in it.
"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in Memory."
LLAP (Live Long and Prosper)
His last words are one's to live by.
Live Long and may your legacy prosper Mr. Spock.