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Happy 50th Star Trek! (My Tribute Poster!)

Sorry this is a day late, but it is no less sincere!  It took longer than I imagined,   probably from colorizing the uniforms!)   For this celebration, everyone’s a captain! And special halos for our beloveds watching from above ❤

What a dull world it would have been without Star Trek.  Aren’t we lucky? Thanks to all who made and make this dream come true, and may the message of Trek’s human harmony Live Long and Prosper!  Love, Therese xo50

 

My Weekly Spock: That First Trek:TMP Press Conference (1978) (Gallery)

136740475And the band got back together! As the latest Trek movie was released the other week, I thought it would be fun to look back on the first press conference for the movie that started the series way back in March of 1978.  Here’s Leonard and company looking splendid on that happy day.  He looks so genuinely thrilled at this impromptu nearly-10 year reunion! Love that velvet blazer! Bless them All!

My Weekly Spock: TOS Publicity with Grace

I’m a fool for original TOS Publicity Photos!  These are just GOLD!   I just came across these from the site Addicted to Sci-Fi.  The funnything here is, of course, that Rand and Spock rarely had any scenes together (and were hardly this snuggly) on the series!

RIP Leonard and Grace, your smiles are with us always ❤

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My Weekly Spock: Full of Grace

With the news that dear Grace Lee Whitney passed away on May 1st, it seemed only logical to have some pictures of Leonard and Grace here.   Rest in Peace to two wonderful souls. ❤ (I’ll post a full tribute to Grace soon) I love the last one on the movie set.

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My Weekly Spock: Some on-set silliness

I’m always happy to find candid stills of TOS production!  Here’s some gems from all three seasons.   Love the lollipop (it was hot on those sets!)

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Happy 48th Anniversary to Our Favorite little Space Opera!

Inspired by today’s Anniversary, I made this little poster; 48 images for 48 years!  Happy Birthday Star Trek! With Love to  Bill, Leonard, George, Nichelle, Walter and Grace!!  Congratulations on being part one of the best and happiest parts of American culture!  May you truly LIVE LONG & PROSPER! trek 48 Love, Therese

The Daily Scrabbook 11/21/12 The Schedule from the Convention

Hello Scrappers, today’s flashback features the 4-day schedule of events that was the Star Trek Bi-Centennial-10 Convention in NYC.  Looking back on this now I realized that, although we saw a lot at the convention, we missed a lot too! How could I have missed visiting the replica of the Enterprise Bridge and Transporter Room!!!???  I remember we got there on Friday in time for the Spock Look Alike Contest, and at one point my sister Kathy shared an elevator with Walter Koenig, who looked pretty tired.  Sorry I missed the Anniversary Dinner (that one had to be pre-registered for)  but I remember seeing a girl dressed as “The First Female Captain of The Enterprise” — a novel idea at the time–  I recall she wore a long gold gown.  I did get to go to an “Autograph and Rap” session with Grace Lee Whitney.  (You see, this was back in the day when you didn’t

A photo of Grace Lee Whitney from Starlog issue#3, at the convention I went to, this is exactly how she looked when I met her that Saturday morning, of course, my camera wasn’t working so I was glad to see this!

have to pay for an autograph, and you were actually allowed time to chat with the stars for a couple of minutes!)  I asked Grace about the wig she wore on the show — I remember saying “How much of that was real?”  I’m sure she’d heard that question a million times before, but she was sweet and game to answer it yet again. (to be accurate, she said that the basket and fall down the back was fake,but the bangs and sides were all hers! Very sweet lady.  (Hi Grace! Thanks for the autograph!) — it read “To Therese w/love, Grace Lee Whitney” — and another first, that was the first time I was aware that you could write the word ‘with’ as “w/” — I’ve used it ever since.

Menu from the Anniversary Ball, note the ‘otherworldly’ delicacies being served…