Wednesday, June 26, 2013

My hand on the heart of home while reaching for the moon! Mural at Antioch University Seattle.


2 comments:

  1. I love the Spok hand gesture that you likely weren't intending. Did you know that the Star Trek Vulcan salute is related to a Jewish Blessing?

    It is said that actor Leonard Nimoy, who plays Spock on Star Trek, peeked from under his grandfather's prayer shawl when he was a boy and saw the Kohanim (Jewish Priestly class) during the Priestly Blessing. Holding their hands together palms-down, they split their fingers to represent the Hebrew letter Shin (Shaddai ) which means Almighty God.

    Years later when Nimoy got the part of Mr. Spock in the Star Trek series, he suggested a similar sign of parting of the fingers (but putting the hand forward) for the Vulcan salute..

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  2. Mike, Janet reading you. Love the hand holding home close while reaching for the moon. Bon Voyage!

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