reply to post by the dacoit
I went to grade school with a girl, whose father was a scientist. One day I was invited over to her house for dinner. We sat down to the table,
Marsha, Her mother, her father, me and Dr. Wernher von Braun. At the time I was in fourth grade and I do remember him asking us how we liked school
and what our favorite subjects were. Then He and Marsha's father talked about stuff I have no recollection of because "it was boring". They soon
excused themselves and went into the library. My reaction, I had not a clue as to who this person was and nobody mentioned it until I got home and
told my sister and her husband, they were in shock and told me Von Braun was one of the top scientists in the world. But at the time being a child I
had no idea who I had eaten dinner with.
Back in the 80's I was taking dance classes and while we were doing a set, in walks ___. I was in the front so I started dancing to the back and into
one of the corners along with another lady and whispered to her, " Is that who I think it is?" She said, "Yes that's John Travolta".
Mr. Travolta walked in quietly and went up to our dance instructor, (whom he grew up with) whispered something in her ear, turned to us and politely
said, "Excuse me for the interruption" and walked out. He seemed very courteous.
Back in the early 70's I met some of the band members of "Blood, Sweat and Tears", they were playing where I was and they wanted to meet me because
they all thought I danced very well and could "feel" their music. Very nice down to earth guys. We chatted for just a few minutes. They made me
Around 1966: My husband while marching for desegregation got to meet, shake hands with and talk to Dr. Martin Luther King. He said Mr. King was very
intellegent and charismatic. My husband has met several famous people but Dr. Martin Luther King by far made the greatest impression on him.
My husband got to meet Lucille Ball and Cicely Tyson, he said Cicely Tyson was rude and arrogant and Lucille Ball was a quick handshake and smile.
Again, back in the late 70's we got to meet Elke Sommer and she actually glowed, you could see her golden aura I kid you not. She was very down to
earth and even more beautiful than photographs show. We only spoke for a few minutes, but she came off to me to be a genuine person, nice and
Our reactions, they are people just like us..............to kissy up and act like a fool just because someone is "famous" would be an embarassment.
If I could have dinner with three "famous" People I would choose Albert Einstein, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet and Michio Kaku.
I would not like to meet Queen Elizabeth, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton or Lindsey Lohan. If any of these folks walked by me, I would
edit on 21-9-2010 by ofhumandescent because: grammar