I'll Still Take A Regular Hershey Bar
I started writing a blog last night about being nice and not complaining as much. Well, that blog is gonna have to wait a day.
I'm sure by now you've heard the news that Heath Ledger was found dead yesterday.
The media is blowing this way out of proportion. They are are using words like Tragedy, Sad and World Mourns. I doubt the soldiers in Iraq are weeping or families still houseless from hurricane Katrina are stopping to mourn this actor's passing.
It is sad and tragic to his family and friends. His two year old daughter no longer has a father, that is sad. But to the rest of the world he was just a moving picture on a screen, be it large or small.
I'm sure there are some fans out there that may have been moved by one of his 23 movies. For the record I saw one maybe two of his movies, I might have seen parts of A Knight's Tale on cable but I'm not sure. Personally, I think the estate of Mr. Ledger owes me $8 and 2 hours of my life back for seeing the over hyped Brokeback Mountain, but I'll let it slide.
I refuse to get sad and mournful when actors die. The only reason I know of them is from their movies. If I want to see them again I'll just update my Queue list on Netflix. POOF! There they are.
Every morning my son and I watch Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood. I know he's dead, but to my son and I for 30 minutes each day he's alive as can be. Death is only the end if we forget those who have died.