Quite a weird collection, I know. But there’s a story here. My mom asked for a set of legends for Christmas, and wanted Sean Connery, Harrison Ford, and Michael Douglas. Well, I couldn’t get a Michael Douglas or Harrison Ford as any of their characters to work out in a way that I would be happy with, so instead of them, I settled on two others that I know she’ll love.
Pat Morita as Mr. Miyagi became almost synonymous with Master Yoda on the Worldly Wisdom scale growing up, and movie number 2 (set in Okinawa) was our favorite of all of them; it played a huge role in fueling my teenage fascination with everything Japanese. Also growing up, my grandmother really liked the movie McLintock. She had one of those VCRs that auto-rewound and started again, so she’d run it on loop. All. Day. Long. Went through probably 20 copies of that tape from wearing it out! So that one’s for you, Gram!
Thanks for stopping and taking a look, and until next creation, Happy Forging!