Yesterday, we all went to watch Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old”. Jackson repurposed archival WWII footage into a fascinating account of what life was for the average soldier stuck in a trench. At the end of the film there was a mini-documentary on Jackson’s process. Of course he just happened to have a personal collection of military uniforms and artillery which were used to enhance the film. It was clearly a project he was passionate about and well worth watching.
It was close to sunset as we left the theatre. A cool wind was blowing. Clouds covered most of the Coachella Valley but where there were gaps, the sun reached the reaching the ground created a stunning . Many people were taking pictures of the sky in the parking lot and I’m sure most of them were like me and unable to capture how truly splendiferous it was.