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By Bonnie
November 9, 2007 - 11:35 PM

Hello World!

Today starts my tenure as a writer for TrekToday. Some of you are familiar with me from TrekBBS, where I have been the board manager for the past three years, and a member of the BBS for seven years. But who am I? Let me tell you a little about myself.

My name is Bonnie, although Iím known around the Internet as either TBonz or Bonz. I am married and the mother of three daughters; one who is grown and two who are in college. I reside in the sunny state of Florida, where I share a house with my husband and a menagerie of birds and a guinea pig.

Iíve been a Trek fan since 1971. Iím old enough to have seen the original series, and I believe I saw one or two first-run, but with one television in the house and two parents who didnít appreciate the goodness that was Star Trek, my own exposure to Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock had to wait until first syndication. Iíve been a fan ever since. Although Iím an old school fan, I happen to like all of the series, from the original series through Enterprise. Iíve seen all of the movies, most often on opening night, and I plan on seeing the new one on opening night too.

I look forward to sharing the news of Star Trek and those who create one of our favorite universes with my fellow fans. Live long and proper!

Bonz

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

ĎStar Trek XIĒ Begins Shooting Today. -

Your Top 5 Non Main 3 Harry Potter Characters. -

Second new series soundtrack to be released.

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items from November 2005:

Final Season of 'Enterprise' Arrives on DVD.
The complete fourth season of Star Trek Enterprise was released on DVD today. Extras on the final disc in the set include deleted scenes, featurettes about the conclusion of the series and a look inside the Mirror universe episodes.

Former Star Trek Executive Producer Michael Piller Dies.
Michael Piller,, a longtime executive producer of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager, lost his battle with cancer today. The co-creator of Deep Space Nine and Voyager and writer of Star Trek: Insurrection, whose most recent production was the ABC Family series Wildfire, died at age 57.

DeBoer Says It Was Not Difficult Joining DS9
Nicole DeBoer(Ezri) said that contrary to expectations, coming to Deep Space Nine in its last season was not difficult for her at all. "Everybody asks me that," she said. "I think what I really liken it to is sort of, they were like one big happy family and it was just like they adopted somebody, you know?"

More news can be found in the Archives.

Happy Birthday!

Today is the birthday of Robert Duncan McNeill, who played Tom Paris on Voyager. Monday, November 12th is the birthday of Max Grodenchik, Rom of DS9 and Tuesday, November 13th is the birthday of Whoopi Goldberg , TNGís Guinan.

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