February 21, 2006

{Urban Legends Reference Pages: Travel (My Retirement Plan) } – “Bea Muller, an 86-year-old retiree, has been a permanent resident on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth 2 since 5 January 2000. Her husband had passed away while the couple was on a world cruise eleven months earlier, and rather than opt for a retirement home, Mrs. Muller sold her house and possessions and booked herself onto the ship. “

Why does this smell like a soon-to-be screenplay with Tom Hanks in the lead, as the loveable old man, looking to find love on a cruise ship?