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Running with Jane Seymour

by caroline


When you see Jane Seymour while running, do you:

A.) Keep running?

B.) Stop and say hello?


DUH. Does this even require any thought?

I know it’s not exactly every day that you are hit with this question. Therefore, you can imagine my surprise this morning when I was cranking out a run on the Pittsburgh trails and almost ran straight into a film crew. I noticed a woman standing to my left and (while still running) said to her, “Can I run through here?” She turned around and said, “Of course.”

For a split second, I proceeded to run, and then I realized my mistake. THAT WOMAN was actress Jane Seymour. I spun around.

“You’re Jane Seymour,” I said.

She nodded.

I caught my breath and walked over to her. “I at least have to shake your hand,” I said.

She smiled and extended her hand.

“I’m Caroline,” I said.

“Nice to meet you,” she said.

“OK, have I nice day,” I said, smiling and turning to run again.


And that’s how you chat with a movie star in 30 seconds or less.

I’m still not sure which movie Jane (we’re on a first name basis now) is filming in Pittsburgh (damn you, Google), but I think I will have to see it if only for the mere fact that I now feel like I played an eensy-weensy part in it. :)

So, I didn’t exactly run with Jane Seymour today, but you can sure as hell bet that little interaction gave me a rush of excitement that helped me to finish my run in true Hollywood fashion — fantastically. Thanks, Coach Jane.

As I was running, I started to giggle to myself thinking of how pleased some of the boys in my life would be knowing that I met her. No, not because she was Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, but because of this (from Wedding Crashers):


Call me kitty cat