This challenge was made for me. I collect quotes. I keep the computer open so when I hear something new, I pop the words into an email and send it to myself and Garry. In this case, he sent it to me, but you get the idea I’m sure. I know many (most?) people look for inspiring quotes from the pens of the great and wannabe greats of our world. Around here, most quotes get picked up from television shows and movies. And Garry doesn’t even have to watch the movies since he already knows all the lines.
This quotation has been sitting in my email since August 29th when Garry sent it to me. I knew I’d be using it one day:
“We’re all carrying pre-historic genes in a post modern world.” Think about the concept. We are not only what we are, we are all our ancestors were. We carry DNA from our Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon forebears and our children carry it too. Maybe it partly explains so much otherwise inexplicable behavior.
He was talking about a particularly brutal murder and one of his crew asked how anyone could do such a horrible thing. That was his answer. It was a bit of a show stopper for me. It made me think. It’s still making me think.
For my first three victims, I choose:
- Evil (aka Bill Brown) at Evil Squirrel’s Nest. I’m pretty sure he can take — and make — a joke and probably won’t send one of his critters to bite me on the ankle.
- Emilio Pasquale (Photos by Emilio) or as he is more familiarly known, 007) because he lives too far away to come and get me … and I totally love both his photography and his sense of humor.
- Leslie Martel, my pal in Montreal at swo8 – MUSIC MEANS SOMETHING. We talk a lot. And I, Though we have done a couple of projects together, I’ve never tapped her for a challenge. I think (hope) she’ll enjoy this one.
There’s no time pressure here. You don’t have to do all three posts in a week. Put them up whenever you have time to do it and space to fill.
I want to thank Sue Vincent
at Daily Echo
. She knows how to take a hint and run with it! She got me into this — this time — but, I’d have happily done it anyway. I enjoy word play.
Now, all the rest of you blogging buddies — don’t think you’re off the hook just cause I didn’t tag you. There are two more days of tagging and if you’d like to play, let me know. Also, I don’t want to impose. If you’re overloaded, or just don’t want to do it, tell me and I’ll find someone else. If I didn’t tag you and you DO want to play, I’ll be delighted to add you. Games are more fun if everyone playing is happy to be there.