You know how you say hi to a Famous Person and then act like you’re besties? Oh, you don’t? My bad.
ANYWAY, I claim Dr. Barbara J. King as an online friend, since we’ve exchanged a word or three on Facebook and such. I tell her she’s my second favorite anthropologist, the amazing Sara Marian being my mostest favorite. Since Sara is my #4 Daughter, Dr. King accepts second place. Well, as I meant to say in the first place, Dr. King writes for NPR’s Cosmos and Culture, and she had a fascinating piece this week about rock art. It’s called Animal Images In Prehistoric Rock Art: Looking Beyond Europe.
Well, now, Robin Hood never had a barn like this one. I love this building technique. They put up a framework, then make blocks out of a mixture of concrete and foam — like dishwashing liquid foam! — and cover the framework with that. Then they take down the framework. BOOM! Almost-instant house. Cheap, too.
So you build this house in the middle of nowhere, and then you realize you can’t get to anywhere. Which way? Which way? Here’s an animated GIF to help you locate yourself compass-wise. Oh, my dear goodness!
After looking at something so useful, you need a break. So spend some time on the Useless Web. It’s like the Dark Web, only, you know, not. Like, at all.
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: A character is lost, metaphorically or literally.