I’m not sure what does it – red-hot chili peppers, alpha waves from space, acid reflux – but occasionally I get these philosophical moments. Fortunately, these moments don’t last long and I go back to the important matters of life – bitching and moaning.
What if you were born as someone else? It’s not as far-fetched as you might think. What if your mom and dad had never met and mated with someone else and produced offspring? Who would you be?
What if your mom and dad met and mated but those little X and Y chromosomes assembled differently and you were born male instead of female or vice-versa? Or if those DNA sets sauntered down a different path and you were born tall instead of short? Heavy set instead of thin? Homosexual instead of heterosexual (or vice-versa)?
If you have brothers or sisters, you can undertake a simple exercise the next time you are together by looking at your sibling and saying “Is that who I could have been?” (usually followed by retching.)
I’m not asking you to imagine who you would want to be but how easily it could occur that you could be someone else today.
|Dustin Hoffman||OR||Dustin Hoffman as Tootsie|
|Hillary Swank||OR||Hillary Swank as Brandon Teena|
|Stan Laurel||OR||Oliver Hardy|
|Dr. Phil||OR||Dr. Ruth|
|The Donald||OR||The Talking Mule|
The possibilities are endless. I now return to my regularly scheduled complaining.
Thanks for the chuckle this morning; however, I’m thinking you are someone else. Think about that! HF
Mr. Harper Faulkner: Thanks for viewing. Your comment is causing me to think and now my head hurts.
You made my day by:
1. Impressing me with your html “table” skills (don’t go and ruin this by saying it was easy, or, my WordPress template allows me to do tables with only one click, or, I cut and pasted it from you – although the latter is acceptable and flattering);
2. Making me laugh by using the word “retching”.
See you again soon?
clownonfire: Composing this post was so hard that I retched when it was done.
This day is all downhill from here.
Posted on I’ve been absent for a while, but now I remmeber why I used to love this site. Thanks , I will try and check back more frequently. How frequently you update your web site?
Thanks for coming back for a visit. My brain moves slowly so I attempt to update once a week.
I usually upload A Clown on Fire 2-3 times a week, and Black Box Warnings about 2 times a week (the latter is a new blog).
Looking forward to reading more from you.
Donald or the Talking Mule. LOL4EVR
Thanks, sillyliss. I believe they both used the same photographer.