Strolling down the boulevard, I caught this out of the corner of my eye and immediately swooped down on it. It reminded me of the movie Big.
I don’t know if this one had magical powers, but it was in exceptionally good condition, and, I thought, placed well.
My trusty research assistant aka my husband, tracked down its identity. We know it’s a Watling Scale. You can find a bit more info here, here, and here.
Have you had any close encounters with this sort of thing? Whether you have or have not, you’re welcome to use your ingenuity to devise equally cryptic answers to these or another question of your devising.
There’s a big difference in how we use history. But we’re equally nuts about it. To us, the everyday details of life in the past are things to talk about, ponder, make fun of -- much in the way normal people talk about their favorite reality show.
We talk about who’s wearing what and who’s sleeping with whom. We try to sort out rumor or myth from fact. We thought there must be at least three other people out there who think history’s fascinating and fun, too. This blog is for them.