to be a globe trotting hominid fossil hunter, a female and young Indiana Jones type… *

Otherwise, I am relieved and somehow surprised that I made it through another year

Best wishes to you!.


* Read Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins by Ian Tattersall to understand the basis for this fantasy. The fun fact was part of a fascinating discussion of  interbreeding among hominid ancestors [think Neanderthals]. Per Tattersall, “It has long been known that genes are occasionally exchanged between well-differentiated mammals. Indeed there is a pair of ligers-huge hybrid beasts with lion and tiger parents-resident in an animal park in South Carolina right no.”