Tuesday, April 24, 2012
U is for . . .
Image courtesy: njj4
Utopia, or perfect world. With the exception of The Hundred Acre Wood, books and utopia don’t mix. In a perfect world there is no tension, hence no story. That’s why we have dystopia, because one man’s heaven is surely another’s hell. Hunger Games is a prime example. I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather don District Twelve’s duds than put up with the make-up, hair, and style regimen of the Capital—ugh.
My utopia would be to time travel back to 1987 or so. It's Spring Break and I've got a week to sway in my backyard hammock reading, eating M&Ms, and drinking diet root beer. What decadence! Care to share your utopia?
Here's today's "Name That Famous Brand":
Hint: I had to go into the garage to get this shot.
Yesterday's famous brand: Was it Twizzler or Twister? If you guessed Twister, the board game, you win.
Click on the A to Z Challenge at top right for a linked list of participants.