Friday, February 26, 2010

Friday Flashbacks

The year is 2000 BC.

Our Mayans ancestors were still carving symbols into stone but they were working on a alphabet system and advancing in many other ways during this period.

They discovered how to grow corn and proceeded to make this a dietary staple.







They moved farther away from hunting for meat to farming in larger settlements.  They focused on pottery and architecture.  They built this:

You don't really want to know what went on in there.

And they crafted this:











Which is a depiction of my sister's husband...obviously.

Weird trivial fact: Infants would have objects dangled in front of their eyes in order to permanently cross them because this was considered a sign of great physical beauty.
How's that for a fashion trend?

And you hated bellbottoms.

6 comments:

  1. Yikes. Glad my parents didn't do that to me.

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  2. It's fashionable for girls to walk with their toes facing inwards here! Fine by me, since my left foot does that all on its own.

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  3. That's one weird beauty trend. Your sister's husband is adorable:)

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  4. Does your sister's husband read your blog? Hee!

    I have something for you at my blog. :)

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  5. Thanks everyone! Glad you enjoyed it and I thought the statue was cute. But no, my sister's husband does not read my blog...or know what one is for that matter.

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