Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Tag..I'm Memed

Ok Kelly (dilettantes diary has challenged me to name the top 10 historical events I would like to have witnessed. Hmmm, this could be fun.
In no particular order

* liked to have witnessed the first time humans witnessed fire, just to see the look on their faces.
* liked to been witness to the Salem Witch trials, to see madness in action.

* liked to have met the Marquis de Sade when he was in prison, just to see his mind work, or not in this instance.

*liked to have been at The Algonquin hotel in the 1930's to sit at the Round Table and talk shit with Dorothy Parker

* liked to have been a studio assistant to Michelangelo during the painting of the Sistine Chapel

* liked to have been at the first performance of Ravel's Bolero in 1928 Paris

* liked to have at in Marc Chagall's studio for an afternoon watching him paint love on a canvas

* Liked to have been in the streets of New York on VJ Day in 1945, kissing sailors.

*liked to have been shivering in the crowds at Gettysburg listening to Mr. Lincoln's Address, 1863.

* Liked to have played in the mud with a certain 20 year old at Woodstock, who would later become my husband.