For this week's prompt we are supposed to make a list. Sounds easy enough...I make lists for everything. But then I started thinking...hmmmm (scratching my head), no one wants to read my grocery list or my to-do list; so what would make people want to read my list? After much thought, I decided to write a list that at least I found interesting and fun to come up with. I decided to make a list of people whom I would most like to sit down and chat with if it were miraculously possible. This is definitely a list that I will have to give some thought to. So, here goes, in no particular order.
1. The first one came to me instantly. My Mamaw Williams died
when I was only 4 years old. Most of my memories of her are
from pictures and family stories. I've always wished I could
have known her better.
2. Mark Twain - Who wouldn't want to sit
down with him and witness first hand
his wit and wisdom. I am such a fan.
Many of his quotes are phenomenal
and among my favorites. I believe his
writing is nothing short of genius.
of the most admired women in history. I
would consider it a great honor just to be
in her presence, let alone get to talk with
her about her life's work. I don't think
there will ever be a more loving, selfless,
generous, yet strong woman than her.
fan and I think she is the funniest female that has ever
lived. Her timing and delivery was impeccable. But
also, there was another side to her. It had to have
been tough back in the early days to make it in a
man's world so she also had to be a shrewd business
woman. Oh, the stories I bet she could tell!
5. Mary, Mother of Jesus - What better example of faith could we
have. Her faith was strong enough to face the scorn of society
in order to carry the son of God. I would sit at her feet hoping to
learn what it's like to have faith that strong.
inventor, statesman, printer and
philosopher. It would be amazing the things
you could learn from him. I would have so
many questions about so many things. I
would really like to know exactly what the
founding forefathers had in mind when they
wrote the constitution. Somehow I think
his interpretation would be much different
than what is accepted by
courage to do what she did. She stood
up for what she believed in even
though it could have cost her her life.
I admire that kind of courage and
would love to hear how she found that
inner strength and conviction.
8. Katherine Hepburn - Now there's a
woman who would tell it like it is. It
would be so much fun to sit with her
and dish the dirt on the early days in
Hollywood. I'll bet she could tell some
stories you've never heard before!
torture and cruelty at the hand of the
Nazis at Ravensbrook concentration
camp when after watching her sister
die was released because of a clerical
error. She still kept her faith and
went on to help other survivors. To
hear her story in her own words would be
10. Walt Disney - What an imagination he had!
He was such a visionary and would be so
much fun to talk with!
I'm sure if given time I could come up with several more interesting people I would love to chat with, but for now these are the ones I would most like to meet. Who knows, maybe one day after this life I'll actually get the chance to do just that.
Until next time...that's my view.