Man Steps in Sand

Footprints in New Mexico made 23,000 years ago may be the first evidence of human activity in the Americas up to 10,000 years earlier than previously believedhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10018883/Footprints-New-Mexico-23-000-years-ago-earliest-evidence-human-activity-New-World.html

I feel a kindred spirit with these footsteps. I ponder my ancestor’s from long ago. I imagine placing my palm in the impression of feet. I imagine chasing dinosaurs’. I imagine the lingering scent of a dank cave. I imagine the sound of flames crackling as my cave people family roast bore. Can you imagine it?

Look how far we have come. Or, look how far we have gone. Gone from what we once knew to what we know.

What did we learn?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3650497/That-really-tracking-prey-Footprints-left-Homo-erectus-hunting-party-800-000-years-ago-discovered-Eritrean-desert.html https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/19/world/denisovan-first-look-scn/index.html

Maybe she did not look like the human who stepped across the sand. Yet, maybe she did.

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