Day 30: Ancestors

Today we are charged with blogging about an ancestor.  A quick story: My great-grandmother was at a a wedding in the village in Greece back in the day (way back – close to a 100 years ago) and she was holding a child in her arms.  After the wedding everyone fired gunshots into the air – picture modern celebrations in the Near East and you will understand.  Unbelievable, one bullet came down from the sky at terminal velocity and hit her, instantly killing her.  Apparently this incident spurred a change in the law in Greece outlawing the practice of shooting to celebrate, but in the wild times of the day it never took.  Memory eternal…


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