Friday, May 4, 2012
Booty: A World of Adventure
Allow me to point you in the direction of the doodle above, featuring a theme familiar to all the Brethren: Vikings.
This beautiful piece of artwork was penned by the obviously talented Cynthia Edison who is a junior at a New Jersey high school. Of her doodle (hardly a fair word – I’d call that a painting), Cynthia writes:
If I could travel in time, I'd visit the age of the Vikings. Though their tales of monsters may not have been entirely true, they were some of the greatest explorers in history. It would be a remarkable experience to share adventures and discover new lands with them.
And, if I may humbly add, collect booty! Great explorers they were, and great pirates as well.
My favorite part of Cynthia’s art piece is the map of the North Sea, including Scandinavia, Iceland and Greenland, which traces the routes by which the Vikings left safe harbor and went out into an unknown world.
I feel compelled to officially endorse Cynthia’s breathtaking tribute to our Viking ancestors as Triple P’s Google Doodle contest finalist of choice. Click over and vote, won’t you? And while you're there, vote for one in each age group. There are some talented kids out there, thank goodness.
Header: Viking Google Doodle by Cynthia Edison