Do You Ever Wonder?

Do you ever wonder why there are so many kinds of dogs?  What purpose do they serve?  Why are there more than 160 named breeds plus countless variations?

Do you ever wonder why there are so many birds? What do they do besides fly?  Same question about insects, snakes, flowers, trees.

Trees? Geez! Thousands of types. Why?

What is a hippopotamus for? A lion?  A tiger, a kangaroo, an alligator?

This kind of thought, questioning, leads to the inevitable 'what is the meaning of life?'  Various religions attempt to provide an answer to that question but can you really state a succinct answer?

Do you ever wonder why we live in houses when some of our ancestors lived in tents? Or caves?

Do you wonder how we could exist without the Internet? Electricity?

Why are there more than a dozen planets orbiting the sun? Billions of other suns? What is all this for?

Do you ever wonder if you lose weight after taking a big dump? I mean a really big dump. How much weight?

Do you know there are only twelve notes of music? Do you ever wonder how hundreds of thousands of individual songs can be made from twelve notes?

Billions of books and essays are written in English using combinations of 26 letters. Wow. Ever think about that?

I'm full of questions today. No reason. Just random thinking.