White Courtesy Telephone reader Tidy Sum set the Way Back Machine to 60,000 B.C. to visit the Upland Neanderthal Fund’s board meeting. Here’s his report ...
It was not much different than what you see now only it smelled real stinky and I had to eat a rat.
They spent a lot of time talking about the high and lows of their hunting. (Lots of posturing from the men on this subject.)
They funded an evaluation of their arts initiative—some cave thing. Nobody really cared about it but old Grogg. He’s 24 and will die soon so they did not argue.
They funded a nice community program celebrating bipedalism and morphological diversity.
They funded a small stone tool-making program for youth after the stern objections of one trustee who wanted better data on spear effectiveness.
One member, Oog from Dear Clan, raised the big extinction issue in reference to news about Cro-Magnons and humans but this discussion was squelched because someone wanted to talk about the new CavePoint mapping antler that would track their donations.
I guess some things never change.