Watching CBS Sunday Morning almost always yields a few gems for me. The title of this post is the same as the name of wine produced by Kyle MacLachlan. That name (of the wine) comes from a bit of esoteric information, which is why I include it here. I’m a big fan of the little things.
The result is this: a wine he calls Pursued by Bear. He took the name from a stage direction in Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”: Exit, pursued by a bear. The 2013 vintage, basically still just grape juice, is already showing promise.
As always, here is a link to information about that segment, from their website.
If you would like to read my diatribe about full attribution, click here to jump to Rouzell.net, where I discuss the importance of giving credit to the original source. I’m working on a compilation of material from a number of sources and am carefully requesting permission from each of them, prior to including their work in my production. It’s all about being positive and giving credit where credit is due.
Back to the bear and the pursuit - I just really admire the use of some little bit of seemingly insignificant information as the name of something truly meaningful to the new user.
At the end of our last Toastmasters meeting, I quoted ZZ Top, from their “Degüello” album, released in 1979. The first line of the first song is this; “You didn’t have to love me like you did, but you did, but you did, and I thank you.” I said it and I meant it.