Good 57º clear sunny morning.
Yesterday we topped at 97º.
Picture of the Day
Interesting about Wyoming....
Wyoming’s license plates feature a man on a bucking bronco.
Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote
Yellowstone is the first official National Park (1872)
Devils Tower was designated as the first National Monument (1906)
The city of Gillette has the largest High School in the state (Campbell County High School)
The first coal mine in Wyoming was in Carbon in 1867
The largest coal mine in the USA is Black Thunder located near Wright.
Wyoming leads the country in coal production in 1994 with 3 million tons per week
The JCPenney stores were started in Kemmerer.
The first Dude Ranch in Wyoming was the Eaton Ranch, near Wolf. The Eaton’s also came up with the term “dude”
The Horse on the Wyoming license plate has a name, “Old Steamboat”. It is named after a bronc that could not be ridden back in the oughts or the teens.
Wyoming has the lowest population of all 50 United States.
Cody Wyoming is named after William “Buffalo Bill” Cody.
The majority of Yellowstone Park lies within the boundaries of Wyoming.
The Red Desert in south central Wyoming drains neither to the east nor to the west. The continental divide splits and goes around the desert on all sides leaving the basin without normal drainage.
The Wind River actually changes its name in the middle of the stream becoming the Big Horn River at a site at the north end of the Wind River Canyon, where each year the Native Americans hold a ceremony depicting the “Wedding of the Waters.”
Special Anniversary today, high school pal Adele aka Del (Easton) and her hubby Tom Graves are celebrating #55 today. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KIDS!!
Historically this date.....
1892 – The father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home.
1944 – The Holocaust: a tip from a Dutch informer leads the Gestapo to a sealed-off area in an Amsterdam warehouse, where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others.
1987 – The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues "fairly". WHAAA???
1993 – A federal judge sentences Los Angeles Police Department officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King's civil rights.
Births this date include....
1955 – Billy Bob Thornton, American actor and writer
... weirdo and with wife #6
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo