Good 44º raining morning.
Yesterday we stayed foggy for most of the day. We did see some sun occasionally. We topped at 50º.
And, this turkey hopped on the fence and tried to get some of the cracked corn out of the bird feeder!
Picture of the Day .... Wanna live on that street?
Interesting about West Virginia....
West Virginia is considered the southern most northern state and the northern most southern state.
Mother’s Day was first observed at Andrews Church in Grafton on May 10, 1908.
West Virginia has the oldest population of any state. The median age is 40.
Jackson’s Mill is the site of the first 4-H Camp in the United States.
The world’s largest sycamore tree is located on the Back Fork of the Elk River in Webster Springs.
The first state sales tax in the United States went into effect in West Virginia on July 1, 1921.
Some famous individuals from West Virginia include: Pearl Buck (author), Peter Marshall (television host), Chuck Yeager (test pilot /Air Force General), Don Knotts (actor), Mary Lou Retton (Olympic gold medallist for gymnastics), and Kathy Mattea (country music singer).
Nearly 75% of West Virginia is covered by forests.
West Virginia covers about 24,000 square miles and has a population of about 1.8 million.
15% of the nation’s total coal production comes from West Virginia.
West Virginia was the first state to have a sales tax. It became effective July 1, 1921.
The first brick street in the world was laid in Charleston, West Virginia, on October 23, 1870, on Summers Street, between Kanawha and Virginia Streets.
Historically this date....
2004 – Kmart Corp. announces that it is buying Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion USD and naming the newly merged company Sears Holdings Corporation.
And births this date include...
1925 – Rock Hudson, American actor (d. 1985)
Click on his name and read about his "personal life"...
1942 – Martin Scorsese, American film director
I just never did get the 'tooth gap' with her. Soooo unattractive! Could have been fixed! She has the $$ ! BTW, these pictures in order of her age. Her "personal life" is interesting too.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo