Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A little known fact is that Edison visited Wyoming in 1878 to view a total solar eclipse and to test one of his new inventions, a tasimeter. That was a new word to me, too, and my dictionary doesn't even include it. According to the article I've linked below, the tasimeter was designed to measure small changes in temperature. Unfortunately for Edison, the temperature changes were too great for his instrument to work properly, but he had an unforgettable visit to the Equality State.
You can find the whole story here:
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
In case you're interested in staying there, the Ferris Mansion is located in Rawlins.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
If you've already read Summer of Promise, perhaps you'd enjoy the other books in the trilogy. Waiting for Spring (with its gorgeous custom-made gown) is the second.
Of course I don't want you to have to search for buying links.
And then there's the third:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
I have to admit that I'm still puzzled by this sign from Cheyenne Frontier Days. What did the rodeo organizers expect? Or, probably more to the point, what kind of attire did they see before they posted the sign?
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
This steer was injured during the steer roping event. So, what happens? There are onsite medical crews for both humans and animals, just waiting to help.