Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
It wasn't only the pioneers who used Split Rock as a navigational guide. So too did trappers, native Americans and even the Pony Express. That's one of the reasons for this monument.
You may not be able to read all the lettering on the sign, but I wanted to share the drawing at the top with you. Here you can see the various groups that depended on Split Rock. I particularly like the image of the Pony Express horse and rider.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
If I've interpreted this correctly, it marks the end of a no passing zone for oncoming traffic.
If that's wrong, someone, please correct me!
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
If you spotted the sign, would you pull into the driveway in search of books? If you didn't, you'd be missing a bookstore that's been featured in the LA Times and that has customers from around the world. Yes, this is the Mad Dog and The Pilgrim bookstore located in Sweetwater Station Junction, Wyoming. The town is tiny, but the bookstore is not.
Only in Wyoming? Maybe.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Here's a closer view that also highlights the fancy card and letter holder on the wall. Life was definitely easier for the officers and their families than it was for the soldiers.
However you celebrated Christmas, I hope it was a joyous time for you and that you're looking forward to 2016. I send my wishes for a year filled with peace and happiness.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
And, yet, they did their best to decorate their quarters.
Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones!