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Disappearing Clydesdales

Photo Credit America/Clydesdale Love Affair What’s happening with the disappearing Clydesdales? Let’s take a trip back in the history of the beloved American icon, the Budweiser Clydesdale horses. The American love affair with Budweiser Clydesdale Horses began on April 7,1933. August A. Busch Sr. presented a gift to his father , August A. Busch Jr., […]

Mystery of Disappearing Cattle

Cattle on the range. Photo Credit Northeastern Nevada Ranchers The ranchers who raise cattle for a living in Northeastern Nevada around Elko, Humboldt, Eureka, Lander, White Pine and Nye, began noticing something strange happening to their herds.  Every day or so, the herd would be one or two short. Now, if you know anything about […]

I Want My Doctor!

“I Want My Doctor!” Something happened recently that made me want to scream, “I Want My Doctor!” Today I had an appointment with my Veteran’s Administration doctor. He’s a fine doctor, very thorough with his examinations and easy going and friendly with patients. Even the nurses he works with and the young doctors he trains […]

What Killed Edgar Allan Poe?

  The Mystery Begins On the night of October 3, 1849 a man described as “delirious,” and “in great distress…in need of immediate assistance,” was found wandering the streets of Baltimore, Maryland. He was taken to Washington College Hospital, where he died 4 days later. This began an American mystery: What killed Edgar Allan Poe? […]

Lizzie Borden: American Mystery

Photo Credit Lizzie Borden: American Murder Mystery On August 4, 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts, a woman discovered her father dead on the living room couch. It was a gruesome scene, clearly showing that someone had taken an axe or hatchet to the man. Among the massive injuries, one of his eyeballs was cut cleanly […]

Donkey vs. Elephant: How It Came To Be

Photo Credit Donkey vs Elephant You may be tired of politics, but if you’ve a sense of humor you may just like this story! If you’ve ever wondered, as I did, how those two particular animals, the donkey and elephant came to be the symbols of two opposing political parties, maybe you might have researched […]

 
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