The Hills Are Alive

It is all I can do not to fling my arms open wide and belt out the “Sound of Music” at the top of my lungs when we revisit the Snowy Range Mountains this week.  However, concerns that I will be locked away for cruel and unusual harassment of wildlife and offense to local tourists […]

Wyoming – WY Not?

Except for seasons (Winter: mid-Sept through May, Spring: June, Summer:July and Fall: August through the first week in September) there are many things to love about Wyoming.  For instance they have great slogans: That’s WY Wyoming – Social Distancing Since 1890 Also they normally have loads of Rodeos and Summer Festivals.  This year Laramie celebrated […]

Wyoming Work and Play

Today I complete my first broom here at the Territorial Prison.  Back in the 1890s, the good conduct prisoners produced brooms on an assembly line here.  The profit from the brooms helped support the prison and line the prison Lessee’s pockets (if he was lucky). I calculate the profit that might be generated on the […]

Pardon Us, Please??

When Matt and Sherry agree to join me here in Laramie, I am not sure Sherry expects the trouble she will experience trying to keep Matt out of a Wyoming Prison.  First Matt is sentenced to hard labor making brooms here in Laramie.  Next he finds himself behind bars in the Wyoming State Pen in […]