Commentary

Today’s Wyoming is not your grandfather’s Wyoming.  Or even your father’s Wyoming.

As 2013 winds down, it makes sense to look back at what kind of items were featured in this statewide column.

There are many groups of people in Wyoming who could use a little nudge of assistance at this time of year.  Two types that come to mind are the under-employed and the unemployed.

Last week we celebrated my wife’s birthday by installing a new furnace in the house. I even put a red bow on it.

She was not impressed.

“Books and booze,” is how one of my coffee buddies answered, when I asked his ideas for the perfect Wyoming-oriented Christmas gifts. 

Just about everybody who was alive in America in the last 40 years can remember a pivotal life event that occurred on Nov 22, a half century ago.

Where were you when President John Kennedy was killed?

My story is somewhat unique and so are many others.

Having breakfast with Liz Cheney recently and listening to her at our Rotary Club got me thinking about this unprecedented Republican U. S. Senate primary race going on in Wyoming.

The boys down at the coffee shop were in a grumpy mood earlier on this day.  They had just endured their fourth heavy wet snowstorm. And it was just Oct. 28!

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