Commentary

Just about any sunny afternoon of the year, the famous (and infamous) Wyoming wind blows its hardest across the high prairie. While it has been cursed millions of times for its velocity and consistency this is, in fact, an economic blessing for the people of the state.

The problem with our times is that the future is not what it used to be, oops then, again, perhaps it is! – A modified famous old quote.

Is it possible that you can learn more about your home state by spending some time in and traveling through some adjoining western states?

When you have been fortunate enough to travel all over the world, why would you then spend so much time wandering around Wyoming?

There are stretches of Wyoming that seem to go on forever. Our tongue-in-cheek state motto of the Big Empty really makes sense when you are driving across these vast places.

As readers of this column know, I am no fan of the “new” JC Penney Company.

Owning and taking care of horses is obviously one of the great joys for a lot of Wyoming people. To me, I like to ride them, but have never had the urge to own one.

A unique part of the four-year curriculum at Wyoming Catholic College in Lander is a three-week wilderness course taken by all freshmen just before starting college.

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