Commentary

During that recent cold spell of Feb. 4-5-6, Wyoming endured some of its coldest temperatures of the current 2013-2014 winter season.

So there we were, driving the most popular vehicle among what seemed like 25,000 cars and trucks stopped in a massive Southern California traffic jam.

Our most recent Wyoming book was so successful and so much fun that we are now planning on doing another one in 2014.

God bless Wyoming and keep it wild. – Last diary entry by 15-year old Helen Mettler in 1925.

Based on somenews stories there is no shortage of “wild” events occurring around Wyoming in recent months that have caught my attention. Four come to mind:

Santa Claus retired. The Easter Bunny went AWOL. And the Grinch has officially wiped out the financial Christmas being anticipated by members of Wyoming’s advertising media in 2014.

 Ever since most of Wyoming got pelted with that first snowstorm in September, I have been itching to get to a warmer climate.

On Dec. 30, we climbed into our nine-year old motorhome (aptly named FollowMyNose) and started our slog southward.

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.

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