States Well Stated

And Then There is Iowa…

Some of you may have noticed that there has been a slight delay in reporting on Iowa. (Okay, so maybe 2 and a half months is a tad more than “slight”….) Well, I needed to wait until the final results from the Presidential Caucus could be included. We all know that Iowa is the first…

Indiana Wants Me

Lord, I can’t go back there. Okay, so I had a senior moment and a song flashback. It ain’t easy finding a way to start these sometimes. I mean, we’ve all been staying home and social distancing (which is really easy if you live alone. And cats are basically the mascots for social distancing…) so…

What’s In A Name?

Thank the good Lord that there is a couple of States before Iowa. I don’t know about you, but I am sick to death of hearing about Iowa. So instead, let’s look at a highly nutritious State (as long as you don’t load it up with butter, cheese and sour cream) – Idaho. Unofficially known…

Aloha, Hawai’i

HELLO GOODBYE Remember that old Beatles song “You say good-bye, and I say hello”? It might well have been written with our next target in mind. Aloha and welcome to the Nation’s most recent state (if you can call 1959 recent) Hawai’i. Yes, for the natives, that extra mark is necessary. They think it helps…

Arkansas

Things You Probably Never Cared to Know About Arkansas The first European settlement was established in 1686. “Arkansas” is a French interpretation of a Sioux word “acansa”, meaning “downstream place”. Which means the name has nothing to do with either Kansas, or Noah. Arkansas became the 25th state on June 15, 1836. Arkansas gave the…