Monthly Archives: July 2019
Late July and early August are usually hot (leastways, in the northern hemisphere), and sometimes referred to as the dog days of summer. To find out why, visit: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/150710-dog-days-summer-sirius-star-astronomy-weather-language/
From the beginning of the twentieth century, right up into the 1950’s & 60’s (heyday of the TV western), many little American boys and girls had their pictures taken astride a pony brought to their home by a travelling photographer. Some plonked them onto donkeys or into little carts pulled by goats, but ponies were […]
Question: Back in the days of real cowboys, who earned the most money on a cattle drive? Answer: The cooks, who made 30-40% more than the guys riding herd. Ranchers figured well-fed drovers did a better job. What did Cowboys Typically Eat on a Cattle Drive?
Only ten days to go! My futuristic & time travel books are still all 75% off at Smashwords. Sale ends July 31st. https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Renee+Duke https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Ring+of+Beom
The loss of a kid’s first tooth is an historic event. And to help keep the believers believing… http://www.toothfairyletter.net/
Question: Which monarch holds the record for the shortest reign in history? Answer: It’s a draw. France’s Louis XIX, was obviously aware that, by July of 1830, the country’s populace just wasn’t all that into royalty anymore and abdicated within twenty minutes of ascending the throne. The other shortest reign claimant, Portugal’s Dom Carlos I […]