Friday, September 25, 2009
It was not until 1970 that anyone considered making a sport out of throwing Cow Chips. The World Cow Chip Throwing contest is held the 3rd weekend in April each year in Beaver, Oklahoma in rememberance of the early day pioneers.
This great card of the beaver holding a giant cow chip was sent by Beaver Chamber of Commerce
Exeter, CA one of "America's Prettiest Painted Places". Quaint downtown shops, as well s locally owned and operated businesses, harken back to a simpler time. Exeter, in the heart of the Central san Joaquin Valley, has scenic views and many quality of life events throughout the year.
This was sent by the Exeter Chamber of Commerce
We-No-Nah meaning "first-born daughter" in th Dakota language is the namesake for city our city and county. Legend tells of her love for a simple hunter instead of the warrior chosen by her father. Chief Wahpashaw?Wa-Pah-sha. First erected August 26, 1902. Now located at 5th and Huff Streets.
This great card was sned by owners of the Carriage House B&B in Winona
This is a wonderful multiview of Veluwe(NL-193068 via postcrossing.com), the Netherlands that is found in the central region of the country.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Visitor's to Alaska's Bear Creek Winery can enjoy fine wines made from local Alaskan fruit and berries - Blu Zin (sounds good to me), Strawberry-Rhubarb, Balck Currant, Raspberry and Rhubarb to name a few.
Redwood National & State Parks
A fallen redwood so slow to rot it may lie on the forest floor for as many years, renew, returning a variety of herbs, woody plants and wildlife.
The Del Norte County - Crescent City-Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce sent this great card.