Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument in Montana – a Place of Reflection

On June 25 and 26, 1876, 263 United States soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his armed forces, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors. This somber park honors the United States Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Lakota and Cheyenne Native Americans in one of the Indian’s last efforts to preserve their way of life. Continue reading Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument in Montana – a Place of Reflection

4 Things to do on the Oregon Trail in Eastern Wyoming

We are lucky enough to live very close to many historical and beautiful places. One of those destinations we often travel to is Eastern Wyoming. Just north of Cheyenne and Interstate 80 (1.5 hours). And east of Interstate 25 is Guernsey, Wyoming. A quaint little town where you can catch up with the eastern Wyoming section of the Oregon Trail, Pony Express, Mormon Trial, and the California Trail. Continue reading 4 Things to do on the Oregon Trail in Eastern Wyoming

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The Founding Fathers – Their Cannabis, Alcohol & Drugs

The United States Founding fathers were truly pursuing “life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”   They had an affinity for alcohol.  Grew acres of hemp on their farms.  And used and grew opioid based drugs and plants in their gardens.

Thanks to the Broadway hit, Hamilton, the founding fathers have become part of pop culture.  But are the men who formed the United States druggies and alcoholics? There are historical documents that suggest there was an excessive use of various drugs and alcohol. Continue reading The Founding Fathers – Their Cannabis, Alcohol & Drugs