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Sep 3, 2012 - Heart Mountain - Powell, Wyoming

As I mentioned last time I decided to do a separate entry on Heart Mountain because it is such an important symbol in our (U.S.) history. It is now an Interpretive Center in what some would call, “the middle of nowhere” that was home for 14,025 people – two-thirds of them U.S. citizens – between 1942 and 1945. Yes, this was one of ten Internment Camps (known as Heart Mountain Relocation Center) where 120,000 Japanese-Americans were incarcerated behind barbed wire under President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 following the attack on Pearl...

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Jul 19, 2008 - We Go To A Quinceañera in Powell, Wyoming

We had the honor of being invited to an authentic Mexican celebration called a Quinceañera. What is it? a Quinceañera is a celebration similar to a sweet sixteen birthday party. However, that is where the similarity ends. It is more of a coming of age where a young girl is now considered a young woman. This tradition goes back to the Aztec civilization. Our host are Jim and Mini and in center stage is the beautiful Janette the Quinceañera. We ate we danced and had a marvelous time. Unfortunately, all but the pictures taken outside came out...

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Jun 7, 2008 - 12th Annual Cancer Poker Run

Today we went on our first poker run called 12th Annual Cancer Poker Run. The poker run is a fundraiser organized by the Cody A.B.A.T.E. club to help fight cancer. The ride began at Cassies and ended at Cooter Browns in Cody Wyoming. There were five stops one for each of cards in a 5-card poker hand. I started well but was not able to beat the best hand. Here are a few pictures of where we went.

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