Wyoming State Capitol – The Equality State

Wyoming State Capitol - FrontOn our continued quest to visit all 50 capitol buildings, we decided to stop on our road trip to Billings, MT in May of 2021 to check out the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. We had been through the capitol many years ago (long before we moved her to CO 15 years ago) but recently it had been closed for renovations. It was actually closed for over four years. I had driven by it with my nephew when we went to Cody, Wyoming to show him, but it was still closed. They are still only doing self-guided tours thanks to the idiot in China XI Jinping, but at least we were able to take a tour ourselves. It is very beautiful inside and out.

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Ellis Island New York – Island of Hope or Island of Tears?

Ellis Island - SignWhile on our trip to New Jersey and New York in October 2015, we made a trip to Ellis Island. I knew it would be an interesting and enlightening visit, but I was shocked at how thought-provoking it would be.  We got off the boat and made our way to the main building (just like many immigrants that landed in New York would. Continue reading “Ellis Island New York – Island of Hope or Island of Tears?”