Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Ode to the Ponderosa Ode to the Ponderosa By | Jan 14th, 2008 | Category: Culture I was looking at the picture I posted in my last blog and got to thinking that the views around here wouldn”t be nearly so lovely if it wasn”t for our pine trees. There are three types of pine trees that grow in the Black Hills: Ponderosa, Lodgepoll, and Limber. Of these, Ponderosa is far […]
Holiday National Treasure Preview & Rushmore Trip Holiday National Treasure Preview & Rushmore Trip By | Nov 26th, 2007 | Category: Culture I haven”t been keeping good track of which movie trailers I see on TV – there”s been a lot of them this time of year, after all – but for the first time I can remember, I saw a promo for National Treasure: Book of Secrets on the boob tube over this past holiday weekend. […]
Gorillas? No – Presidents In the Mist. Gorillas? No – Presidents In the Mist. By | Oct 17th, 2007 | Category: Culture We South Dakotans are a little geeky when it comes right down to it. Consider some of our favorite jokes involving Mount Rushmore National Memorial. One of the more popular, usually ending up on postcards, looks something like this: It”s usually titled, “Mount Rushmore in the Fog.” A popular alternative is “Mount Rushmore in a […]
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