Welcome to Our Friday, May 28, 2021 “What Were They Thinking?
- Highs in the upper 80s today, lows in the lower 70s. Looking like chances of rain improve early next week. We need it.
The phrase “What were they thinking” usually follows an action or response that was deemed questionable. Our intent is to make you ponder and maybe smile a bit.
“The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.”
― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Question: With how many bricks is the Empire State Building made of? Answer below
Jeopardy: Category of “Flags:” “A domed dwelling of Southwest Native Americans, it’s represented on Wichita’s flag as a symbol of home.” What is _____. Answer in the next “What Were They Thinking?”
Answer to May 27’s Jeopardy Question: Trans-Siberian Railway
According to a study by the National Science Foundation, only half of Americans believe in evolution, and one in 4 don’t know that the Earth orbits the Sun. Read More. …
This Day in History
In 1539, Hernando de Soto lands in Florida. Read More. …
National “What” Day
National Road Trip Day Read More. …
Groans or Laughs
Q: Why did the chicken cross the road?
A: Because he was poultry in motion.
National Park History
Established June 29, 1938, Olympic National Park on the Olympic Peninsula includes a wide range of ecosystems from Pacific shoreline to temperate rainforests to the glaciated alpine peaks of the Olympic Mountains, the tallest of which is Mount Olympus. The Hoh and Quinault Rainforests are the wettest areas in the contiguous United States, with the Hoh receiving an average of almost 12 ft (3.7 m) of rain every year.
We hope we made you smile or think just a little bit.
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