wind: Flags Are Always Unfurled Here! - 01/20/11 02:57 PM
While driving down the street , I almost drove past this giant flag without noticing it . . . because it was doing what flags do around here - flapping vigorously in the daily wind.  It is only when flags hang limply from their ropes that we stop in our tracks and say, "Hey, the wind isn't blowing...." as we look around suspiciously.

Flag flying here is not for the timid as the message will be delivered  "Loud and Proud".   
P.S.  Flags flown here get tattered quickly, needing replaced every 4 to 8 months.          There are probably plans to replace this one.  So please, don't let its tattered condition offend you! 
(6 comments)

wind: Can you tell from which way the wind blows? - 01/12/11 08:01 PM
(post #10 in the "Why I Love Laramie" series)
Predictability.  Some claim to be annoyed by the very idea of it, yet who doesn't take at least some comfort in the mundane and expected.  Things like the practice emergency sirens that startlingly blare at 10:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month or even knowing when to switch lanes lane ahead of time so you don't end up in a mandatory turn lane at the next intersection.  Just the other day I realized one of the checkers at a local grocery store had been checking there as long as I had been shopping … (8 comments)

 

Find WY real estate agents and Laramie real estate on ActiveRain.