• strict warning: Non-static method view::load_views() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 864.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::db_objects() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/includes/view.inc on line 1417.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 13.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.

Leslie Elman

07/24/2017 - 9:39am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 24, 2017 Whale sharks, the biggest sharks in the world (and the biggest fish in the ocean) have teeth, but they don’t use them for chewing. Instead they suck in gallons and gallons of water and filter it through their rows of raspy teeth to catch all the plankton, plants and tiny sea creatures they need to eat. Whale sharks typically grow to be 40 feet long...
07/17/2017 - 10:24am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 17, 2017 “Don Quixote” by Miguel Cervantes was published in Spanish in 1607. The first English translation came along in 1612. That was a speedy turnaround for a book containing more than 400,000 words, particularly when you consider that translator Thomas Shelton claimed to have completed the task in...
07/10/2017 - 12:34pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 10, 2017 Climbers on Mount Everest know they’re near the top when they reach the Hillary Step, named for Sir Edmund Hillary, who scaled the world’s highest peak with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. A massive boulder on a group of smaller boulders, the Hillary Step is the final vertical obstacle to...
06/26/2017 - 8:26am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 26, 2017 Equus simplicidens is commonly known as the Hagerman horse, for Hagerman, Idaho, where its fossilized remains were discovered in 1928. Closely related to zebras — although possibly lacking a striped coat — Hagerman horses disappeared from North America about 10,000 years ago, so finding their...
06/19/2017 - 3:38pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 19, 2017 Vincent Van Gogh painted “The Starry Night” in June 1889, while he was residing in a mental asylum in the south of France. The scene matches the view from his bedroom window in many respects. Astronomers and art historians have even found that it replicates the position of stars and planets in...
06/12/2017 - 9:12am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 12, 2017 Bitterroot is the state flower of Montana. Its scientific name is Lewisia rediviva for Meriwether Lewis, who collected samples of it for botanical research. The “rediviva” part of the name refers to the plant’s capacity to revive even after it had been without soil or water for its...
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