• 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

07/07/2020 - 6:00pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 3, 2020 Until recently, climbers on Mount Everest would know they were near the top when they reached the “Hillary Step,” named for Sir Edmund Hillary, who scaled the world’s highest peak with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. A massive boulder atop a group of smaller boulders, the Hillary Step was the final vertical obstacle to reaching the summit...
06/30/2020 - 2:19pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 29, 2020 The world’s oldest continuously operating post office is in the town of Sanquhar in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. It’s been handling mail since 1712, starting with the local nobility and eventually extending to ordinary folk including the Scottish poet Robert Burns, who lived in the area and was a...
06/22/2020 - 4:46pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 22, 2020 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...
06/15/2020 - 6:31pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 15, 2020 Vincent Van Gogh painted “The Starry Night” in June 1889 while residing in a mental asylum in the south of France. Astronomers and art historians have found that it replicates the position of stars and planets in the night sky at the time it was painted, including the bright planet Venus,...
06/09/2020 - 10:32am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 8, 2020 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 after it had been without soil or water during its extended...
06/01/2020 - 4:37pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 29, 2020 When President George W. Bush established the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii in 2006, it covered 139,797 square miles in the Pacific Ocean — more area than all the U.S. national parks combined. In 2016, President Barack Obama enlarged the park area to 582,578 square miles, making...
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