Still no Winner!

Let’s take another look at that mystery photo:

Where was this picture taken?

Where was this picture taken?

Surely someone has seen this geography. While you’re wracking your brain trying to figure out where on earth this rock formation might be found, let’s have some fun. As they used to say on TV, “And now, this…”

That commercial brought back many childhood memories. As I recall, Rube Goldberg inventions were sometimes featured in the Sunday comics. But while we’re thinking about that photo and enjoying old time commercials, let’s look at another.

Are we having fun yet?

While we’re tripping down Memory Lane with these old commercials, please don’t forget that our main purpose today is to look at that photograph and find the answer. Where was it taken?

Let’s try another question. What product aimed at children was the first to use a silly rabbit as it’s animated spokesperson? My guess is most people would say Trix; after all, “Trix are for kids, not silly rabbits.” Let’s see how right you are:

I just love the kind of humor displayed at the end of each of those clips. Maybe that explains my warped way of looking at things.

Before I end this post, let me add two more things. The first is a web site of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. If you go to this Post-Gazette site you’ll find information on how Carnegie Mellon University is honoring the late Dr. Randy Pausch.

And finally, I’ll leave you with this thought sent to me by Clifford “Doug” Graham (a high school classmate).

A recent study found that the average American walks about 900 miles in a year.

Another study found Americans drink, on average, 22 gallons of alcohol a year.

That means, on average, Americans get about 41 miles to the gallon.

Kind of makes you proud to be American.


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