Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Hello Idaho!

In March of 1863, Idaho was organized as a territory.  It became the 43rd state in July of 1890.

HI Interesting People and Fact

Barack Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States.  The President was born in Honolulu on August 4, 1961.  He is also the first African American President.

Don Ho, a Hawaiian entertainer was also born in Honolulu. Don is best known for his song "Tiny Bubbles".

Hawaii interesting fact.... Hawaii has the largest (by volume) volcanic mountain in the world - Mauna Loa.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

HI Attraction

Pearl Harbor is one of the largest and best natural harbors in the E Pacific Ocean. It was made a naval base in the 1900s after the United States annexed Hawaii. On Dec. 7, 1941, the harbor was attacked without warning by Japanese carrier-based planes.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Goodbye Georgia, Hello Hawaii!

Wow, it took a couple of days to get here...but Hawaii here we are!

On August 21, 1959, Hawaii became the last of the 50 United States.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

GA Interesting Fact

Georgia was one of the original seven Confederate states, having seceded in January of 1861.  It was restored to the Union in July of 1870.  It was the last state to do so.

Friday, May 20, 2011

GA Interesting People

Ray Charles Robinson was born in Albany, GA. in 1930.  He was an African-American composer and musician.

James E. Carter, Jr. (Jimmy), the 39th President of the United States was born in Plains, GA in 1924.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

GA Food

Oops, a little bump in the "road"...I went away for a few days...Here we go, back to Georgia!

When I think of Georgia, I can't help but think of PEACHES!

Friday, May 13, 2011

GA Sports/Univeristy

The Atlanta Braves debuted in 1876 in the National League.

Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is the oldest and largest of the state's colleges.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

GA Attraction

One of only four barrier islands in Georgia that is paved and accessible by car.  The island has 5,700 acres.  The island is home to the historic Jekyll Island Club that was founded in 1886.