Friday, June 12, 2020

Signs of The Times & Wild Women of The Wild West Quiz

June 12, 2020
   One thing is clear about the pandemic so far: sign painters have been very, very busy.

   These are just a few of the signs I saw this morning walking on the boardwalk on Mission Beach in San Diego:

This one is actually a hand written sign
on the door of an ice cream parlor

   The second to last one is a T-shirt design and the last one, above, is a decal on the sidewalk. It's a whole new world taking shape right before our eyes.

Wild Women of The Wild West Quizzers

Who is this beautiful woman from the latter part of the Wild West era?


A. Maude Fealy
B. Carrie Nation
C. Mary Todd Lincoln

The correct answer is A., the actress Maude Fealy (1883-1971)

What were the women who fought in the Mexican Revolution called?


A. Soldaderas
B. Adelitas
C. Putas
D. A and B, but not C, unless they were fighting for the other side, then definitely C.

"Hollywood is wonderful. Anyone who doesn't like it is either crazy or sober."
—Raymond Chandler

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