What NOT TO DO when you visit Wyoming

Sometimes city folks are just plumb stupid. So I'll provide a couple of hints to those thinking of heading to the great outdoors for their summer vacation.

I mentioned in my last post that the tourists in 1926 who visited Cheyenne, Wyoming, had questionable judgement. I now provide my examples and some words to etch into your brain.

DON'T CASUALLY SURROUND A BEAR! You are nothing more than food standing next to a toothpick.

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And for cryin' out loud...DON'T SNEAK UP BEHIND A BEAR TO PET ITS BUTT! One would think this would not be something any sane person would need to be told.

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Seriously, I'm sure there are people today, this very day, somewhere in this country who did this. It's between those of us born with common sense and all the rest of the nut cases.


  1. One can almost hope the "darwin-ian" process takes place...

  2. Goodness. That's stoooopid. That may be the last photograph of them.

    1. It is a shame the Darwin awards were not being given out in 1926.