At least when the temperature gets cold here (Cedar City area) in February I can jump in the car and in 40 minutes be in short sleeve weather.

--
Steven Montgomery

At 08:19 PM 11/9/2002, you wrote:
Yet another week in Moose Jaw, but in early February this time. Maybe we'll allow a
side-trip to Medicine Hat, the 40-40 city (where it's either plus 40 or minus 40 o
C; nothing in between).

Steven Montgomery wrote:

> LDS, and the plane was named after his mother. What do I win now?
>
> --
> Steven Montgomery
>
> At 03:49 PM 11/9/2002, you wrote:
> >Steven wins first prize! A one-week holiday in beautiful downtown Moose Jaw in
> >the second week of January.
> >Okay. Here's another question: what was the religious denomination of the
> >pilot,
> >and after whom did he name the plane? (I'm thinking specifically of the
> >Enola Gay
> >here)
> >
> >Steven Montgomery wrote:
> >
> > > At 11:34 AM 11/9/2002, Marc wrote:
> > >
> > > >Incidentally, one little irony that I'm not sure has been brought up,
> > > >although I'm
> > > >sure Mark especially knows this, and probably many others here, is that
> > > >Nagasaki
> > > >wasn't the first choice for the second bomb. The original target was
> > > >clouded over
> > > >that day, so Nagasaki got hit. The irony is that Nagasaki is the
> > > >historical centre
> > > >of Japan's Christian community. So I guess today's trivia question is:
> > > >what was
> > > >the original target?
> > >
> > > The primary target was Kokura, a major munitions manufacturing center.
> > > Kokura was obscured by clouds and smoke (leftover from an earlier raid on a
> > > nearby city) so the bombadier couldn't get an exact target despite three
> > > separate passes. The secondary target was Nagasaki which was also obscured
> > > by clouds but after a couple of passes the clouds parted, and the rest is
> > > history.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Steven Montgomery
> > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > >
> > > "Nations are defined by their founders. George Washington set a standard of
> > > selfless public service and heroic private virtue against which American
> > > politicians continue to be measured - and found wanting - even today."
> > > --Steven W. Mosher
> > >
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Marc A. Schindler
Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland

"Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick
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