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Colorado Trivia

Weird, Wacky & Wild

by (author) John Daters & Lisa Wojna

Publisher
Blue Bike Books
Initial publish date
Apr 2008
Category
Trivia, Trivia
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781897278451
    Publish Date
    Apr 2008
    List Price
    $18.95

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Colorado is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters: • Colorado has the highest paved road in North America; the road to Mt. Evans climbs an amazing 14,258 feet above sea level • Mike the Headless Chicken Day is celebrated in the town of Fruita each year to remember the rooster that lived for 18 months without a head • Loveland is home to the Valentine Re-mailing Program, where hundreds of thousands of love letters are stamped with romantic prose before being directed to their intended recipients • Every March, Nederland holds Frozen Dead Guy Days in honor of deceased Grandpa Bredo Morstoel, whose remains are still being kept cool in a shed full of dry ice • In Logan Country, it is illegal for any man to kiss a woman while she's asleep • Each year Manitou Springs holds the Great Fruitcake Toss using GPS technology to ensure distance accuracy • The folks in Florissant host a mock election that is more truthful than most—only jackasses need run; in July 2005, a donkey named Paco Bell clopped away with the honorable title of town mayor And so much more…

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Bestselling author Lisa Wojna has authored or co-authored more than 20 books for Blue Bike Books, including Weird Canadian Laws and the Bathroom Book of Canadian Quotes. She has also written many other non-fiction books. Having worked in the community newspaper industry as a writer and journalist, she has traveled all over Canada from the windy prairies of Manitoba to northern British Columbia and even to the wilds of Africa. Although writing and photography have been a central part of her life for as long as she can remember, it’s the people behind every story that are her motivation and give her the most fulfillment.

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