Since yesterday was a day for saying "Thank You," today must be "You're Welcome Day." In this case, you are welcome to Yanceyville, a place of tradition with vision. Does your town or city have a welcome sign or banner? If not, you might pick up some ideas from Geographically Yours Welcome. 
It's both Thanksgiving and the 100th anniversary of my father's birth. Happy Birthday, dad. Here's one of your oil paintings that has survived: Baughman Memorial Methodist Church, the very place Geographically Yours was baptized so many decades ago. 
Do you believe in zoos? One hundred years ago, bison from the Bronx Zoo were reintroduced to their native habitat in Oklahoma, the first successful reintroduction of a mammal species in U.S. history. At the time, the species was on the verge of extinction. Thanks to the nation's zoos, we now have bison and many more species back in their homes. 
With The Lion King, warthogs entered the pantheon of popular culture. Before that, they were just crusty old pigs with warts (six in number), tusks (2 in number), and and an appetite for anything organic (plant or animal) they could dig out of the soil. Now, they are sought out by kids of all ages and almost as popular as the meerkats. 
Barbary Sheep are from the Barbary coast of North Africa, where they have practically died out. Fortunately, they have been introduced to other regions of the dry world, where they now thrive. According to the placard at Hillcrest Park Zoo, their indigenous name is 'aoudad,' which sounds very Berber. 
The state's official name is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Ballintoy is located on the island of Ireland, part of which, Northern Ireland, is one of the United Kingdom's four constituent countries. Before Irish independence in 1921, the official name of the country was the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 
The state's official name is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Edinburgh is located in Scotland, which is one of three countries that comprise the island of Great Britain. Scotland was a kingdom of its own before 1707 when the Acts of Union created a United Kingdom. In the late 1990s, Scotland reconstituted its own parliament.