• strict warning: Non-static method view::load_views() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 864.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::db_objects() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/includes/view.inc on line 1417.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 13.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.

Leslie Elman

11/06/2019 - 11:49am
TRIVIA BITS: November 4, 2019 Akira Kurosawa, legendary director of “Rashomon” and “Seven Samurai” (which inspired the western classic “The Magnificent Seven”), was a baseball fan. In fact, his 1949 noir film “Stray Dog” has a pivotal scene at a baseball game between the Yomiuri Giants and the Nankai Hawks — the top two pro teams in Japan in...
08/12/2019 - 3:37pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 12, 2019 Men’s lacrosse was a medal event at the 1904 and 1908 Summer Olympics, with Canadian teams winning both times. It reappeared as a demonstration sport in 1928, 1932 and 1948. The team from Johns Hopkins University represented the U.S. in 1932, and the team from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was...
08/05/2019 - 9:08am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 5, 2019 The first Siamese cat in the United States belonged to Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes. In 1878, David Sickels, the American consul in Bangkok, had the cat shipped from Siam (now Thailand) to Hong Kong where she caught a ship to San Francisco and was transported via Wells Fargo to...
07/29/2019 - 5:14pm
TRIVIA BITS: July 29, 2019 There were just five individual track and field events for women at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles. Mildred “Babe” Didrikson qualified to compete in all of them, but Olympic rules limited female athletes to three. So, she skipped the 100 meters and the discus. Then she took gold in the 80-meter hurdles and...
07/22/2019 - 7:55am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 22, 2019 Cosmochemistry is the study of the chemical composition of the universe and how it came to be. The field originated in the 1930s, long before space missions started collecting samples of moon rocks and space dust. Helpfully, the universe regularly deposits extraterrestrial matter on Earth in the form of...
07/15/2019 - 12:51pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 15, 2019 They didn’t agree on everything, but a love of opera is something Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had in common with her late colleague and friend Justice Antonin Scalia. Even their eloquent disagreements about the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution had dramatic flair and operatic...
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