Monday, August 31, 2009

Whipple Cave, Nevada

Blaine Whipple reports a blogger who has chronicled his experiences at Whipple Cave in the Egan Mountains of Nevada. I haven't had time to research the cave, but I can't help but wonder if the cave's name might have something to do with Amiel Weeks Whipple, the military engineer and explorer who (among other things) led an 1853 expedition in search for a railroad route near the 35th parallel of latitude to the Pacific Ocean.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Johnny Whipple Brick at the Utah Shakespearean Festival

Yesterday we saw Noel Coward's 1930 play entitled Private Lives at the Utah Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City. As we left the Randall L. Jones Theatre following the performance, I spied this brick in the pavement: