Scrabbling Across The West Episode 36

The Beautiful and Historic Sheridan Inn.

June 11th, 2016. Day 36

Recorded at the Big Horn Mountains KOA, Sheridan, WY.

We had a great time today!

Inside the Sheridan Inn
Inside the Sheridan Inn

Some early morning confusion when Stephanie disappeared so Dave made breakfast. Stephanie reappeared and it all worked out.

The gunfighter.
Watch out for this guy, he won’t take crap from anyone!

Dave took care of some business at a local Starbucks (3/4 tiles) over lunch. We talked to Don, a former rodeo star who told us jokes and we got to eavesdrop on his phone call.

Indian Woman Walking
One of many great sculptures in Sheridan!

We saw another dude who looked like a cowboy and another with a hairstyle. We discuss Craigslist dating.

Nice kitty... nice kitty...
Nice kitty… nice kitty…

Scrabble scores – Stephanie won… again… by 50 points.

We went to our gig at a retirement center but had some trouble finding it. GPS has nothing on Stephanie, the ultimate navigator.

Sign for the Sheridan Inn.
Where Buffalo Bill stayed!

It was a good gig, loads of fun. The activities director there was shorter than Stephanie. Dave’s jokes fell flat, people were singing along, people danced, and we got asked back.

Dave gets it in the back.
I told you to watch out!

It looked like rain so we went back to the campsite and closed up the tent.

Inside the Sheridan Inn.
Inside the Sheridan Inn.

Then we walked around downtown Sheridan and took pictures of the amazing sculptures. Sheridan is filthy with sculptures.

The Beautiful and Historic Sheridan Inn.
The Beautiful and Historic Sheridan Inn.

It was drizzling but not unpleasant. We visited the Sheridan Inn where Buffalo Bill lived for a while. We took a look at an old steam locomotive and we noticed that the original train depot is for sale.

Dave looking at a steam engine.
Dave is wondering how hard it would be to get that out of there.
The old train depot.
The old train depot.

We walked around inside the Sheridan Inn, Dave used the restroom which smelled okay.

The lobby of the Sheridan Inn.
The main desk in the lobby of the Sheridan Inn.
Dave relaxing on the porch at the Sheridan Inn.
Dave relaxing on the porch at the Sheridan Inn.

We kept running into a horse drawn wagon giving rides to a distillery. Driving back to the campsite we stopped at a liquor store and got Dave a 4-pack of chocolate stout. There were adventures being planned outside the liquor store.

Horse drawn wagon.
This wagon kept trying to get us to go to a distillery.

Back to the KOA where Stephanie met a drunk guy and a guy with big boobs. While Dave cooked dinner Stephanie talked to the drunk from Alaska who was in town to spring his buddy from jail .

I think we met these guys at the KOA.
I think we met these guys at the KOA.

After dinner Dave played guitar and a woman came by with a Jack Russell terrier, Maxwell, and invited us for coffee in the morning.

Dave probes a horse's nose.
So hard to resist…

This KOA has deteriorated, we give it 2/5 tiles. Restroom smells, wifi is spotty, poor showers, no rec-room.

So many great sculptures!
So many great sculptures!
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