So I used to live in Texas and Janice my wife was born and raised in Texas. Texas is known as the “Lone Star State” . And just to remind you of a little Texas history, the “father” of Texas is Stephen F. Austin and of course that’s the name of the capital. Austin to …
Did you know Oklahoma has a city? Oh yes that’s the capital of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City!
When I think of Kansas I think of the Wizard of Oz. When I think of the Wizard of Oz I think of the house falling on the wicked witch with only her toes peeking out…that reminds me that the capital of Kansas is Topeka.
So Nebraska is in the Great Plains region of the United States and I remember how Abraham Lincoln would make the long train rides when he was campaigning for his presidency. Even though Lincoln never made it to Nebraska they named their capital after him.
Since South Dakota is south of North Dakota and I think of Germany for North Dakota then I think of France for South Dakota (even though France is more southwest of Germany) and when I think of a common French name I think of Pierre. So the capital of South Dakota is Pierre.
Just in case you are interested these memory techniques are from Jim Kwik, a memory coach. You can find him on you tube…check him out. And remember you can make up anything you like to help you remember the capitals…this is just what I use. Now for the capital of North Dakota. In the mid …
When I think of Montana I think of Mountains. I spent my high school years in Washington state and remember the explosion of Mount St. Helens, an active volcano, in the Cascade Mountains. Mount St. Helens reminds me the capital of Montana is Helena.
When I think of Idaho I think of potatoes. One way of cooking potatoes is to boil them. So when I think of boiling potatoes I think of Boise…which is the capital of Idaho!
Heading south on the west coast our last state is California. When I think of California I think of the Calla Lilly. These flowers along with other Lilly’s are commonly seen in church surrounding the altar where a sacrament (religious ceremony such as a baptism) may take place. The word sacrament reminds me that the …