Gallup, New Mexico

Photo: Earl’s Family Restaurant 2018 Gallup was founded in 1881 as a railhead for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, and named after David Gallup, a paymaster for the railroad. Among the reasons to visit: this is a prominent spot on Route 66. Slow adventurers, the city is on the Trails of the Ancients Byway, one …

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Photo: Shawn, Memorial Montgomery, Alabama – The National Memorial for Peace and Justice recognizing 4,000 blacks lynched and tortured in America is under construction between Caroline and Holcombe streets near the Five Points area. Photos Background Announcement: The Equal Justice Initiative will open America’s first national memorial dedicated to victims of racial terror lynching and …

Baltimore’s Trash Wheels

Logo Baltimore – Introducing the Trash Wheels. Mr. Trash Wheel, officially called the Inner Harbor Water Wheel, is a trash interceptor, a vessel that removes trash from the Jones Falls river as it empties into the Inner Harbor. Two additional “members” of the Trash Wheel “family” have since been added to patrol the Inner Harbor; …

Rocky Mountain National Park

Photo: Sprague Lake Rocky Mountain National Park Natural Features: Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the highest national parks in the nation, with elevations from 7,860 feet to 14,259 feet. Sixty mountain peaks over 12,000 feet high result in world-renowned scenery. The Continental Divide runs north – south through the park, and marks a …

Sedona, Arizona

Photo: Jason Thompson Founded in 1902, Sedona is located north of Phoenix, and south of Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon on the northern side of Arizona. Headlines ‘They killed our city’: Locals feel helpless as vacation rentals overrun Sedona, Arizona What can you do for free in Sedona? – Roger Taylor Key Links sedonaaz.gov visitsedona.com …

Baltimore Links

Baltimore Flag Links related to Baltimore, Maryland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Baltimore Sun Editorial Board Goes Scorched Earth on Trump: ‘Better to Have a Few Rats Than to Be One’ Baltimore stands up for its city after Trump tweets ‘no human being would want to live there’- CNN How Baltimore Quietly Became the …

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Poster Events of note: The Gilroy Garlic Festival takes place the last weekend in July in Gilroy, California. Mission: The festival is established to provide benefits to local worthy charities and non-profit groups by promoting the community of Gilroy through a quality celebration of garlic. Breaking News/2019 Headlines Three dead, suspect killed in shooting at …

Mueller Report

In case you missed it. What are your reading today? Download https://www.justice.gov/storage/report.pdf Quotes ‘If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so.’ – Robert Mueller Podcasts The Mueller hearings in under seven minutes with Matt Bevan – ABC RN Headlines https://www.c-span.org/video/?462628-1/robert-mueller-testifies-house-judiciary-committee https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/robert-mueller-testimony-live-updates/ https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/07/24/politics/robert-mueller-testimony-highlights/index.html</a https://www.politico.com/interactives/2019/live-updates-and-analysis/robert-mueller-testimony-live-streaming-watch-online-video-and-analysis/ https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/454410-live-blog-mueller-testifies-before-congress …

Sitka, Alaska

Photo: Jasperado, “The Prospector” by Alonzo Victor Lewis Sitka is located on Baranof Island in Alaska. After the defeat of the local Tlingit Indian Tribe in 1804, Russia founded the town of New Archangel and named it the capital of Russian America. It remained so until Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867. …