Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Photo: Elf Owl Spotlight on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Key Links nps.gov/orpi/index.htm News releases Park newspaper Park Planning Trees and shrubs Facebook Flickr @OrganPipeNPS Questions Does the park have a friends’ group? How is the border wall impacting the park? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/s2rbG8H6mhg3GoqD8 Headlines Video shows cacti being bulldozed at national monument during border …

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Photo: Northeast Indiana, Skyline Fort Wayne is a riverine city in northeast Indiana. The state’s second largest city, Fort Wayne was built at the confluence of three rivers: the Saint Joseph River, Saint Marys River and Maumee River. Some history. In 1794 the ‘fort’ in Fort Wayne was built near the Indigenous Miami village of …

Gallup = Naʼnízhoozhí

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 …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is open dawn …

USA 2020 Election

USA Flag Preview of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features Timeline Early nominating contests: February 3 Iowa https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-do-the-iowa-caucuses-work-a-primer-for-the-2020-election Did Trolls Try to Clog Phone Lines After Iowa Caucuses? February 11 New Hampshire February 22 Nevada https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/democratic-debate-nevada https://www.factcheck.org/2020/02/factchecking-the-las-vegas-democratic-debate/ February 29 South Carolina March 3 Super Tuesday https://ballotpedia.org/Super_Tuesday_primaries,_2020 November 3 Federal …

Iroquois

Indigenous Peoples Spotlight on the Iroquois Elsewhere on the Web Dating the Iroquois Confederacy Vocabulary Cuyahoga is an Iroquois word for “crooked river.” http://www.americanrivers.org/blog/cuyahoga-river-no-joke Orenda is the invocation of the power of human will to change the world around us. It is set up to be the opposing force to fate or destiny. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orenda http://io9.com/5905257/10-untranslatable-words-and-when-youll-want-to-use-them …

Las Vegas Off-Strip

Photo: Westgate Sportsbook Spotlight on the casinos and resorts off the strip in Las Vegas, but not in Henderson or Summerlin Westgate https://www.westgateresorts.com https://www.westgateresorts.com/hotels/nevada/las-vegas/westgate-las-vegas-resort-casino/ Orleans https://www.orleansarena.com https://twitter.com/orleansarena Planeta Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas Strip Las Vegas Links Sportsbook

Research Triangle

Buzzwords The Research Triangle is located in North Carolina, anchored by the three major research universities – North Carolina State University, Duke University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill –  as well as the cities of Raleigh and Durham and the town of Chapel Hill. Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/koXqMHWKTe2ZGFhRA The nine-county region, officially named …