Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument

Photo: Justina Thorsen, Snow-covered Organ Mountains Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument (New Mexico) is home to diverse recreation opportunities including excellent hiking trails. Hikers can enjoy expansive mountain views, unique geologic features, rock art, seasonal springs, Chihuahuan desert flora and fauna, wildlife, historic sites and much more on the many miles of trail within …

Olympic National Park

Photo: Ken Lund, Lake Crescent Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. The park has four basic regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt originally created Mount Olympus National Monument on March …

March for our Lives

The March for Our Lives (Spanish: Marcha por Nuestras Vidas) is a planned demonstration, scheduled to take place on March 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C. and throughout the United States. Student organizers are planning the march in collaboration with the nonprofit organization Everytown for Gun Safety, following the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, reported by …

Walkout

Walkout = A sudden angry departure, especially as a protest or strike. Hashtag: #NationalWalkoutDay Headlines https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/14/us/school-walkout.html http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/03/best-pictures-from-national-school-walkout-day-on-twitter.html https://www.app.com/story/news/education/2018/03/14/national-school-walkout-communications-high-school-parkland/424396002/ Twitter Moment Students stage national walkout to protest gun violence Planeta.com Walk Walkabout

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Restaurants Todd’s Unique Dining https://toddsunique.com Lindo Michoacan http://www.lindomichoacan.com Coyote’s Cafe and Cantina https://www.coyotescafecantina.com Giuseppes Home Gastropubs and Video Poker Borracha Welcome Born and Raised https://www.bornandraisedlv.com/henderson https://twitter.com/bornandraisedlv Breakfast Sunrise Original http://www.originalsunrisecafe.com Kitchen Table Planeta.com Henderson, Nevada https://planeta.com/greenvalleyranch

SXSW 2018: Mexico Connections

The Austin-Mexico connection is strong  and one of our favorite features from SxSW are the panels and forums focusing on Mexico March 8-14. The mission of Casa Mexico SXSW is to display Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture …

Bryce Canyon National Park

Photo Bryce Canyon National Park protects the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Key Links http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm https://www.facebook.com/BryceCanyonnps https://www.instagram.com/brycecanyonnps_gov https://twitter.com/BryceCanyonNPS Embedded Tweets Happy Birthday to Bryce Canyon National Park, designated on this day in 1928. A whimsical journey of hoodos, red-rock pillars, and geological formations. What's been your favorite adventure at the park? #VisitUtah pic.twitter.com/VVzQLCP3uX …

Lake Powell

Nature Buzzwords Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona (most of it, along with Rainbow Bridge, is in Utah). It is a major vacation spot that around two million people visit every year. It is the second largest fabricated reservoir by maximum water capacity in the …

Amana Colonies

Key Links http://www.amanacolonies.com http://www.amanacolonies.com/city/amana-colonies/listing/colony-inn-restaurant http://www.amanacolonies.com/listingcategory/wine-vineyards Zubers (started by Bill Zuber, baseball player)   Planeta.com USA Iowa