Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Cheers for the brand new world heritage site! Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre has formally accepted for assessment the …

Chinese New Year

Photo: Belagio 2015 The first day of the Chinese New Year falls on the new moon between January 21 and February 20. In 2020, the first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Saturday, January 25, initiating the Year of the Rat. About Chinese New Year Chinese New Year celebrations can last for …

Prohibition

Buzzwords Nationwide Prohibition began in the United States January 17, 1920, when the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. The 18th amendment was ratified in 1919, and was repealed on December 5, 1933, with the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment. Elsewhere on the Web history.com Wikipedia Prohibition Planeta.com Las Vegas, Nevada Speakeasy …

Lunar New Year

Poster Lunar New Year = the beginning of a year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon Embedded Tweets Happy #LunarNewYear, and good luck to all the Pai Gow players. pic.twitter.com/2IMx4kAqvc — Las Vegas Locally 🌴 (@LasVegasLocally) February 5, 2019 Recommended Listening Songs for the Lunar New Year Headlines How Lunar New …

The Good Place

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended TV show and podcast: The Good Place, a narrative bullet train and appointment viewing. The Good Place Podcast https://www.nbc.com/the-good-place/exclusives/tgp-podcast The Good Place’ Recap: All You Need Is Love Twitter @nbcthegoodplace @nocontexttgp Settings https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/the-good-place-nbc-filming-locations-irl Season Four https://www.thedailybeast.com/michael-schur-on-the-end-of-the-good-place-and-future-of-the-office Mondays, am I right? ‘The Good Place’ Recap: There’s the Rub ? https://tv.avclub.com/the-good-place-makes-its-thrilling-final-pitch-for-all-1840901888 ‘The …

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for the 2019 Māori Language Week were September 9-15. 2020 dates have yet to be announced. Te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Anniversary One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group Tours, please call for reservations and special rates. Museum memberships are also available. …

El Foco

Recommended Viewing Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded to YouTube. Key …

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health. Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Links ippc.int https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.com Planeta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around …