USA 2022 Midterms

USA Flag Rolling coverage of the 2022 midterm elections in the USA: Wikipedia: The 2022 United States elections will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. During this midterm election year, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will be contested. Thirty-nine state and territorial …

Oath

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Oath = a solemn promise, often invoking a divine witness, regarding one’s future action or behavior Planeta

Colorado River Delta

Photo: NASA Johnson, View from ISS (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Colorado River Delta is the region where the Colorado River flows into the Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez) in eastern Mexicali Municipality in the north of the state of Baja California in northwesternmost Mexico. Google Mapshttps://goo.gl/maps/q66AZYRdmo3PezwX6 HeadlinesWater for the …

Yellowstone National Park

Photo: Doug Kraus/NPS, Yellowstone flood event 2022: North Entrance Road (Some rights reserved) On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law, creating the world’s first national park: Yellowstone National Park. Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] 2022 FloodsFlood RecoveryIf you can’t get in to Yellowstone, here are some ways to …

January 2021 Insurrection in Washington, DC

Photo: National Guard, Virginia NG at the Capitol (Some rights reserved) Reflections on the January 2021 insurrection and riots in Washington, DC CSPAN Hearings on CSPANc-span.org/video/?520804-1/hearing-investigation-capitol-attack Transcript: Hearing #1 – NPRTranscript: Hearing #2 – NPRTranscript: Hearing #3 – NPRTranscript: Hearing #4 – NPR 2022Miss Day 6 of Jan. 6 hearing? Trump knew mob was dangerous, …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Artwork: Nicolas Barrome Forgues, DTLV (Some rights reserved) Public Art in Las Vegas. Arte público en Las Vegas. The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our off-the-beaten track DIY tours = Las siguientes son instantáneas de arte público y arte callejero en el gran Las Vegas, …

Ecuador Twitter

Artwork (Some rights reserved) We are listening and learning by way of Ecuador A Twitter List allows us to curate local accounts and voices with varied backgrounds and audiences. Presenting our Ecuador Twitter List – twitter.com/i/lists/1495937265171775488 – currently (June 2022) with 70 followers. Questions = Preguntas Who are we following in Ecuador? = ¿A quién …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Ron Mader, Arches (Some rights reserved) Capital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) has a storied past. What is today the state of Morelos was inhabited by the Chichimecs and inhabited by the Xochimilca and later the Tlahuica, who founded Cuauhnáhuac, which the Spanish renamed Cuernavaca in 1521. Google …

Guelaguetza con CITLALI

Screenshot A new YouTube Fave and a welcome contribution to the social and hungry web: Guelaguetza con CITLALI. Good friends are producing this wonderful series of how-to cooking videos – youtube.com/channel/UCY1xrMSR58JszHmHQa9_PzA – en español y zapoteco from the Oaxacan town of Teotitlán del Valle. Un nuevo favorito de YouTube y una contribución bienvenida a las …

Main Street, Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Able Baker (Some rights reserved) There’s a new look to Main Street in downtown Las Vegas. New buildings are under construction. New businesses and lots of restaurants and bars are opening. Plus, the sidewalks are simply spectacular. What we particularly like are the bike share stations. What’s new? Brewery District on Main Street includes …