What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. 2021 Earth Day GamesLearn how …

Language Revitalization

Lingo Cards Language Revitalization = an attempt to halt or reverse the decline of a language or to revive an extinct one Recommended Listening Native America Calling 07-11-18 The hard work of language revitalization – In small classes, informal groups or even online, Native language warriors are doing the hard work to keep languages alive. …

Quiet

Adjectives Quiet = making little or no noise Ways to tell people to be quiet in TriquiPara callar a alguien, tenemos dos maneras. 1. Respetuosamente: «¡Diín gàne duhwá rá!» ‘¡Guarda silencio!’ 2. Enfáticamente: «¡Nàranh duhwá rá!» ‘¡Cállate la boca!’ Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Walk

Photo: Llano Park Safari, 2013 Walk = To move at a regular pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn Headlineswalkable-city-walk-score-economy Recommended ListeningAn unplanned wandering with Francesco Careri HeadlinesFrancesco Careri, Walkscapes: Walking as an Aesthetic Practice Elsewhere on the WebTalking WalkingMuseum of Walking – @museumofwalking Planeta.com

Asynchronous

Buzzwords Asynchronous = Communication in which the sender and receiver are not concurrently engaged. Examples:Chess by mailGoogle Doc editingWiki editing Also see: real-time A Few words about real time and Asynchronous CommunicationOne example is the television series ‘24‘ in which the events occur in a linear and concurrent fashion as opposed to cutting to other …

Measure

Verbs Measure = to estimate or assess the extent, quality, value, or effect of (something) Recommended ListeningIconic Designs: the retractable tape measure – It wasn’t until the 1860s, in America, that the spring-loaded tape measure arrived. Two men were responsible. The first was William Bangs in 1864 who patented the idea of a metal tape …

Multigenerational

Adjectives Multigenerational = relating to several generations. EssayWe would like to see more accounts and advice for creating multigenerational experiences open to travelers and locals. How often do we get to see beyond the bubble of our generation (no matter which generation we are talking about)? Responsible TravelResponsible Travel Week asks for examples where tourism connects …