Oh the Places You’ll Go

Summertime is the time for travel for most families. The kids are out of school, the weather is great, and you need a break from work to regenerate. So where do you go? Chances are you want a place that entertains the kids while still providing a relaxing and hopefully pampering atmosphere for you. If…

5 Stories to Inspire Your Lust for the Great Outdoors

“Through their spectacular landscapes, magnificent wildlife and rich history, national parks have inspired generations of visitors. But often, it is the people within those parks who move us most. Here are five personal stories of determination, selflessness and healing that show how parks can bring out the best in people.” Nicolas Brulliard Source: 5 Inspirational Stories…

Joaquin

This may be the only safe place to view hurricane Joaquin. As the hurricane strengthens it’s important to get you and your family prepared.   Early morning shot of Hurricane #Joaquin from @space_station before reaching #Bahamas. Hope all is safe. #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/3dlwOzU2eq — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) October 2, 2015 Joaquin is expected to pass about…

A Whole Lot of Hot Air

 Beginning October 3, Albuquerque’s skies will come alive with an amazing display of hot air balloons. This world-class festival is a must visit. There are plenty of activities, music, and crazy balloons to entertain kids of all ages, and if you are feeling a bit adventurous, you can climb aboard a balloon for your own…

One Smart Whale

A pretty incredible beluga whale, Noc (pronounced No-see) has been working with his Navy trainer since the late 1970s. Originally, he was captured and trained to retrieve sunken experimental torpedoes in the Arctic, and now he works with his Navy trainers to test innovative military technology. According to Sam Ridgeway, marine biologist, the marine mammals…