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National Parks Park FREE Dates

              National Park Service announced the park fee-free dates at our National Parks.  With over 400 National parks, it difficult to just pick one favorite park.   There are the majestic views of Yellowstone National Park and the beautiful landscape of White Sands National Park to name a few. Park fee-free dates are great for day … [Read More...]

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King:

Martin Luther King | Dallas Winning Speech 25th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition – Sierra Jones

The Dallas Winning Speech 25th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition winner is 11 year old Sierra Jones.   This year’s topic was what Martin Luther King would say about Muhammad Ali’s contribution to society. Eleven-year-old Sierra Jones, a fifth-grade student at Charles Rice Learning Center in Dallas, captured first place at the 25th Annual Gardere […]

Martin Luther King Memorial

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is part of National Mall and Memorial Parks. The official address of the monument is 1964 Independence Avenue, S.W. and commemorates the year the Civil Rights Act of 1964 became law. The memorial was created by sculptor Lei Yixin and opened to the public on August 22, 2011, after […]

Leadership Lessons from Children

Happy Martin Luther King day!  Today we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr day with personal & professional life leadership lessons from children.

Things To Do In Southern California

Murales Rebeldes

Murals in LA express identity, empower communities, and challenge dominant cultural norms, making them targets of censorship and destruction.    Chicana/o murals in the greater Los Angeles area have been censored through destruction, removal, whitewashing, or neglect.   In celebration of  Hispanic Heritage Month, ¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/o Murals under Siege,  exhibit will be on display at […]

SoCal Summer Guide – Inland Empire Splash Pads

June is just beginning, but the summer heat has already shown up in the Inland Empire. A splash pad – a recreation area with no or little standing water – is a great place to cool off in the summer heat without all the stress of going to the neighborhood pool. A splash pad is something […]

SoCal Summer Guide – Inland Empire Waterparks

There are several Inland Empire waterparks  and regional park options for cooling off this summer. Rent a cabana or bring a beach blanket and go for a wet n’ wild time! Summer heat is upon us and, while splashing in a pool or running through a sprinkler can be fun, it’s nice to take a day […]

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Snatched – Five Reasons To Love Snatched Movie

There are many reasons to love Snatched movie.    A hilarious and fun mother-daughter comedy stars Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Ike Barinholtz, Wanda Sykes, Christopher Meloni and  Joan Cusack.  After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother,  Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with […]

LA LA LAND Guide To Things In LA – LA LA LAND In Concert

If you love LA LA LAND you are going to love this concert! LA LA LAND concert: The Hollywood Bowl LA LA LAND concert will feature a 100-piece orchestra, choir and jazz band performing along to the film and the actor’s original vocal recordings, and the show will be conducted by composer Justin Hurwitz, who won […]

SoCal Travel Guide – Rejuvenating Our Souls with a Pacific Crest Trail Hike

We headed out to the Pacific Crest trail via White Water Canyon Preserve with our PCT association guides and wandered through the PCT trail.  On the Pacific Crest trail we found several flowers in bloom, a great landscape and reminder of beauty in the desert.   We also stood in the middle of a PCT landmark with the […]

Best Places To Travel 2018:

SoCal Travel Guide – Temecula Winery Getaway Tips

There are many things to do in Inland Empire, but the jewel of the valley is Temecula Wine Country.  Temecula Wine Country is a little known secret nestled between San Diego and Los Angeles and offers a variety of options for a romantic getaway or a getaway with friends.  Whether you are a foodie and […]

SoCal Travel Guide – Oceanside Pier

Oceanside Beach is one of my favorite beaches to capture a sunset!  You can stroll down the pier, listen to the waves, enjoy lunch at the local diner on the pier and watch a beautiful sunset.  It is also one of the friendliest places to park your car, go fishing, enjoy the sun, a stroll […]

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