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Summer hasn't even started, and it's so hot in America flights are being grounded

The latest reason your flight is cancelled? Climate change.

American Airlines grounded more than 40 flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona today (June 20), after forecasts showed temperatures would reach a record 122° F (about 50° C). 289 more words

What is an unincorporated community?

As genealogists, there is plenty of terms we come across that we may have never heard before. While I had come across the term ‘unincorporated community’ while researching the area of Pyrmont, Indiana, I wasn’t quite sure what an unincorporated community was. 145 more words


John McCain explains his confounding line of questioning during James Comey's testimony

After confounding the internet and just about everyone else watching his questioning of former FBI director James Comey today (June 8) before the Senate Intelligence Committee, senator John McCain has released a statement explaining his seeming incoherence during the proceedings. 350 more words



You are a beauty because in your face I see someone I once knew.

She is gone. Far away from me now
In another world. 230 more words


My Decision to Stay

I had made plans. I started getting rid of my furniture and buying big coats. I decided to take the biggest step of my life and move across the country to Washington, D.C. 331 more words


Desert in Bloom

Southern Utah isn’t typically known for its wildflowers, but one particular family of plants puts on an annual show that rivals the rocks in brilliance and diversity of hues. 297 more words


Tovrea Castle - Part 2

I was always fascinated, even as a child, by antiques and ancient times. I always felt I should have been born in the 17th or 18th century. 61 more words