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Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier was an easy day trip, less than an hour from Santa Fe. This historic site was similar to the Puye Cliff Dwellings that I visited back in September, in that the park was created to preserve the cave dwellings that Ancestral Pueblo Indians carved into the soft cliffs made of… 243 more words

National Monuments

Solvang: Four Canyons-Ballard-Foxen-Cat-Drum

Monday, March 28, 2016

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Day 2: This ride takes you through the beautiful estate wineries and vineyards around the gorgeous Santa Ynez Valley on the quiet back roads from Ballard Canyon to Foxen Canyon. 1,823 more words

Solvang

Fun Fact #4 - White Sands Missile Range

To test the latest rockets, White Sands Missile Range was created on the same land where the first atom bomb had been exploded.

In lieu of the opening of the Trinity Site being open this upcoming weekend, April 2, 2016, I thought this would be a nice tribute.

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New Mexico

Smartness

James Gleick’s biography of physicist Richard Feynman ought to be part of all high school science classes. Not only does he chronicle the life of one of the preeminent scientists of the 20th Century, not only does he portray the chief puzzle of physics in that century clearly, he manages to convey the substance of the work in enviably accessible prose without once “dumbing down” any of it. 969 more words

History

Castillo Ranch

Me, my brother, my mom and my friend all went up to my mom’s boyfriends house to get away from Santa Barbara but not to far away. 370 more words

Family