October 2016

This month’s photo: Elf owl in a saguaro hole at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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Organ Pipe

Organ Pipe is one of my favorite places to visit in the USA/Mexico borderlands (MexUSA).

This year’s calendar featuring #FindYourPark photos from wild places in the USA has been a hoot to make online. On my wishlist – alternative ways to make free online personalized calendars. Kudos to Big Huge Labs , but I wish there were an upgrade. The sooner the better as we figure out our plans for 2017.

October 2016 #FindYourPark Calendar featuring @OrganPipeNPS: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument: Elf owl in a saguaro hole

Also, if there has to be a wall, why not make it a beer wall?

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Penny in the Park

A very sad day. Penny, my family’s nearly 10-year-old rescue dog was put to sleep today after being diagnosed with pericardial effusion. Yesterday she could not even stand. Our only regret is not knowing Penny earlier. The first 5 years of her life she was confined to a garage. Her first owners did not abuse her, but didn’t provide much affection either. Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada let my parents adopt her.

A big thank you to Dr Costa at the Spencer Springs Animal Hospital for being so empathetic. I also loved the poster in one of exam rooms: ‘Dogs fill an empty space we didn’t know we had.’

So sad, but so grateful. To friends with pets, please give them an extra hug today.

Penny at Cornerstone Park 08.2016

Nevada Meander 08.2013

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September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa.

Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy Day which we use to call out attention for digital literacy. September 27 is World Tourism Day and we make our annual call for travel photos on Flickr.

September 2016 Calendar: Lake Mead National Recreation Area @lakemeadnps @NatlParkService #FindYourPark #EncuentraTuParque



Source: www.flickr.com/photos/lakemeadnra

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World. Photography. Day. #WorldPhotoDay

August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. What do you want to take a picture of today?

August 19 is World Photography Day = Día Mundial de la Fotografía #WorldPhotographyDay #WorldPhotoDay

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Plausibly Live

Everyone enjoying the Olympics?

Today’s buzzword: Plausibly Live = Tape-delayed coverage that allows action to unfold as it happened

Plausibly Live

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Happy August 2016!

Special event: August 8-14 Indigenous Peoples Week 2016 #ipw6

Celebration: August 9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 2016 Calendar featuring Yellowstone National Park @YellowstoneNPS @YellowstoneGate @NatlParkService #FindYourPark//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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July 2016

July 2 Election (Australia)
July 3-8 NAIDOC Week (Australia)
July 4-10 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori / Māori Language Week (New Zealand)
July 4 Fourth of July (USA)
July 14 Bastille Day (France)
July 18 World Listening Day

#FindYourPark July 2016 Calendar: Badlands National Park @BadlandsNPS @NatlParkService @NPCA//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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