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Can This Long-Time Marriage Survive?

Dianne Harman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

Our long-time marriage has become a kind of dinosaur in this day and age where starter marriages have become the norm.

The Colorado River, the California Drought and How You Can Help from Sara Lu

Wade Norris | Posted 09.05.2014 | Denver
Wade Norris

Do you like Blueberries? Tomatoes? Fruit and Vegetables in general? Pay attention. California supplies the half of the United States produce and California is in the midst of a drought that could effect all of our families.

7 Healthy Tex-Mex Ideas for Your Next Summer Fiesta

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Since it happens to be bikini season, why not trade in the usual carne asada for a few taco fillings that are a little less, er, filling?

Free Vacations! Free Vacations!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel

Here's a friendly PSA for travelers who like free things: Southwest is giving away vacations. In honor of their 43rd "birthday", the airline is ho...

Colbie Caillat Surprises Southwest Passengers With a Serenede

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

Imagine wiling away your time on your Southwest flight back home, snacking on peanuts, watching the clouds whiz by, listening to the ding of the seatbelt sign and the whirring of the plane engines, and suddenly, there's an announcement overhead that Colbie Caillat is on board.

Southwest's 3-Day Sale Is One You Won't Want To Miss

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. has kicked off a three-day air fare sale. Southwest on Tuesday announced the sale with fares sta...

The Land Art Road Trip

Alexander Gerson and Matteo Zevi | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Alexander Gerson and Matteo Zevi

The art world is headed in the wrong direction; we want to fix that. Last fall, our art gallery took thirty artists on a month-long traveling artists'...

Best Flight Safety Spiel Ever!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

For nervous fliers, it's the part of the trip where you're reminded of everything that could possibly go wrong in the air. For everyone else, it's whe...

They're Getting It Right "Down Under" and the U.S. Should Follow Their Lead

Lisa Novick | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines

www.businessweek.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Community Restores 400-Year-Old Adobe Mission to Serve "Another Five Generations"

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.25.2014 | Religion
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser Earliest known photo of St. Augustine Mission, c. 1867. As it approached its 400th year, St. Augustine Mission in the Pueblo of Is...

The Magic of the American Southwest

Lisa Xia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Lisa Xia

To the desert go prophets and hermits; through deserts go pilgrims and exiles. Here the leaders of the great religions have sought the therapeutic and spiritual values of retreat.

Southwest Keeps It Simple

Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines is one of the top 10 simplest US companies, according to an index Tuesday yesterday by Siegel+Gale, a brand strategy firm in New Yo...

No Filter: How I Captured Winslow, Arizona in 180 Images

Stephen Shore | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Stephen Shore

What I discovered was that I was taking a different kind of picture than I'd taken before. I was emphasizing the foreground and leaving the background a little out of focus. It's an approach I'd never used before and found that I returned to a half dozen times that day.

Southwest's Big Change

AP | Posted 09.13.2013 | Travel

DALLAS -- Passengers who fail to cancel bookings on Southwest now face loss of the ticket's value if they don't show up. The new policy took effect w...

A Quick Glance at Modern-Day Secret Societies

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 11.05.2013 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Throughout the history of humanity, many secret societies existed to fight oppression or tyrannical domination, while others formed on subversive platforms and worked against established authorities to pursue objectives and desires.

Airline Breaks Pro Golfer's Club On Flight

www.golfchannel.com | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

A winner of two majors this summer on the Champions Tour, Kenny Perry is in the midst of a career year and is currently the hottest player on the over...

The Social Contract of Gangs in the Southwest

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 10.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Because the Mexican American community suffered abuses that originated during the Mexican American War, it is easy to understand their fear of a violent death. Yet, despite those abuses of power, they simply wanted to fit in and be a part of the larger culture.

Origins of Gangs in the American West

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 09.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The origins of street gangs across the United States can be traced back to immigration patterns and settlements. However, in the Southwest, they can be traced back to the Mexican American War of 1846-1848.

Investigators Release Report On Southwest Jet That Crash-Landed

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A Southwest Airlines jet that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport touched down on its front nose wheel before the sturdier main ...

Unruly Passenger Pleads Guilty, Faces Jail Time

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An unruly passenger on a Southwest Airlines jet bound from California to Texas faces prison for interfering with the crew duri...

Injuries Reported From Southwest Plane Landing

AP | Associated Press | Posted 09.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Federal investigators have recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders of a plane whose front landing gear collapsed, sendi...

Disaster Unpreparedness: Wildfire Tragedy Sheds Light on Dangerous Budget Gaps

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics
Michelle Chen

They went in as a team and perished as heroes. From what ongoing investigations have been able to determine, the 19 elite firefighters of the Prescott...

The Flight Departs When?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines has a great sense of humor. And with airlines struggling to stick to departure and arrival times, it's probably smart to keep i...

"The Revolution is Going to be Fought With The Hoe": Agriculture and Environment in New Mexico

Beverly Bell | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

By Beverly Bell and Tory Field Spring cleaning of the acequia that irrigates Sol Feliz farm. Acequias are a traditional irrigation system used throug...