Appalachian Trail…It’s been awhile.

Years, to be exact. I can’t blame living in Arizona for five years as my only excuse for not hitting the AT at some point since college. It was, however, a homecoming. I adore the east coast in the summer. I like the humidity. So stepping into the shadowing forest, lush with dampness and green, I felt I was truly home after a long…

Southwestern Social Studies Lesson Plans

Social Studies Lesson Plans  Hopi History Boarding School vs. Day School Experiences Hopi Agriculture Hopi Tribal Council and Local Government Hopi Running Breaking News! Hopi-Spanish Relations San Francisco Peaks Controversy of the 1970s Flagstaff History for Kids Introducing a Timeline Flagstaff History Timeline Diaries to the Past It’s a Wash! Media Blitz: Glen Canyon Dam  Los Recuerdos Del Barrio en Flagstaff Jerome Deportation and…

Snowtastic!

We’ve been snowed under here in the DC area. Snoverkill, Snowmegeddon, kaisersnowze, Snowtastic, Snoprah…http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=pagansaintand-20&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=0590673106&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr We have about 30 inches in my backyard and its snowing again now, blizzard conditions expected this evening. People out west and our northern neighbors make fun of the DC area’s inability to deal with heavy snow. However, in our defense, this rarely happens. Take a look at the historic…