Reading contests challenge children; Prizes offered as state tries to stop ‘summer slide’

The state and several community partners are offering a variety of prizes as part of a summer reading contest designed to encourage and improve New Mexico children’s literacy. Gov. Susana Martinez last week announced the launch of four “Summer Reading Challenges.” The reading challenges are designed to stop the “summer slide,” during which students often …

Remembering the Analog Days

Back when I was a teenager, you used a rotary phone to dial a friend, you used a typewriter to write term papers and prayed you didn’t mess up, you listen to music on cassette tapes until you accidentally caught the ribbon on something pulling it out into yards of mess! The camera.. well, was …

About Snorkeling in Destin, Florida

Destin, Florida, welcomes around 3.6 million tourists each year. The once-small fishing village boasts ocean access and hot, sandy beaches. The best snorkeling conditions are when something of interest can be seen close to the surface of the water. Destin hosts many snorkeling tour companies, making snorkeling an easy and fun activity. Age There are …