Living in the desert is a privilege. I’m often reminded of that whenever I go hiking or exploring in the expansive lands that surround our crazy 24/7 city. Outside the glittering lights and honking horns, life is quiet and serene… the landscape is breathtaking… and adventure abounds. The best part? You don’t have to travel very far at […]
How many idle weekends do you spend laying around doing nothing? That can be really nice and well deserved, especially after a long week of work. But if enough of those weekends slip by, you may eventually realize that there is so much you might have missed out on. Like for example, day trip adventures […]
February 14th is just a few days away. If you’re stressing out about what to do this year to make the day of love extra special, we’ve got your back! Check out these affordable Las Vegas Valentine’s Day ideas that are not your typical V-day celebration… Don’t forget that every day is about love, not just […]
Autumn comes and goes quickly here in the Mojave Desert. Sandwiched between sweltering summer days and pretty damn cold winter nights, it’s a little slice of heaven. Temperature highs ranging from about 60 to 70 degrees with a rejuvenating breeze… yep, that’s autumn. And I LOVE it. All of my life spent here, and you […]
There’s something special about a downpour in the desert. It’s a rare occurrence here. So, when it happens, we revel in it. We dance in it. We soak it up (pardon the pun.) Rain in Vegas is special. It doesn’t happen often. Rain in Vegas reminds us of the rarities in life… those moments that […]
This is the first post in a multi-post series about our recent vacation to beautiful Sedona. It begins with our first trip stop – Sedona Dog Park. After a four and a half hour drive with absolutely no breaks, Sadie and Harvey (our dogs) were ecstatic to run around and play–leash-free–at the sandy dog park.
Most Endangered: Colorado River Colorado depends on it. Wyoming depends on it. Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, California and Nevada depend on it. A total of seven states and the entire Southwest region of the United States rely on the Colorado River for farming, energy and survival. Without water sourced from the Colorado River, how would […]
Earth is an Open Book It’s incredible how much change our planet has endured over the millions of years it’s existed. Er, scratch that, billions of years! That’s right. Planet Earth is approximately 4.54 billion years old. That’s really, really old, right? Older still is our Universe. 13.77 billion years old is the estimate of […]
Inspirational Graphic #2. The above photo was taken at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park. Feel free to grab this image from my “Inspirational Graphics” album on my Gina Mizzoni Photography Facebook, and share on your Facebook profile. Please note, however, that this image may not be altered in any way.