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Daily Postcard: April’s Super Pink Moon

Daily Postcard: April’s Super Pink Moon viewed Monday Evening about 7:30 p.m. from White Rock. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, April’s Super Pink Moon is the biggest full moon of 2020. April’s Super Pink Moon is the biggest full moon of 2020. A full moon supermoon is defined as a full moon that coincides with the Moon being at (or within 90 per cent of) its closest point to the Earth (its ‘perigee’) as it follows its elliptical orbit around us. April’s supermoon will be 221,851 miles (357,035km) away from Earth – compared to the average Moon-Earth distance of 238,855 miles (384,400km).


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Happy Hearts Hunt Launches In Los Alamos

Lynn Ovaska and her family join the Happy Hearts Hunt and decorate the front windows of their home with paper hearts Saturday to spread love to neighbors and people walking by their home on 44th Street. Courtesy photo
During the COVID-19 pandemic, let’s send our love to the world! It’s easy,’ Lynn Ovaska said. ‘1. Cut out a heart of any size from any material (craft paper, cardboard, wrapping paper, newspaper, fabric, etc)., 2. Decorate your heart with a positive message or leave it blank., 3. Tape your heart to a street-facing window to show your love to all. 4. As word spreads, go on a family walk

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Daily Postcard: Rosemary Bush, Honeybees & Butterflies

Daily Postcard: Spotted on Barranca Mesa, an aggressive rosemary bush taking over a greenhouse, reminiscent of Audrey II in the Little Shop of Horrors. In full boom, it is abuzz with honeybees and attracting numerous butterflies. Photo by Ken Hanson

Honeybee gathering nectar from rosemary blossoms at a greenhouse on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Ken Hanson

Painted Lady Butterfly visits rosemary blossoms at a greenhouse on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Ken Hanson

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LAAC Does Not Secure World Record For Pumpkin Carving

LAAC News:

Despite a valiant effort, the Guinness Book of Work Records notified the Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) Feb. 27 that it did not earn the world record for most pumpkins carved simultaneously.

The explanation was there was insufficient participation in some sections to qualify for the record. The number of people that would be counted as participants was 1,028. The record to beat was 1,060 people.

LAAC hoped to have 1,300 people participating.

“Although disappointing, this event was truly special for our community … this town was built on trial and error, and I fully expect us to put our


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Posts From The Road: World Famous Crochet Museum

Exterior View: An exterior view of the side of this small rectangular building reveals the drive up window which was used when the building was a photo processing lab drop off. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Exterior Entrance: This view shows the entrance on the end of the tiny building. I don’t know why the croquet set sits outside but perhaps someone thought they were donating to a croquet museum, not a crochet museum! Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost/com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

While we are all staying at home during the pandemic, the next few Posts From the


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Sharing Poem Amidst Tragedy We’re Experiencing…

Evening falls recently over downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

By JOE STANEK
Los Alamos

I’m just an average fellow that lives and works on the hill and I thought I’d attempt to share some words, a poem, that came to me last night amidst the tragedy that we are experiencing:

Houses​

My breath is but a candle light​
the in and the out ​
of the light and the darkness​

Yet taken for granted​
for measure by measure​

If the eye is the window​
then the lung is the house​
But in a house is a ceiling and a floor​

And if candles are people​
they are locked in their houses​

And many candles


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MRM: Message From Executive Director Greta Brunschwyler

By GRETA BRUNSCHWYLER
Executive Director
Millicent Rogers Museum

Like all of you, we at Millicent Rogers Museum have been continuously monitoring the news regarding the pandemic and paying attention to directions for best practices.

The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, partners and community are at the forefront of our thoughts.

We feel that at this time we are unable to predict when we might welcome you back into the Museum. Please visit us online, where we are increasing our presence as fast as possible.

As we navigate these uncertain times, your patience, support and generosity


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Inside Arts Features Musician And Engineer Tony Tomei

Musician and engineer Tony Tomei will be featured on Inside Arts, which airs on Sunday PAC 8. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The Los Alamos Museum of Art continues its series, Inside Arts, with an interview of local engineer and musician, Tony Tomei, airing 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Thursday on PAC 8.

Tomei and accordions go way back. As a mechanical engineering student at New Mexico Tech., Tomei became interested in international folk dancing. That’s when he realized that much of the music was played on accordions and resolved to learn to play the instrument. He embarked on parallel


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LAHS Senior Aelma Azad Receives Prestigious Art Award

National Gold Medal winning piece ‘Odd Interior’ by Aelma Azad. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

Los Alamos High School senior Aelma Azad has won a National Gold Medal competing in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her Digital Art piece entitled “Odd Interior”.

Aelma Azad

She also received a Gold Key Award in Comic Art and Digital Art from the New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards, as well as a Silver Key for her Art Portfolio. 

“I decided to participate in this competition to see if my skills were worth acknowledgement,” Azad said. “I am deeply honored to receive the National Gold Metal, this is


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Daily Postcard: Easter Santa Spotted At Roto-Rooter

Daily Postcard: A large Easter Santa is spotted recently in Los Alamos and it turns out that owners Fred and Annie Garcia shared the funny fellow to put a smile on everyone’s faces and to wish all Los Alamos and White Rock residents a happy Easter from their team at Roto-Rooter of Los Alamos. Courtesy photo 

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