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Daily Postcard: Sunset At Quemazon

on May 18, 2019 - 7:05am

Daily Postcard: Sunset at Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Chamisa School Creates Kindness Rock Garden

on May 17, 2019 - 10:48am
The entire student body and staff pose with a kindness rock Wednesday at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. Photo by Samantha Mortimer
 
Deepa Pawar and 4th graders putting together a heart shape. Photo by Samantha Mortimer
 
Chamisa Counselor Michaelangelo Lobato shows his rock. Photo by Samantha Mortimer
 

CHAMISA News:

 
The Chamisa K-Kids’ Kindness Rock Garden was dedicated Wednesday, May 15. Back in November, Kiwanis Sponsor - Roger Stutz, Chamisa Advisors - Michaelangelo Lobato and Renee Mitsunaga led the highly motivated K-Kids Club to initiate the Kindness Rock Garden.  
 

Daily Postcard: Rainbow Emerges In Rain Shower

on May 17, 2019 - 8:08am

Daily Postcard: Saturday evening view of a passing rain shower as seen from Camp May Road. Photo by Marc Bailey

Pajarito Press Releases Latest Title

on May 16, 2019 - 8:36am

Historian and author Nancy Bartlit and graphic artist and history buff Marc Rayburn are the people behind Pajarito Press. Their latest release is They Changed the World: People of the Manhattan Project by Santa Fe author aj Melnick. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

A book signing for “They Changed the World: People of the Manhattan Project is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the Bradbury Science Museum.

The book is published by Pajarito Press, which is a collaboration between two history buffs,

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Casts Golden Glow

on May 16, 2019 - 5:55am

Daily Postcard: The early morning sunrise casts a golden glow in the sky Wednesday over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Let’s Go Fly A Kite With Los Alamos Arts Council!

on May 15, 2019 - 5:53pm

Scene from a past Kite Festival. Courtesy photo

Scene from a past Kite Festival. Courtesy photo

LAAC News:

Come one, come all! It’s time to fly kites! Los Alamos Arts Council presents the 22nd Annual Kite Festival. Kids of all ages are invited to the Spiro Soccer Fields at Overlook Park in White Rock.

The arts council  will hold Kite Building workshops noon to 2 p.m. Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19.

Los Alamos Arts Council volunteers will help children build kites, or just give them guidance in designing a kite if they are of the age that they just want to color.

After the kite is

Scenes From 15th Annual Japanese Cultural Festival

on May 15, 2019 - 6:33am
Santa Fe Japanese Intercultural Network President Casey Janes at the 15th annual Japanese Cultural Festival May 11 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. The event included food and wares, entertainment and kid’s activities. Coordinated by Janes, the theme for this year was Japanese Folktales and the cultural values passed down through the ages in both oral and written traditions. Photo by Tammy Jimines
 
Japanese Cultural Festival Family. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Dragon Green. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Dragon White. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Dragon Red. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Daily Postcard: Clouds Loom Large Over Trinity Drive

on May 15, 2019 - 6:13am

Daily Postcard: Clouds loom large in the sky early Tuesday evening above Trinity and Oppenheimer Drive. Photo by Anthony S. Clark

Daily Postcard: Iris Bloom On Aster Street

on May 14, 2019 - 8:00am

Daily Postcard: Iris bloom Monday at a home on Aster Street in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Panoramic View From Main Hill

on May 13, 2019 - 6:15am

Daily Postcard: Panoramic view recentlly from Anderson Overlook off Main Hill Road. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Flowers Bloom On Mother’s Day

on May 12, 2019 - 7:16am

Daily Postcard: Wild violets bloom for Mother’s Day in a shaded patio garden on Circle Drive. Photo by Ruth Lier

Bleeding hearts bloom on Circle Drive. Photo by Ruth Lier

Daily Postcard: Colorful Baby Western Tanager

on May 11, 2019 - 9:04am

A colorful baby Western Tanager spotted all puffed up to keep warm Friday in the backyard of a residence on Timber Ridge Road in Los Alamos. This young bird has been hanging out for three days in the backyard, even during the recent rain and snow. Photo by Annis Young

Daily Postcard: Wisteria After Rain In Quemazon

on May 10, 2019 - 7:05am

Daily Postcard: Wisteria after the rain Tuesday in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Los Alamos Historical Society Annual Meeting Features Richard Rhodes ‘Reykjavik’ Performance

on May 9, 2019 - 9:23am

The Pajarito Players will present Reykjavik’ by Richard Rhodes May 14. Courtesy image

LOS ALAMOS HISTORICAL SOCIETY News:

The Reykjavík Summit, held on October 11 and 12, 1986, was considered by many experts to be a turning point in the Cold War. During those two days in Reykjavik, Iceland, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev debated terms for nuclear arms reduction.

Though the two leaders ultimately failed to reach an agreement, at times during the talks both countries were on the verge of eliminating nuclear weapons.

The negotiations did result in

Foxx And Martin Publish Third Volume Of ‘Plants Of The Jemez Mountains’

on May 9, 2019 - 8:47am

Authors Teralene Foxx and Craig Martin with the two most recent volumes of ‘Plants of the Jemez Mountains’ during a recent visit to the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos authors Teralene Foxx and Craig Martin recently published the third in their series of books titled “Plants of the Jemez Mountains”.

The third volume focuses on the Sunflower Family. This family of flowering plants is so large it gets its own book, Martin said.

This book follows “Volume 2, Flowering Plants” published in 2018

Daily Postcard: Goose Seeks Justice

on May 9, 2019 - 6:54am

Daily Postcard: This goose is spotted looking for justice Sunday at the Los Alamos Justice Center, which unfortunately was closed so it waddled next door to cool off in Ashley Pond. Photo by Hannah Miller

Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Season Lineup

on May 8, 2019 - 4:28pm

SFCC To Celebrate Kate Besser Writing Awards

on May 8, 2019 - 8:58am
The Writer, David Maidenberg. Courtesy photo
 
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE –– Santa Fe Community College emerging writers will showcase their work during the Kate Besser Writing Awards celebration, formerly known as the Student Writing Awards at 6 p.m. today at Meow Wolf, in the Learning Lab, 1352 Rufina Circle.
 
The recipient of the Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship also will be announced. The awards were renamed the Kate Besser Writing Awards in recognition Besser’s love of literature and creative writing.
 
More than a dozen writers representing the diverse

Daily Postcard: Storm Clouds Fill Evening Sky

on May 8, 2019 - 8:01am

Daily Postcard: Storm clouds fill the sky Tuesday evening over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Thursday

on May 7, 2019 - 3:12pm

Unique Exhibit Opens At Mesa Public Library Thursday

on May 7, 2019 - 8:00am
Mei Li (Su Fong) Milonni. Courtesy photo
 
Courtesy photo
 
LIBRARY News:
 
“Calligraphy in Clay” is the newest exhibit in the Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library. An opening reception to meet the artist, Mei Li (Su Fong) Milonni 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the Upstairs Rotunda.
 
Milonni has combined two of her passions in this exhibit - traditional Chinese calligraphy and ceramics. She has studied and worked in both media for many years, and only recently has she combined the two to create a unique and fascinating body of work.
 
Traditional calligraphy uses symbols or

Daily Postcard: Ashley Pond Glistens In Noonday Sun

on May 7, 2019 - 6:19am

Daily Postcard: Ashley Pond glistens under the noonday sun Monday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Jim Gourdoux

X Marks Sky Over Los Alamos Sunday Morning

on May 6, 2019 - 5:36pm

Contrails form an X in the sky over Los Alamos early Sunday morning viewed from the parking lot in front of Ruby K's at 20th Street and Central Avenue. Photo by Terry Goldman

LAMS Students Shine At Denver Music Competition

on May 6, 2019 - 9:07am

LAMS music students shine and bring home multiple awards over the weeked at the Music in the Parks competition in Denver, Colo. Courtesy/Lindsay Alexander

Awards won over the weeked by LAMS music studetnts in performances at the Music in the Parks competition in Denver, Colo. Courtesy/Lindsay Alexander
 
By LINDSEY ALEXANDER
LAPS

Within the Los Alamos Middle School Music Department, 192 students from various ensembles competed last weekend and won multiple awards at the Music in the Parks competition in Denver, Colo.

Forty-six ensembles from 14 schools representing New Mexico, Colorado

More Scenes From 2019 Los Alamos Arts Council Spring Arts & Crafts Fair At Fuller Lodge Saturday

on May 5, 2019 - 8:52am
More scenes from the Los Alamos Arts Council 2019 Spring Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Ken Hanson
 
Scene from the Los Alamos Arts Council 2019 Spring Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Ken Hanson
 
Scene from the Los Alamos Arts Council 2019 Spring Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Ken Hanson
 
Kandy Korn is a crowd favorite at the Los Alamos Arts Council 2019 Spring Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Ken Hanson
 
A taste of honey at the Los Alamos

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