Even if you know nothing at all about your birth family, DNA testing will show you genetic matches that can lead you to birth parents, siblings, half-siblings, and more.
Seasonal work is an inexpensive way to travel and see some of the most beautiful locations in the United States.
Having been raised in southeast Texas, going to the beach was an annual summer outing for most families and friends that I grew up with. With its 350 miles of beaches stretching from the Mexican border all the way to the Louisiana border, Texas ranks 5th in beach mileage.
There are many great places to visit in New Mexico, from the white, sparkling dunes of White Sands National Monument and the subterranean chambers of Carlsbad Caverns National Park to the forested mountains of Ruidoso and the desert waters of Bottomless Lakes State Park, there is so much to see.
In Montana, Glacier National Park is the place where the land strives to touch the sky. This is one of the last places in the United States where the mountains are still topped by glaciers. Sadly, it is said that in 30 years time, given current weather trends, these glaciers will be gone!
Also called America's First National Park, Yellowstone embodies the wilderness beauty that has enraptured generations of outdoor enthusiasts, beckoning them to leave the modern world of skyscrapers, technology, and interstate freeways behind if only for a little while. Come join us!
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas and a lover of the artistic genre of graffiti art it was inspiring to watch the City of San Marcos give it's permission to local artists to apply for the opportunity to paint murals on the buildings in the city proper.
Just this past year, the City of San Marcos Commissioned the creation of 10 mermaid statues to be installed around the town in an effort to boost tourism. I decided to take the tour, video it, and take photographs to be used in this article on HubPages.com. Enjoy!
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas, and an avid live-music aficionado, here are my top five live-music venues here in San Marcos.
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas, in my opinion these are the Top 5 Places to visit. This historic town which is located approximately 26 miles south of Austin and 34 miles north of San Antonio is ideal for museum-going history enthusiasts, live music lovers, and river tubers.
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas and an avid hiker, these are my personal Top 5 trails to hike in San Marcos. These are relatively short hikes ranging from about a mile to 8.4 miles. Some hikes could be longer depending upon the route you take. Always remember to stay safe and stay hydrated!