Navajo Names for Mars!

Navajo Names for Mars!

There’s a NASA rover up on Mars and it’s sending back all sorts of cool pictures of the planet. The people at NASA are giving names to different features and landmarks, often using the Navajo language for those names.  They have a list of 50 names to start with. At the moment, the rover is working to learn more about a large rock named “Máaz” – Navajo for “Mars. And I’ve looked at the other names, and THIS is the ONLY one I will be able to pronounce.

Michigan resident Jacob Keokuk was recently in virtual traffic court for driving with a suspended license. But the judge noticed something right away…Jacob was sitting in the driver’s seat of a car during the Zoom hearing. The juge said, (to paraphrase) I can’t believe you’re dumb enough to come on video, sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. Jacob said the vehicle belonged to his boss and insisted that he didn’t drive it. He was fined and spent the weekend in jail

And finally,

A Lake City, Florida family recently received the shock of their lives when they returned home to find a burglar lying on their couch watching TV. Jay Knight kicked a door open before making himself at home. He placed several valuables in a bag and then sat down on the couch to relax. He was charged with  burglary, and criminal mischief. No word on what he was watching, but it probably wasn’t COPS or Blue Bloods. (WGFL)