Imperial, California (NAPSI) - When it comes to creating a memorable vacation, planning and scheduling are key. That’s the word from travel experts, such as those at Expedia, who say Americans collectively let half a billion paid days off go to waste last year.

Washington, DC - Americans hoard too much stuff. Everywhere I go in small or large towns I see storage facilities being built. Americans have "stuff" and we need more storage space. We spend most of our lives wanting stuff and then we have to worry about keeping or maintaining what we have accumulated.

Los Angeles, California (NAPSI) - Twenty-five writers and artists from around the globe offer their vision for the future in a contest with a fascinating past.

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - With warmer weather upon us, you may be getting ready to boot up your irrigation system to return your landscape to its former glory. Before you get started, remember that winter can take a toll on your sprinkler system, causing anything from cracked pipes to broken sprinkler heads. This type of damage can result in lots of wasted water.

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Keep your family and vehicle safe as you prepare for your summer travels.

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Everyone has the opportunity to help improve the environment—to save energy and money while knowing you’re helping to save the planet not only during April, the month that features Earth Day, but year-round.