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The puzzles we create

Originally posted by whoeveryoulovethemost

Originally posted by yourfavoritedirector

Originally posted by heytheredeann

Part One: In between the lines  Part Two: Easy lies and simple truth

Cannonball by Damien Rice

Dean x Reader     ANGST 

Word Count: 6586

A/N: Lines borrowed from Season 11 episodes “All in the Family”, “Red Meat.”, and “Alpha and Omega.” are in Bold.


Dean sat at the war room table with his laptop in front of him running two different search engines for Amara. He was two beers deep and just popped the top on his third. He had entered in everything he could think of to trace her and knew it would take time but hoped he’d get lucky. So far, his luck was pretty much what he expected. Nada.

“But nada is better than bad luck.” He smiled at his beer before taking a swig.

He was tapping his fingers against the table when the idea resurfaced from earlier that day, something he’d been able to keep at bay during the daylight hours. He took a long pull from his beer and stared at the search scanning five different online avenues for any trace of Amara’s MO. He glanced at his watch, thirty minutes of sitting here with nothing popping up.

“It’s not like it would hurt to have a backup plan.” He hesitated for a second, waiting for some sign to tell him otherwise but the room remained silent. He opened an internet window and pulled up Charlie’s untraceable email account then logged in. He typed in y/n’s email before staring at the blinking cursor in the body of the message. There was a lot he had to say and this was such a chicken shit way to do it but if anything happened and things went sideways, he needed her to know what he never got to say.

Who knew if she even still checked it anyway.

He glanced around, took another long pull from his beer, and then started typing.

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Celebrate #YourPublicLands!

The first issue of Your Public Lands, BLM’s E-Newsletter was sent out today! This monthly E-Newsletter will bring you the latest stories from across the Bureau of Land Management. Today, the BLM manages 10 percent of the land in the United States and a third of the nation’s minerals. BLM-managed public lands stretch across the nation, from the Arctic Ocean to the Mexican border, and from Key West, Florida, to Washington’s San Juan Islands. 

This year, BLM celebrates two significant milestones: our 70th Birthday and the 40th Anniversary of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), a federal law that provides direction for the BLM to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

Join our subscription list by emailing yourpubliclands@blm.gov

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Organ Mountains featured by the Los Angeles Times: “Walk in the footsteps of Billy the Kid and Apollo astronauts at this national monument in New Mexico”

Michael Mello of the Los Angeles Times shared, “As you drive through this crossroads of the Southwest, it’s difficult not to notice the sawtooth-ridged mountains bracketing the city to the east. Known as the Organ Mountains, these rhyolite and andesite peaks emboss New Mexico’s southern basin and range area. The mountains love to show off in the evening, reflecting the orange hues of the setting sun.” Read the full article HERE.

The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument was established on May 21, 2014, by Presidential Proclamation, and is a part of the BLM’s National Conservation Lands. The National Monument - a total of 496,330 acres - includes four distinct areas with a wide variety of recreation opportunities: the Organ Mountains, Desert Peaks, Potrillo Mountains, and Doña Ana Mountains.

The Organ Mountains range from 4,600 to just over 9,000 feet, and are so named because of the steep, needle-like spires that resemble the pipes of an organ. Alligator juniper, gray oak, mountain mahogany and sotol are the dominant plant species here, but in the upper elevations stands of ponderosa pine may be found. Seasonal springs and streams occur in canyon bottoms, with a few perennial springs that support riparian habitats. Wildlife includes desert mule deer, mountain lion, a variety of song birds, and a race of the Colorado chipmunk. 

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My Public Lands turns two years old this weekend!  

Thanks to our followers who have shared the stories, photos and videos, gifs and more submitted primarily by our employees who support the BLM’s mission every day.  

In celebration, we’ll be reposting your favorites all weekend!