Geology

Mojave Desert

My Mojave Desert life. At times I have wondered if I made the right choice to stay here in Las Vegas but then something will come along during the day that is an affirmation that I am where I should… Read More ›

Road Repairs

It took a good while but the Nevada DOT or NDOT to get to it, they are finally filling in the areas where the washes were washed out by the fairly recent heavy rains. They bring in plenty of fill… Read More ›

Preparing for The Hike

This is the parking area at Calico Basin for hikers. A very popular place, always busy but more so during the cooler months of the year as hiking the canyons in 110 degree heat just isn’t smart!

When Washes Wash Out

Taken in Lovell Canyon last year, this is a great example of the aftermath of heavy rains in the mountains. The Clark County Road Commission will eventually come through here with the proper heavy equipment to remove the tons of… Read More ›

Digging Out the Oldies

Since I’m stuck at home (tough deal right?) waiting for the appliance repair guy, why not dig out some oldies? I use two forms of photo and video backup: Dropbox which is awesome and ten times better than that damned… Read More ›

Bonnie Springs is Dead

Bonnie Springs was recently sold to the damned developers. Apparently Bonnie Springs was not doing well financially which I don’t find surprising when you have a good look at the place. It just grind my gears that homes will be… Read More ›

The Unseen Canyon

Here’s an older photo of mine looking northeast toward Red Rock Canyon proper. You can’t see it unless you pay your bit to get inside the BLM fee area. Red Rock Canyon is gorgeous, do take the time to visit… Read More ›

Looking Down

While gradual, some roads on the west side are rather steep. This one isn’t too steep but zooming way in with the 70-300mm lens will give you an idea of the angle and distances. Mountains are awesome!

The End

Another set from today, there is a large subdivision to my left, the developers are hard at it making sure more desert is paved over with homes and roads… it’s called Urban Sprawl….

A Sunday Drive

I had to get outta the house for a couple hours today, it’s so beautiful today so I took a ride to some areas in the northwest area of the valley that I’ve not been in before. It’s still amazing… Read More ›