Just two photos from yesterday, sunshine and 73 degrees today. Happy Easter my friends. 🙏🏻
The weather has threatened rain all day but can’t bring forth rain in my area. Those dark clouds over the foothills look threatening but they are so far dry. 😎
This photo was taken on a different street in my neighborhood but still looking west. Those clouds are looking more and more ominous this afternoon! Yet no rain? I can always hear the rain beginning via my skylight over the dining room… Wait, I hear raindrops now! 😂🌴
Good morning from the valley. I walked to the end of the driveway to dump some recyclable items in the recycle bin and noticed this very attractive photo opportunity so in the house quickly for the Nikon! Above 6500 foot there are weather alerts for heavy snowfall in both the Spring Mountains and the Sheep Range. Down here all we get is rain but there hasn’t been too much rain overnight which is a good thing. My home is at 2800 feet above sea level. I hope it doesn’t rain hard here since I have minor flooding on the side of the house!
The peak is shrouded in the clouds
I spent some time in the backyard today soaking up the wonderful 82 degree breeze and sunshine. My Latino neighbours behind me playing some traditional Latino music but not too loud for a change.
Other neighbours outdoors working on their yards also enjoying the sunshine. A quick chat about my electric leaf blower from much more than six foot apart. My windows open allowing a soft warm breeze through the house.
I thought why not grab the Z6 and take a few more redundant palm tree photos? Another wonderful day in my little piece of Las Vegas. 🌴🌵🌞
Las Vegas is a city of about two million people, many of them are still out and about doing their daily things. My drug store and pharmacy now has signs taped to the floor with blue tape forming a line with a six foot spacing. Why six foot? Overall things seem very much normal around my area of the city which I’m grateful for but let’s keep things in perspective, be safe.
Today is sunny with 82 degrees. 🌴🌞😎
In a great big valley, this is my little space, my little oasis in the desert. An oasis in troubled times… But these troubled days will pass.
Sometimes also known as State Line, this little town is right on the California border and has a couple casinos with restaurants and a couple attractions too. Access is simple via the I-15 freeway. Primm is about thirty or so minutes south of Las Vegas. Visit Primm Valley Resorts.
It’s both nice to see people at the park and not. Should people be doing this? Are they not taking this dangerous situation seriously? I shouldn’t be be out either.
That’s a bit of snow atop 6500+ foot Gass Peak far away.
Good very blue morning from my home. Wishing each of you a blessed day my friends!
A couple oldie photos for ya, I’m on the freeway obviously, the other image is a very low Lake Mead water level. The lake hasn’t seen full pond since the 1980’s which totally sucks.
I took this photo a few days ago, it’s been stuck in the Upload folder. I like the view of the Las Vegas Range far away to the north!
I found a video from the drone I sold last year that’s not been seen here so here it is, along with a photo. The little drone did a pretty good job aye?
I recorded this video with the iPhone one or two years ago departing Las Vegas for Michigan. The aircraft used a different runway this time that has a fine view of our very expensive Las Vegas Strip. Welcome to Sin City. We then gradually roll right for the northeast hop toward Michigan. This aircraft sounds like an Airbus A319 or A320, beautiful aircraft. I kinda love to fly!
Lovely isn’t it? Gladly today saw zero rain and partly sunny conditions with a nice breeze. T Shirt and shorts weather in Mid March in southern Nevada! 🥰🌴🌵😎
Since I’m staying around the house today, I took some (redundant) photos of my Mexican Fan Palms in the backyard and the Mediterranean Fan Palm out front. The fronds are so green, it’s amazing! It’s now overcast but no rain as yet, probably late today or tonight. 🌴🌵🌞😎
Here is another photo from yesterday on the top floor of the parking deck. The clouds were still hanging low in the morning, it became sunny later in the day which leads me to say that this morning is gloriously sunny but the NWS says there is a huge batch of rain moving north from California that will bring possible flash flooding to Las Vegas late today and into tomorrow.
And I just cleaned my truck up again dammit! Hey, we need the rain so badly, bring it on. The desert southwest has been in a terrible drought for a very long time now. I wish we could get enough rain to keep Lake Mead at full pond where it hasn’t been since the 1980’s.
You may have noticed that this blog looks a bit different this visit. Well, there’s a good reason for this! Once in a while I will try a different theme or skin for this site. Today I tried this again but as usual wasn’t satisfied with what I found so I tried to reinstall the Opti theme that was in use. I couldn’t find it, dammit! I really liked that theme yet was curious about other themes.
My next move was to have a literal chat with the folks at WordPress.com. After some brief chat with a rep, I was told that the theme I have been using for a good lot of time has now been retired. Retired! I am retired, how the hell can a theme be retired? I was and am still annoyed but there isn’t one damn thing I can do about it.
All of this said, welcome to the new look of Las Vegas Photoblog. Or Photo Blog if you like. I suppose the new look is far less busy in it’s appearance, less complicated. If you like or dislike the theme, please say so! Perhaps this theme is a bit more ‘modern’ looking?
The photo was taken early today before the sun popped out! The clouds are hugging the Summerlin Peaks. I never saw this mountain beauty back home in Michigan… 🌴🌵
I snapped these two photos this afternoon, you are looking north to northeast at the Las Vegas Range on the north end of the valley. Gass Peak at 6,943 feet is hidden in those clouds. Beautiful!