Tag Archives: Nevada

Hoover Dam – A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Functional Work of Art

Form follows function is an old adage from 20th century architecture. I would also say form follows beautiful function. The Hoover Dam, construction triumph of the Great Depression and President Roosevelt’s New Deal, is the epitome of this. While it … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam – Beyond the Veil

It’s been a busy travel weekend catching up with old friends from college in Utah and Nevada, which means I’ve been hesitant to take time away from the reminiscing and laughter to update this blog. We’ve been wandering among a … Continue reading

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A Year of Travel Gems

Rolling into a new year spurs looking ahead to fresh adventures and travels, lingering in quirky cafes, and discovering unseen vistas. Now that 2011 is finally here, I am chomping at the bit to be lacing up my hiking boots … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Photos Posted

Las Vegas was a photographer’s dream – so much variety and humanity! Enjoy the following selection of my own photos of Vegas.

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Nevada Photos Posted

I have posted my first set of photos from our October trip to Nevada. Enjoy our river rafting and hiking adventures in the desert, as well as our tour of the Hoover Dam.

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The Many Layers of Las Vegas

It’s no secret that the concept of Las Vegas doesn’t excite me. I’ve never been a partying, gambling, drinking kind of girl. My first impressions were not favorable – an overwhelming jumble of clashing themes, lights, noises, and people. There … Continue reading

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Diving into our atomic past

I have to admit it – Las Vegas is not my kind of town. The glitzy lights, Disneyesque theme casinos, ethos of partying and drinking, the din of the gambling machines and fog of smoke seeping into my hair – … Continue reading

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