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B&W Sunday: Shape

Two Towers

Two of four reinforced-concrete intake towers located above the  Hoover Dam. There are two towers on each side of the canyon.  The towers are 82 feet in diameter at the base, 63 feet 3 inches in diameter at the top, and 29 feet 8 inches  in diameter inside. 122 more words


Travel Spotlight: Three states, two national parks, and one big city in three days

I have made it a goal to go on one big trip (preferably international) per year every year in my 20’s.  In 2016, my big trip of the year was to Scotland in May.  1,994 more words

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

From LA we drove to Vegas. Ahh. Las Vegas. Hunter S. Thompson, and The Godfather. Everything is just so surreal.

So apart from walking down The Strip, we ate at Aria Buffet. 61 more words


I Went to Vegas for My Birthday!

I have not been posting for some time now. I am sure nobody has noticed LOL but I am back this time about my Vegas trip. 857 more words


September 30, 1936: Hoover Dam Dedication; 1882: First Hydro Power Plant in US

September 30, 1936:  Hoover Dam Dedication by U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes

and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Click HERE for an audio recording of the dedication.  357 more words


vegas, baby | 09.29.17

We’re using today as an “off-day” of sorts. Getting some errands done – laundry, stocking up on tortillas and peanut butter, cleaning the car a bit. 346 more words

Road Trip

FAA Bans Drones Near Major U.S. Landmarks

NEW YORK (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration is banning drone flights within 400 feet (122 meters) of several national landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty and Mount Rushmore. 116 more words