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Thistles

These are probably some of the most unapproachable plants in the area.  They kinda remind me of a Sarlacc pit with all those pointy things poking out towards the sky.  But they do have a lovely color and an interesting

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Posted in Art, Flowers, Nevada, Photography

Beach fun – Star Wars Merc style

Went to South Shore Lake Tahoe in California the other day for a bit of relief from the heat and to enjoy the lovely water there.  It is my favorite lake.  There were some strange guys there…..   Not sure

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Posted in Photography, Star Wars

Classic Tale of Boom and Bust

Bower’s Mansion is located on the western side of Washoe Valley nestled in between the Carson Valley and the Truckee Meadows, both areas are the homes of three of the largest cities in Northern Nevada; Carson City, Reno, and Sparks.

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Posted in Culture, Digital Photography, History, Photography

Treasure of Family Memories: Part 3

Here are more amazing gems of fashion trends and nostalgia from the 1960 Winter Olympic Games to the rather vacant looking strip of Las Vegas, Nevada. The first few photos show the Lake Tahoe area and my Grandparent’s property in

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Posted in Culture, Family, Photography, Travel

Treasure of Family Memories: Part 2

My Grandfather took an unusually large amount of slide photos during the year 1959 and perhaps that was due to the fact that he had just started taking slide photos, and he was excited about creating a whole new medium

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Posted in Culture, Family, Inspiration, Photography, Travel

Treasure of Family Memories: Part 1

About a year and a half ago I started the process of scanning my grandparent’s slide collection.  It was supposed to be a Christmas gift for my older sister and brother for year 2012.  Then my scanner broke and I

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Posted in Art, Culture, Family, Photography