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Chicken Wings in the very very hot street

Just got home from the Chicken Wing Fest in downtown Reno, NV. I have mixed emotions about the event since the temperatures in the street were really really hot. I started out with my companions looking forward to tasting really

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Signs of Drought in the Sierra Nevada Range

Went to one of my favorite places as a teenager – Sand Harbor Beach at Lake Tahoe last week and the signs of the drought are very visible.  To the untrained eye or casual visitor that did not see the

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Where the Double Diamond Ranch used to be…

The Reno Area,  also known as the Truckee Meadows,  was a drastically different place when I was growing up.  The valley was filled with ranches and there were lots of birds, cattle, and thunder storms in the summer.  It was

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Lower Thomas Creek Trail

When it comes to Nevada, people often think it’s a wasteland with no beauty.  And as a native Nevadan, I can understand this blind assumption despite the fact that it is wrong. When it comes to the Nevada landscape, one

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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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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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Path along the Truckee – Part 2

In the second section of the photo shoot along the Truckee River path, I was able to capture some brilliant colors and moods of the area along the river.  This section does not allow for much close interaction with the

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