Leaving Las Vegas for Lake Mead

No, we are not staying in Las Vegas although we will cruise through one evening . . . just because. Taking photos of some of the old casino signs is somewhat appealing but after having driven through the other day, I am having second thoughts. The outskirts of Las Vegas reminds me of that song by Malvina Richards:

 Little boxes on the hillside                                                    Little boxes made of ticky tacky                                        Little boxes on the hillside                                                    Little boxes all the same.

One element of Southwestern architecture I do like is that they choose earth colors to blend in with nature–yeah, I like that a lot.

© Teresita Abad Doebley. All rights reserved 2009-2011.

Quote of the Day for YOUOnly when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.  ~Cree Indian Proverb


11 thoughts on “Leaving Las Vegas for Lake Mead

      • Oh, I am so glad to hear that from you. See, the desert is touching you too with its vast vistas, blue skies, clean air, and incredible sunsets and sunrises. And the amazing changes in the colors of the lands with the changes in the sunlight. I love the southwest US, best in the land. 🙂

    • thanks, eliz. i see that you are away also. relax and enjoy! i will catch up on postings upon my return. only time for photo upload/download and resting after a day of hiking–not complaining though!!

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