Valley of Fire State Park just north of Las Vegas in Nevada.
This is where my people come from.
These are pictures taken of different areas around the Vegas Valley at sunrise so far in 2014
I found some old negatives in a box and scanned them. They’re pictures I took with a disposable camera while attending Tech School at Sheppard AFB, TX in the Fall of 1991.
Awhile back, I revisited the finales of Battlestar Galactica and LOST, two shows which started out strong but concluded to mixed reviews or outright hostility by fans. Fortunately, the finale to Breaking Bad evaded that fate. If I have any criticism, it’s that it was too short. On the other hand, the last episode was more…
Pictures from the Mt. Charleston Fire which burned from July 5-17, 2013 and filled the entire Vegas Valley with smoke and sometimes fine ash for a week. The fire burned nearly 30,000 acres.
Man of Steel has the form of a Superman story, but none of the substance. The film is disorganized, emotionless, and fundamentally changes the character of Superman for no reason other than it can. The fundamental fault of the movie is its complete lack of dramatic weight. Instead of following a linear path, the…
Jurassic Park, the last good adventure movie made by Steven Spielberg, has been re-released in theaters, but this time in glorious 3D! Actually, I’m not a fan of 3D. It’s gimmicky, it’s annoying, it doesn’t display fast-moving objects in the foreground very well, and (paradoxically) it can be distracting enough to prevent you from feeling…