Monthly Archives: July 2011

When in Vegas Baby!

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Las Vegas, but I’m no stranger to the city, or am I.  My visits to the “City of Sin” started at birth.  Our family visited every weekend my dad had free, and by … Continue reading

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Toad River Gorge

Along the ALCAN between Fort Nelson and Watson Lake, at Mile Post 422, lies the Toad River.  The Toad River runs generally north and northeast, and is supplied by runoff from the numerous gorges along the area.  The shot seen … Continue reading

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Shoot the Moon

It was February 20, 2008,  I had just finished work for the day and was leaving the studio.  As I was getting into my truck I happened to look up at the moon and realized I was looking at a … Continue reading

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Walker Lake, Today’s Favorite Photo Op

Route 395 north, through California and Nevada, is filled with photo ops.  The Bristlecone Pines of the White Mountains are home to the oldest living organism’s on earth.  Mount Whitney, the highest summit in the contiguous United States.  Mammoth Lakes, … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon, A Grand Photo Op

Some photo ops are so obvious that we travel hundreds, even thousands of miles just to get the shot.  In northwest Arizona, in the Kaibab National Forest, lies a canyon so grand, it can only be called the Grand Canyon. … Continue reading

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Photo Ops Along the ALCAN, “Destruction Bay”

Destruction Bay is a small town located at mile post 1083 on the ALCAN Highway, population 59, and rising.  The military built some structures here during the construction of the highway in 1942-43.  When the fierce winds of the area … Continue reading

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Just Another “Not so Famous” Biker Quote #12

“I only ride on Harleys, fortunately, they make several models.”

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“FPO” Route 97, Fort Nelson to Watson Lake

The road from Fort Nelson, north to Watson Lake, makes for one magnificent ride.  Critters are everywhere.  Bears, Moose, goats, sheep, caribou, lynx and buffalo, are just a few of the species one finds on the road.  On the side … Continue reading

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Whoa! Another, “Not so Famous” Cigar Quote #11

“I like the round and robust ones, but my man prefers box pressed.”

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Parker Dam, A Memory almost Missed

Last time I rode out for the Laughlin River Run, I decided to make a couple of side trips.  One of those trips had me running down the 95 to Lake Havasu.  To say the trip started out a little … Continue reading

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