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Red Rock photographed by mtnrockdhh

Traces Of The Ancients

Learn to scramble the calligraphic rocks in Calico Basin

Red Rock National Conservation Area is 15 miles from the Strip—its peaks poke from the horizon between Caesar’s Palace and the Mirage—but few visitors to Las Vegas ever glimpse its burnished outcrops, let alone probe its oracular beauty. It rises abruptly from the Mojave, truly as red as its name, …more Traces Of The Ancients

Close-up of Butterfly wing, CES, Vegas

Slouching Toward The Singularity

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) snuggles up

It’s so very seductive. Although I brace myself and keep moving, I’m caught in the beam—it’s watching me, calling me. I don’t know how to resist; I don’t know if I want to resist. It mirrors my smile. Then it’s too late—I lose myself in its promise of a better …more Slouching Toward The Singularity

Las Vegas Wetlands Park Nature Preserve

Grunting My Way To Realization

The Las Vegas Wetlands Park Nature Preserve really exists

It was the grunt of the Great Blue Heron that did it. Taking small, gawky steps, it surveyed the edge of the island, its Pompadour headdress elegant but slightly deflated, like a second-hand evening gown. Through the binoculars, it looked back at me—”glare” would not be too strong a word—and …more Grunting My Way To Realization