Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Random Photos From My Trip to Las Vegas

I was just going through some photos from my drive down to Las Vegas. This photo seemed worth posting. This was shot about 100 miles north of Las Vegas while driving through the Great Basin.
I can't wait till the cactus start to flower. Looks like it might be another week before we see the desert bloom. This photo was all I could come up with until then.
There are a ton of ticks in Red Rocks right now. Here is one I found on my arm.
In most of Red Rocks canyons there are small frogs. Here is a photo of one of them. I tried to find the species of frog by looking on the web, but there is very little info available. Unfortunately the BLM finds it more important to build a fancy new visitor center with next to no interesting information in it, than compile a list of the species that are located within the boundary of Red Rocks National Conservation Area and make it available to the public. Oh well, its nice seeing the frogs.


  1. Merle sent me the landscape, Alisdair. Would love to use it for a reference in painting...fantastic! I think all your photos are fabulous.
    sue schultz

  2. Thank you for the nice words Sue. Of course you are welcome to use the photo as a reference, I am honored you would ask.