Picture Perfect: Christmas 2012 at Bellagio!

(We are republishing this post from Christmas 2012 so you can take a look at one of the most over-the-top holiday rooms we’ve ever seen — the Bellagio Conservatory in Las Vegas. ¬†You just may get inspired to deck out your own abode accordingly!! ūüôā I’m one of those rare people who had never visited […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime

If there’s a more lively place at nighttime than Las Vegas, we just haven’t been there (although Shanghai’s Bund comes close)! ¬†It’s¬†“lights on” everywhere¬†— from the dancing¬†Bellagio fountains to the uplighted Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas to the brown turned gold Wynn facade. Nighttime draws people to¬†The Strip where people watching and picture taking […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

On my first trip to Las Vegas, I wandered in and out of hotel lobbies just getting a feel for the city, the casinos, and, of course, the people who frequent both. ¬†These two ladies were dressed for dinner, and I was in the right spot to watch as they posed and giggled. ¬†I watched […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

It’s only fitting that the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge would focus on the word Beginning at the start of a new year. ¬†The word itself makes me think of many personal beginnings — plans for work, renovations that need to be done to our home, and projects that I’d love to begin (and some I’d […]

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A Word a Week Challenge: High

Sue Llewellyn who writes A Word in Your Ear posted the Word a Week Challenge for this week. ¬†The word is HIGH, and her pictures of Victoria Falls in Zambia inspired me to go back through my photos taken at Hoover Dam a couple of years ago. The Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, the first […]

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A Word a Week Challenge: Tropical

We rarely travel to the tropics. ¬†In fact, aside from a trip to Maui a few years ago, I can’t remember a time that the term tropical paradise had any direct bearing on us. But looking at these pictures from the Westin Lake Las Vegas, you could almost swear that we HAD entered a tropical […]

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A Word a Week Challenge: Metallic

When I saw the Word a Week Challenge for this week with the word METALLIC, I remembered something that caught my eye this past January. I was driving from the Las Vegas Strip on I-15 to a school in Clark County, Nevada, one morning when the sun glinted off a building near the World Market […]

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