And I thought Nevada was a ‘moonscape’…

“Sin City” has its glamor and glitz but it can’t compare to the wonders of God’s creation that surround it.  Here are a few pics from our travels in the area… taken mostly at the Valley of Fire and the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area, and a few round about coming and going. 
On top of the treat of a trip was the treat of a new camera that offers a 25mm wide angle and an amazing 12X zoom capability.  See what you think ( :
These are ‘newbie’ Barrel cactus growing on the hillside.  I couldn’t resist stopping to get a closer look.  This so reminded us of our old stomping grounds.  Glorious, sunny, and silent…
O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. Ps104:24
I had very much fun trotting along in barefeet studying the tiny animal prints along the way, left in the wash from the night visitors…
Some spots you’ve just got to stop and take note of the grand vistas…
What does this one remind you of?
It’s called Elephant Rock.


Heaven is His throne, and the earth His footstool! (Is.66:1)

P1000398Mesquite! a mainstay of the Arizona desert, is also seen here in the less arid areas.
Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.  I Chron.29:11
Thanks for sharing our travels…We were blessed with record breaking warm temps (70F) for this time of year—unknown since 1975!  Thanks be to God who plans our steps ( :

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