Saturday, December 31, 2011

The blog gawks

The blog suspects that gawking is the typical reaction to one's first glimpse of the ceiling of the lobby of the Bellagio Casino, which features an enormous chandelier of glass flowers by the sculptor Dale Chihuly.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

The blog is famous

Not really, but one of our photos was used (with the blog's permission) by another, better written blog concerned with some of the same themes:

Scroll down to the end of this post to see Jon Christman listed in the credits! Do you recognize his photo? The blog is happy it is not a lonely voice crying in the wilderness...

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Back from Vegas...

Several of Susan's friends have expressed surprise that she would want to spend her Christmas vacation in Nevada. Faithful blog readers, however, will understand that the primary purpose was research for this blog, as it is highly unlikely that any other city in the world contains as many 20th-century obelisks as are found in Las Vegas.