Wednesday, August 20, 2014

This Storm Has Passed

August 20, 2014
   It was 50 years ago today I saw the Beatles in Las Vegas at the Convention Center. To say that it was life changing is not an exaggeration.

Beatles at The Convention Center

   Yesterday's storms created quite a sunset:

Stormy Sunset

   Of course when everything gets drenched nature comes out to play. Here is our night blossoming cactus in the back yard this morning:

Storm Nocturnal Blossoms

   The roads were torn up in quite a few places, especially in the washes, with buckled pavement and ripped out asphalt.

   Got a history talk tonight over at Cartwrights at six this evening. Going to be talking about this:

An early mock-up layout of "The 66 Kid."

"All his own geese are swans, as the swans of others are geese."
—Horace Walpole