Scrabbling Across The West Episode 13

May 19th, 2016. Day 13.

Woke up in Death Valley! It was off to Las Vegas where we visited Christ The King Catholic Community to visit Joseph O’Connell’s Masterpiece Triptych which Dave helped work on and then installed in 1995.

Joseph O'Connell Triptych.
Joseph O’Connell Triptych.
Joseph O'Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O’Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O'Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O’Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O'Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O’Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O'Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O’Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O'Connell Triptych (detail).
Joseph O’Connell Triptych (detail). Notice how smooth the hands are from people touching them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dave played the Farmers Market in Summerlin; it was very windy but a good gig.

Dave performing at the Las Vegas Farmers Market in Summerlin.
Dave performing at the Las Vegas Farmers Market in Summerlin.

Observations of the local population of Las Vegas and Stephanie talks about Long Island to someone from Long Island. Ginger and Steve’s story. The people of L.V. are really nice. We were given a flat of fruit from the Farmers Market which we munched on. Rethinking plans about going to the Grand Canyon because of high winds.

The view from our hotel.
The view from our hotel.

Dave had a steak and Stephanie had a hamburger at Siegel’s, named after the mobster. Dave buys some beer and is celebrating. We gambled in our hotel casino, El Cortez. Stephanie analyzes the casino design.

The street below our hotel.
The street below our hotel.
The view from our hotel.
The view from our hotel.
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