Shabbos in Las Vegas’ Henderson suburb, spending time with my parents and our family back together. It was also nice seeing our friends from the Shul.
This morning I ran the 8ish miles on the Mccullough Trail from Anthem to Henderson:
After my run, Trish and I and my parents hiked up to the top of the local hill to look down on their neighborhood:
This afternoon we visited with Tricia’s relatives, then returned to my parents’ house for dinner.
Trish and the kids flew back to New York late this evening. Tomorrow I start driving back to New York.
This morning was dead calm, and overnight my landing zone was parked in by off-roaders coming for the big weekend, so a launch was risky. We decided to pack up and drive north to Las Vegas where Trish and B will be flying in for a weekend with my parents.
On the way to Vegas we stopped in Boulder City at the information center for
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument:
Shabbos from Las Vegas! See the trip map for today’s drive.
This morning the winds had calmed to the point that safe flight was possible. I launched flight 130:
M waved as I passed by:
This video contains some of the flying and motorcycling from this trip:
M and I explored on the motorcycles for a bit, then I launched this afternoon’s flight 131:
Glamis from 2000’ up:
Our RV is in the lower right:
It’s too windy to fly today. I went for a morning walk to the Glamis “stores”:
That RV is all alone, but by Friday there will be 200,000 people here with their off-road vehicles:
I took the motorcycle out and explored until I ran into the edge of the
Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range:
I also ran into the edge of the
Sunset at Glamis: