I said goodbye to my parents before dawn and starting driving east.
Dawn over Lake Mead:
Sunrise over the Colorado River:
Snow near Flagstaff:
I stopped for a quick photo at
Entering New Mexico:
New Mexico sunset:
I continued east to overnight in the town park in San Jon, New Mexico. See the
trip map for today’s drive.
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: