There’s a new Circus Circus performer in town


Now that Jonathan Rinny and his wife Caroline are going on the road, someone had to replace them. Enter his sister. Yes, performing on stage is in the Rinny family blood and she does a pretty good job at the Rolla Bolla. I’ll be stopping in on occasion to see what else she can do to entertain the crowds. Continue reading There’s a new Circus Circus performer in town

My friend…


…Ashley Turney (l) was standing in as the City Clerk for Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve at an official ribbon cutting ceremony out on the City Hall plaza today, and later at the City Council meeting. Turney was the City Clerk for a number of years, but recently moved up to a different position within City Hall. Evidently her skills as an effective administrator are highly desirable by all department heads. Continue reading My friend…

The Storm…


…that is ravaging the west coast has had a significant effect on our own Truckee River. The river went from a trickle to raging over night. It’s been reported that Lake Tahoe, which was below it’s natural rim just a few days ago, has risen by 6 inches from all the rainfall the storm left behind. Now if we can just have a few more of these intense storms to get us out of our drought conditions Continue reading The Storm…

Rocket Raccoon Hot Air Balloon


The Great Reno Balloon Race was a scrub this morning, as Mother Nature would not cooperate weather wise. The area is in the midst of a major drought and today was the only day it had to thunderstorm, delaying the annual event. Good thing we have 2 more days. This image was shot on media day from 3 miles away with my 300mm lens Continue reading Rocket Raccoon Hot Air Balloon