California & Nevada 
September, 2002

After attending my (and Carol's) 40th high school reunion in Merced, California,  the four of us continued on to Las Vegas and Death Valley  before returning to Tacoma.

    Laveta & Carol on the Las Vegas strip

             Carol & Laveta - "Caesar's Palace"

    Laveta, Carol, Jim at the "Mirage" in  Los Vegas (Lost Wages) Nevada.

    Laveta & Carol at the "Luxor"

                                       At  the "Dantes View" overlook,  Death Valley, California