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Visalia

A few weeks ago, my best friend tagged me in a post on Facebook to attend a junk show in Visalia, California for April 22. I had been whinging and whining at her for a few weeks that I needed a road trip to clear my head. Visalia’s less than six hours away from Vegas, so I figured I’d get out of my routine and go. I booked a cheap but decent room (less than $100) for one night, down the street from the show. I decided to leave the Saturday morning before. Ma was overly protective towards me during this trip. It was seriously an overnight; I needed to get on the road. I figured out why road trips give me life which I didn’t really question until this trip, haha. I grew up in Modesto, which is less than two hours away from Visalia. There’s NOTHING there but…

Clark County Museum

I decided that it was high time to get out of my creative rut and take myself on an Artist’s Date. If you’re not familiar with them, then I highly recommend you get to know Julia Cameron’s Artist’s Way. I will recommend that book til kingdom come, I don’t even care. I chose the Clark County Museum in Henderson, which is about 30 minutes away from Vegas. It’s on Boulder Highway, around the corner from my alma mater, NSC. I haven’t been down that way in years, but I still remembered where to go. Funny how that works. What’s great about this museum is that it covers all of the history of Clark County, from when the First Nations were dominant, to the rise of gambling and mining, the atomic age, right up to the present day with 1 October. And everything in between. Lots of characters make up the…

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