Saturday, February 28, 2009

Facts of Life

"Life is no straight and easy corridor along which we travel free and unhampered , but amaze of passages , through which we must seek our way ,lost and confused ,now andagain checked in a blind alley.But always , if we have faith , God will open a door for us , not perhaps one that weourselves would have thought of ,but one that will ultimately prove good for us "
---A. J . Cronin

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Hoover dam,built in the Colarado river on Arizona-Nevada boarder, is a masterpiece of extreme engineering. It houses a hydro-electric power generating station. The picture shows the water draining back into the river after flowing through the mega-tubines generating electricity. A nice place to visit on your Las-Vegas vacation besides the vegas strip....

Monday, February 2, 2009

Intake towers (top)--through which water is pumped into the turbines. Dam crest(bottom)-- provides required elevation for water to run through the turbines at a great speed

It's winter in Utah. Frequent snowfalling covers the trees and the ground with white snow. I enjoy watching snowfall inside from my apartment. Snow in Utah considered the best in the World. Skiing is always a great fun here in winter ...