happy: Possible Land Purchase in Homer Alaska - 07/23/15 10:21 AM

 
There is a great possibility that Vegas Bob may be purchasing some wooded acreage in Homer Alaska soon!
 
That's right, Vegas Bob has been looking at lake lots and vacant acreage around Willow, Wasilla, Anchorage and Homer Alaska for around one year now.
 
Vegas Bob will be in Las Vegas for several days looking over some of his accounts and other financial investments.
 
While VB was on vacation 10 days last week, VB and his wife found a beautiful lot with pine trees and natural flowers everywhere.
The lot is a corner lot and has been reduced down 20K. Only 4 miles north of Homer, quiet with … (17 comments)

happy: Has anyone noticed old Activerain members coming back? - 07/21/15 01:08 PM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lately Vegas Bob has noticed older members posting again and quite a few new members joining the Activerain network.
 
And I think the number one reason is because Ben Kinney now owns the Activerain network, and he brought Bob Stewart back.
 
Has anyone else noticed older members blogging again or more often then before?
Has anyone else noticed quite a few new members at the Activerain network?
 
What ever the reason may be for some old friends and faces appearing once again at Activerain and the new faces jumping aboard, Vegas Bob likes it.
 
And I personally think the Activerain network is going to take a full … (26 comments)

happy: Positive Attitudes are Accepted - Please refrain from Negativity - 07/17/15 04:16 AM
Many years ago when I first joined the Activerain network back in January 2008, Robert Swetz was a babe in the woods.
 
And yes Robert Swetz had his many ups and downs with members, being accepted and learning to post blogs.
 
Within 2 years at the Activerain network, Robert Swetz was given the name "Vegas Bob" by some of his favorite friends and associates.
Vegas Bob formed over 20 groups at Activerain, formed over 600 friends and associates, and did his best to fit in.
 
We as members don't have to agree with every ones posts, opinions, etc at Activerain.
 
So that being said, let's do our … (43 comments)

happy: Red Cabins at Hatchers Pass - Robert Alaska Bob Swetz - 07/16/15 02:32 AM

Red Cabins Hatchers Pass Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2015
 
Robert Alaska Bob Swetz aka Vegas Bob and family are spending several days taking in the fresh air and hiking around the Red Cabins at Hatchers Pass, only 15 minutes north of Wasilla.
Vegas Bob first found out about the Red Cabins in July of 2014 and just can't get enough of the beauty and fresh air.
 
Red Cabins Hatchers Pass Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2015
 
Alaska Bob would love to stay overnight at the Red Cabins at Hatchers Pass, but their usually booked months in advance so it's very difficult. 
Some day soon though, Alaska Bob … (9 comments)

happy: Robert Alaska Bob Swetz Lucile Lake & Hatchers Pass Wasilla Alaska - 07/15/15 12:47 AM
Lucile Lake Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2014
 
Alaska Bob aka Robert Swetz/Vegas Bob will be traveling from Homer Alaska to Lucile Lake in Wasilla today July 15th 2015.
 
Vegas Bob will be stopping in Anchorage to pick up a few things and then drive to Wasilla which is a 45 minute drive from Anchorage.
 
Alaska Bob and family will be staying at a hotel on Lucile Lake for several days, relaxing and maybe even do a little fishing off the dock.
 
Other parts of the day on Alaska Bob's visit to the Wasilla area, he will be hiking around the beautiful area of Hatchers Pass … (23 comments)

happy: Water Reflections Homer Alaska by Robert Swetz, Alaska Bob & Vegas Bob - 07/12/15 02:11 PM

 Beluga Lake Homer Alaska by Robert Swetz 2015
 
Alaska Bob aka Vegas Bob came across great water reflections on Beluga Lake in Homer "Spit" Alaska at 5:00am July 12th before his halibut fishing trip.
 

 Beluga Lake Homer Alaska by Robert Swetz 2015
 
Robert Swetz wanted to share these great water reflections on Lake Beluga in Homer.
As you can see there are several airplanes on the Beluga Lake that locals use for charter trips.
 
Beluga Lake Homer Alaska by Robert Swetz 2015
 
Please stay tuned because Vegas Bob aka Alaska Bob will be posting about his halibut fishing trip today or early tomorrow with (Photos Attached) … (11 comments)

happy: Mount McKinley - 4 Days until Vegas Bob's visit to Alaska - 07/06/15 11:02 AM

Mount McKinley by Robert Swetz 2014
 
Only 4 days until Vegas Bob's visit to Alaska, and time sure has been going by fast.
Robert Swetz remembers booking his flight to Alaska 2 months ago, and thought it would take forever until he would be able to enjoy his vacation.
 
Hatchers Pass Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2014
 
This week is going to fly by and the next thing Vegas Bob will be experiencing will be the beauty of the "Last Frontier" ... ;o)
Here are several photos of some mountain ranges in Alaska. What makes Alaska so different than other states with mountains is ... there … (16 comments)

happy: Yankee Doodle Dandy - James Cagney - Born on the 4th of July - 07/04/15 02:31 AM
 
   Saturday, July 4, 2015 Yankee Doodle Dandy - James Cagney - Born on the 4th of July     Yankee Doodle Dandy - James Cagney - Born on the 4th of July   Posted by "Super Star" at 9:40 AM  Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Labels: America, born on the 4th of july, celebration, freedom, Freedom of speech, great video, Happiness, happy, holidays, independence day, James Cagney, july 4th, United States, yankee doodle dandy Location: Washington, DC, USA … (19 comments)

happy: In 8 Days Vegas Bob will be in Alaska (Photos Attached) - 07/02/15 10:12 AM

Bear Lake Seward Alaska by Robert Swetz 2014
 
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz continues to count the days, and only has 8 days until his next visit.
Here are some great photographs that Robert took on his visit to Alaska in September of 2014.
 
Hatchers Pass Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2014
 
For anyone that has never been to Alaska, there are mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, wild life and so much more ... everywhere!
 
Johnson Pond by Robert Swetz 2014
 
As Vegas Bob has mentioned in 5 different previous posts over the last week, he is very excited about getting back up to the Last Frontier.
 
Lucile Lake Wasilla … (11 comments)

happy: Colorful Lake Reflections from Alaska - 06/29/15 11:11 AM

Finger Lake Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2014
 
Colorful Lake Reflections from Alaska
 
The excitement continues to push Robert Vegas Bob Swetz into posting blogs with photographs from Alaska.
 
Within the next ten days, Alaska Bob, aka Robert Swetz will be in Alaska.
The first three days will be spent fishing in Homer, the next three days will be spent at Lucile Lake in Wasilla, and the balance of the ten days will be spent hiking around Hatchers Pass around Wasilla and Anchorage.
 

Sunset Finger Lake Wasilla Alaska by Robert Swetz 2014
 
For members of Activerain that have been following Robert Swetz and his post and photos … (18 comments)

happy: With 110 degree temps in Vegas, want to buy a home in Alaska? - 06/22/15 09:14 AM
With temperatures in Las Vegas reaching 105, 110 & 115, it's a little toasty outside to be showing homes.
 
So that being said, who is interested in traveling to beautiful Alaska to look at some homes?
 
With temperatures of 50 degree lows and between 70 to 95 degree highs, what ideal temps for a vacation, or searching for a second home.
Another bonus about Alaska this time of the year is 22 hours of sunlight to play ;o)
 
Robert "Vegas Bob" Swetz will be studying the state test to get licensed to sell real estate in Alaska this fall.
 
So whether you want to have Vegas … (23 comments)

happy: What's really bringing Alaska Bob back to the Last Frontier - 06/18/15 10:47 AM

The beautiful young lady in the photo above that was taken at Lucile Lake in Wasilla Alaska is by far the number one reason Alaska Bob aka Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is going to Alaska ;o)
 
Robert Swetz will be fishing for halibut in Homer Alaska the second week of July 2015 with his lovely wife Lin.
November 2014 was the last time Vegas Bob was in Alaska, and in May of 2015 Lin stopped into San Jose for a visit.
 
The second reason Alaska Bob will visiting the Last Frontier in Alaska would be it's beauty.
The beauty of Alaska is by far one of … (17 comments)

happy: How long have you been a ActiveRain member? - 06/15/15 11:29 PM
Well this could be your chance to really brag and shine within your comments, or voice your opinion in another way ...
Robert "Vegas Bob" Swetz joined the ActiveRain network in January of 2008, one of his web designers turned him on to AR.
She said with new websites that it would be a great idea to start writing posts and blogging to help create presence and search engine optimization.
Well my web designer was right!
Not only did the ActiveRain network create a presence, with that some old time members gave Robert Swetz the famous name Vegas Bob ;o)
 
The rest is history my friends … (26 comments)

happy: Denali National Park Mount McKinley Alaska The Last Frontier - 06/13/15 06:28 AM
Denali National Park around Mount McKinley in Alaska is by far one of the most beautiful places in the state of Alaska.   Robert Vegas Bob Swetz has only been on the edge of Denali National Park, and never had the chance to get into the heart of the park.   Robert Swetz is hoping sometime in 2015 or 2016 that he will be able to take the tour into DNP in Alaska.   When Vegas Bob was traveling towards Fairbanks Alaska in October of 2014, in DNP when the sun was rising, he captured this photograph reflection on "Byers Lake" … (11 comments)

happy: La Selva Beach Santa Cruz County Northern California - 06/13/15 06:17 AM
    La Selva Beach Santa Cruz County Northern California   Robert Vegas Bob Swetz has been traveling through the state of California since he was a teenager, and continues to travel to this day.   Around the "Bay Area" in NorCal Vegas Bob is very particular about the beaches he hangs out at.   Las Selva Beach located south of Santa Cruz and Capitola is one of VB's favorite next to Half Moon Bay, Carmel, Monterey and Big Sur.   What VB likes about La Selva Beach is ...   It's located less than 30 miles from where he is … (2 comments)

happy: Alaska the "Last Frontier" - New Beginning for Robert Vegas Bob Swetz - 06/11/15 02:30 PM
Alaska the "Last Frontier" - New Beginning for Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
 
Robert Swetz spent almost 3 months in Alaska in 2014. And Robert will be in Alaska for 10 days fishing the second week of July 2015.
 
And it is looking like Robert will also be visiting Alaska around December of 2015. 
 
And Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is planning on spending around 9-10 months in Alaska in 2016.
 
Robert has hundreds of some of the most beautiful photographs he took last year while he was in Alaska.
 
Instead of sharing many photographs within one post, Vegas Bob is going to post around one dozen different posts … (9 comments)

happy: Another day in Paradise - 06/10/15 11:26 PM
As everyone knows by now Robert Vegas Bob Swetz has serveral family connections in Alaska.
 
Between Anchorage, Seward, Homer and Wasilla, Robert Swetz will be traveling, fishing and taking photographs ... and videos.
 
Now who from the Activerain network wants to follow and view Vegas Bob's photographs and videos?
 
And as for another day in Paradise, well it is coming soon ...
 
Vegas Bob was just doing a little day dreaming this morning ;o)
 
Stat tuned for more posts, photographs and videos of The Last Frontier ...
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happy: Vegas Bob is very excited about going to Alaska - 06/04/15 01:08 PM
Vegas Bob is really getting excited about spending the first part of July in Alaska
 
Here is a post I wrote about my halibut fishing trip in Homer Alaska.
 
http://activerain.com/blogsview/4671407/halibut-fishing-charter-in-homer-alaska-booked-for-vegas-bob
 
Vegas Bob will be fishing Halibut in Homer and spending 3 days and nights by the ocean.
 
Then Vegas Bob will be headed to Wasilla and spending 3 days ght in a motel on Lucile Lake with his wife and boys.
 
While staying in Wasilla, VB and family will be hiking up at "Hatchers Pass" and hiking by the rivers and lakes around Wasilla Alaska.
 
When VB is on vacation in Alaska the sun will be shining … (21 comments)

happy: With the end of May, are you ready for June? - 05/31/15 03:02 AM
  Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas Nevada by Robert Swetz 2012
 
How many people out there are ready for June? And where did the month of May go?
 
Time keeps slipping away very fast in 2015 and Robert "Vegas Bob" Swetz is very excited about time passing by.
 
Even though Vegas Bob is getting older, he is getting closer to retirement and the second week of July, VB will be bonding with his family and fishing in Alaska.
 
So Robert Swetz hopes the month of June goes by even faster than the month of May.
 
And another great reason Vegas Bob likes when time passes by ... because … (9 comments)

happy: "Good Morning" from Morgan Hill California - 05/31/15 01:45 AM
There is very little time for writing posts and blogging when Robert Swetz is working 60 hours per week.
 
So this morning in Morgan Hill California, Vegas Bob captured this wonderful sunrise in Morgan Hill.
 
Vegas Bob aka Robert Swetz is drinking some coffee and getting caught up with some writing and leaving comments to his many groups at the Activerain network.
 
Have a wonderful day everyone, take some special time out for yourselves, and show the LOVE ... not the hatred ;o)
 
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