Category Archives: Vegas and Grand Canyon

6th Day in Vegas –

I have to have a plan. I still can’t quite play it totally “by ear.” It may be something I need to work on in therapy. Or after a bottle of wine. But today’s plan? An adventure for me, (I … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Vegas High Roller

It was likely this would be the last event of the day. – Our ride on the High Roller Ferris wheel. At a certain point, The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World would have to call it quits. Her migraine wasn’t going away. I worried that … Continue reading

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When the Rains Come

A pouring rain came to Vegas. And, being in a desert, Vegas has a problem with rain. 5 problems, actually. First, people don’t know what to do. I mean, in Vegas, even Vancouverites don’t have an umbrella packed away in their … Continue reading

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Vegas Surprises

The rest of the day began well enough. Most horror novels start this way. We had THE BEST lunch at NY, NY. I love this hotel, with its fake streets and fake Manhattan skyline and fake Statue of Liberty. We … Continue reading

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New York, New York, Vegas-Style

This was to be The-Youngest’s day. Down to NY NY, play some arcade games, see the candy stores, (“Joe, did you know they are 3 stories tall and all the floors have candy?”), then head to the High Roller and … Continue reading

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What Writers Do on a Vacation in Vegas

Confession time. I hate everyone, and everything at 6 I hate everyone, and everything at 6 am in the morning before I’ve had coffee. I do not leap out of bed and think, wow, what a wonderful world, I’m so … Continue reading

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The Day of Fails and Wins – The Adventure Dome

When we come home, we have a spazadoodle that rushes from person to person trying to see everyone at once. It’s a blur of fur and barking and running around. The-Youngest was the same when we got to the Adventure … Continue reading

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The Day of Wins and Fails in Las Vegas Pt 1

It was time, to quote The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World, “to let The-Youngest go Orangutan.” After weeks of research, of looking up Vegas pictures, of reading reviews and watching idiots do idiotic things in Vegas on YouTube, the day had finally arrived for The-Youngest. … Continue reading

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Being Goofy in Vegas

There are times when you have to be serious and times when you can be, well, goofy. We had a lot of serious. The Grand Canyon. The Hoover Dam. So, by the time we arrived in Vegas, we didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Why Road Trips Rock

Can you make a road trip fun? Or does fun just happen sometimes? We had just three things to accomplish. Drive to Vegas. Stop and see the amazing Hoover Dam along the way, and see what The-Youngest called the MUST-SEE … Continue reading

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