Monthly Archives: July 2010

What’s wrong with this gun vault?

Today we went to the Las Vegas Gun Store (hold your political comments for another day) and I saw this. Now I have spotted Braille in the oddest of spots: ATMs that don’t have any audio assistance and maintenance closest … Continue reading

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Baby you can win my car

An exclusive SmartCar you can win at the Mirage if you play the slot machines underneath it. It was tempting but I don’t think it would fit in my luggage! Weak, I know. I just couldn’t come up with any … Continue reading

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1995: My first day with AppleCare

AppleCare is the official name for Apple’s technical support and on this day, I reported to training to get started as a PowerBook agent. Why PowerBook? I chalk it up to good luck but I think owning a PowerBook 140 … Continue reading

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The coolest trinket on the Strip ever!

Between MGM and Planet Hollywood, there are some remnants of the pre-corporate Strip that hasn’t been eliminated by the big two. Sometimes it’s kitsch. Other times an eyesore. Yet it’s always amusing but we couldn’t resist checking out and buying … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Kate

Cue up “Kate” by Ben Folds. Thunderous piano chords to the chorus the name Kate. Actually, should she ever call me, its’ what my iPhone plays (or used to). I have to heap on the praise to my fellow Leo, … Continue reading

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For the “crop dusters” at work!

Do you think selling them in white was such a good idea?

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Vegas 2010, Day 2

Our first full-day in Las Vegas and it was an eventful whopper too! So much, the major pieces will be broken down into separate entries when I return to Austin because these attractions were awesome. I also don’t want to … Continue reading

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Happy 42nd birthday to me

Since I’m in Vegas, one of my favorite cities because it’s relaxing, awesome and a weird microcosm of the Western Empire, I will be a bit more incommunicado to celebrate why July 29 is all about me. Bear with me … Continue reading

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Heaven or Las Vegas?

I disagree with the Cocteau Twins. This place is both. Now if the iPhone 4 could make me 20 pounds smaller, I’d buy it in a heartbeat since there are three Apple Stores within 10 miles of our vacation lair.

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Vegas 2010, Day 1

Las Vegas 2010 is off to a great start. It always begins in a rough manner because I can never sleep the night before a flight due to my fear of flying, but there’s no other way I want to … Continue reading

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