Tag Archives: Las Vegas

A rare piece of merchandise of my alma mater

Scored this in Las Vegas and added it to my collection which already includes my pro teams, the Flyers and the Packers. I had to double check this item before I bought it since Marquette stupidly took the same colors … Continue reading

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We’re back from Las Vegas! (2021)

More to follow as we all get back into the grind of life, aka working, living, cat care, etc. We did return last night but today is the decompression day. More highlights and other “missing” stories later. I decided to … Continue reading

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Officially on vacation, that is all

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The Cooler

While Jennifer is walking me through all the Netflix-available seasons of Shameless, she introduced me to this movie I somehow overlooked a couple decades ago. I dig movies set in Las Vegas with two exceptions…The Hangover, not funny; Leaving Las Vegas, super … Continue reading

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Another timeshare doohickey to sit through

Normally when I get those pesky phone calls regarding an “owner’s meeting,” I tend to ignore them unless there’s a free meal and then quickly say no thanks to whatever they’re promoting. It turned out to be an hour well spent … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Finale 2017A

Last entry about our most recent trip to Las Vegas, promise. Above is a photo of the latest success with 27, the day we got married (and it’s Bugs Bunny’s birthday). As per tradition, we make one last bet at … Continue reading

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Steely Dan and other fun in Las Vegas

With Ethan staying at our timeshare with us, I got him a late birthday present of tickets to see Steely Dan, his favorite band. We got dressed up as per the great opening from Swingers but we’re also in agreement that … Continue reading

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Corrected Cats of Tahiti Village 2017, #2

They do have names according to a sales representative but I forgot to take them down and only remembered one. So here they are again along with a few others.

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The new lessons from my 13th visit to Las Vegas

It’s also the 20th anniversary of my first visit to this weird city in the desert. I always learn something new when I spend some time here too. Don’t rent a car from the airport facility, there’s an extra $75 … Continue reading

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We upgraded our timeshare again

Of course I can tell a bunch of you are just shaking your heads disapprovingly and thinking, “suckers.” Not necessarily. We got a pretty good deal to modify the deed to something larger but really the point was “points” via … Continue reading

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The Cats of Tahiti Village 2017, #1

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On Vacation!

Finally! This got put off last year for work reasons and now we’re underway! We may actually have two vacations this year to make up for the crappiness of 2016. What wonders will we encounter in Las Vegas? No idea … Continue reading

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Alea iacta est!…Las Vegas 17 A is go

I also changed the countdown widget since I really don’t give a crap about “celebrating” how many years I’ve officially been with Apple given their history of stiffing me on real promotions. The upside of remaining relegated as a senior … Continue reading

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Why craps dice have “hard” corners

Over the years, Las Vegas has slowly integrated technological changes/improvements to save money (vouchers instead of dumping quarters, no more plastic cups) or to get people with social anxiety to play (pop-o-matic craps, solo roulette machines). The one element I … Continue reading

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The cats of Tahiti Village (Las Vegas)

Wherever humans reside in great numbers, especially at resorts/dorms, feral cats seem to follow. Firstly, the cats discover the vermin (rats, roaches) to live off of; secondly, human garbage often contains uneaten food cats like; lastly, people suck and many … Continue reading

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