Tag Archives: Vacation

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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Vacation is over

It really ended on the plane ride back Wednesday afternoon, always rough because the take off is at a steeper angle with the mountains causing the craft to shake. The seatbelt light went dark an hour in. Rather odd that … Continue reading

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First royal flush I’ve seen in 17 years and this time, it’s mine!

I remember the first time I saw someone get a royal flush at video poker. It was during my four weeks of living in Las Vegas for PowerComputing. We ate dinner at Caesar’s Palace and afterwards we played the game … Continue reading

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Belated greetings from Las Vegas XI or ’14B

Thanks to the server taking a dump yesterday afternoon despite my ongoing hypothesis it was the Web processes (hence, why I would remotely log in and just restart that part), something else is at work. Note to self, move this … Continue reading

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Vegas 2013: Day Five, the NFL should play more on Thursday!

The day kicked off with a retro NFL game, the Bears of the Seventies I grew up with made an appearance against the Lions. Well, this was a proxy bet for the Silders’ oldest kid TJ so the bookie will … Continue reading

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Vegas 2013: Day Four, victory is mine!

The half-way point of our vacation and we wisely beat the crowd for breakfast at Paris, a tradition we forgot to undertake last year. I will never deny that the Outfit was a bunch of criminals responsible for numerous, vicious … Continue reading

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Vegas 2013: Day Three, we upgraded (again)!

One mixed-bag element of timeshare ownership is the meeting during every visit. On the downside there’s the half day eaten up by a presentation, conversation, etc. To compensate, you get tickets to shows and fed. Surprisingly I have enjoyed the majority … Continue reading

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One of the feral cats at our timeshare

Hidden around the parking garage of our timeshare is a small feral colony. Most can be spotted near the spare/broken furniture the maintenance people keep locked up. I was told the manager feeds them (around six to seven) and they … Continue reading

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Vegas 2013: Day Two, Thursday Night Football!

Our first real, full day here. With the site-wide Wi-Fi, things are a lot easier. I couldn’t resist on not checking my work stuff. Holy buckets, over 100 e-mails already in 36 hours. My favorite was from the boss (Eddie … Continue reading

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Vegas 2013: Day One, Arrival!

This year’s Las Vegas Pilgrimage, dubbed LV 2013, is my ninth trip here, our seventh together, and fifth stay at Tahiti Village. So far it’s off to a great start, especially with the flight. Southwest moved the departure time up … Continue reading

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