Friday, July 1, 2016

Day 2451 - Why crying is good for you

When was the last time you had a good cry?

I remember a friend once saying that she schedules her break-downs.  If she's feeling a little on edge or her resilience is low she actually schedules herself a crying session so that she gets it all out rather than drop her bundle in a "straw that broke the camels back" moment that takes everyone by surprise.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Day 2450 - Solitaire

I think I might be addicted to solitaire.

On a recent flight to Singapore I started playing solitaire on the in-flight entertainment system.  I found it hard to sleep because I kept going back to wanting to beat the deck.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Day 2449 - Back to reality

What happens in Vegas ...

They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.

For me, what happens in Vegas comes home with me.

Vegas means a hell of a lot of follow up now that I'm back.

Follow up combined with finger crossing, prayers, wishful thinking and creating positive vibes.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Day 2448 - Homeward bound

Brought to you from Sydney airport ...

This post is short but sweet.  I just want to announce that we're home from Vegas and feeding our faces at the Virgin Lounge at Sydney airport.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Day 2447 - Gilley's Las Vegas

I wanna be a cowboy ...

The wall decorations at Gilley's Las Vegas
If you're in Vegas and you've got an inner cowboy or cowgirl just itching to get out, then head on over to Gilley's Saloon and Restaurant.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Day 2446 - The Lovin' Life Linky - The second Vegas chapter

What are you lovin' about life this week?

I'm still in Vegas so I guess there's plenty to love.

What I'm loving the most is not the travel or the frivolity or the sunshine or the resort, but the people.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Day 2445 - Peppermill Las Vegas - As Vegas as it gets

It's time to try something timeless.

Today I give you Peppermill Las Vegas which is advertised as "as Vegas as it gets".

Peppermill is a very traditional Vegas hang-out with affordable food, unique cocktails and a very retro interior that almost borders on tacky ... almost.

It's unique. It's iconic.  It's Vegas!

Friday, June 24, 2016

Day 2444 - The Marc Savard Show Vegas - Hypnotist comedian

Remember those "free" tickets I got?

We finally booked into the Marc Savard show with our "free" tickets.

Of course nothing is ever truly free and it did cost us $10 per ticket in booking fees plus $10 per ticket to upgrade to assigned front vision seating.

However, I am not complaining because without our "free" tickets (and the five hours of our life we'll never get back due to a time-share seminar) we probably wouldn't have experienced the hilarity and craziness of the Marc Savard show.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Day 2443 - Topgolf Las Vegas - the new Vegas hot spot.

Could you imagine a golf course on the Las Vegas strip?

No, me either, which is why MGM have created this multi-storey golfing range as a worthy substitute to a 18 hole course.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Day 2442 - A touch of Russia in Vegas - Red Square

Today I give you ... VODKA! 

I've been conferencing over at Mandalay Bay and at the end of another day of brain strain we headed into the casino to see what was on offer.

Our number one mission: Find the nearest happy hour.

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