Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Wynn-ing in Las Vegas.

Just back from five sultry summer nights at The Wynn in Las Vegas, where the most sinful thing we did was to order up our morning coffee from room service. Oh, and there was that Béarnaise sauce on our Steak … Continue reading

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Vegas, Baby.

Just back from five fun days in Vegas. The trip was originally planned around Uncle Delbert but he got a better offer and understandably chose Heaven over Las Vegas. So the rest of our group re-grouped after Delbert left us … Continue reading

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Are there slot machines in heaven?

We’ve spent the past few weeks planning that annual blow-out family extravaganza. No, not Christmas. The other blow-out extravaganza. The one where Uncle Delbert gets to escape the Minnesota winter for Vegas, Baby! We’ve made four or five such trips over … Continue reading

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What Happened in Vegas.

The Council of Olders convened for a Third-Time’s-a-Charm tour in Vegas last week. It was a wild group: the median age hovered right around seventy.  And yes, some nights we even stayed up past 9 pm! When Uncle Delbert fell ill … Continue reading

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If it all stays in Vegas, why did I gain two pounds?

We’re just home from what has become our more-or-less annual pilgrimage to Sin City. I know, I know, the very thought of Old People in Vegas is disconcerting, but it works for us. One thing Vegas has plenty of is … Continue reading

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May I have the envelope please…

It is awards season, after all, and I would like to humbly suggest that the statuette for best new comedy act in Las Vegas should go to (drum roll) (sound of tearing envelope) (pan to close-ups of tight-lipped nominees pretending … Continue reading

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Home Is Where The Hens Are

In Las Vegas, the day begins with a piping hot pot of capuccino delivered to the room and a review of the days’ “tasks”: where to have lunch? Where to have dinner? Which corner of the pool has the best … Continue reading

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