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This Trip to Vegas

May 2, 2014 – Friday

This Trip to Vegas…. we (Larry, me and Mom) had a pretty easy drive from LA to Vegas.  Almost surprisingly so.  The weather was hot that first day or so, but when you’re mostly indoors, it’s all good.

This Trip to Vegas….O’Sheas was open again!  It’s not the same as it was, but it is still quite a lot of fun and has that same sense of college fun.  I think we ended up gambling mostly either there or at Margaritaville this time.  On the first day, we even made friends who crowned me with a sombrero after thinking I’d said my name was Kobe.  Michancy joined the three of us for dinner at the Margaritaville restaurant where we hoped to load up on food to prevent getting too drunk….

This Trip to Vegas…. the Linq opened up, as mentioned indirectly above, which is a pretty awesome area containing all sorts of great restaurants, bars, and the piece de resistance, the High Roller, Continue reading This Trip to Vegas

A “Not Great, Bob!” drive back home

Ugh! Driving home from Vegas today was pretty horrible – an under construction bridge caught on fire in Hesperia and shut down the I-15 in both directions. We ended up being caught in the phantom zone of not having a choice to get off the freeway. 3.5 hours later for traveling maybe 1.5 miles, we made it through.

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Fire-on-Bridge-Shuts-Down-IE-Freeway_-Jams-Traffic-for-Miles_Los-Angeles-258051041.html