Post Tagged with: "Las Vegas"

How Far We’ve Come: Nearly a Decade with Dawes
Big Guy Car Guy / OWTK Not Kids Music / Travel

How Far We’ve Come: Nearly a Decade with Dawes

The only point of clocks and maps The only point of looking back Is to see how far we’ve come It was a Thursday night. Not too chilly, not too warm. It was, simply put, a perfect mid-November night in Philly. Parking was still easy to find in the neighborhood […]

I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends
Parenting Blog

I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends

My definition of a friend was as rigid as glass when I was young. It all started with a song lyric from the album that changed my life when I was an impressionable 17 year old kid: “Your ideas, your image, your definition of a friend” Before this song, before […]

Doing the Right Thing Is Complicated at 2:30 AM in a Las Vegas Hotel
Parenting Blog

Doing the Right Thing Is Complicated at 2:30 AM in a Las Vegas Hotel

It was closing in on 2:30 AM and the farewell party that never did materialize was coming to its unremarkable conclusion. I walked out of the palatial 2-story spa villa with her and chose to use the short distance between suite and elevator as a hurried opportunity to say goodbye […]

The Road to Vegas
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

The Road to Vegas

​There’s the chillaxed glamour of SoCal, the harshness of the California desert, curious life existing in pockets of somewheres that dot the landscape in the beige and brown valleys further east still, and finally the promise of an illuminated high-octane Las Vegas.  Making the 4 hour drive to Sin City […]

Serenity Inside and Out at Vdara Las Vegas
Travel

Serenity Inside and Out at Vdara Las Vegas

I cannot personally vouch for the accommodations at Vdara — although the suites look world class (see below) and the lofts read as a wonderland of vacation bliss — but having spent ample time inside ESPA at Vdara and outside on the open-air patio lounge of Vice Versa, I can […]

The Aria Resort and Casino — Luxury and Style on the Las Vegas Strip
Travel

The Aria Resort and Casino — Luxury and Style on the Las Vegas Strip

I’d never visited Las Vegas before the summer of 2013, so I don’t know personally of the Strips’ glory days, neither the beloved Rat Pack era (of course) or the decades that followed, when themed casinos dominated Las Vegas Boulevard. There are remnants of that latter period on view today, […]

The Valley of Fire is a Must Visit Family Travel Destination
Travel

The Valley of Fire is a Must Visit Family Travel Destination

We’ve already been down the road to the Grand Canyon from the Las Vegas area — back and forth in a day. That drive is doable, of course, but no one would call it ‘easy’ unless they were hopped up on energy drinks or candy bars…or both. Another spectacular natural […]

The Totally Easy Way To Visit The Grand Canyon In A Day!
Travel

The Totally Easy Way To Visit The Grand Canyon In A Day!

You can do it. You’re close and you can make it back and forth to the Grand Canyon in one day and STILL have a grand time at our nation’s most impressive chasm. Here’s the totally easy way for your family to visit the Grand Canyon in a day: Stay […]

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