Weekend before Christmas tradition

After changing our minds twice in the last ten weeks, Kathryn and I made a last-minute decision to resume our traditional weekend-before-Christmas getaway to Las Vegas. We expect to leave in a few hours. I’ll post updates from the road as usual. We’re booked at Gold Coast, one of our long-time haunts. If you’re familiar with … Continue reading Weekend before Christmas tradition

Enjoying our last deep-fried Oreos at Mermaids in Las Vegas

One of my favorite treats in Downtown Las Vegas is the deep-fried Oreos at the snack bar at Mermaids, a dumpy little dive of a casino on Fremont Street. The double order Kathryn and I shared this past Saturday afternoon set us back $2.14, tax included. This will almost certainly be our last order, since … Continue reading Enjoying our last deep-fried Oreos at Mermaids in Las Vegas

Safely arrived in Las Vegas and checked into our hotel

We’ve safely arrived in Las Vegas and checked into our hotel. I would have posted an update from Kingman, but for some reason my phone hasn’t had a data connection since I left the Valley. I’m currently using the Wi-Fi in the room. I’m not in a rush to solve the problem right now, but … Continue reading Safely arrived in Las Vegas and checked into our hotel

Interrupting over four months of blog silence

I’m interrupting over four months of blog silence to announce two things: First, I had to transition to a backup phone this morning, meaning my Signal database has a new set of keys. I posted a page with an image of my Signal public key if you’d like to use it for verification. Second, Kathryn … Continue reading Interrupting over four months of blog silence