Las Vegas Week Part 4 - Thursday Thirteen...

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Thursday, October 16, 2008

THIRTEEN THINGS THAT HAPPENED WHILE I WAS IN VEGAS:

1. Missed Nancy so very much.

2. Participated in 5 excellent seminars and two really poorly done seminars

3. Watched a 'pro' sit at the bar and make a connection with some 50-something guy in a business suit.

4. Walked the exhibit floor three days in a row and entered drawings for three flat-screen TVs and multiple i-Pods (no word on if I was successful).

5. Ate the most incredible Kobe Beef sliders..they were like eating manna from heaven.

6. Had multiple cocktails throughout the trip

7. Woke at 5:00am on Monday and actually tried to get into the gym at the hotel, only to find out it did not open until 6:00am...showed back up at 6:04 to find every machine taken.

7. Missed out on Dancing With The Stars, though TiVo should have it waiting for me when I get home.

8. Ate some great dinners at Joe's Stone Crab, Trattoria Del Lupo ( a Wolfgang Puck joint), Capital Grill.

9. Found out great news about Matt, which I will share with all y'all on Friday or Monday.

10. Lost some money, won some money, lost some money, won some money, lost some money...won a nice amount of money...to be continued...

11. Walked the strip and marveled at the amount of neon in such a small area and saw the water show at the Bellagio...Took some pictures to share Missed it...timing was not right...ugh.

12. Never got to read any blogs...missed y'all.

13. Drove down to Hoover Dam on Wednesday and took a bunch of picture which I will share next week.

18 Of Your Sparks

  1. Turnbaby Says:
  2. YAY on the news for Matt!!

    So glad you had a good time--I know it would have only been better with darlin' Nancy there.

    Smooch

     
  3. DrillerAA Says:
  4. I'm tellin' ya, you gotta make time for a Cirque Du Soliel show. Maybe you can take Darlin' Nancy sometime and treat her to one of their performances.
    Have a safe trip home and a great week.

     
  5. Julie Says:
  6. Aww neat list Mr. Vinny! I'm glad you're having a good time. Hopefully you finish with "won a nice amount of money"!

     
  7. OBLadyBug Says:
  8. Missed you too my love and am so ready for you to come home. Sounds like overall you had a great trip and I'm looking forward to hearing the details. Safe travels today!

     
  9. Starrlight Says:
  10. Dang it you and Matt are getting songs stuck in my head today. I went from Hendrix at Matt's to Sugar's Hoover Dam here!

    Glad you had a good time and you are gonna wanna see DWTS if for no other reason than Brooke Burke. I'd switch teams for her!

     
  11. we stayed there once and we could see the water show from the room, i love that hotel!

    smiles, bee
    xoxoxoxooxxoxox

     
  12. katherine. Says:
  13. sounds like you had a really great time! looking forward to all the stories.

     
  14. Bond Says:
  15. TURN: It would be fun with someone you love...

    DRILLERAA: I wish I could have...next time. thanks

    JULIE: I hope so too my friend!

    NANCY: Kiss see you in a few hours baby

    STARR: I love having music in my head! Will be checking it tonight.

    BEE: It looks great..never got there though

     
  16. Cocktails, $$$ and Kobe beef? Sounds like a success!

     
  17. Bond Says:
  18. KATHERINE: Indeed

    RLL: LOL...well the $$$ part is still fluctuating...damn slots at the airport!

     
  19. Tug Says:
  20. Sounds like a success! You have to go back - I LOVE the Bellagio water show...

     
  21. RWA Says:
  22. Sounds like quite a time. I can't wait to see your pictures.

     
  23. TopChamp Says:
  24. aaaaaaaaaaaah you guys are so sweet.

    It sounds as if you have had a good time. You've done a lot though - I'd be knackered!

     
  25. Travis Says:
  26. I hope the "to be continued" on #10 is "...and brought it home with me."

     
  27. JohnH985 Says:
  28. I've never been to Vegas but keep thinking about going, just to go. I'm not much of a gambler, so I don't know.

     
  29. Bond Says:
  30. TUG: I would love to go back with Nancy and enjoy some of the shows and the water show.

    RWA: Thanks...next week for the pics

    TOPCHAMP: I am knackered...and taking today ff to get some rest!

    TRAVIS: Well..all in all down but just a tad...

    JOHN: There is so much to do besides gambling...some incredible shows, you can go to the Hoover Dam, an incredible work of man...and some fantastic dining.

     
  31. Mimi Lenox Says:
  32. I love this back and forth love banter with you and Nancy. Makes me smile...

    Sigh.

     
  33. e c f e s w Says:
  34. v & n

    just woke up from a 2 hour nap~~dad's fucking rooster woke me up a crowing (dad usually got up at 5 every morning and he and i would talk until mom got up then i would go back to bed and sleep for a a few hours. i just wanted to say how much i appreciate you bringing me some cigs during the time when i really needed a smoke. Ya'll are really some special to me and i will never forget your act of kindness during the time of dad's dying!

     

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