Las Vegas did not build all this glitter in the desert based on the wagering of the likes of my companion and me.
We just spent five days in Vegas. I don’t think we bet $100 between the two of us.
We did take in a show. We ate and drank at Vegas prices. We spent a night in a penthouse suite. We took in the Vegas lights and sights, where even something as beautiful as Chihuly glass art must be done to excess.
But this was mostly a business and family visit to Vegas. I attended a conference, as lots of visitors do. But when my day at the career fair was over, instead of heading for the casino, I headed for the home of my son, Joe, and his wife, Kim. Continue reading