Star Trek conventions are like Renaissance Fairs, but with air conditioning. Many folks come wearing period costumes. Some brandishing weapons.
It dawned on me today. Star Trek conventions are like Renaissance Fairs with air conditioning.
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The Summer of 2013 is going down in history as "Toasty". Records are being broken all over the Southwest. The forecast for Death Valley this weekend is 130 in the shade. FOUR degrees short of the all time high. Phoeniz Arizona might hit 120. Two degrees off the record. Las Vegas will top out at 117. This heat wave is expected to last through the weekend when it will cool down to what we call "Sweater Weather". You folks might call it 90 degrees.
Dad and Uncle Andy hit the Frightdome again. Rosie goes for the first time. This was the first time we didn't get there before the doors opened. That was a Good Thing and a Bad Thing. It was good because we sailed through the line. The Bad Thing was the Parking Garage, but more on that later.
A while back my niece posted a cool avatar on her Facebook. i asked where she got and she said "Wicked"...duh. Well little did I know it was a smash Broadway musical and a really cool book (s). I watched a couple of YouTube videos and was enthralled. Hey, I live in Vegas. Surely I can go see it. Maybe it's on DVD. Fat chance. We had to wait TWO YEARS while they BUILT a place to host it.
Back in 2003 our car broke so we took it to the garage. While they were fixing it we were stuck on Rainbow Blvd. for a couple of hours.With all our cash going to the car, Rosie's Mom , Rosie and I went window shopping.
Maybe the guys in the production booth were celebrating early?
Why does a straight guy go to a Gay Pride Festival?
6 August, 1967- I was nine years old and my Dad had just retired from the Army at Fort Carson, Colorado. We then started camping our way to California. Earlier that day, we had gone over the Hoover Dam. Dad stopped the car in the middle of the dam so Mom could take pictures. I [...]