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WHO: William James and Charlotte Ann Gockel
WHAT: Golden Anniversary Get-Away
WHEN: November 28th-December 3rd
WHERE: Las Vegas, NV
WHY: To celebrate, of course!!!
Enjoy time with their wonderful children--Sue, John, ...
I had an awesome time catching up with Emma and meeting Brian and a thoroughly enjoyable food safari of Ames in the midwest. Had a fantastic burger for dinner the first night and went to a Barbecue place for the second night. Barbecue here is a style and flavour of food and not the way its cooked. My final night here was out to a Texas rib and steak place that was amazing, kinda reminded me a little ...
I'm all checked out of the hotel and just waiting for the shuttle bus, the doorman tells me it'd have been about the same price for a taxi to the airport but without all the stopping. You live and learn I guess. Sipping on a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks, a truly odd taste sensation but it's growing on me. The trip to the airport was fairly slow, the traffic was still pretty bad. Got to the airport with plenty of time ...
Just stopped at a rest stop and told Jeff he had to come in with me since it looked dark and creepy, he wanted to know if he should bring his gun. Seriously you brought your gun - why of course, so if you don't hear from me you may want to notify the authorities he probably has me tied up and ducked tape in the ...
... am in a good space about it. It's pretty embarrassing. I always feel like I have to make excuses on my stomach's behalf, like it's an affable but ne'er-do-well uncle who has a mild to serious alcohol problem but is otherwise good with the kids. My stomach seems to stress out about mild things, like being to the airport 90 minutes early instead of 2 hours early, but not about major things like a 13 hour ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center