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You all know me and are aware that I am unable to remain silent. At times to be silent is to lie. For silence can be interpreted as acquiescence.
—Miguel de Unamuno


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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Honeymoon In Vegas

Well, I made it back.

Okay, I actually went to work today, albeit straight from the airport and it was a half day for me so it ain't like I'm just getting back. Plus by the time I post this, it'll be Thursday morning. I'm late... Sue me.

Las Vegas was the place for holiday this year, and although temperatures ranged from the mid fifties down to about thirty eight degrees, my other half and I had a ball. Getting out of the airport was a somewhat hard task, but seeing the strip from the plane Saturday as I landed put my soul at ease. My other half and I took separate flights and she had already gotten a b-line on our joint at the Luxor.

We decided on a spa suite that came with a hot tub I put to use for these aching bones every day we were there except for our last. I swear on all that is sacred we are putting a soft tub at the rest in 2008. With all the walking we did all up and through the strip and thangs, I really needed to chillax in the hot tub when we did.

There's also a great story behind the hot tub in our suite and how my other half received the ring I hinted at in an earlier post but I'll save that for another day, you actually might hear of it somewhere else in the blogosphere... Who knows?

Anyway. We had a ball in Vegas... We gambled somewhat and lost a bit, won a little. It really wasn't the focus of our stay. We ate well and discovered that Old Vegas whoops New Vegas' ass when it comes to food and circuses. It was my other half's first Vegas visit and I attempted to bestow her all things I knew of sin city, but so much has changed since my last visit. Of course construction changes a lot but all the basic stuff I knew came in somewhat handy.

Thank the lord for the monorail. We made the walk from Freemont Street to the Stratosphere Monday evening and I tell you... Somebody needs to hook that up a little faster. In the words of Rhonda Deane from the movie 'White Men Can't Jump': "There ain't no vista and there damn sure ain't no view..." when it comes to Las Vegas Boulevard from Freemont to Charleston streets.

Sheesh.

Fix that ish!


Anyways, fun was had, things were learned, souvenirs were bought and the monorail and a certain hot tub was abused in what I'll call our Vegas honeymoon. I call it that because Monday afternoon we got married. I get all puffy in the ocular region when thinking of it but I'll let her tell it. She does a better job than I when it comes to relaying that one.

Hold tight... You'll get all the info you need in due time, okay?

Wait til' I tell you how I got a hold of the ring... You'll laugh, you'll cry. Hell, you're probably reading that one paragraph up there over again just to make sure you read it right.

You did.

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! The ring is beautiful.

CreoleInDC said...

CONGRATS!

*Tanyetta* said...

congratulations!!!!!!! :)

Erica Bunker said...

Congratulations! Nothing like Black LOVE!

Lola Gets said...

Congrats!
L

Aly Cat 121 said...

Wow, what a beautiful picture. Yeah the "ring" thing sorta gave it away. LOL. I'm so happy, I can't stop smiling. BEAUTIFUL.

. . .oh and I'm feeling you on the Stratosphere Hotel. *shakin head* Yeah they do need to fix that sh*t. LOL

The Addict said...

CONGRATS!! I'm so excited for you! May you be blessed with all the happiness life has to offer!

*sigh* Love is so wonderful...

Anonymous said...

A million congratulations!!!!

Take good care of one another!

aquababie said...

congrats! it's purty :)

Bananas said...

It's good to see you happy. Best of luck to you both.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! I got married in Vegas and it was the best time EVER!!!!

Congratulations again!



Pam

Rose said...

Congratulations! I've been away too long!All this was happening behind my back? (LOL) Finding love is truly a great blessing.

1969 said...

I lurk and just got to this...LOL

Congrats to you both and happy new year!

Sister Toldja said...

Wait....what? Married! Wowza. Congrats!!!!!