Monday, September 21, 2009

My conversation with Las Vegas

I spent the weekend in Las Vegas recently, to celebrate one of my girlfriend's 40th birthday. I thought I'd share a transcript of my conversation with Las Vegas...

4:00pm Friday, arriving in Las Vegas


ME: "Oh, Vegas. You don't scare me. You're just a little town in the middle of the desert. How tough can you be? You think you're such hot shit, but I know better. I can handle you."

VEGAS: "Just you wait little girl. Just you wait..."

2:30am Sunday morning, as I'm laying down to sleep FOR THE FIRST TIME all weekend

VEGAS: "You thought you could take me, huh? HA! How you like me now???"

ME, waving the white flag: "Ok, I give up. You win."


On my way out of town, I bought t-shirts for my girls.

...because they didn't have any that said "Vegas Kicked My Mom's Ass"...


As strange as it may sound after reading the above, that weekend was exactly what I needed. I've felt like I'm swimming under water lately in my life, and Vegas was like coming up for air. No schedules, no responsibilities, no worries. Just me. And my girlfriends. And the fun nightlife. And the warm air. And the cool pool water. And that's about all I can say, because as I'm sure you know...what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.


Lish, Lisa (the birthday girl) and me


Ready to hit the town - Lish, Mandy, Jeanette, Lisa, Turia, Monica and me

12 comments:

Christy said...

OMG I can't believe you stayed up ALL night on Friday! Kari you are a rock star!!! So glad you had a nice fun break and those pix are great! You look gorgeous!

ps - I'm headed to Vegas tomorrow morning. But with Matt and Fiona in tow. And we're meeting my brother and his wife, with their two little ones. I guarantee we will be going to sleep tomorrow night - probably earlier than normal because of the time change! ha!

Marinka said...

It sounds like the best time. And I love the t-shirt, does it come in extra enormous?
btw, your header is awesome!

Melissa said...

What fun! And you really did need the break!

And the new header is way cool. :)

Sophie, Inzaburbs said...

I'm so glad you got a chance to come up for air, bet you headed back home refreshed... and ready for some sleep:-)

Issas Crazy World said...

Silly, silly woman. You thought you could take Vegas? Dude, Vegas always wins.

Kim said...

Oh that sounds like it would've been a blast. I can't remember the last time I stayed up past 10 for those kinds of reasons - there was barfing involved but not my own.

Lish said...

ahahahahahahahaha! We came back from Vegas Monday. Thursday I got sick. It is Tuesday, and I am still sick. I never want to see Vegas' face again.

Kate Coveny Hood said...

You guys look gorgeous. Vegas brings out the crazies. Suddenly you want to do all kinds of things that would never sound appealing at home. I've only been once on business - but there was a little free time. One night we almost went to The Thunder Down Under (and I'm not even kidding) but had to forget it when we realized that we had to get up at 5 a.m. the next day for a grueling 12 hour day on our feet. I still kind of wish we went. I'm not so much into male strippers - but I so love a flamboyant "scene" - and that looked like a wild one.

Kirsten said...

I think you'll remember that trip for a long time. Glad you had fun.

And I can't believe Marinka used the word "awesome"

Perrisa Safapay said...

You are a RIOT! I love you and your Blog!!!

kanishk said...

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I am Janeen... said...

Love it! I know you needed the break from reality. And you look so pretty, gorgeous as always!

 

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