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Pot Museum: As If Las Vegas Isn’t Self-Destructive Enough


Gambling, booze, buffets. Sin City’s aim, in addition to relieving you of all your money, seems to be to help shorten your life. No sleep for hours in smoke-choked casinos, unlimited booze and stuffing your gut at lard-loaded buffets. All guaranteed to kill you before surviving those three score years and ten.

Now, Sin City visitors who wish to spend a smoky shortened life, can go downtown to Fremont Street and visit Cannabition. Marijuana has been legal in Nevada since 2017, so museum visitors can indulge in all kinds of cannabis history, products and paraphernalia. For museum schedules, fees and other info, go to cannabition.com

Pause In Your Busy Holiday Travels To Help The Homeless PDF Print E-mail


You’ll be hurrying to get to your destination to celebrate the season with family and friends. On the way, you’ll see them in airports, bus terminals, train stations, parks, on city sidewalks and camped along roadways.

They’re homeless and will continue to be ignored by most holiday celebrants during this festive season. Take a moment or two to offer a few dollars. Or before you go on your holiday journey, contribute to organizations that help the homeless, such as the Red Cross and Salvation Army. Your kindness will make your own holiday happier.

 
Long Beach CA: Queen Mary Lights Up For Holiday Parade PDF Print E-mail


The famous ocean liner that once carried presidents, kings and World War 2 troops to battle is part of the city’s annual celebration. Along with decorated hundreds of local boats and yachts, the impressive sea/shore celebration happens at 5:30 pm on Saturday, December 15. It’s all free, and if you’ll be in the port city, be sure to bring your camera/smartphone to capture the holiday festivities.

 
Winter Travel Crowds Bring Flu Dangers To Avoid PDF Print E-mail


Before you hit the road or sky, get a flu vaccine shot. With store and airport holiday crowds jammed together, your chances of mixing with sick people are highest of the year. Also take supplies of antibiotic medicines with you, as well as a kit with tissues, soap and other disposable heath products.

To avoid contamination, try to stay away from obviously ill coughers and sneezers. And always wash your hands before and after meals, as well as when using public restrooms. If you’re susceptible to catching colds or flu when in crowded travel situations, it’s a good idea to wear disposable medical face masks.

 
Delta Tightens Leash On Flying Canines & Felines PDF Print E-mail


Changes are in effect because of many incidents of passenger complaints and in-flight sanitary problems. Tougher rules now apply, including no pet puppies nor kittens allowed in passenger areas, and no emotional support animals on flights lasting over eight hours. So, take heed, Delta flyers. Know when to leave Fido and/or Fluffy at home.

 
Flying Nuns Accused Of Sinning $500,000 Into Sin City PDF Print E-mail


Two senior California nuns are in trouble for absconding with church money in large amounts over ten years of flights to Las Vegas. And the flashy town didn’t earn its evil nickname by holding religious services in its gaudy casinos. Hey, brother, is that a sister sitting at the next slot machine?

Obviously the nuns didn’t wear their habits at the casinos, but did have the bad habit of stealing and betting church money in Sin City. Charges are not yet reported, but you can bet there will be some fervent pleas offered heavenward. Of course, we traveling seniors will continue praying religiously as we invest our pension money at Las Vegas casinos.

 
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