In going through some old computer files recently, I came across this Frugal Fridays article I wrote back in September, 2007:
There are people in every area of life who become obsessed with one activity, whether it’s their job or a leisure-time hobby. A workaholic in any career may find that his family takes second place to his job. A woman may neglect her children because she spends too much time in computer chat rooms. Even a person who reads or watches TV all the time may find that close relationships suffer.
Someone who gambles faces the same dangers. Read more… »
Posted on Mar 18, 2012 under City News, Non-gambling Activities |
Out with the old – in with the new. Here are some of the changes we have noticed recently in the casinos where we hang out. Read more… »
Here is the most recent YouTube video in the popular series of free educational gambling videos presented by Steve Bourie on his American Casino Guide Web site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGGxU3a3N8o. I give many hints on how to ”do” Vegas frugally so you can keep more money in your gambling bankroll.
From SaveLV.com – a great daily e-mail for bargains in Las Vegas:
Free Admission to Springs Preserve
Posted on Jun 13, 2011 under Health, Non-gambling Activities |
Last week, although I mixed in some casino subjects, I talked a lot about family activities. I always want to stress that it is good for a gambler to have balance in his life between his gambling activities and those that Brad and I always refer to as those in the “real world.” This goes for both the casual and/or recreational one and for the professional who depends on his skill for some or all of his income. Read more… »
Posted on Apr 06, 2011 under City News, Non-gambling Activities |
Well, not exactly – but recently we mingled with some of the relatives of notorious mob figures at the VIP Preview Party at the Las Vegas Mob Experience, a museum that has just opened in the Tropicana Hotel and Casino.
I am not a good person to review museums. Read more… »
Posted on Mar 21, 2011 under Non-gambling Activities |
Over the ending of the 5-year HBO series “Big Love.” I am a writer and routinely look for foreshadowing – but this one hit me unexpectedly – right in the gut. Read more… »
Posted on Oct 25, 2010 under City News, Non-gambling Activities |
Vegas isn’t world-renown for the “arts,” by any stretch. However, there are many pockets of “culture” around if you look for them. One place to search is the Web site City of LV – Office of Cultural affairs. Read more… »
Posted on May 22, 2010 under Non-gambling Activities |
Here’s some good news for extreme frugalites: the opening of a huge new thrift store in Vegas. Actually this new Savers store, located in the SE corner strip mall at Sahara and Decatur, replaces the smaller store that used to be on Spring Mountain near Decatur. Read more… »
Posted on Dec 03, 2009 under Non-gambling Activities |
We haven’t done this tour but it sounds interesting. If you have been on this adventure, I’d welcome a report under “Comments.”
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“Get ready to kick up some sand on a private trail system just outside the Valley of Fire State Park! We offer the ultimate self-driving off-road ATV Tour that will allow you to experience the Southwestern Desert from a unique perspective on a private trail system that no uninvited intruders may enter. You will ride your ATV through a series of trails from sand dunes, sand stones, washes and gullies. Drive your ATV to the top of the mesas and see views of Lake Mead, the entrance to the Grand Canyon, and the North Side of the Valley of Fire.
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“To book this discounted adventure call (702) 257-7338 and use code V4LDEC09.”
This information was found at Vegas4Locals, where there is an abundance of free and discounted activities. Great resource for non-gambling activities and events for both locals and visitors.