Monday, July 17, 2006
Snippits from Lost Wages
I have yet to start writing about my trip to Las Vegas last year. So to hopefully encourage me, today's snippit is from one year ago today:
[There's an arrow that starts at the top of the page, past the first paragraph and pointing to the second paragraph. I don't know how to simulate it here, so I'm describing it—it is an important part of the notes though, as you'll see. —Editor]
I tried a quarter machine
(quarter from Hoade). I go
to pull the arm. Nothing.
I have to press the button.
Before the above, Hoade
puts a quarter in a slot machine
and hits the button. I berate
him for not pulling the arm.
The one arm bandits take
your money, and the arm
doesn't even work!
Hoade paid 50¢ for
Friday's newspaper. [It was a Sunday when I wrote this note —Editor]
Notes from page 21 of “Viva Lost Wages” notebook
This was the day we visited some Buddhist temples in the area. At one of the temples I lost an argument with some scrub brush across the street and spent the next hour or so picking needles out of my arm and legs.
Later in the day, we ended up in the Luxor, the pyramid shaped hotel at the southern end of the Strip. While there, we snuck aboard the “inclinators” (which move both up-down and left-right along the edges of the building) and managed to get a few vertigo-inducing photographs.
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Yes, at times I am easily amused.