Your Best Vegas Summer EVER, or, How Not to Melt in the 120 Degree Heat

We're quickly approaching the change of seasons here in Vegas, transitioning from the three nice weeks of dreamy Spring weather to the soul crushing hot hot summer scorch. While I prefer the fall and winter weather here, there are a number of ways I've found over the years to really enjoy the triple digit summers: … Continue reading Your Best Vegas Summer EVER, or, How Not to Melt in the 120 Degree Heat

Kelsey Witherow, the Sober Creative mind behind Doughp at Planet Hollywood

  It's been a minute since I've had a chance to feature a local Vegas place...I've been working on the sobriety and spending series, the new parent deck, and just being a human being in general with a full time job and a family. But recently, I had the chance to meet Kelsey Witherow, the … Continue reading Kelsey Witherow, the Sober Creative mind behind Doughp at Planet Hollywood

Clark County Museum Part 2, the Indoor Exhibition Hall (and unrelated thoughts on Anger)

Not sure if it's that summer triple digit heat is ramping up or what, but I have been so cranky lately that I need to step back and take a breather. When I start to hear myself say something snarky or be rude to a stranger I've started just shutting my mouth mid-sentence and apologizing … Continue reading Clark County Museum Part 2, the Indoor Exhibition Hall (and unrelated thoughts on Anger)

Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #7, The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian 

Before I get into today's post, I wanted to just list out a few things that are bringing me joy this week. 🙂 In no particular order they are: The Unruffled Podcast: I love the way Tammi and Sondra discuss creativity, art, sobriety, friendship, and community since they intersect for so many of us. Season 2 of … Continue reading Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #7, The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian 

Springs Preserve Part 2, The Nevada State Museum

Do you ever have momentum in your sobriety where you're like, "I feel good! I feel great! It's happening! I like getting up in the morning! Hooray for life!" Only to wake up the next day feeling like, "I feel nothing except failure, self-hate, disappointment" And nothing even HAPPENED. The feeling just washes over you. … Continue reading Springs Preserve Part 2, The Nevada State Museum