First off, let me thank everyone for the birthday wishes. THANK YOU :) Friday was my birthday and it was pretty good. I really wasn't expecting anything because I already picked out my presents from the jewelry store and bought them last week (from MiamiDon of course). Also, my parents are coming into town in a week, so I told them not to bother getting me anything and we could just go shopping while they are here. Anyway, the big day came and Don actually had a present waiting for me. I was surprised because I already got my presents and plus he hates the mall - what could he have possibly gotten for me?? YAY! He got me an Ipod Nano. I'm so happy!!!!!! I was trying to get one of those in Florida (before me moved out here to Vegas) - but they were brand new on the market I couldn't find them anywhere. They were sold out! This ipod is sweet and it holds like 1000 songs. I'm so excited to go to the MGM tomorrow and play cards and listen to my new ipod.
Oh, and let me just tell you about this wrapping job. We don't have any wrapping paper in the house and we also don't have any scotch tape. So, Don hands over this present to me and it's wrapped in newspaper. I believe it was a color ad for a grocery store. I turned it over and I see what looks like masking tape. We don't have any masking tape in the house either. I'm like "did you go out and buy tape?" and he's like "no, I used the tape from your lint brush". My lint brush???? Oh yeah, whenever you use it to get hair off your clothes or whatever, you tear the tape off and use the next layer. Very clever. I must live with McGyver. I wish I would have taken a picture of this present for you guys to admire too.
So, for the rest of my birthday, I went to the DMV to register my new car. I got the Vegas Centennial license plate for the low low price of $50.00 (extra). That's $50.00 on top of the several hundred dollars it cost me to register it. I guess it's worth it. After that, I worked all night. FUN FUN. When I got home, I was surprised to find another present. This one was from my parents. They wanted me to have something to open on my birthday, so they sent me some gourmet candy apples. YUMM!!!! I love that kind of stuff. My parents are so cool :)
I'm happy to report that I am FINALLY finished with training. Tonight was my last night and I'm so happy. I have off the next 3 days - yay! I'm really liking working a part-time job - it agrees with me. It's so cool that I'm able to do this because I've always had full time jobs in the past. This is totally new to me and I'm liking it.
So, I kept Don's sister's room key to the Bellagio and I'm hoping to get some quality pool time on my days off. I also have to turn in my badge and uniform to the Red Rock this week (they are witholding my last paycheck until I do that) - oops!
I have a feeling I'll be playing a lot of poker in the next few days, so maybe I'll have actually have some poker content this week.
I'm thinking about chocolate right now (after the candy apple story) - so I thought I'd post a picture I took. It's a candy store over at the Bellagio - if you ever want to get some good candy when your here in Vegas, you should check this place out.
Here's a new hiding spot that most of never even thought of and it's right under our noses...
OMAHA, Neb. -- Talk about a pot belly!
Police in Omaha, Neb., report finding a man's pot stash hidden in a roll of stomach fat.
Officers said they stopped the 5 foot 8 inch , 250-pound man because his car was blocking traffic.
According to authorities, when an officer smelled marijuana in the car, he searched the man and found a baggie of the illegal weed.
The man was ticketed on suspicion of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and obstructing traffic.
Here's a picture of me and Mrs. Mookie...
I think I might actually have an opportunity to play in the mookie this week - FINALLY! I hope to see you all there.