Posted in November 2013

Year of the 5K: Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Year of the 5K: Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Early on Thanksgiving morning, I made my way downtown via the Metro red line to the inaugural Turkey Trot Los Angeles, which was set to kick off by Grand Park and City Hall. Yep, I decided to run a little over three miles before gorging myself with Thanksgiving sustenance. Evelyn was signed up to do … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Mustache Dache

Year of the 5K: Mustache Dache

Theodore Roosevelt. Albert Einstein. Salvador Dali. Mario. What do all of these men have in common? Mustaches. Oh, I guess they are all important players in world history, but no, the correct answer is mustaches. It’s November, which means it is also Movember, a month-long event which raises awareness of male health issues such as … Continue reading

Life is Beautiful Festival 2013 (Day 2)

Life is Beautiful Festival 2013 (Day 2)

If you like reading posts in sequential order, then I recommend going through Day 1 first, if you haven’t already. If you already read about Day 1 or if you haven’t gone through that post and just want to screw convention, read on. Because we chose to have our hotel room booked for Friday and … Continue reading

Life is Beautiful Festival 2013 (Day 1)

Life is Beautiful Festival 2013 (Day 1)

Here it is. The first of two posts about the inaugural Life is Beautiful Festival in Downtown Las Vegas. FINALLY, amirite?? Before we headed to the actual festival site that Saturday morning, Rona and I decided to stop by the London Lounge in Planet Hollywood. Alt 98.7 invited all the contest winners and their guests … Continue reading

All You Need is LOVE

All You Need is LOVE

“And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.” – The End by The Beatles When Rona won the tickets to the Life is Beautiful Festival, it included a two night stay at Planet Hollywood for the weekend. I’ve never stayed in that hotel before, but the rooms are really … Continue reading

A Ghost Town Ghost Town

A Ghost Town Ghost Town

On the weekend before Halloween, Rona and I made the trip up to Vegas for the Life is Beautiful Festival. We left on Friday morning and decided to make a few stops on the way to Sin City that we normally wouldn’t get a chance to when going with our other friends. Rona really wanted … Continue reading