Barry Manilow Concert at the Fabulous Fox Theater

This past week my adorable, sentimental hubby asked me if I wanted to go to a Barry Manilow concert at the Fox Theater. I loved Barry’s music as a young man back in the day, but, for some unknown and utterly ridiculous reason I had some weird preconceived notion about what his concerts out in Vegas were like: a once… Continue reading

The ONJ Concert

I’m a bit late writing about the Olivia Newton-John concert from last Sunday, but, better late than never. The concert was at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center at the Galleria. I was really surprised at how very nice the venue is! This is where the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra should be performing! However, in the same vein as the Woodruff… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Day Three

This (August 21) post is backdated to the date it happened. Steve went running early this morning. He started before the sun came up when it was only in the 90’s. He reported that on his run down to the famous Las Vegas sign on the strip, he encountered a woman staggering back to her hotel wearing one high heel… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Day One

This (August 21) post is backdated to the date it happened. We arrived in Sin City late afternoon. The temperature was 99º—but it was a dry heat. Riiiight! So why did we come to Las Vegas, which is not at all one of our favorite cities? Well, my dear friend Mark had 2 extra tickets to Barbra Streisand. Astonishingly, Barbra… Continue reading

New Zealand: Day 2 – Visiting in Sydney, Australia, with “Old” Friends

Early Morning We ate breakfast at the hotel. The main commons areas of Hotel Blue is freezing cold in the mornings, and I was to learn why, shortly after breakfast. I must confess that the breakfast bar is not the strong suit of this hotel. Their food is a bit chi chi—for example, I had the “juice cleanse.” It was… Continue reading