Ever thought that a simple family vacation could turn into something more? I never did. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve seen “National Lampoon’s Family Vacation” and the rest of the franchise and I know that the movies end with a big family hug. But that stuff is only for the movies right? Real families with real people need to actually talk about their problems and consciously try and fix them. With that sort of mind set, my family (mother and brother) and I drove six hours to the airport of Houston, Texas to fly to Las Vegas, Nevada. I have always enjoyed flying and I was looking forward to spending time in “Sin City.”
While in Vegas, my family and I enjoyed various aspects of city life: from almost getting ran over by the crazy drivers to getting propositioned from greased up and scantily clad men and women. Luckily for us, my sister and her family met us at a local restaurant and took us to her house. The entire point of the Vegas trip was to visit with my sister and her family at their new home. I had less than high hopes for this trip. I honestly put on my fortune teller hat and started making predictions. There would be too much alcohol and someone would start to be too touchy and feely. Someone would open their mouths and there would be at least one punch thrown.
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