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CVKelz's unemployment trip 1/3/22 - 1/14/22 **Semi- Live**

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by cvkelz, Jan 3, 2022.

  1. cvkelz

    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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    Currently we are packing up and getting ready for the long drive home. I'm a bit sad to be leaving a day early but not enough to keep me from doing it. This has been my longest trip to date and while I didn't do a whole lot the first few days I was on my own, I'm ready to get back to my own house and my own bed and see my babies again.
    Thanks to everyone that has followed along and commented. I will conclude this trip report when I get home tonight or possibly tomorrow and I will probably post a few pics from the road...it's tradition now to stop at the World's Largest Chevron in Jean so expect those pics. :D
     
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  2. MikeOPensacola

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    Great TR @cvkelz!! Glad to see you guys whooping it up in LV. Safe travels home.

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  3. cvkelz

    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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  4. cvkelz

    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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  5. lalala

    lalala Tourist

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    Zzyzx Road ?..I had to google to find out more! What a unique name, story and history behind this.? Thanks for showing and safe travels.
     
  6. annbrown57

    annbrown57 High-Roller

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    Thanks for the fantastic trip report! I’m glad you had such a wonderful time.

    Good luck on the job hunt & hopefully we will meet up again.

    Ann
     
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  7. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    Hope your drive went well. Sad to see your trip end; thank you for the updates and fabulous photos. Yay to getting the pups home <3
     
  8. MaxVegas

    MaxVegas Low-Roller

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    Kiss mini golf, pinball hall of fame, go carts, Peppermill, the list goes on... You guys really packed a lot of fun stuff into your trip. Sad to see that the go carts didn't work out, that would have been a good time with your friends. I truly enjoyed reading your report and your pictures are fantastic! Good luck with the job search!
     
  9. booker

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    Thanks for the TR! Really enjoyed it.
     
  10. STS05

    STS05 High-Roller

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    Great report! Thanks for all the pictures!
     
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  11. Lady Fortuna

    Lady Fortuna Blessed with luck and ignorance...

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    What a wonderful trip report, @cvkelz !! Loved all the stories and pictures and your amazing love story at the CC!

    Thank you a lot for taking the effort to bring us along!

    I hope you got home safe and are reunited with your babies! And I wish you lots of success on your job search!

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  12. carolineno

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    Do you ever listen to the Desert Oracle podcast? “From Amboy to Zzyzx” is his area of focus!

    Really nice report, can’t wait for the next one!
     
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    luckylinda High-Roller

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    Great report! Hope you find a job you love
     
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  14. cvkelz

    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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    Hey y'all. We are home safe and sound.
    We were home a little before seven on Friday night. The drive was thankfully uneventful and I think we only made two stops so we made really good time.
    Yesterday exhaustion and dehydration kicked in and I did little more than lay around in bed all day and night.

    So where did I leave off? I think it was after picking up some take out from the Linq promenade.
    We heard from @Mzctbb that he was over at Stage Door getting a beer.
    I told him we were packing up a little bit and we worked out a plan to meet in a few minutes at Ellis Island for a drink.
    We packed a bit more and then headed walked over to EI to meet him.
    I hadn't been there in at least a decade. I know The Hubs had gotten take out from there a few years ago but I didn't join him on the walk. I honestly don't remember much about how it looked before but I could tell they had worked on it quite a bit.
    We met up with Mike in The Front Yard and caught up. It was a nice visit but he still hadn't checked into his hotel downtown and we had a lot of packing ahead of us so we all said farewell and went on our separate ways.

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  15. cvkelz

    cvkelz Extremely Low Roller- like, I barely roll at all.

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    We got as much packing as we could get done after chowing down on our Jaburritos and hit the sack.
    The next morning we were up and ready a little earlier than expected so we decided to take a walk through the Flamingo habitat. We knew it wouldn't take too much time and it was something I had been meaning to do earlier in the trip.
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    Once we were done there we checked out and hit the road.
    First stop is always at the World's Largest Chevron Station in Jean.
    It looks like they are building a Starbucks across the way from it.
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    The rest of the ride home was wonderfully uneventful. Leaving a day early was definitely a good idea because Rob and I were both VERY run down yesterday, we would have ended up paying Friday night prices for a hotel room for a night that we didn't enjoy and the drive home would have been hellish.
    After being a zombie all day Saturday and a good night's sleep last night we are back in tip top shape.
    The babies were VERY glad to see us and have been sacked out now that they are home and know they can relax.

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    I will probably post some of the pictures that Rob took from the trip in the morning.
    Hope you are all having a wonderful Sunday evening and now if you will excuse me, I'm going to go snuggle with my doggos.
     
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  16. Vegas Erica

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    Glad you made it home to the puppies! Snuggles after returning are the best!
    Thanks for sharing! It sounds like leaving early was the right way to go
     
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  17. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Awww sweet puppies! Glad you're home safe and now have some time to relax!
     
  18. tringlomane

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    Another great report! Thanks for taking us along! Best wishes on the job search!
     
  19. jsn1992

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    Best of luck on the Job hunt, and thanks for taking us along!!
     
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    Loved following this report!

    Good luck with the job hunting. Your wardrobe comparison was hilarious. :D

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