Thursday, September 20, 2007

Wild Hogs Las Vegas Style

For years people have complained about the smell of the "Pig Farm". People including Steve Wynn have tried to oust the Pig Farm. Builders have built brand new homes up to and almost touching the pig farm, hoping to put the squeeze on the farm and force the farm out. These people fail to realize they(R.C. Farms) have been there for 40+ years .

Well today the shoe was on the other foot. Today the people of Las Vegas needed the pig farm's expertise. You see this morning there was an accident on the 215& 15 freeways, a semi truck overturned with.....a truck load of ..........pigs!

There were 160 pigs in the semi, about 10 of the pigs got out and were running a muck on the the freeway. The NHP had to call the folks at R.C. Farms to come & help them out.

Moral of the story, be nice to your local pig farmer.... you never know when you'll need his help!

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

The Juice is loose

Helicopters filled the Vegas Valley sky tracking the fallen ex-football star's release from jail and trip to the Palms and finally his Maccarran Airport departure.

The circus has left town for at least a couple of weeks. OJ's family has posted bail and he is back in Florida. Hopefully, most of the media will clear out until mid October when he is due back for the next proceeding.

His attorney Yale Galanter(flown in from Florida) is not licensed in Nevada, apparently he has to obtain some sort of special privileges. It will take him at least 5 days to secure them. He does have local attorney Gabriel Grazzo as well.I wonder if the Juice thinks Nevadans are a bunch of goobers, that's why he brought in his own hired gun.

It also makes me wonder how that will play out in the courtroom. Good luck picking a jury. You'd have to have your head up your ass to not know anything about this case.
I wonder if they will try to move the case to another venue. How about Petticoat Junction? Ooops, I mean Searchlight. The courthouse/police station is in a trailer/Quonset hut. I wish I could find picture of it.That would be an excellent place for his trial.

I was watching at video of his court appearance this morning, at the very end of the video the clerk sitting on the judge's left snapped a picture of OJ with his cell phone. That should be a great story for his grandchildren, "look kids here's a picture of a man who getting with murder wasn't enough for him. He now resorts to kidnapping and burglary (allegedly) for fun." Maybe he'll put it on his mantle. Maybe it too will be considered memorabilia.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Free OJ

Las Vegas gossip columnist Norm Clarke tied his column in today with the current OJ Simpson debacle. Norm's column which is appears in the Las Vegas Review Journal, featured a piece today about our beloved Mayor Goodman receiving a call from OJ's agent (back in the day) requesting then defense attorney Goodman defend him in the double murder case. Good ol' Oscar was apparently up to his elbows in alligators at the time with his own legal problems and had to decline.

While that is a very interesting story about our Mayor, I think the bigger story was overlooked.
The bigger story is under the Scene and Heard section of his column, Norm goes on to report that the Las Vegas Motor Speedway has a "Free OJ" promotion.If you stop buy the speedway and buy tickets for an upcoming event you will receive a free serving of orange juice.

Don't believe me check it out at

Who knew that OJ pairs well with cheese.

I love Las Vegas.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

I see the OJ he be lookin' might scared....

Who can forget the those famous words, especially if you're a Howard Stern fan.

Football Star/Sociopath OJ Simpson was arrested tonight in Las Vegas and is being held without bail.

Hey OJ haven't you heard "What happens to in Vegas stays in Vegas", looks like you're staying in Vegas. Instead of staying at the Palms tonight looks like he will be staying in one of the Clark County Detention Center's finest isolation suites.

Charged with 5 felonies that range from 1-30 years a piece, it looks like the Juice maybe staying in Vegas for a while.

Apparently getting away with murder wasn't enough for this guy, robbing sports memorabilia dealers is his new thing. This guy has got to be the biggest moron on the planet.

Friday, September 14, 2007

LV Metro talking to the OJ........

Las Vegas Metro Police having a chat with OJ Simpson. Local News stations are reporting that Metro did confirm that they had a conversation with OJ about a robbery at the Palace Station Casino.

Apparently, there was of break in at the Palace Station and sports memorabilia.
Metro will not confirm if OJ is a suspect or if he was a witness. Hmmmmmmmmmm I wonder if gloves were involved?

Thursday, September 13, 2007

The "lady on the car"

My 3 year old neice exclaimed "Daddy look at the lady on the car! " Dad's response "that's no lady." My brother has a way with the one liners.

I used to see this every day at the corner of Sahara and Paradise, and never had my camera with me to snap a shot. I finally captured the infamous "lady on the car" this week. not a great picture but you get the idea.

I read an article about Mayor Goodman in which he mentions the mobile billboard at the corner of Sahara and Paradise. He said something like she wants to meet you, but I'm not sure what she wants to do with you.

Well, Mayor I'm sure she doesn't want to sit around and read poetry.
Only in Las Vegas.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Healing Field

Last night we stopped by the Palm Mortuary to check out the Healing Field. The Healing Field is an amazing display of 3,000 American Flags memorializing the 2,996 lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

Each flag has a memorial card with the victim's name an a short blurb about their life. As we walked around checking out the flags and their name cards for each of the 9/11 victims, you become lost in a "sea" of flags. It almost felt like being inside a maze.

As evening set in more and more families arrived all filled with the same sense of awe. I watched a mother explain to her children the significance of the date. A toddler entertained herself, darting in and out of what seemed like the never ending rows of flags.
It's truly an amazing tribute to the people whose lives were cut short. The Healing Field will be on display through September 30th. You can sponsor a flag for $25.00 which you can pick up between October 15-31, 2007. The are also selling a Flag of Honor for $50.00 which has the names of all the victims who passed on that fateful day imprinted on the Flag. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Salvation Army.

The Healing Field is a the Palm West located 6701 North Jones Boulevard. It will only be there for about another 2 weeks, it really is a must see.