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Fish, Friends & Family

December 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

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Beijing Noodle No. 9, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas

On Friday we only slept a few hours, which was not good, since we’d been out at the crazy dance party the night before. We got up and met everyone down at the buffet to eat breakfast. Dallas then went back to bed, but I got talked into walking around a few casinos. After an hour or two I couldn’t take it, and neither could Ross, so we went back to the hotel to rest. I walked into our hotel room and I thought Dallas said “Ross is on the way,” which I thought was weird since I’d just walked over with Ross, but he actually said “Guy Voss is on the way.” So much for that nap!

Guy is a good friend of Dallas’s from back in college. He and his wife Amber live in the Las Vegas area with their two kids, Liam and Ella. We saw Guy and Amber at Killian and Liz’s wedding last year, but we hadn’t seen Liam since he was 2 months old, and now he’s 5 years old! Compare a photo of Dallas and Liam in 2004 to the photo of Dallas and Liam last week:

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Dallas & Liam, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas

Ella was a little shy, but as adorable as ever. I was glad we could see everyone, even if it was brief. Oh, and I was all smoky and felt like death warmed over, but Amber said that on the way home Liam said “Daddy’s friends are really fun,” so maybe it wasn’t so bad. Or maybe he was just on a sugar rush because we accidentally let him drink a whole soda!

I feel exhausted just typing this out, but next up we got ready and went to dinner at the Rio. That’s where Dallas’s parents and Caroline and Jordan were staying. The Carnival World Buffet there is the longest buffet I have ever seen. Crazy. They had everything.

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Jordan, George, Kathy, Dallas, Caroline :: Rio, Las Vegas

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Jordan, George, Kathy, Dallas, Caroline, Rachelle :: Rio, Las Vegas

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Ross, Rachelle, Dallas, Matt, Molly :: Rio, Las Vegas

Since sleeping is what you do when you leave Las Vegas, we then went over to the New York New York Hotel & Casino to see Zumanity. This is the Cirque show that you have to be 18 to see. Enough said.

After the show we hung out at New York New York. I tried really hard to rally by drinking more, drinking coffee, getting cold air in my face, etc. When we finally went back to our hotel, I had to go to bed early. I say early, but it was at least midnight, probably past. In Vegas, that is early. Anyway, I had a great time, but I think I’m still recovering. And trying to get used to not drinking beer at breakfast.

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Killian & Liz’s Wedding Music

June 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment


Touche


Liz’s Brother Bill


Liz’s Brother Greg


Brian, Rob, Dallas


Bill


Dancing


Imran


Max


Guy, Amber


Jason, Brian, Dallas, Max


Brian, Jason, Dallas, Steve, Max, Guy


Colleen, Rob


You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.

Killian and Liz are surrounded by very artistic family and friends so it was no surprise that the music at their wedding was fabulous. Liz’s brothers Greg and Bill are really talented musicians. Greg has even toured with and recorded albums with Liz Phair, the Goo Goo Dolls, and Jewel, to name a few. For the wedding the brothers reunited their old band called Touche and played a whole set of 80′s crowd pleasers. You better believe that Dallas was their biggest fan!

Also, a few of Killian’s friends are really great DJs and took turns playing throughout the night. Imran (DJ Skor) played at dinner and before the band went on. Max played after the band and then Imran played a little more at the end. Everyone was so great. All of the guests danced like crazy.

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Liz & Killian’s Wedding Reception

June 10th, 2008 · No Comments


Each dinner table was named after a place that Liz & Killian have visited together.


The program that was handed out before the ceremony.


Kristin and Dallas after dinner


These guys all went to Bradley together (so did Killian): Steve, Dallas, Guy, Brian, Jason


Steve wouldn’t be funny!


Kristin & Cousin


Dallas & Rachelle


Cousin, Kristin, Dallas


Cousin, Dallas, Rob, Steve, Colleen


Rob, Cousin, & Dallas reenacting this pose from our Hawaii 2004 vacation.

After the wedding ceremony while we were getting photos taken, there were cocktails and hors devours inside the yacht club. The dinner and reception were on a lower, outdoor deck that luckily was covered with a big tent because just before dinner it really started coming down! Dinner was delicious, of course. Killian’s friend Imran (DJ Skor) is a DJ and played music during dinner. After we were done eating, it was par-tay time!

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