My sons recently watched Ocean’s Eleven for the first time. They loved it. And now, like their father, it’s their favorite movie.
The movie just speaks to you when you’re born and raised in Las Vegas. It awakens the Vegas Pride.
The other day, I was telling a friend that I’ve noticed a shift in Las Vegas Pride recently.
When I was growing up, it seemed like everyone loved living in Las Vegas. It was the wide open desert alongside the mirage of lavishness. High school dances happened in the school gym and also in five star resorts and restaurants. We enjoyed the mix of small town feeling and international city.
Then something changed.
From 2005-2015, it seemed like so many people were planning their exit from Las Vegas. They would declare that it was just a stepping stone to somewhere else.
In the last five years though, it feels like the Las Vegas Pride is returning. I regularly hear how much people love their home here and the life they have found for their families.
I love to hear it.
I’ve been gathering photos, links and videos that are fun for those who call Las Vegas home. I’ll share a few here for others to enjoy: