Las Vegas-based Linda Lou is a Guinness-drinking humor writer, spirited blogger, and occasional stand-up comic. Her memoir, Bastard Husband: A Love Story, chronicles her experience starting over in Sin City after a mid-life divorce, threaded with reflections on the relationship that led her there. In addition, she has had numerous personal essays published in anthologies including Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery. Linda speaks frequently about writing, the creative process and topics related to the empowerment of women over 40.
When you’re going through a tough time, becoming a hospice volunteer might seem like the last thing you’d want to do. But by helping people at the end of their lives, I gained a much greater appreciation of my own.
You don't have to ride a Harley to enjoy hanging out at a biker bar. There are several good ones in Las Vegas, but I recently found one 35 miles out of town, in Goodsprings, Nev., that offers great music,
When you live in Las Vegas, you get a lot of visitors. I’m always setting out guest towels for friends and relatives eager for some debauchery in Sin City. Whenever out-of-towners come to stay, I make it a point to
The District at Green Valley Ranch Grab a coffee at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, find a seat at an outside table or bench, and let the show begin! Sometimes it’s easy to forget that real people—and real families–live
The Railhead in Boulder Station, Boulder Highway One of my favorite haunts is the Railhead, the showroom in the Boulder Station Hotel and Casino on Boulder Highway. It’s a great venue; every Thursday night Boulder Blues features national touring blues