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Make an Unforgettable Date With an Ungulate: The Camel Safari

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

  Feeling blue? Fighting covid-19 depression? Bored with watching endless Netflix movies and remodeling your remodels? Craving some distraction and  a bit of adventure? If you’re in the mood for an afternoon or overnight getaway that will leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside, hit the highway and head to the Camel Safari. Only 80 minutes by car from …

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Vegas Entertainers Still Giving Their All on Social Media

In Christine on The Scene, Vegas VIP Scene-ery by Christine McKellar

While the entire world is in turmoil due to an unparalleled flu pandemic, I’m thrilled to report that several of Las Vegas’ most talented, beloved and respected entertainers are live streaming on social media from their homes in order to entertain those quarantined or observing shelter-in-place. Here is a partial list (those not included please submit your social media handle …

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Who Thunked It? Velcro and Zipped Baggies

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Technology has advanced so rapidly in the last century there are generations that can’t imagine life without cellphones and computers to say the least. There are also many everyday items that we mostly take for granted on a daily basis without much thought as to the who, how, what, where and why these products were invented. Take Velcro for instance …

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Love Potions to Die For

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

From the crushed remains of the Spanish Fly (Blister Beetle) to the spleen and bone marrow of a murdered boy, people have been seeking for centuries the perfect Love Potion to ensnare an unwitting victim into a web of their personal twisted love design. Poisonous plants and herbs such as the datura plant and the Mandrake root were mixed with …

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Valentine’s Day Origin: Dead Dogs and A Flog

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Dead dogs and a flog… For years I’ve jokingly offered friends a slightly cynical, abbreviated “Happy VD!” greeting on that special annual holiday expressly designated to celebrate romantic and passionate lovers. However, after delving into the origins of Valentine’s Day, my barb doesn’t seem too far fetched when you consider the original holiday was centered around a pagan ritual that …

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Vintage Valentine’s Delight!

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Vintage anything is always fun, but these Valentine cards are a delight in that the art is consummate and painstaking, and the puns are purely punny! And to think the designs were created solely by human hands.