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A Brother Lost: A Daughter Found

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

(This post is the original essay that was  published in Las Vegas CityLife February 5, 2004.)   Baby Girl Wiley A Brother Lost: A Daughter Found Baby Girl Wiley was interred at Palm Mortuary-Eastern in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 23, of 1977. No one knew her true birth date or her full name, but one can surmise that she …

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A Murder in the Suburbs: It Could Happen To You

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

This is a cautionary tale that I penned in 2005. The incident truly did happen. I was stalked by angry crows. Sometimes it’s best to let mother nature run her course.   A Murder in the Suburbs With the constant threat in the media about West Nile Disease being found in dead robins, doves, and crows, I wish I’d been …

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Hell is Spring Break-A Young Man Loses His Limbs

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

(Author’s Note: This is a reprint of an op ed I wrote for an online blog 11 years ago. Unfortunately, the current spring break of 2021 shows that nothing has been gained and nothing has been learned by the participants in these unrestrained “revelries” or the parents or guardians who keep supporting the irresponsible, self-destructive and juvenile behavior of such …

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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 …