POTD: Patience and Other Virtues

Patience and Other Virtues Las Vegas, Nevada 2012

For those too cheap to pay for tickets to a big name show in Vegas (e.g. moi), there’s always the option of the free outdoor entertainment at various hotels along the strip. We waited in front of Treasure Island in increasingly sardine-like conditions for over an hour to see the pirate show. For this young girl it was an exercise in patience, which she handled admirably. For me it was an exercise in self-control. I guess I did admirably as well–at least I didn’t go running and screaming away from all that gathering humanity. Was the wait and the crowd worth it? I knew going into it that it was likely to be worth the price of admission and it almost was.]]>