Fatal Encounter After a Nice Vacation

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Wide-eyed and relaxed I burst out the front doors reading “Flamingo Hotel: Las Vegas, Nevada” on July 30th, 2011. Warm air flushed my cheeks, leaving them with a Sunkist shade of pink blush. Leaving this desired destination to face the merciless reality ahead of me seemed an impossible task. What should I look forward to? The massive amounts of homework seemingly piled high past that of Mt. Everest, or mounds of laundry stacked to the sky, nagging guests with little to no moral compass dictating my mood, both at work, and through social media, constantly lurking in the midst of a computer, radio, television, or cell phone. Escaping this lavish lifestyle of dining out, being waited on hand and foot, and resting by the pool seems unreal. Must I really leave this state? A cool gust of wind smacked me straight in the face with the brutality of life’s circumstances. I would have to leave my new found home, I would have to leave my hotel room lavishly embellished with comfort, and I would have to leave the magical city streets that glow luminously throughout. The stinging of the black leat...

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