Pig Suit-Up!

In tiny font, and the very tail-end of the job summary that I received when I was hired at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, underneath ‘Create graphics for web’ was a line reading “…and other duties as needed.”

That other duty came in the form of putting on a pig mascot costume and heading down to the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off media luncheon.

Meet Mr. Ribster:

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Top 10 things to do in the 3rd Worst City in America

My hometown, Reno, Nevada, was recently put on blast by EscapeHere.com as one of the “10 Worst Cities to Visit in the United States.” Now, I wouldn’t exactly call Reno a travel destination, but there are many fun attractions, activities, and all around merriment to be had in The Biggest Little City. If you get a chance, check out The Biggest Little City Movement, which is a collection of Renoites stories and shared love of our biggest little city. Below is my list of top ten activities and attractions that are a MUST when visiting Reno, or even if you’re a Reno local.

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All About the Bling

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Cheryl Bartee, a new vendor from Texas at her first Sparks Farmers’ Market

For Cheryl Bartee, a good wardrobe starts with the bling, which is why she began her own jewelry line in May 2012, All About the Bling Jewelry Boutique.

This past Thursday was Cheryl’s first time at Sparks Farmers’ Market, and she was very excited to start selling some of her pieces.  Cheryl just recently moved to the Reno area from Dallas, Texas with her husband, and loves it here in Northern Nevada.

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Summer Song Playlist

So I’m sitting at my desk right now, working away my summer at my internship, and it feels as though this summer is completely different than any summer I spent before it.

Although last summer I also had an internship and a job, I was still a college student. Party all night, work all day, sleep whenever I could get a little free time. This time around, I get off work at 5, am exhausted from working all day, and after a few hours and dinner I decide to pass out at about 9:30.

What am I, 80? I do enjoy the occasional Bingo tournament, but I am not giving up my youth this easy!

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