Here are a few questions aimed mostly at locals like myself who have lived in Las Vegas for quite a while, but also have little or no interest in casinos, gambling, and other attractions that are synonymous with the city.
The questions are — why do you stay here? And — why remain here if the primary reason that the city exists doesn’t interest you?
Today, I went back and located the seat where I sat when I attended my first professional football game in December 1970.
The Detroit Lions played the Dallas Cowboys at the Cotton Bowl. The Cowboys won an epic defensive struggle 5-0. That really was the final score of the game, as the only scoring included a field goal and a safety.
Here’s a look back at some of the highlights of that game (and they were few — see the shortest highlight reel ever):
Nearly 52 years later, I visited the famed Cotton Bowl stadium today and located my seat. It’s a funny story, since I was only 8 years old at the time, and ended up sitting in the worst seat in the house. But I got to see an NFL playoff game!