Taking a couple of days in Las Vegas to see what millions of dollars and unlimited imagination can create – was like a visit to the world's largest amusement park. Las Vegas is a place that drives dreams and proves that anything is possible.
Jeff Koons at the Wynn / the Encore
Perhaps because I wasn't out after 11 pm, it looks like the all American apple pie dream of success and shopping.
However, it is based on this exactly – making millions from the hope that all gamblers have, of making money fast, getting rich quick.
I didn't gamble or use any machines. I was busy taking in the vastness and the elaborate details
of everywhere I went. Hotels that were designed to look like the most luxurious and fantastic palaces, clustered in the middle of a desert, in the middle of nowhere.
The distances are so great, that I used an electric cart to get from one hotel to another, to see the sights. With my grand daughter on my knee most of the time, I felt like I was driving through a fantasy.
It was the furthest thing from home that I could have imagined. It was the most effective break from the current reality of the war in the middle east.
It reminded me that we make choices about what our reality is based on what we believe.
Imagine looking at Vegas to see what belief and imagination can create – to see an alternative