Big R was out of a couple of things that we ended up getting from Lowe's in Fernley instead on the way home, and we made what I expect is our last trip to the grocery store before Thanksgiving. Scolari's grocery finally got ducks in stock; however, we got tired of waiting when we were in Reno last weekend and bought ours from Whole Foods. Mind you, if our Thanksgiving duck turns out well and Scolari's still has some ducks after the holiday, we'll probably pick up another one for later. Both Lisa and I like duck.
After dinner, we put in a good long walk down to the Fernley Nugget casino, and Lisa was able to play the Monkees slot machine there. (She was so disappointed when the Atlantis rotated that machine out; for all we know, this could be the exact same machine.) And so far, the Monkees have been very generous to us, as Lisa walked away with $25.75 more than the $20 with which she started. As has been her practice, she gave me everything above her original $20 stake, which was awfully generous of her. If only one more slot had filled on that last pull, the $25 win would probably have been a $250 or $500 win, but that's why it's called gambling.
I have some hope of getting away from work early tomorrow afternoon and running in to Reno. There are some things that if we can get there tomorrow, we won't have to brave the post-Thanksgiving shopping rush on Saturday to buy.