Double Down posts from December 2018

Dec 6, 2018 | Posted by Daria Peoples-Riley

Because people come to live in Las Vegas from all over the world, before the exchange of names or even general references to the scorching weather, we often ask, “Where are you from?” Regardless of how often I’ve been asked this question, I still hesitate when I answer. In the awkward pause of my new acquaintance awaiting my response, my mind shifts and shuffles. 

I think about the way I wish to answer, “Well,” I...