Albuquerque Travel Blog› entry 16 of 113 › view all entries
May 27th, 2008 – by: afredrix
Our home for this location was the Route 66 Casino and Hotel. Like a good girl, I kept my money in my wallet but very happily watched (with a considerable amount of confusion) the experts throw their chips and dice at the craps table.
With most of the cast and crew in the hotel, it was inevitable that we'd all end up at the casino bar together at some point. And given that we were starting nights the next day (as in, we could sleep in) Thursday night turned into our first unofficial wrap party. The service was slow and the time was short, but we all managed to squeeze in a few drinks before being released to the halls of the casino. And it's here that I must interject what might be the highlight of my month:
Our group assembled once again outside the closed bar and lingered on. Two women walking through recognized a couple of our actors and asked to take photos with them. You can imagine my surprise when, in the midst of their elation, they then turned to me and bashfully asked for a photo! It was all I could do not to burst out laughing. That and stare blankly with the thought "Who exactly do you think I am???" But they were very nice and I would hate to leave them disappointed, so I agreed to the photo. Afterall, it's not everyday you get to take your picture with the best damn PA in New Mexico.
...Just no autographs, please.
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