Marg knows how to ask questions, spot trends
and anticipate fads. Her interest in pop culture was
honed during her years spent in advertising when knowing
what was hot and who was in came with the territory.
She first visited Las Vegas in 1977 out of curiosity.
Finding the place unique, and not losing too badly at
the tables, she has returned many times over the years,
experiencing first hand the town’s many permutations
and enjoying its diversions.
On one trip, a bride in a long, white wedding gown emerging from a stretch
limousine caught her eye. She began wondering what secrets of the altar
were hidden in the many old-fashioned wedding chapels lining Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS WEDDINGS, the book, was born. Susan lives
with her husband, writer/historian, James C. Simmons, a published author
16 books on travel, history, and biography to his credit.
They did not marry in Las Vegas, but recently celebrated a renewal of vows
ceremony officiated by an Elvis impersonator to mark their anniversary.
They reside in San Diego, California.