SAN ANTONIO (AP) - It was 1984 when Steve and Caroline Lake were
on their honeymoon and they did something lots of tourists do in
They stopped to visit some of the area's well-known colleges.
Then the honeymoon ended, the marriage continued -- and the
Lakes kept on visiting colleges.
Steve Lake today checked the 500th four-year college off his
list, at a ceremony at Our Lady of the Lake University in San
Caroline hasn't seen quite so many; when they travel, she'll
often sleep in while he hits two or three campuses, then she joins
For Steve Lake, a pit boss at Caesars Palace Casino in Las
Vegas, part of the appeal is experiencing something he missed the
first time around.
His alma mater, now called Concordia University in Montreal, was
crammed into a city office building and had no campus.