Monthly Archives: September 2005

Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 8

So…Friday – the 30th – for all intents and purposes, I was done with dealing…except for the final table. I crawled out of a drunken blitz somewhere around 11 a.m. And while it may appear from the posts that I’ve … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 7

Yesterday evening, after dealing the second day of dayshift, we went once again to the Sunset Grill. This was my second opportunity to order food and have the waiter/waitress disappear with me thinking I was going to get it…and one … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 6

Get the hell up you Turtles. It’s another early start day for us…Turtles and Lizards have to be there by 11:15 a.m. Get off the floor and stop laughing. Of course you’re wondering how 11:15 a.m. could be considered early. … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 5

Tuesday, the 27th, the Butterflies and Turtles were on deck at 11:15 a.m. to set up and get ready to deal flight two – day one. That was us, me and the Kid Across the Hall, Turtles Extraordinaire. We met … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 4

So much to do, so little time to do it in. Isn’t that always my major complaint with life? I can never find enough hours in the day to do everything I want to accomplish…and yet I’m so hard headed … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 3

Sunday…the only day that I’ve slept like a rock and loved every second of it…Satellites were running in the ballroom of the Radisson, along with other buy-in tournaments. My group – The Turtles – was scheduled to deal live at … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 2

Wow! I have a lot of catching up to do. It’s ugly. How many brain cells can I find that will pull together and help me concentrate on memory…kind of like running a hard drive without enough RAM and a … Continue reading

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Aruba/Ultimate Bet 2005 – Page 1

We made it to the airport with plenty of time to spare – on the 23rd. I got all kinds of shit from my traveling buddies…”Linda’s got airport phobia!” *edit* And I got all kinds of shit for stating ‘plenty … Continue reading

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Friday, September 23, 2005

I waltzed into the room on Wednesday, started on a break, dealt 15 minutes of a $15-30 H and it was breaking down. They were ready to combine tables. So…I looked around the room, knowing if I stayed I’d be … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

I woke up to a disturbing email today. My uncle Lee, the last member of my dad’s family (five boys and three girls) is in the hospital in Amarillo Texas. He’s 76 years old and has had numerous physical problems, … Continue reading

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