Category Archives: Dear Diary

Crawling along

Hello Wednesday.  That used to be hump day.  But that was when everyone I associated with worked M-F.  See…that’s the best part of life, when you move on to a new chapter or new place, your reality changes to match … Continue reading

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The end of a journey – UPDATE

Chad Brown. Chad is on the last leg of his journey through this life.  I didn’t know him well.  I dealt to him periodically over the years and he was always a gentleman and there to play poker without all … Continue reading

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Move to the Trash

I opened this page and the first thing that hit my thought was the ‘Move to Trash’ link, right beside the ‘Publish’ button.  I guess that’s an option, pretend you posted but just move it to the trash instead.

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Memphis Mojo at the Seniors & More

I admit to being glued to the WSOP Senior’s Event live streaming until Memphis Mojo busted in third place.  And I was rooting for him to take it down.  He had to survive 4,425 players to take it home and … Continue reading

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Gold bracelet time – Not

Not for me.  I’m sitting out in the sticks, at home, tending to my little doggie-o Scout, Mr. Riot, and my son Dan — along with a few thousand other miscellaneous things. Every year about this time I start wondering … Continue reading

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Wahoo! I found a stack of old posts…

At one point I hosted my blog at Blogger.com and when PokerWorks was absorbed into the PokerNews family, the programmers wanted to run it in WordPress…so we did. The original blogging — when I was dumb as hell about setting … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Mom’s day

Let’s see, Riot turned 10 weekend before last.  I had a birthday last weekend, my oldest son, Dan, had a birthday today.  My friend and neighbor, Amy, has a birthday on the 12th. And tomorrow is Mother’s Day.  To all … Continue reading

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The 2014 WSOP is almost here and summer’s on the way

It’s crazy isn’t it?  How time keeps slipping off into history and almost before you knew it was coming, it’s gone.  The 2014 WSOP is almost here and the insanity will hit Las Vegas again for another six weeks or … Continue reading

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Steam burns and cataracts

Wouldncha think that after cooking all these years, it would teach me to keep my fingers and hands away from sharp knives, broken glass, and hot pans/lids/etc.? Of course, Dear, this isn’t your first day on earth or at the … Continue reading

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The Blood Moon

I got to see it early this a.m.  What a spectacular treat, especially from my spot in the desert.  I almost missed it because I thought it was supposed to be red around 2 a.m.  Luckily for me, I got … Continue reading

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