Feels like fall

How weird is that?  It’s the middle of August, usually the time the desert seriously puts the heat on — and yet — it feels like fall this early morning. I took the dog and me out to the desert for a walk about 6ish…perfect with a hoodie on.

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Thunder storm + Dog = All Hell

WARNING:  No poker content! My poor dog had an almost 14 hour tiz running over the thunder and lightning show the desert put on last night.  Personally, I enjoyed the show and the storm.  But she was sedated…I have those sappy pills that cost around $1.10 each and she got dosed pretty good twice and still woke me up after I slept a few hours.  Continue reading

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The art of sleep

Sleeping is a disturbed state of mind sometimes.  Yah, I usually have a disturbed state of mind but it’s occasionally worse when I try to find the release of the conscious mind and let it drift off into the unconscious state.  Continue reading

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Ground level

Some days the energy it takes to stand erect just isn’t available. But I did better than that, I even walked.  SWEET!  It’s been a rough few weeks.  I haven’t felt like I could muster much energy and couldn’t seem to wake up even after drinking gallons of coffee.  Sick…some kind of sick that’s hard to ‘esplain Lucy.’  But I’m better now. Continue reading

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The trouble with poker

Everything changes from day to day.  Not the poker hands of course.  Over the course of poker history it would be impossible to calculate how many times a particular hand got beat by a particular hand.  But with the ever changing field of players, new tournaments, new poker games, new locations, new contests, etc., it tends to make me wonder what’s next. Continue reading

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A clean miss

Opting for a post every day for a month has failed.  I missed yesterday and one other one a week ago.  That doesn’t mean I’m giving up.  I could just sneakily go back and change posting dates and then I would be the only that’s the wiser, but why? Continue reading

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The more it changes…

The more it stays the same…or so we’re told through the eons of mankind moving through the cycle of life. That thought kicked in as the current run of poker greats starts its move through the cycle. Continue reading

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Free Movie at Redbox

Isn’t it funny how something ‘free’ usually ends up being NOT? I opened a Redbox account through the Internet and did nothing. After receiving numerous email prompts and all the ads that make one crazy, I got an offer for a free movie for the night and decided to take it. I reserved the movie online and went in to a Redbox station and picked it up. Continue reading

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All things considered

I survived yesterday. At different points I was wondering if I would. The literal sugar coma and exhaustion thingy. Hate it! Managed to head out at 5:30 AMish for my desert hike with Scout. Summer is on the downswing, even though it’s exceptionally warm tonight and it’s 10PM – she said with absolute knowledge. A few weeks ago the sky was beginning to lighten at 4:30, now it’s still dark until after 5.
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The impossible days

Those would be the times that you go on a don’t-feel-good runner for a few days and no matter how much you sleep or try to find a clear thought to steer through the day, it just isn’t going to happen. That’s where I am right now. I can’t wake up. Nothing in the way of food or drink sounds inviting. UGH! Continue reading

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