Like Looking At A Sweeping Curve Ball in the Bottom of the 9th, 2 Outs, Bases Loaded, Down 2, Game 7

Tonight I returned to our weekly poker game for the first time since the playoffs and my conference trip booked my October weekends. And I was having as dominant a night as I’ve ever had, busting 5 of my 7 opponents, in the process losing just one or two hands that went all the way [Read More...]

Sneak Preview of Autumn

I’m extremely not used to waking up at 5:30 am to get to school by 8am for my 8:30 teaching yet. So, when I got home around noon I wound up sleeping within an hour or two and for the whole afternoon through most of both games of the Mets’ doubleheader. So, I wind up [Read More...]

My First Poker Game Win Ever!

We started playing in April and have played 11 times since then, once each of the last 10 weeks. I missed the last four weeks because of vacation and academic responsibilities that needed attending. But tonight I was back and feeling some pressure to finally win, as I was one of the few people in [Read More...]