We normally play poker for pennies, but today we cemented a priceless bond. I missed his birthday party yesterday because I was working (10:45 AM to 10:40 PM with an hour break to commute and change clothes in between jobs) and had come to celebrate with him for a little bit… and ask a bigContinue reading “The Night I Got My Bankroll”
Most people give up once plans A, B, and C fail. Me? I move on to Plans D, E, F, G, and H simultaneously, believing that if I work exponentially harder and smarter I will eventually achieve my goals. I’m fairly certain I’ve exhausted multiple alphabets’ worth of plans at this point in my questContinue reading “Help Me! I’m Not Sick, But I Am.”
We have verbally duked out our opinions in public before and gotten nowhere. So, this time, my friend requested my thoughts by texting me a link to an article entitled, “All of our food is ‘genetically modified’ in some way – here are the different types of GM technology.” I, naturally, decided to take myContinue reading “A Poker Analogy for GMO Foods’ Existence”
A few thoughts about my poker game in life and playing to win.
Note: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases made through these links. It dawned on me sometime shortly after I began working on what will (hopefully) forevermore be known as the longest transcription session of my life – I am my problem. (Transcription is when you type outContinue reading “Digging Out of the Muck”
Anne Lamott doesn’t specifically say it, but the advice I heard while reading her chapter on set design in Bird by Bird was, “People want to tell you their story. They want to help you. All you have to do is ask.”
There must be 50 ways to build a bankroll… or should I say 50 men who could build my bankroll?
Today is one of those days when I have to admit I can’t do it all. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts on Sunday. For the second time in my life, I will be trying to write 50,000 words in 30 days or less. The first time I participated in 2013, my goal was toContinue reading “Forced Blogging Break for NaNoWriMo”
Why I’m taking a break from playing at Chumash Casino.
A few thoughts about the day I met Jennifer Harman.