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Dear reader: This is an excerpt from Waiting for Straighters. You can read the whole thing here. Waiting for Straighters and Being Last to Act “Acting last is like taking a drink of water. We don’t have to understand why it’s good for us to know that it is. And the benefits areRead more
Dear reader: In this Painless Poker excerpt, the discussion at the Painless Poker Clinic turns to the word “enlightenment.” I wrote HANGUPS on the board and said, “When you hear the word meditation, what negative thoughts come to mind?” “There’s this reg at the casino,” Sonny said. “We call him Fast Frankie. He wentRead more
Dear reader: I wrote this in 2001. Amazing, the way dialects emerge among people who share a common interest. Listen to the banter of any profession or hobby. You will hear a lingo. Common words are given special meanings unique to that endeavor, resembling members-only passwords. Like most everyone, I use various vernaculars. SomeRead more