Thursday, September 6, 2012
Running good online
"You're 120 over 70," the nurse told me. I had my physical today and they always check your blood pressure. My weight was good, too (134). Life is sweet.
After that, I had some chores and errands to take care of including getting a flu shot. By the time I got home, the online poker tournament I like to play in was long gone. I saw a cheapie ($5+.50) at 3 p.m. and jumped in it. I had a date to play bridge online with Kate at 7. No problem, the poker will be over by then, right? Wrong. It went on forever and I was trying to play both at the same time.
I was lucky twice in the poker. I had to go all in from the button with Q-J (short-stacked) and ran into K-Q in the big blind. A jack was flopped, no problem. The second time was at the final table. Again I was short-stacked and on the button. When you don't have many chips, my A-7 looks like the nuts, but I ran into 9-9. An ace on the turn, again no problem. Now I know how these luckboxes enjoy sucking out against me -- it's fun!
Heading to Raleigh NC tomorrow where I lived for 21 years. Time to see old friends and enjoy my fantasy football draft.