Trucks of Art:
(all pictures from the internet)
The here and now:
(I have been inspired for a long time by Darla and the folks in the North country with table games during the very cold winters.)
Since our longtime friend Marian taught us the game called Mexican Train (a dominoes game), we have continued to enjoy it. One game consists of 12 smaller games (sets). We normally play 3 sets a night.
We are trying to mix in some Scrabble, I should be fair at that game, but I am not. In our family Sherry is the ‘speller’ and word warrior.
(Is the above game Parcheesi?)
In my youth Shirley and I played Monopoly, Sorry and Parcheesi (?), (I don’t remember a thing about Parcheesi). I know we had ‘Old Maid’ cards but not the cards with Aces, Kings, jacks and stuff, ‘them dudes’ would send you straight to hell.
When I got ‘growed’ and on a ship some of the boys taught me to play poker one night. I lost $35. I learn slowly but I learn well, I never played again. Mama was right, I had a feeling if I lost any more, ‘hell’ would have been the least of my worries on this earth. I had been married less than a year at the time and making $78 a month. LOL
When we started traveling and passed thru Nevada the slots in Vegas took money and you pulled a lever. Then I would put a few quarters in, but now since they use a card and press a button, I haven’t wasted any money.
I do buy a lottery ticket. The most I have ever won was $78 in the Arizona Lottery.
Are you a gambler or chance taker? Have you ever won?
PS: I think the moral of the story is, board games lead to gambling, whiskey and dancing! LOL