When Zilch is Good

Zilch,  the fun-to-say synonym for "nothing," is usually something we look to avoid. "How many fish did you catch today, Phil?" "Zilch." Or..... "How many offers on your EBay post for that 1972 Carpenter's album?" "Well, zilch." Unless your MO is deep serenity and oneness with the world, when the only [...]

2018-10-18T18:58:05+00:00June 11th, 2010|favorite games|

Stay Sharp, Play Games!

That last post I made hinted at the old yarn that laughter is the best medicine, evidenced by boisterous laughing that resulted from a couple games of Apples to Apples we played on Saturday night. Just a few days later came this article in the Wall Street Journal focused on [...]

2010-03-31T08:31:59+00:00March 31st, 2010|favorite games, games in the news|

My Husband, Poker Champion!

It's funny that it took this long. But for a variety of reasons, it wasn't until a couple of weeks ago that my husband and I played in our first poker tournament. We go to Vegas pretty frequently and have been invited to join in poker tournaments down there now and then, [...]

2013-10-25T19:42:46+00:00March 2nd, 2010|Family and Friends, favorite games|

Scrabble Anniversary

This is what wasting time roaming around the Web will get you. The occasional “I can't believe it!!” gem. I don't recall how I originally ended up on the Laughing Squid web site, but one circuitous journey eventually found me on this link, a commercial project done by some creative [...]

2009-12-10T11:25:55+00:00December 10th, 2009|favorite games|