Archive | September, 2011

The Birthday Present

27 September 2011

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It’s a few hours past my birthday and I’m coherent, which might tell you a lot about what I did or didn’t do to celebrate. I didn’t drink. Not even one drop of alcohol. Once my friends get back into town I’m sure I’ll have more than enough opportunities to do that. I woke up […]

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The Oyster

26 September 2011

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Ben (N0Bigdeal) and I went to a MLS game last night and watched ‘our’ Vancouver White Caps play the Seattle Sounders. I felt a bit guilty rooting for the White Caps (and against an American team) and felt even worse when the Sounders beat “us” 3-1. Oh well. Ben and I drowned our sorrows in […]

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The High Hopes

18 September 2011

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This, this is what I was waiting for. Off the top of my head, I shipped two $15s, an $8, a $3R, and had a few second place finishes in addition to a handful of min cashes. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee IMO. Man, it feels good to have a day like that after the past 96 hours. Unfortunately, […]

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The Headphones

16 September 2011

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Swings. They are not fun. Okay, some are fun. I don’t want to spend too much time complaining, but I do think it’s important I at least mention how stressful the last couple of days have been. Yes, there have been bad beats, coolers, and a significant amount of money lost, but it’s more than […]

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The Maguire

13 September 2011

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When people ask me ‘Why’ I chose to play poker, most of them expect my answer to be Rod Tidwell-esque. But that’s not true. If I had to, I think I could transition to a job where I could make just as much as I do currently. At worst, I’d have to tighten my belt […]

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The Aunt

9 September 2011

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I’ve been putting this particular blog entry off for a few days because, well, I couldn’t think of a way to do it without trivializing my Aunt’s death. On Sunday, my Aunt (on my mother’s side) died of an apparent heart failure. She had been in rather poor health for quite some time, but her […]

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