Archive | September, 2013

The Crossing

28 September 2013

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The Crossing

While I loved Thailand, the biggest ‘con’ was the seven thousand miles between myself and the people I cared most about, back home.  Visiting them was an ordeal, and very few even entertained the idea of visiting me.  I was literally half a world away, but at times the distance seemed even further. I wouldn’t […]

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The Bumps

19 September 2013

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The Bumps

My first week in Mexico is complete, but it’s been somewhat of a bumpy ride. Como se dice ‘bumpy’ en espanol? Despite four years of high school Spanish, I’m basically speaking the language at a 3rd grade level.  And that might be generous.  So far I’ve learned quite a few new words, including ‘ice, unflavored, […]

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The Peer Pressure

13 September 2013

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The Peer Pressure

I can’t remember the last time I lost this much money in one calendar day. It’s actually a bit worse than illustrated above, as I lost another $137 on first-hand bust games that aren’t tracked by HEM and $107 in 180s/MTTs, which brings the daily total to -$1,216.  Ouch. Despite the rough day, profit wise, […]

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The Return

12 September 2013

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The Return

It’s been more than two whole months since my last entry so there’s a lot to catch up on.   The two most common questions I’ve been peppered with during my online poker/blogging hiatus were: 1) Are you dead? 2) Are you broke? No. It would have been understandable if I had suffered a bit […]

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