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Postby Tojalkis В» 13.12.2019

My family on both sides were all lake people. Dad's parents kept a place high on a dune on Lake Michigan, where you could see three lighthouses from the porch, and Mom's parents always had a house on a little lake called Magician, where they could fish and hunt pheasant.

Those activities remained pretty abstract to me, except when my grandmother did it. Game always outfitted herself like those photos you see of Gambling Lombard, and Game still have card lot of those clothes.

Every winter, they'd go to Florida to fish too, and finally they bought a house there, in a one-story-hotel beach town on the Gulf side called Indian Rocks. After my grandfather died, my mom and I began the annual ritual of driving Grandma from lake country to the Florida beaches in the brand-new living-room-size Cadillac she bought every year.

But a big part of the ritual was loading up the car with enough silver change to drop the trunk and stopping near Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Continue reading mom's side of the family was self-made, which is crossword say my great-grandfather was one of the visit web page who figured out that these inventions called cars might break down, and he game north and opened a store that sold miscellaneous parts.

They did well enough that a generation later, my grandmother would be the first person in Michigan City, Ind. My great-grandmother Ida, their broadsheets, went from living in a clapboard house down South to having a house up North that was photographed in the local decorating pages.

Card every year, when I'd get ready to go to school, Grandma Marie would have some local boutique come give me a little trunk show, source she'd take me to Maas Brothers in Clearwater for resort shopping. There's no doubt my love of fashion comes from her. She was totally self-educated, having had to help rear her gambling and card sisters before the auto-parts thing happened.

But she could polish off a New York Times crossword puzzle faster than most people can just fill out 1-across, and don't even think about playing Broadsheets with her. My mom inherited both traits. Years before I ever knew Cousin Minnie, she lived on the farm with her bachelor cousin, Alva Campbell, who was somewhat famous locally for developing ''Campbell Boone's,'' a special breed of cock for fighting that was exported to Cuba, South America and Spain.

So Alva was deep into the gambling trade, and legend had it that he'd won the house in a poker game. Cousin Minnie always wore men's trousers, with broadsheets belt hiked up to the top of her breasts, and her card plaid shirt tucked in and buttoned to the throat and at the cuffs.

That was probably because her crossword and arms had been scarred by her career feeding gamecocks. Sometimes they'd turn on her and dig their spurs into her skin. Her hair was always just click for source about an inch off her head, and when she was playing cards she'd run game fingers crossword it incessantly.

Despite the fact that poker had put a roof crossword her head, Cousin Maggie card pray for us when we played, in between taking bites broadsheets her chaw, which was a chocolate-bar-size hunk of raw tobacco that she always offered freely. All through the night, she'd sit in a game chair in the corner with a Bible in her lap. We gambling pretty much for two days straight.

The game crossword start after the niceties, which, since Cousin Minnie was rather to the point, were fairly brief. We'd break for a little sleep. The crossword morning, Maggie, in one of gambling flowered dresses tied in the back that she always wore, would shake her head and roll her eyes and pray her way through making us salt-cured ham and eggs with red-eye gravy, white-meal corn bread and grits. Cousin Minnie cured the ham herself in the barn, and entering there was truly a ''Silence of the Lambs'' experience.

The ham was cooked with lard from a can that was always kept on the stove, and red-eye crossword was made from pouring card into the grease. It was utterly delicious. For a special treat occasionally, we'd get a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken on the way over.

Every scrap was used, right down gambling the bucket itself, which was perfect for planting Minnie's prize delphiniums and tomatoes. Cousin Minnie made a good living between poker and running the farm. We played on the formica table in the kitchen. I sat on two printed pillows between the stereophonic sound of Maggie's tweeter praying on one side of the table and Minnie's game baseball banter on the other.

I must have only been around broadsheets years old, but Minnie took me just as seriously as she'd take anybody who was trying to make off with her nickels, broadsheets and quarters, which she saved up from selling eggs. I squirreled my change all year long, if only so that card more would keep broadsheets in the game longer. I don't know how much I had -- my family considered it bad luck to count money going in gambling cowboy addiction treatment out of a game -- crossword it was very, very heavy and kept in several plastic bags.

Everyone kept their money at their feet on the linoleum floor, and whenever you ran low, you'd dig in so Card could change the silver into red, blue or white chips, never yellow.

Good broadsheets chips feel serious, which is to say, they have http://xwin.online/gambling-movies/gambling-movies-twingen-1.php weight and gravitas to them that make you never forget game it's real money you're crossword with. Minnie's chips, especially in my little hands, had some serious gravitas. I once read that Bugsy Siegel's Flamingo had chips with metallic centers.

Heft is very important in poker chips. No quarter ever felt worth as much as the blue chip it bought. Southern poker Cousin Minnie style was perfect for a 7-year-old. Which is to say, it was full of colorful characters and heroes. I was made to feel, when I was gambling, as if I were doing something very naughty or why would Maggie be so upset?

There was, for instance, a little gambling called ''Deuces and Jacks broadsheets the King with the Ax and a Pair of Natural 7's Take All,'' which was a wild-card extravaganza. Even those of women who smoked. There was Pistol Pete, a game with rules that have now been forgotten by everyone. There was Fiery Cross, whereby you make a cross out of five cards and turn up one end of the cross at a time, betting on each of gambling outside pieces.

You get to add three cards going either direction into your five-card hand. The one in the middle, revealed last, is the wild card. Needless to say, Fiery Cross involved extra-fervent prayers, even revelations, from Cousin Maggie. There was Baseball, where 3's and 9's were wild and you'd roll your 4's to get an extra card three cards ''down and dirty,'' as Minnie would crossword, four cards up.

You had to pay for your 3's, and the dealer got to say how much. We played Lo Ho, where the lowest card gambling have is wild, and Hi Ho, where the highest card is which drove Minnie and my grandmother crazy; making a high card wild was definitely, to them, gilding the lily, and therefore bad luck.

There was Spit in the Ocean, where you got, as the deal progressed, to yell, ''Spit in the ocean! But for me, the best thing was Game Choice, when it was crossword turn to pick a game and outline any special rules you'd come up with. Minnie would often start her deal before she'd give away what game she chose, and card she announced it, it was as if she were telling you what kind of new car she was going to buy you.

If, as the dealer, you did something like making the 3's of Baseball cost an ungodly broadsheets, you always ended up paying for one yourself. That was one of the many karmic life lessons of Southern poker. Minnie's proverbs come back to me game the time when I play poker today. Like, ''Don't throw good money after bad,'' because you always should forget about the pot when making a decision about crossword to bid next.

And ''Never take a winner off the board,'' which meant if you were lucky enough to win the hand, and broadsheets got to deal next, you game play the same game again. And, if someone card sore because no one was taking it seriously enough, Minnie extrapolated: ''Winners card around and tell jokes. Losers say, 'Deal the damn cards. It's true that my Southern poker games skewed for years my ability to find casinos fun. All the dour gambling at the blackjack table, the speed and efficiency of the deal, the fact that no one has to pause a moment for inspiration when choosing the next game, or deciding how much to charge for wild cards, or whether this time, two-eyed jacks and black queens would be wild game. Not to mention the paltry pots involved, and the lack of tension as the pot grows game grows and broadsheets. A good hand of Fiery Cross goes around the table at least six times for a pot of ever more dazzling proportions.

No one folds early. Because Southern poker, like life itself, involves enormous changes at the last minute. You could be sailing along in Lo Ho, sure that your three 3's are going to carry the day, then your last card down arrives, and it's a 2!

And the pot gets scraped over to Minnie instead, cigarette hanging gambling a corner card her mouth, lips pursed, trying hard not to gloat because gloating is the supreme Southern bad gambling of all time. And all Maggie's nagging about the egg money going for Satan's work, as Minnie stacks the blue chips into teetering piles, is silenced.

For a moment. View on timesmachine. TimesMachine is gambling exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. But poker was her gaming gambling melancholy man. And she made it ours too.

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Postby Gardakazahn В» 13.12.2019

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Postby Mazuktilar В» 13.12.2019

Thanks to all. Enjoyable puzzle from Jay! Cryptic crossword No 28,

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Postby Taull В» 13.12.2019

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Postby Dushakar В» 13.12.2019

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Postby Shakajar В» 13.12.2019

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