So I'm eating lunch, reading the link Waffles sent about how Annie Duke is engaged and I decide to give my mother a call. Please to enjoy!
Me: "Hi Ma!"
Mom: "Jo!!! You calling me from work?"
Me: "Yeah, I'm just eating lunch and reading an article my friend Waffles sent me. It says Annie Duke is getting married."
Mom: "Reeeeaaaaalllllly??? You sure?"
Me: "That's what it says. It says the guy put her ring in the bottom of her stocking on Christmas morning."
Mom: "But the man asked her on TV she said she NEVER get married again."
Me: "Yeah, it says she was surprised. She wasn't expecting it but she said yes."
Mom: "How old is she? She about your age, right?"
Me: "She's 45 and I'm 44. I'm younger!!!"
Mom: "Madonna mia, you're old. I thought you were 43."
Me: "Nope, but I'm younger than Annie Duke!"
Mom: "Who is Waffle again?"
Me: "A poker guy. He plays poker.
Mom: "At your house?"
Me: "No on the computer." (There is no need to mention Full Tilt cuz that just confuses her)
Mom: "And he knows Annie Duke?"
Me: "NO! It was an article on the computer!"
Mom: "His name is Waffle?"
Me: "Waffles with an S. It's a nickname."
Mom: "Nicknames, Ugh! You're supposed to call someone their name. No nickname! So Annie Duke is getting married. Nice! You sure???"
I left out her critique of my lunch, which was a weight watchers frozn dinner, as well as talk about her tax return. The bottom line is Ma does NOT believe anyone should be eating frozen dinners and every tax question I answered got a "You sure?" response.
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