Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Playing games


We love to play games with our family and our friends.

Risk is one of my personal favorites. And, ask anyone in the family. I rule at risk. Why anyone thinks that a woman can't be the head of the military is beyond me. I want to rule the world! Oh...hmm...I may have answered my own question there.

Anyhow, back to the post. In our family, we especially like to play cards.

The conversations and laughs that you can have while playing cards with friends are unparalleled.

We really thought it was funny when a new friend who had moved from out West was caught saying the great southern phrase "you is" during a card game a few months back. ie...You is up next. Translation...it's your turn.

A couple of weeks ago we were again playing cards with some friends. I threatened LG that if he gave me that point I didn't want that he would not be getting "any" that night.

He took mercy on me. Isn't he so romantic?

Later as we were going to bed he reminded me that he had been kind. You know...in a hint hint kind of way. I said, "You have got to be kidding me. Your move in cards had nothing to do with my threat. We both know that the only reason you didn't give me that point was because you had a heart and you had to play it."

LG's response: "So, I had a heart, doesn't that count for something?"

"Yeah, I guess it would, if the heart was actually beating and not sitting in your hand having to be played."

8 comments:

a wynn wynn situation said...

How did I not know that you is a card player? We love cards and games. Our new obsession is the board game Ticket To Ride. Super fun and you can still manipulate and threaten your loved ones :)

Cynthia said...

I love almost all games.

Except Risk. UHG!

You can come and play with harrison and Adrian and William anytime you want.

I will be playing Sequence or Zeus on the Loose or Rummikub, etc...

andrewgorgueiro said...

So, did you give it up or not Al? MEL :)

Mother Goose said...

troflrofl, we love card games and games too! it is funny about the favors at the table. My hubz favorite line is,
SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LOSE TO WIN
yeah, whateverz!

Rita said...

Can you believe I have never, ever played Risk?? And this post has definitely scared me enough that I will never try to play against you! ;)

We love games at this house too, but I don't think I've ever used them as a "bargaining" tool with the hubby! :)

[Somebody Loved] said...

My kids loved RISK (I think they loved it because their Daddy did.) I never was fantasic at it... but with the right people games can be a blast.
ToOdLeS.ShEiLA

chantal said...

Risk is the best game.

Anonymous said...

You rule at Risk? Um, I can recall at least two games in which you lost to beginners. Way to rule! :)