. . . Computer Solitaire?
Across the room from me is another computer. Very often during the evening when I am laboring with composing a blog, reading somebody else's blog, reading the news or a few emails, I hear a shouted "WHOA!"
It's Lady B hollering and I dutifully holler back "congratulations. Now what's this all about you are probably asking? What's got into Old Newsie this time?
Solitaire, that's what, a game that we both enjoy but which oftentimes is no enjoyment for me. Lady B is not a blogger, just a Solitaire winner.
When I am not doing e-mail, reading news or blogging, I will sit at this computer for, she says, hours, working at Solitaire.
I shuffle cards around continually until she wins. It seems I am destined to help her win. I never seem to win. Well, that's not really so, I do now and then pound the desk, my signal that I have won a game. That pounding matches nearly nightly her ten or 15 wins and sometimes many more.
I am now about to WIN tonight a batch of games, even if it's in my imagination. So let the games begin - and, oh, oh, there's another WHOA, her fifth in the last half hour and I'm just about to start. Wish me luck.
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