Happy New Year, everybody from Linda and I! So since the world didn’t end on December 22, looks like we get at least another year.

Fiscal cliff or not, let’s hope that 2013 brings us fewer crazy people shooting groups of innocents, no terror attacks, and no killer weather events. We can all hope, right?

Cool day here – high in upper 60’s, but mid to upper 70’s for the rest of the week. And this is December/January? Doesn’t seem natural.

Be happy, be well and play bridge! We miss all of you.


How was the Christmas Party?

Hey…it’s me…Marvin…is anybody there???

If anybody reads this, please print out a copy and take it to the bridge club so everybody can see it.

I know that your Christmas party was tonight. How was it? Hope y’all had a great time. I tried to talk Linda into driving out just for the party, but I couldn’t get her to go for it. I really wish we could have attended.

It doesn’t feel like Christmas without the McAlester Bridge Christmas party. Tell Mary Grimm that she was right. I miss all of you a lot more than I thought I ever would.

So…Bridge in Florida. Well, the club games are huge and they charge 8 bucks!!! For a regular old club game! We went to our first regional (just for a day) on Saturday. Tough field, we were told. When we got there, one of the players was telling about his 21,000 (!!!) points and that there were at least 12 players with over 20,000 points in the pairs game. WOW! I was duly impressed, until we won the event (HAH).

Florida? Well, it is warm here. And the roads don’t have potholes every 2 feet. And we do have stores besides Walmart. But, truthfully I think I’d rather be back in McAlester – and that’s your fault!!! The only thing that I really like here so much better than McAlester are the restaurants. It’s nice to go out and eat and not come home with indigestion!!!!

I wish all of you a Blessed, Merry Christmas. Think of us, as we’ll be thinking of you.