Thursday, December 09, 2004

Sorry for the lack of posts - way too much going on. I've plenty to blog about, but it will have to wait until tonite or tomorrow. I was stuck on a six hour horse rescue mission today. An old horse (29 years old!) went down at the bottom of a ravine, laying uphill, making it impossible for him to get up. It was extremely muddy and rainy and cold. An ugly, ugly situation. Six hours later, with the help of a battalion of fire fighters & their nifty tools and winches, we managed to somehow get the horse out. Any locals out there should watch Channel 9 tonight because the news crews filmed the craziness.

Usually when I'm on the news, it's for something criminal and/or deviant.
Nice to see I'm mellowing out in my old age.

I think I caught pneumonia.

We were featured on both the 5.30 and 6.00 news. "Dramatic horse rescue." Which it most certainly was - I still can't believe we didn't end up having to bury him. My buddy, Joey, who owns this ancient horse stated this on TV, "He's like a damn Rolex. He just keeps on ticking."

Whoops, I almost forgot to point out that today is the one year anniversary of one of my all-time favorite poker bloggers, MeanGene. Go read his retrospective, and hell, he even took the time to highlight some of his notable posts from the past 12 months.
Mean Gene's Poker Blog

K, hopefully I can pound out an uber post, if not tomorrow, then over the weekend.

And finally, I hope all the bloggers heading to Vegas have a blast. Can't wait to hear all about it!

Monday, December 06, 2004

I've looked at cards from both sides now,
From win and lose, and still somehow,
It's cards illusions I recall,
I really don't know cards at all...

Joni Mitchell

So many things to blog about, so little time.

While mocking me between hands last evening in my home game, an unnamed player said, "Party Poker is porno for good poker players," to which I raised my glass and guzzled.

It's funny because it's true.

And because this is Poker Blog Appreciation Week, culminating this weekend in Vegas, I offer new poker blogs as a love offering. Pimpage time, in no particular order:

Call, Raise or Muck It Poker Blog
Thank you, Sir, for setting up the poker bloggers. Too damn cool and I can't wait for the Trip Reports.

Wagering War: a gambler's diary
His longstanding ambition to be a full-time writer realised, our hero needs a new dream. He spies a copy of 'How to Win on the Horses' at a school jumble sale and suddenly hears angels sing...

Lumpy's Poker Blog
Just a place to rant about poker.

Big Slick
A MacIntosh Texas Hold Em Junkie

Memoirs of a Degenerate Gambler
One man's quest to become a gambling millionaire

Poker Words - A Poker Blog
A random discussion about anything related to the world of poker.

Amatuer Online Poker
Online Poker - from an amateur's perspective.

Human Head Thinks Big
Inspired by the great blogfather, Iggy, this large headed geek would also like to do his part to help destroy workplace productivity by chronicling his good and bad times playing poker. Other little rants and missives will probably leak out as well, but let's just see what happens shall we? Come along.....

Donkeypuncher - has a Vegas Trip report up.
Sports, booze, poker, strip clubs, and really bad television. Am I missing anything????

The Official All N Poker Blog

Acoustic Shadows
This will not stand, man.

Lord Admiral Card Club Blog
This is a blog centered around the Lord Admiral Card club. Although most of the information will probably only interest Lord Admiral members (and not all of them!!!) anyone in the big beautiful internet is welcome to peruse or comment.

I Tilt Too Much - only two posts.

Fish and Chips
A poker themed blog, charting the demise of my degree and the rise of my poker career!

Let's Play Poker
The purpose of this blog is to describe and introduce the world of gambling, and specifically poker to college students, as well as others interested in playing competitive table games for cash. In addition to my introduction, I wish to help others with strategy, and also touch on topics that are of interest to myself and my demographic. Please feel free to post feedback.

The Obituarium
Celebrating the death of civilized society, critical thinking and my poker bankroll

My Poker Adventure
Chronicles of a poker player with a wife, two kids and a dog

JourNeY into Poker

Jammin - my poker journal
jay mortensen

Betting for Value
An endless search for the perfect Poker session.

Poker Junkie
Poker, Poker, school, Poker... Just a lil sum sum to write about between classes.

The useless thoughts of Poker Patrick
This is the blog of Poker Patrick, the best bad poker player in the world. But I'm getting better.

What was I thinking?

Poker By Iggy!
All about my poker playing, poker related things or just my daily rants about whatever.

One thing I get all the time is people saying hi to me on Party skins. I always wondered why people were so friendly to me to say Hello Iggy all the time. I finally figured out why then... people thought I was guinnessandpoker Iggy. Sometimes I think I get unearned respect on tables because it seems like that Iggy has a lot of fans. Check out his blog sometime if you get the chance. He always has interesting messages to read!

This is not a Poker Blog
Excellent blog name. Kudos.

Found in Translation

hectorjelly's poker Journal
Live Journal doesnt seem to have a links category, so Im going to post a few very good sites here.
First of all must be iggy: He runs a fantastic blog, each post is usually a collection of some of the most interesting poker content available at any one time on the net, all done in a stylish fashion. My only drawback is that I cringe every time he says "oh the humanity", what if I had relatives who died in the zepplin crash?

Link of the Day:
Tubcat Will Swallow Your Soul
Of all the people who have cast eyes upon the horror that is Tubcat, I think Cephsuex had the most appropriate response: "That is the kind of animal that even God fears."

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Information on this site is intended for news and entertainment purposes only.

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