F@%k It Friday: Playing Cards


I know this sounds weird but I hate card games.

Uno. War. Spoons. Crazy Eights. Go Fish. Bridge. Poker. Canasta. Pinochle. Hearts. Old Maid. Solitaire. Whatever.

Unfortunately, I can’t tell you how many people invite me over for dinner and then want to break out the card table and a deck of playing cards.

– How about a game of gin rummy?
– How about I stick a hot poker in my eye.

I know that families bond over card games. Stories are traded. Memories are made. I remember how much my grandmother liked to play cards and it’s a nice memory of watching someone waste a lot of time.

How about you? Does your family play cards? Do you have family game night? Are you a pinochle queen?

I won’t be offended if you don’t ask me out for card night. How about I come over another night and we just watch TV? That’s fine by me.

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