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August 8, 2016 Comments Off on International Games

I bet you thought this post was going to be about the World Olympics, didn’t you? LOL After all, the games will be on TV every day and every night for the next week. And I love watching them, too!

But, no, this is not about the Olympics. It is about a game of Spades that I just played on one of the Facebook apps. There are about a dozen different spades game apps on Facebook. All of them are free, too. My favorite one is called Spades Plus.

So today I need a short break and decided to play a couple of quick games. On the Facebook apps you play short, fast games. Some of them are only 1 or 2 hands. So I clicked on a 200 point game and ended up at a table with some fascinating people. Denis was playing from his hone in Germany. G3 was playing from India and my partner, Mercedes, was in Saudi Arabia. They were all nice, friendly people and very good players.

My partner and I won the first game and we all agreed to a rematch. The other team won the second game, so we decided to play one more and break the tie. Mercedes was brave and bid a risky nil and when we made that, we won the last game! Woot!

That was such a nice mental health break, and the exhilaration of winning made it so much easier to get back on task with a smile and a good attitude.

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