Thursday, November 08, 2007

Out on the 2nd Hand

Yesterday was a really bad day...

- Worked sucked

- I had to work late and then RUSH to get to the Planet Hollywood to meet everyone

- I couldn't find a parking spot

- I was wearing really high heels and forgot to bring clothes to change into. If you've ever done the self park at Aladdin/Planet HO, you'll know how LONG the walk is from the garage to the casino because you have to go through the whole mall. My feet were throbbing.

- When I got there I realized that Mookie, Don, Mrs. Mookie and me were all at the same table. I don't like playing at the same table with my friends because we are essentially trying to knock each other out.

Don and Mrs. Mookie...

- I went up to the counter and switched sweat cards

- I finally thought I caught a break when The Grinder sat down directly across from me! They have a $300 bounty on his head, so if I knocked him out, I'd cash.

- 2nd hand of the game, I'm the small blind and I have 5 2 offsuit. I flop two pair. I end up all in with the guy next to me, he has pocket aces and gets his third ace on the river - knocking me out of the tournament on the 2nd hand! If there would have been a Gigli award, I would have won it. Did I mention he limped in with pocket aces? Fucking Tool.

- Ummmmmmm - I didn't even have a chance to flirt with Mike! DAMN! It's not fair!

- To drown my sorrows, a cocktail would have been nice, but I decided on P.F. Changs instead. I order a meal to go. I spend almost $20 on the inflated kung pao chicken, I walk ALL THE WAY back to the car, feet still throbbing, look in the bag and there is NO RICE. Are you kidding me? No rice? I paid $20 bucks for a goddamn meal and they didn't give me any fucking rice? Too tired to walk back to the casino, so I drove home and stopped at another chinese food place and spent another $2 on white rice.

Jim, Claire, Mookie and Don...

Today can only get better I guess.

I just heard on the radio that Dane Cook is going to be performing at Mandalay Bay on December 1st. I HAVE TO SEE HIM! I love him. I think he's really funny. My goad today is to find someone to go with me.


Blogger Instant Tragedy: Just Add Water said...

Sorry Carmen,

Sounds like one hell of a day.

You never know, you might be walking to a tournament one day, trip , thinking that it is the worlds worst day of your life and there he will be, to sweep you up off your feet.

Sounds good didn't it.

:-) SMILE!

November 08, 2007

Blogger 6722 said...

could be worse, you could be back in Maryland having only online poker to subdue your gambling fix (like one person I know).

Crofton's nice, never been to Severna Park.

Hang in there....

November 08, 2007

Blogger jusdealem said...

What a day, girl! Ace limpers suck! Really hate you missed the chance to flirt with the Grinder or get a pic w/him. Boooo. :(

November 08, 2007

Blogger Karen said...

I don't want to laugh - but I got knocked out of 2 tourneys last night. Once in the first hand and once in the second hand. Plus I lost at at 6/3 limit. Horrible night of poker. And I didn't even get to see the Grinder in my night.

November 08, 2007

Blogger RockDog said...

That just sounds craptastic!

Hope today is better!

November 08, 2007

Blogger Jay said...

That's a pretty crappy day sweetie. Sorry about that.

Hey don't they have valet parking at that place? What kind of dump is that that doesn't have valet parking?? LOL

Hope tomorrow is better.

November 08, 2007

Blogger A Life Uncommon said...

High heels look great... but don't ya just wish they FELT good?!

Hope today WAS better... :)

November 09, 2007


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