Monopolizing the Table

A while back, I broke the good news that my ten year old daughter was taking over handling the Monopoly game from our local grocery store. Let’s check-in and have a quick peek at how that’s going …

Continue reading “Monopolizing the Table”

Time Monopolizer

Ugh. It is that time of the year again. The local grocery is encouraging us to play their Monopoly game again, the biggest time waster I have ever encountered. Sure, we have won every year, about a net $25 worth of gift cards + free products for about 100 hours of work. It is so much work that when it ended last year, I filed for unemployment benefits. Denied.

I had initially resisted the Monopoly game’s siren song this year. I actually passed on taking tickets after checkout. I was a reformed man. Then my wife came home with this stack.

Monopoly stack

Thanks a lot to my wife for enabling my filthy habit. As I spread the game tickets out on my bed and rolled back and forth over them, I casually grabbed one. It wasn’t long before it was open, and what did I see?

Continue reading “Time Monopolizer”