This post will be of interest to a very few of my friends/followers but i have to share. At bridge this afternoon I had one of the most exciting hands I have ever had. Seven diamonds headed by the A K Q J. The AKQ of spades. A void. And an outside ace. In other words, eleven tricks. The sensible bid would have been five diamonds, a lay down. I chose to open six. My partner had only the useless queen of hearts - and the same number of cards in each outside suit that I had
I've had a terrible week. Could it be that my good luck charm was being cleaned? Probably not, but I am much happier with him back around my neck. Considering that there are 7000 varieties of dung beetles found on all continents except Antarctica, there is remarkably little written about them.
Most of what I know about dung beetles comes from personal observation. Having the opportunity to watch these delightful creatures at work has been as rewarding as seeing the big fi
Yes, I wear my BE NICE button whenever I leave the house. Yes, it forms the core of my platform. I want to be Mayor so that I can make Corning a more caring community, one in which citizens look out for each other and their environment. One in which we are all aware of our surroundings, and take action when we see something wrong. But the last few days have been hard. My first serious job was working for The Star newspaper in Johannesburg. They had a column called Star Li