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Life Lessons and Poker

by Linda Johnson |  Published: Dec 05, 2018


I just had my 65th birthday and I wrote a post on Facebook about some of the life lessons I have learned over the past 65 years. The older I get, the more I realize that time passes quickly. It is very cliché, but it does seem like just yesterday I was turning 21 and now I am entering the final quarter of my life. Hopefully I will get to go into overtime! I still feel and act young so I’m not complaining, but I do better understand the saying that, “Youth is wasted on the young.” As I was contemplating what to write about in my final column of the year, a friend suggested that I focus on life lessons I have learned at the poker table, so here goes… I have learned that patience is a virtue. I don’t have to play K-10 because I am bored. I ...

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