Playing with half a deck

Burnaby, BC

The real question is, which half? The organized part of my brain tells me that I have been collecting cards a suit at a time, and that I’m up to two at the moment. Probably clubs and spades at this point in time, because I’m lacking some hearts and diamonds at this point. But in reality it is likely a mixture given my somewhat hectic and random life recently, what with living in five different countries in the past three years.

So if I had to postulate, I would say that I’m holding:

A♣ 2♣ 3♣ 4♣ 5♣ 6♣ 7♣ 8♣ 9♣

2♠ 3♠ 5♠ 6♠ 7♠ 8♠ 9♠ 10♠

3♦ 5♦ 8♦

A♥ 3♥ 4♥ 6♥ 9♥ 10♥

There is a distinct lack of face cards, but I suspect that my upper years will bring more of those. Thanks to everyone who has extended their wishes to me today. I truly appreciate it.

Also, I apologize if your browser or system doesn’t support the character entity glyphs that I have used above.

The irony would seem that the one browser which doesn’t seem to support card characters is Camino, the browser I use at home. Go figure.