November 13, 2009

Scrabble Report


Just thought I'd report: Mike and I played two games of Scrabble last evening. We were going to watch a video that we'd seen before, but it just sounded too tiring, so we got out the Scrabble game and the helpful little turntable. I won the first game. Mike says I always win, but it's not true. He won the second game.
We used to play with a sweet older lady named Eloise. She'd have Mike and me over when we were a young married couple. She heard we liked Scrabble. She would feed us. We'd do the dishes, then get right to playing Scrabble. I may have mentioned this before, but she was a Scrabble champ! She was one of the sweetest ladies I ever knew. But she killed us at Scrabble every time! She'd put down a couple letters and score about 50 points and the coolest thing was she did it so sweetly! Now, Mike and I never play a game of Scrabble without remembering Eloise's sweet hospitality and amazing Scrabble skills! Since Mike won a game last night, I may have a more willing Scrabble partner! It's funny how competitive some folks get. Mike likes to win. (Or does Mike not like to lose... to me?) I just like putting words together win or lose! What a fun game!

7 comments:

Rachelle said...

I love scrabble! My husband and family...not so much. What a blessing to have a friendship with an older woman in your young married years; for you and her I'm sure! She probably had sage words of wisdom.

Zoanna said...

AWw, sweet memories. I would take you on!

It's one of the few board games my Paul likes--and he usually wins, to my chagrin. Thankfully I can still beat my little boy at the game, and glad he gets back up after a loss and challenges me again.

Olivia Arlene said...

Scrabble is fun! It's been awhile since I played though.

Laurel said...

I also have fond memories of playing Scrabble with Eloise, though mine take me to the veranda at KBC. Of course, that also reminds me of the very precise way that the lettuce needed to be chopped for camp salad. :-)
What a dear sweet lady of the Lord! I do believe I'm a little teary...

TAB said...

I remember the games of Scrabble that were played in the evenings during Family Camp at KBC.
Love some Scrabble!

Zoanna said...

Would you believe that my mother went to Kansas Bible Camp as a teenager? Small world.

Laurie said...

Wow! It certainly is a small world! I wonder if she knew Eloise's husband (with the Lord now)! His name was Richard Burson. He was the first camp directer, and more.