3/01/2008

Mom-opoly

Al is SUPER good and/or lucky at playing games. I win when we play games that involve higher-order thought planning than what an 11 year old has (Chess, Clue). He wins pretty much everything else we play. During one of Al's 4,000 snow days, we got out Monopoly. We're a little more evenly matched, but he still does win more often. Al is not a "gracious winner" yet. His gloating frequently involves touch-down style dances. On this particular day, I was winning....big. After all that I have endured during his wins, I have to admit relishing the moment he reached the point of all properties on mortgage and after paying me rent, he had EXACTLY:

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow - he normally is a lucky game player. Glad you got to win once, hope you did a little dance too. You know - dish it out type lesson thing!! Mom

Anonymous said...

I also won all the games after that one.

--Al

Kim Thomas said...

Go Mom!

LOL at Al's comment.

Jane: a female given name of English origin said...

:)

LoSpace said...

Most classic show of bad sportsmanship ever: my graceful ex-Dance Theatre friend doing split leaps through her apartment after beating 2 of us at Balderdash, singing, "Phi Beta Kappas lo-ost, Phi Beta Kappas lo-ost!
Thanks for bringing back a great memory :)

Queen B said...

ha! touchdown dances, what a visual!

Jinjer said...

Gotta love it!!

Ann said...

Awesome! I never win at Monopoly!!!!