The 50 States of America: Slip-case Edition

The 50 States of America: The People, the Places, the History: Slip-Case Edition

4 Stars

This was a short book (159 pg); there were only 2-4 pages on each state. I liked that, though, it made the book easy to read in short bursts of time. Continue reading


The History of the Most Useless Card in the Deck

First off, I know that I missed a week in posting; my apologies. I was out of town.

Back to the topic.

I have always had this love of cards. I don’t know why, but I do. Recently I have begun to collect them. I buy them, open them, sort them (setting aside the Jokers in their own special Joker pile), and attempt to build a house of cards with them.

I’m pretty sure that most everybody who has seen a deck of cards wants to know why the Jokers are even there. I mean, for every game you just take them out and set them aside, right?

Wrong.  Continue reading