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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXVIII: Intermediate Place Rocks Again

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXVIII:  Intermediate Place Rocks Again  By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com    Intermediate Place, the favorite hangout of the tens, nines, and eights which earn their living as playing cards in the local duplicate club, was … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXVII: Bad Start to the New Year

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXVII:  Bad Start to the New Year  By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com        Poor Frank was greeted by several cries of “Happy New Year!” as he walked into the local duplicate club for the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXVI: Poor Frank’s Merry Christmas

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXVI:  Poor Frank’s Merry Christmas  By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Spirits were high at the local bridge buffs’ annual Christmas party.  Everyone was having a great time, enjoying the pot luck plates along with … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part III: Saving an Ace

The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part III:  Saving an Ace                                                           … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXV: Poor Frank and the Nine of Hearts

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXV:  Poor Frank and the Nine of Hearts  By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com           Poor Frank found himself in a very tight spot just the other night at the local duplicate club.  He … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part II: Dummy’s Most Important Card

The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part II:  Dummy’s Most Important Card By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Ace Banghor and Jack Leeder, two of Poor Frank’s friends, met at a local coffee house the other day to discuss bridge.  Ace … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXIV: The Top Turkey

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXIV:  The Top Turkey By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      It was customary for the local duplicate club to have a Thanksgiving party on the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving.  The club always played an individual … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXIII: A Tangled Web

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXIII:  A Tangled Web By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were engaged in another dog fight for first place just the other night at the local duplicate club.  The tension … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXII: A Cool Grand

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXII:  A Cool Grand                                                             … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXI: Reading an Opponent

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXI:  Reading an Opponent By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Knowing one’s opponent can be very helpful, and Poor Frank has certainly had a lot of experience playing against Lucky Archie.  The Lucky One has … Continue reading

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