Monthly Archives: September 2011

Club #82: AZ Bridgeworks in Scottsdale, AZ

September 4 Today was the 33rd time this year that the temperature reached 110 degrees. AZ Bridgeworks is a fulltime club run by Joy Balsar. The President of Unit 354 is Leon Lowe and he was my partner. My RHO … Continue reading

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Club #81: Sedona Bridge Club in Sedona, AZ

September 3 The first stop in Arizona was Sedona, which some believe is the most beautiful place of all. The scenic views of the canyon’s reddish walls are not only a dramatic entrance to the valley, but also a gracious … Continue reading

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Club #80: Duke City Bridge Club in Albuquerque, NM

September 2 There is nothing like being in the Wild West and meeting ‘Billy the kid’. Billy Trabaudo is a 19 year old sophomore at the University of New Mexico and is a highly regarded young player. We played and … Continue reading

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Club #79: Los Alamos DBC in Los Alamos, NM

September 1 The Los Alamos game on Thursday night is directed by Jerry Fleming. They had 14 tables including two tables of ‘home-style’ bridge. There were players from Santa Fe and Taos in addition to those from Los Alamos and … Continue reading

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Club #78: Santa Fe Games in Santa Fe, NM

September 1 I have two days and three club stops in New Mexico. The first stop is in Santa Fe at the Leonard Helman Bridge Center. Clearly the best dressed player west of the Mississippi is Leonard Helman, known affectionately … Continue reading

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Club #77: Aspen Bridge Club in Aspen, CO

August 30 The trip to Aspen had my first major pitfall. I arrive to play in the Aspen club with John VanNess, former District 17 President. About the third round, I realized that my glasses had no left lens. John … Continue reading

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Club #76: Five Aces in Colorado Springs, CO

August 29 Typically, I’ve been driving from club to club, but today I flew and arrived in Colorado Springs. Many years ago some members of this club had the foresight to buy a building for a bridge club. Each put … Continue reading

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