Category Archives: You Are Not a Winner

How I Won the Lottery in 2010! (just kidding)

2010 was essentially my last year as lottery pool president. Well, it got old, you know. You try buying a lottery ticket twice a week for years, with nothing to show for it except instant recognition by the convenience store … Continue reading

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So Why Would I Win the Lottery in 2009?

Can’t remember what the weather was like in 2009, but it couldn’t have been more crazy-making than 2011. Winter’s paralyzing cold and snow, followed by the spring that wasn’t, followed by our so-called June, has morphed into unrelenting heat and … Continue reading

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And Then I Didn’t Win the Lottery in 2008

I don’t want to suggest that we never won anything in the lottery pool at work. Occasionally we’d win jackpots of $3 to $7, which amounted to something like 27¢ apiece, so obviously we chose to shovel anything we won … Continue reading

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How I Didn’t Win the Lottery in 2007 Either

More past emails sent out to the lottery players at work. Rereading them now is a little like picking up an old diary and realizing how boring your life actually was. Did I really find the hairy plants on the … Continue reading

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How I Didn’t Win the Lottery in 2006

As you may know, this blog was a spinoff from the countless emails I sent out to coworkers over the years containing our lottery pool numbers. (If this isn’t ringing a bell, you can catch up by clicking on “About … Continue reading

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