Week III of the Born to Lose Chronicles: The Three Time Loser and the Three Legged Dog
Well, this is week three of my outrageous misfortunes in trying to win the Florida Lottery by playing the Lucky Numbers from a batch of fortune cookies. I have a total of 8 fortune slips left; so this week, I decided to buy four tickets and next week I’ll play the remainders.
Not heeding the story of Agamemnon (just because I got an “A” in Classical Mythology doesn’t mean I learned anything), I decided to manipulate the Fates by selecting four slips that would help me form a phrase/sentence with the English to Chinese words written on the back of the slips. This is what I got:
Banana [xiÄng jiÄo] Boy [nán hái] Blue [lán sè] Wine [jiÅ]
The corresponding fortunes and numbers:
Banana: “You will receive a surprising gift very soon”;
36, 7, 19, 40, 34, 37.
Boy: “Your happy heart brings joy and peace where there is none”;
16, 2, 22, 46, 3, 53
Blue: “The best times of your live have not yet been lived”;
41, 36, 22, 51, 39, 34
Wine: “There is never any harm in asking an honest question”;
35, 53, 42, 21, 51, 46
Saturday night’s numbers were: 7-12-30-48-49-51.
Oh yeah, the three-legged dog. While doing my Sunday morning run (I ran seven miles today in case you care), I usually run past this old mongrel who is dedicated to protecting his territory despite his handicap. He displays true courage. Enjoy the video.
Sorry about the fingers getting in the way, but this is known as a low-budget, on-the-run, one-take production. Till next week.
Born to Lose Chronicles:
Text and Video ©Trudge164 2010