Mah Jongg is not just a game. It has become a part of my life that allows me to entertain my Mah Jongg-playing friends, cook great meals to serve to them and test my mental skills during our game play (which, hopefully, is often).
Included with one of the Mah Jongg sets I recently purchased was a National Mah Jongg League (NMJL) card from 1957. I thought it might be fun to compare that card with the most recent one (2013).
The card is tiny and the price was too – 25 cents! However, there is an additional charge for membership in the NMJL – 50 cents! Today, as you know, the card is $7 (or $8 for the larger size) and that includes your membership in the League. Continue reading →
Santa stopped by early today and I am afraid that I have no willpower. I opened all the gifts – and there were so many! – and each one brought a greater delight to me than the one before. Not surprising, Santa knows that I like things having to do with Mah Jongg and so several of the gifts followed that theme. The first was a beautiful decoupaged dish from cccreations – decoupage under glass by Carol Cohen.
Isn’t this fabulous?! I can’t decide where to put it – either on the coffee table in the living room or else on my dresser in the bedroom and put jewelry, coins, etc. in it. Such decisions to make! Continue reading →