Friday, October 28, 2005

Cardoso's Revenge??

The Senior team played without Steve Brown and Pierre Daigneault yesterday as Steve had come down with some type of one day bug and spent much of the day doing what you do in such circumstances. Today, Day 6, we will be without Captain, Marc Lachapelle, who seems to have come down with the same thing over night...

We are wondering whether this is Cardoso's Revenge for the invasion of bridge players that has descended on Estoril. Cardoso lived from 1880 to 1950 and put Estoril on the map through the construction of the Casino that is adjacent to the playing site in the early 20th century. He also built the 5 star Palacio Hotel and a number of other hotels along with the train line to Lisbon to bring the people to his casino and house him while they were there. A man before his times or at least 80 years ahead of Canadian governments who seem to be building casinos wherever they can...


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