Those of you who know me know that I like to play cards.
Those of you who know me well, know that about the only thing I’m actually competitive in, in life, is cards.
Blame it on my grandmothers…. Both of them.
My family spends Thanksgiving playing cards. And, I learned how to count and add by playing cards.
The most famous card game in Ecuador is: Cuarenta (that means 40)
The object is to play to 40 points.
Capture cards by matching what’s currently on the table with what you have in your hand.
How to play:
I’m sure that sounds complicated. It’s hard to sit and write out all the rules at once.
But, grab a partner and a couple of friends and give it a shot. It may take a game or two before you get the hang of it, but once you do, it’s easy.
And you’ll be hooked… at least I am.
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