I didn’t notice who the writer was at first. I finished the first paragraph and knew it was you.
You see a lot of humanity at the blackjack table. I am embarrassed by the behavior of some men especially when they are drunk or losing or both. So obnoxious and childish. Somehow you maintain an acceptable demeanor. People who are upset usually end up losing so that must improve your day.
You mention the statistics about woman who end up missing. That’s very sad. Men have a worse time of it. Men are murdered much more often than women because we are exposed to violence much more often.
Yes, you don’t want to hear male locker room talk especially amongst younger men or ex-presidents. I hear women can be very graphic about men too. There are some words we don’t need to hear.