Would-a-had.

What could have been and wasn’t.

I remember playing penny poker with my dad. Seven card stud was the game, and on the last card, after the bets, he would go around the table and read out the results.. 3 of a kind, a “would-a-had’, two pairs.

I ‘would-a-had’ a straight flush, or a full house, or a <insert winning hand>if only I had the right cards. It always stuck with me. When we reflect on…