I miss playing word games with my mom.

ScrabbleToday is the birthday of Alfred M. Butts, the man who invented Scrabble, a game I’ve been playing for as long as I can remember. Words with Friends was one of the first iPhone apps I installed, and I’ve played it pretty much daily for almost a decade now. Long, long before the iPhone was invented, I used to play Scrabble online with my mom via Yahoo! Games.

<humblebrag>My mother is quite possibly the only person in the world who holds a winning record against me. I have played thousands — thousands! — of times in my life, and she was the only opponent who could consistently beat me.</humblebrag> I miss her terribly.

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