Whenever Marash Girl played Backgammon (Tavlu) ardently hoping to win, she would invariably lose. Because of her loss, a visiting uncle always comforted her with these words: "Lucky in love, unlucky in games." Or was it, "Lucky in games, unlucky in love." (Either way, the poetry of the comforting words sounded a lot better in Armenian.) Whichever way that expression went, here's the wisdom that Marash Girl gleaned from those "comforting" words . . . "Be careful what you wish for!"