is devoted to sheepshead, a regional card game most popular in Wisconsin.
If you do not play sheepshead, this page will not interest you -
and, actually, even if you do play, it probably will not be all
that exciting. The site contains a large glossary
of sheepshead terms, descriptions of
interesting plays, the Ten Commandments
of Sheepshead, and discussion of variants
of sheepshead. Any comments, criticisms, variants, suggestions for
additional terms, etc., can be emailed to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are looking for a fifth for a game, I have to check with
my wife, but I can probably make it.
a site to explain the rules of the game, if you want it: www.sheepshead.org
in their native habitat, northern Wisconsin (Stanley, just
east of Eau Claire/Chippewa Falls). The author is on the left.
As I recall, the woman to my immediate left had just picked
on three trump to a jack (and won). A valuable lesson: when
someone has seen their husband to his grave, the thought of
picking a little thin does not bother them.