Monthly Archives: November 2008

Thursday Pickin XIV (Wednesday edition)

Quote of the Day       “In the silence of her mind, Quiet movements, well I can find, Grabbin for me with her eyes, Now I’m fallin from her skies.”     –The Guess Who, No Sugar Tonight I gotta … Continue reading

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Innovative Ideas

Quote of the Day     “I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, … Continue reading

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Disconnected Thoughts from Highway 49

Quote of the Day     “We’d like to thank Pascagoula for participating in this year’s State Tournament and wish Laurel well in the World Series.”     –P.A. announcer in the 5th inning of the 1983 Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament … Continue reading

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All-time Pascagoula Football Team

Quote of the Day      TBuck (Pascagoula cornerback 1987-88)–“Hey, what do y’all think about this? Next year I’m gonna catch a punt and just stand there like it was a fair catch. Everybody will stop, then I’ll take off and … Continue reading

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A Short Story About Zeek

I have to tell this story on one of our blog contributors because of the little exchange between he, Larry and Sweet over in “Third Week Pickin.” We must have been about thirteen years old. Sweet, Zeek, Baen, Greeg, Waldo, … Continue reading

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Third Week Thursday Pickin

Quote of the Day     “My baby makes me proud. Lord, don’t she make me proud.”  “My baby makes me smile. Lord,don’t she make me smile.”      — Charlie Rich, from Behind Closed Doors, Smily’s song of the Week, as … Continue reading

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Sanctions For Joe Lieberman

Since the Dems are having trouble coming up with something appropriate, here’s a few sanctions my asshole runnin buddies put on one another through the years. Continue reading

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Travellinbaen’s New Holiday Discovery

Quote of the Day:     “If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work.”     —William Shakespeare, Henry IV Many of you upon reading this will have just dragged yourself in … Continue reading

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Thursday Pickin XII

Quote of the Week     “As shadows fall, I pass a small cafe where we would dance at night; And I can’t help recalling how it how it felt to kiss and hold you tight; Well, how can I forget you, … Continue reading

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Did I Mention How I Really Feel About Alabama?

Quote of the Day:     “We got em beat. We finally got the bastards beat.”     Travellinbaen, to Greekson, and the World at large, at the MSU-Alabama game in Starkville in 1992 Alabama went undefeated during the 1992 football … Continue reading

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