Monthly Archives: January 2009

A Weekend Tune For Elle

Quote of the Day:     “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.”     –Euripides I’m pretty sure this song wasn’t written with the intent that it be sung exactly the way TB does–in pitch or … Continue reading

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I Aspire to Write Like This Guy

Quote of the Day     “There is creative reading as well as creative writing.”     –Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s too long to cut and paste, so I’m linking a great article by a Mississippi writer that appeared in “Lost” … Continue reading

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Stuff You Just Know If You Were Raised Right

Quote of the Day:     “Everyone should just be quiet and uncomfortable. Avoid eye contact. Look pensive. Don’t trap me in your stupid convo where you say “I’m in the elevator so I might lose you.””     –Aubrey Leigh Goodwin, … Continue reading

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The Job Market–I Gotta Get a Good One

Quote of the Day     “All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.”     –Aristotle Times are tough. Big corporations and hometown shops are losing money and shedding workers at an alarming pace. Keeping up with the latest bleak … Continue reading

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A Little CCR for Thursday

Quote of the Day     “I never have any problem getting enthusiastic with a good song and a good band.”     –Waylon Jennings Here’s a good tune to get you ready for the weekend. I’m sending out a long distance … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day

Quote of the Day:     “Free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don’t attack each other. Free nations don’t develop weapons of mass destruction.”     –former President George W. Bush (blank stare) Barack Obama was sworn in as President of … Continue reading

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Thinking About Jim Plunkett Tonight

Quote of the Day   “Dan Patrick: What are you playing for now? Kurt Warner: I’m playing because I still love the game. And I’m really playing for another chance at a championship. Editor’s Note–This exchange was from an interview on Dan Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Commonwealth of Massachussetts vs Roy Smith vs The Boston Strangler

Quote of the Day     “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of  facts and evidence.”     —John Adams, from his Argument in … Continue reading

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Cross Country, the Suck Stops Here

I miss Cross Country XM 12. Sirius Outlaw Country is ok, and I’m developing a taste for Elizabeth Cook’s morning show, but it just ain’t the same. There won’t be too much Thursday pickin for awhile, but I’m pretty much … Continue reading

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Russian Spy Predicts US Civil War in 2010–TB Reacts

Quote of the Day     “American will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”        –Abraham Lincoln Editor’s note–Click here for a link to … Continue reading

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