Monthly Archives: May 2009

Funny Stuff Happens Sometimes (when you’re not lookin)

Quote of the Day:     “Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions.”     Robert Redford It’s amazing how funny happens when you are tuned in to the possibility even if you are not consciously looking for it. … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis Travellinbaen?

Quote of the Day:     “For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.”     –Ernest Hemingway When I say that literally … Continue reading

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Mississippi in Africa

Quote of the Day:     “Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.”     –Liberian proverb TB finally got around to reading my friend-in-law Alan Huffman’s book Mississippi in Africa, and I’m glad I did. The title … Continue reading

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Memories of Summer Nights

Quote of the Day:     “Hold on a minute. Don’t get out. I’ve got a feelin its about to come on.”     –Larry to TB, having a psychic moment circa 1986 correctly anticipating his favorite “Fort” song being … Continue reading

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The Walk of Shame

Quote of the Day:     “The only shame is to have none.”     –Blaise Pascal TB always gets good blog material on my frequent trips to Oxford. Sunday morning I was in charge of breakfast so I drove … Continue reading

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Pastoral Mississippi

Quote of the Day:     “He must always be a stranger to the place he loves, and its people.”     –Willie Morris No, its not the name of a town, but if TB decides to write a novel … Continue reading

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Travellinbaen and the Wanderlust

Quote of the Day:     “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch … Continue reading

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Cloud Talk

Quote of the Day:     From The Simpsons, episode 8, year 1 KEARNY: You know, when you look up at clouds in the sky, they start looking like stuff. OTHER BULLY: No, they don’t. KEARNY: Yeah, they do.  Like that one over … Continue reading

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REBRANDING! It’s the Latest Party Craze

Quote of the Day:     “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”     –George Orwell The Michael Steele helmed GOP is a blank stare creating machine. Politico reported yesterday (May 13, 2009) … Continue reading

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Can I (Hurl) Right Now?

Quote of the Day:     “The media’s the most powerful entity on Earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” … Continue reading

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