Monthly Archives: September 2009

100 Reasons Why College Football Rules (60-41)

Quote of the Day: “Wrap it in maroon and white.” –Jack Cristil 60.  Desmond Howard strikin the Heisman pose 59.  The Option 58.  Howard’s Rock 57.  The Ramblin Wreck 56.  Joe Paterno coached against Bear Bryant who coached against Bud … Continue reading

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The National Parks

Quote of the Day: “The mountains are calling and I must go.” –John Muir TB has been looking forward to Ken Burns’ series on the National Parks ever since hearing of it several months ago. I didn’t really know what … Continue reading

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Saturday Football Open Thread

Anybody watching the Tube today? I’m sitting here with my ESPN360 feed and flipping back and forth between State-LSU and Southern Miss-Kansas during the commercials. If you get online, just consider this a virtual Del Norte Circle gameday experience. Less … Continue reading

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100 Reasons Why College Football Rules (80-61)

Quote of the Day: “Because they wouldn’t let me go for three.” –Woody Hayes, when asked why he went for two in the waning moments of a 48-14 victory over Michigan 80.  The Texas backfield of Ham, Lam and Jam … Continue reading

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Thursday Pickin Season II, Week 4

Quote of the Day: “I need to get married.” –King of the non-sequitur and blank stare creating Hall of Famer, Sweet Last week was one of the best ever here at Pickin for POTW’s with 14 coming in victorious against … Continue reading

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100 Reasons Why College Football Rules (100-81)

Quote of the Day: “Sam Cunningham did more to integrate Alabama in 60 minutes than Martin Luther King did in twenty years.” –Jerry Claiborne, Alabama assistant in 1970, Kentucky Head Coach 1980’s 100.  The midnight Hawaii game 99.     … Continue reading

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KanJoe

Quote of the Day: “Shame may prevent what law does not prohibit.” –Seneca One of the new cliches introduced in the Obama era is “teachable moment.” The idea is that shameful acts or comments can be redeemed if the offending … Continue reading

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Six Questions and an Unrelated But Awesome Colbert Clip

Quote of the Day: “And that brings us to tonight’s word: Truthiness. Now I’m sure some of the word-police, the “wordanistas” over at Websters, are gonna say, “Hey, that’s not a word!” Well, anybody who knows me knows that I … Continue reading

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Thursday Pickin Season II, Week 3

Quote of the Day: “I way too loudly exclaimed, “I lost my virginity to this song!” –Samsmama, comment of the week, Thursday Pickin, Season II, Week 2 TB didn’t have much time for the internets last week while touring Maine, … Continue reading

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Needles

Quote of the Day: “As a child I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.” –Dave Barry I cannot recall the first time I had to get a shot. I do recall the screams of terror emanating … Continue reading

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