Monthly Archives: December 2009

The New Year’s Eve Girl

Quote of the Day: And I shall find some girl perhaps, And a better one than you, With eyes as wise, but kindlier, With lips as soft, but true. And I daresay she will do. “The Chilterns”–Rupert Brooke They’d been … Continue reading

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Bowl Pickin TBCS, Season II (featuring Sweet and RSR) Part Deux

Ok, here are the playlists: Sweet: Alabama – “Mountain Music” Leadbelly – “Alabama Bound” Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Willie and Waylon The King in the Steel City (New years eve 1976) RockStar Rambler: … Continue reading

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Bowl Pickin Season II, The TBCS Featurin’ Sweet and RockStarRambler

Quote of the Day: Cledus Snow: Hey Bandit. Me an’ Fred got a question. Bandit: What you an’ Fred want? Cledus Snow: How come we’s doin’ this? By now you all know the Regular Season title in Thursday Pickin was … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

Quote of the Day: “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands … Continue reading

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TB’s Christmas Awards (the Elfies)

Quote of the Day: “Look Charlie Brown, let’s face it. We all know that Christmas is a big commercial racket. It’s run by a big eastern syndicate, you know.”     —Lucy TB has been immersed in Christmas now for … Continue reading

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TB Ain’t Predictin It or Nuthin, But What If the Saints Go to the Super Bowl?

Joke of the Day: After he was dead, Boudreaux discovered himself in Hell. He looked around awhile, then went right to work shoveling brimstone. The devil came up to him and said, “How you like it here, my friend? It’s … Continue reading

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The Old Neighborhood

Quote of the Day: “Anybody who has to step on the grass before we get to the bridge is a sissy.” –Smily, as we walked barefoot down the black asphalt of Woodhaven Street on countless summer days between 1978-1984 Not … Continue reading

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12 New Facebook Groups I’d Start If I Was a Facebook Group Starter

Quote of the Day: “How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity.” –William S. Burroughs Travellinbaen invites you to join his group: “I’ve never said “Happy Holidays” to anyone but I think I’m going to start now….just for … Continue reading

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Thursday Pickin Season II, Regular Season Wrapup

Quote of the Day: “First off, let me say it was an honor to have my quote on the quote of the day.” –BW Buzz Another regular season of Thursday Pickin has come and gone. Sweet takes home the regular … Continue reading

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Dan Brown Does It Again

Quote of the Day: “It is imagination that encircles planet Earth. Mere knowledge is limited.” –Albert Einstein TB loves Dan Brown’s books because they blow my mind. I’m a little past halfway through his latest, The Lost Symbol. Like his … Continue reading

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