Monthly Archives: February 2010

Things Found Humorous In The First Half Of A Ski Vacation

Quote of the Day: “With the passage of time, most loathsome events become humorous tales.”     —Jimmy Buffett Have you ever been to Tillatooma, Mississippi? In route to Memphis to catch our flight west, TB found a reason to … Continue reading

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Off to Ski the Blizzard

Quote of the Day: “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.” John Wooden Making final preparations for my trip to Lake Tahoe, TB had a moment for contemplation. And you know what that means… eye-rolling please…. In … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Finn, Hero

Quote of the Day: “What a wee little part of a person’s life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself. –Mark Twain TB aspires to be … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “…man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much – the wheel, New York, wars and so on – whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck … Continue reading

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U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.!

Quote of the Day: “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right. –Henry Ford TB tuned in to NBC Saturday night just in time to catch the last ten skiers in … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “I am a part of all that I have met.” –Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses My high school French teacher, Alice Hammond, retired this week after a twenty-eight year career. She alerted many of us via her Facebook … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.” John Locke Tracy Porter jumped the route and picked off Peyton Manning at approximately 8:45 p.m., c.s.t. on February 7, 2010. … Continue reading

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I’ll Still Be Danged

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Quote of the Day: “Get a haircut and get a real job.” –George Thorogood TB turns 40 this year. I always thought that by the time I was 40 I would no longer be constrained by childish behavior and concerns. … Continue reading

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What I Meant to Say….

Quote of the Day: “If you’ve heard this story before don’t stop me because I’d like to hear it again.” –Groucho Marx It has been widely reported that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood this morning advised drivers of Toyota vehicles … Continue reading

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