Monthly Archives: January 2011

It’s Cool

Quote of the Day: “Where do you want it?” –Billy Joe Shaver TB’s come to a conclusion, gradually I guess, over the last thirty years or so. Moma, Daddy, Teacher, Coach, Preacher and even my ARB’s were wrong about something … Continue reading

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Losin’ Streaks

Quote of the Day: “You can win, you can lose, or it can rain.” –Casey Stengel You ever had one? TB has damn sure known a losin’ streak or two. I had one that lasted over a decade. It took … Continue reading

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Thursday Pickin’ Season III Anti-climax

Quote of the Day: “Achievement brings its own anti-climax.” –Maya Angelou TB doesn’t know if any of y’all still care about this or not. Frankly, I don’t. But in the interest of closure, here are the results of Bowl Pickin’. … Continue reading

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A List of Places Where TB Would Pay $200 to Stand Outside

Quote of the Day: “The real fun in living wisely is that you get to be smug about it.” –Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes A jail cell, assuming the other choice was standing inside it Kate Beckinsale’s shower … Continue reading

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We Need More Holidays

Quote of the Day: “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” –MLK TB really enjoys MLK day. It is one of the most timely three-day weekends of the year, in fact, along with … Continue reading

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She Talks to Angels?

Quote of the Day: “She talks to angels. Says they call her out by her name.” –Black Crowes It’s Thursday and time for the Thursday Pickin’ Playoff results, but ol’ TB made the dang game so complicated its gonna take … Continue reading

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The Last Eccentric

Quote of the Day: Sweet:  “…..I had to go chase down Henry first and then…” TB:  “wait a minute, who’s Henry?” Sweet:  “I didn’t tell you about Henry? That’s my dog.” TB:  “What kind of dog did you get?” Sweet: … Continue reading

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Winter Sojourning in Vermont

Quote of the Day: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner … Continue reading

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