Category Archives: Life

Princesses and Fairies and Tea Parties, and Scooters Too

Quote of the Day: “I like to be a free spirit. Some don’t like that, but that’s the way I am.”     —Princess Diana TB came across this article today about the subliminal messages being delivered to little girls … Continue reading

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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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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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For the Fourth Rant of Christmas, TB Gave to Me….

Quote of the Day: “We must have bloody noses and cracked crowns.” –Shakespeare, Henry IV …..FOUR freakin’ stitches. In the face. The second time this year. The Little Scamp is a pretty well-coordinated kid. But when she falls, by God … Continue reading

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The Worst Egg Bowl Ever

Quote of the Day: “Waitus  tilia nextus anno domini caninus.” –official motto of The Mississippi State University (Sighhhhh…..) So many choices……. 1983, the wind blown kick. 1981 when the zebras stole one from us on a bogus pass interference in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Egg Bowl Ever

Quote of the Day: “And the Dawg Pound Rocks!”     Mike Tirico, ESPN play-by-play man 1999. It had been a long century for TB and all the Mississippi State Bulldog faithful. Scott Field, built over a suspected major ancient … Continue reading

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The (Third) Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Arguably)

Quote of the Day: “For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.” –Douglas Adams, patron Saint of the TBU, who I like to believe, would truly appreciate the sensible randomness of Third Week … Continue reading

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The Only Thing We Have to Fear

Quote of the Day: “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts…perhaps the fear of a loss of power.”     John Steinbeck TB read this article yesterday and I found it enlightening. It caught my eye because it referenced Stephen Colbert’s Rally to … Continue reading

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TB, Hat Fashion, and Middle Age Angst

Quote of the Day: “…excuse yourself from obsessing on the state of the economy, the meaning of life and the clash between science and religion…” TB’s Leo Free Will Astrology excerpt The local rag here in Jackson, MS, runs a feature … Continue reading

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