Category Archives: People

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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“Mitch” from Dazed and Confused Now Pitching in the World Series!

TB doesn’t watch much big league baseball any more, so I did a double take when I tuned in to tonight’s World Series Game 1 between the Giants and Rangers. Why didn’t anybody tell me Mitch made the show? He … Continue reading

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Underdog of the Week, Paul Thorn

Quote of the Day: “The song says ‘Hank Williams was in the darkness when he sang I Saw the Light. I believe there’s good in everyone, I hope I’m doing this right’,” Thorn reflects. “I was talking to somebody the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “Do not cease to drink beer, to eat, to intoxicate thyself, to make love, to celebrate the good days.” Egyptian Proverb For some reason today TB got to thinkin’ back to my law school days, specifically … Continue reading

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Champion Dies, Quest Begins?

Quote of the Day: “Facts are the enemy of truth.” Cervantes, Don Quixote TB’s first law professor, Bill Champion died a few days ago. I had him for first year Property at Ole Miss, like a lot of other future … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Among TB’s excuses for neglecting the TBU lately is that I am actually “working on something.” It will probably wind up being a collection of stories, except you know how in almost any book there is … 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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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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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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One Small Step

Quote of the Day: “That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.”     —Neil Armstrong, on setting foot on the moon Forty years ago Monday “we” put a man on the moon. Did you know Neil … Continue reading

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