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Bumper crop

Proud of my thrivin’ daylillies. We share an identical lineage, on Daddy’s side. – Posted using MobyPicture.com

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TB’s a Rebel, Really

Quote of the Day: “I think of poets as outlaw visionaries in a way.” Jim Jarmusch, independent filmmaker (Coffee and Cigarettes and others) TB don’t wear no helmet. I am an outlaw bicycler. The other riders twitch their heads, do … Continue reading

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Ode to Biscuits

Quote of the Day: “We ain’t one at a timin’ here, we mass-communicatin’!” –Pappy O’Daniel, O’ Brother, Where Art Thou? Oh, Hardees…..if fast food joints could marry, and if I weren’t already taken, and if I was a fast food … Continue reading

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For the Seventh Rant of Xmas, TB Gave to Me….

Quote of the Day: “I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men … Continue reading

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

Quote of the Day: If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.     —JRR Tolkien ….FIVE. GOLD. ADS. (Before continuing, please be advised the following was written and … 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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For The Third and Second Rants of Christmas, TB Gave to Me…

Quote of the Day: “Batteries Not Included”     –ubiquitous ……THREE triple AAA’s. Are you kidding me? What’s wrong with good old-fashioned all-American AA’s, two or four at a time no matter the product? What is this, some kind of … Continue reading

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On The First Rant of Christmas, TB Gave To Me….

Quote of the Day: “Bah! Humbug!”     –Ebenezer Scrooge ….a lounge in the mall ain’t no lounge….. Even if its at Saks. Listen up you little panty-waisted-skinny-jean-sportin-no-rimmed– glasses–wearin’ interior decorators…..I’ve had a long day walkin’ through your overly decorated … Continue reading

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Who Is the Craziest

Quote of the Day: “Where’s the church? Who took the steeple? Religion’s in the hands of some crazy-ass people.” –Jimmy Buffett Religion is dominating the news these days to an extent I have never seen. One in four Americans believes … Continue reading

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TB’s Love/Hate Relationship With the Rules

Quote of the Day: “Hell, there are no rules here–we’re trying to accomplish something.” –Thomas Edison TB found myself this rainy summer morn in a humorless large meeting room staring blankly at the surrounding Junior Leaguers, distracted professionals and a … Continue reading

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