Tag Archives: hyperbole

The Kiss

Quote of the Day: “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters … Continue reading

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Buy The Farm?

Quote of the Day: “Ohhh, Moma. Could this really be the end?” –Bob Dylan, Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again The Oilpocalypse is upon us. War rages in Afghanistan. Terrorism and piracy fester and threaten. Hurricane season … Continue reading

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TB’s Anti-Dentite Manifesto

Quote of the Day: “Some tortures are physical, and some are mental, But the one that is both, is dental.” –Ogden Nash I hate those kitten posters tacked by the window or even worse on the ceiling that say things … Continue reading

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Haircut

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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A Bad Day

Quote of the Day: “Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, “why me?” Then a voice answers, “nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.” Charlie Brown Last week TB had a bad day. First I dunked … Continue reading

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The Proud Father

Quote of the Day: “Flowers….are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson The Father unbuckled his little girl and lifted her from her car seat, stealing a kiss as … Continue reading

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The Day the 240Z Died (and almost took TB with it)

We decided during the first few minutes of “Cheers”, I imagine, that it was a good night to go to Mack’s Supper Club. It was not a particularly difficult decision, nor hotly debated, just one of those where somebody might’ve … Continue reading

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SECESSION!

Conversation/Legend of the Day: Southern Belle (with parasol twirling, at the outset of the Civil War)–General Beauregard, do you think we can whup them yankees? General Beauregard (resplendent in grey Confederate finery)– Honey child, don’t you worry your pretty little … Continue reading

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TB’s Guide to Interesting Party Conversation

Quote of the Day:     “Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.”     –William Shakespeare TB just got back from a whirlwind 1500 mile round trip drive to Folly … Continue reading

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The Greatest (gambling) Story Ever Told

Quote of the Day     “so why don’t you shut up? You’re just a bitter old man.”     –TB’s first and only words to the old coot to my right in this story Old stories, more appropriate for telling over … Continue reading

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