Tag Archives: memory

The Soundtrack of TB’s Life (The Early Years)

Quote of the Day: “At Haggerty’s and Swami’s Pacific Palisades San Onofre and Sunset Redondo Beach, L.A. All over La Jolla At Waiamea Bay, Everybody’s gone surfin’, Surfin’ USA….” –the Beach Boys In TB’s recent plea for help in the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading. –Babe Ruth The boy stood in … Continue reading

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School’s Almost Out

Quote of the Day: “Why don’t you say something righteous, and hopeful, for a change?” –Oddball It’s a strange thing. TB hasn’t been in school for almost fifteen years. The Little Scamp won’t start for a few months more. It … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

Quote of the Day: “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands … Continue reading

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The Old Neighborhood

Quote of the Day: “Anybody who has to step on the grass before we get to the bridge is a sissy.” –Smily, as we walked barefoot down the black asphalt of Woodhaven Street on countless summer days between 1978-1984 Not … Continue reading

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Goin Ridin

Quote of the Day: “Buy the ticket. Take the ride.” –Hunter S. Thompson It’s 77 and sunny today in Ridgeland, the kind of day that usually makes TB want to be outside fishing, hiking, biking or the like. But today … Continue reading

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Football Season At Last

Quote of the Day: “Time, as we age, is often damaging. But this was one of the Lord’s good days, resting for me forever in a kind of somnolent tenderness. I was thirteen and it was a golden, luminous November’s … Continue reading

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A Perfect Summer

Quote of the Day:     “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.”     —Yoko Ono Fall brings excitement. A … Continue reading

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