Tag Archives: mild humor

Things Found Humorous In The First Half Of A Ski Vacation

Quote of the Day: “With the passage of time, most loathsome events become humorous tales.”     —Jimmy Buffett Have you ever been to Tillatooma, Mississippi? In route to Memphis to catch our flight west, TB found a reason to … Continue reading

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U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.!

Quote of the Day: “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right. –Henry Ford TB tuned in to NBC Saturday night just in time to catch the last ten skiers in … 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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Party Planning For Third Week

Quote of the Day: “I never did like to work and I don’t deny it. I’d rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh–anything but work.” –Abraham Lincoln TB hears all the time, “TB, I love Third Week. I’m spreading … Continue reading

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TB’s Society Page

Quote of the Day: “I am who I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain’t never gonna do it any different. I don’t care who likes it and who don’t.” –Buck Owens Let … Continue reading

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You Make The Call!

Quote of the Day: “Most loathsome events become humorous tales with the passage of time.” –Jimmy Buffett, from Tales From Margaritaville It has only taken ten days. Now, finally, TB can laugh about it. After much therapy. And the arrival … Continue reading

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BS and The Art of Humor (the blank stare project, part I)

Quote of the Day: “A poor life this if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.” –W.H. Davies, the official Travellinbaen blank stare QOTD Anyone who’s been around the blog for a few days knows of … Continue reading

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A Poem About Nothing

Quote of the Day: “Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” –Robert Frost TB has grown weary of outrage … Continue reading

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Philosobaen (a list to live by)

Quote of the Day: “All generalizations are false, including this one.” –Mark Twain TB’s been using the philosobaen tag since the blog started, and lately its occurred to me the credo of philosobaenism ought to be recorded. I imagine this … Continue reading

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Things Learned From Mom (the lesser list)

Quote of the Day:     “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”     –Rudyard Kipling A day late, but Mom’s don’t hold that sort of thing against you: Brag about your kids to your friends, in … Continue reading

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