Tag Archives: Pascagoula

Luck and Logic

Quote of the Day: “We talked into the night. The kind of talk that seemed important until you discover girls.” –the writer, Stand By Me The two boys laid flat on the roof and stared up at the endless black … 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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Cookie Monster, Revisited

Quote of the Day: “Confess and be hanged.” –Christopher Marlowe This morning TB left home a little earlier than usual. I had a long drive and needed some extra time. There was a chocolate chip cookie left over from last … Continue reading

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The Unvarnished Truth About How I (not TB) Got Famous One Time

Quote of the Day: “Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” –Napoleon Bonaparte From the age of 6 up through 16, this guy ….. ….was a pretty dang good baseball player. After that, well, lets just say I needed my … 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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Needles

Quote of the Day: “As a child I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.” –Dave Barry I cannot recall the first time I had to get a shot. I do recall the screams of terror emanating … Continue reading

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A Gallows Humor Tribute

Quote of the Day: “The secret source of Humor itself is not joy but sorrow.” –Mark Twain TB finds it easy to keep a positive attitude, an essential personal attribute, maybe the most essential. That is, I find it easy … Continue reading

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Memories of Summer Nights

Quote of the Day:     “Hold on a minute. Don’t get out. I’ve got a feelin its about to come on.”     –Larry to TB, having a psychic moment circa 1986 correctly anticipating his favorite “Fort” song being … Continue reading

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Cloud Talk

Quote of the Day:     From The Simpsons, episode 8, year 1 KEARNY: You know, when you look up at clouds in the sky, they start looking like stuff. OTHER BULLY: No, they don’t. KEARNY: Yeah, they do.  Like that one over … Continue reading

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Peaking too Soon

Quote of the Day:      Wrigley: Who are you looking for?  Miles Massey: Tenzing Norgay.  Wrigley: Tenzing Norgay? That’s someone she slept with?  Miles Massey: I doubt it. Tenzing Norgay was the Sherpa that helped Edmund Hillary climb Mt. Everest.  … Continue reading

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