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A Satisfied Mind

Quote of the Day: “How many times have you heard someone say, if I had his money I’d do things my way, But little they know it’s so hard to find, one rich man in ten with a satisfied mind.” … Continue reading

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The Only Thing We Have to Fear

Quote of the Day: “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts…perhaps the fear of a loss of power.”     John Steinbeck TB read this article yesterday and I found it enlightening. It caught my eye because it referenced Stephen Colbert’s Rally to … Continue reading

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TB, Hat Fashion, and Middle Age Angst

Quote of the Day: “…excuse yourself from obsessing on the state of the economy, the meaning of life and the clash between science and religion…” TB’s Leo Free Will Astrology excerpt The local rag here in Jackson, MS, runs a feature … Continue reading

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I Know Where I’m Going, I Think, But How in the Hell Exactly Did I Get Right Here?

Quote of the Day: “You may ask yourself, “how did I get here?” –Talking Heads TB comes to you after the longest hiatus in TBU history from a small cabin somewhere in the hinterlands of Stone County, Mississippi. As I … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts

It is an inviolable principle of Philosobaenism that rules are meant to be broken. I think “Dress Barn” is probably the worst name for a retail shop of all time. Yet they are ubiquitous. Honorable Mention to “Dry Creek Water … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “I am a part of all that I have met.” –Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses My high school French teacher, Alice Hammond, retired this week after a twenty-eight year career. She alerted many of us via her Facebook … Continue reading

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The Good Ol’ Days vs The Here and Now

Quote of the Day: “Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.” –Mark Twain Ever since Man’s eviction from Paradise, he’s been looking over his shoulder and pining for … Continue reading

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Dan Brown Does It Again

Quote of the Day: “It is imagination that encircles planet Earth. Mere knowledge is limited.” –Albert Einstein TB loves Dan Brown’s books because they blow my mind. I’m a little past halfway through his latest, The Lost Symbol. Like his … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: 1. If it’s too good to be true it usually is. 2. Always look at how much the other guy is making when he’s trying to sell you something. 3. Stay away from leverage. –Warren Buffett, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “You know, as a writer, I’m more of a listener than a writer, because if I hear something I will write it down.”     –Jimmy Buffett TB had an hour to burn this morning between … Continue reading

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