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June 11, 2008 by TaBoo Tenente
Inspired by a disgruntled foreigner (foreigner =someone not from Wisconsin = ParaTed2k) and his less than stellar Milwaukeeexperience, I've decided to focus today's discussion on something important tothe pursuit of happiness, something near and dear to everyone (though you'llneed to forgive me for suggesting that this nearness and dearness is morepoignant for those of us who hail from Wisconsin). As if you did not know, I'm talking about beer. And not just beer. I'm talking about bad beer. ...
February 7, 2006 by TaBoo Tenente
Sometimes you get to a place in your life where all those assumptions--what is right, what is wrong--must be called into question. You leave your parents. You leave your home town. You learn something about a loved one that you didn't want to hear. The foundations of your life move farther and farther away, and now YOU must make your way forward, or not. You must find a way to do what is right. Or not. In your isolation, you are Untouchable. No one else shares responsibility with you. ...
June 28, 2006 by TaBoo Tenente
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January 13, 2005 by TaBoo Tenente
Was I Playing Texas Holdem When That Tsunami Hit? Lately, I've played some poker. Not just "poker", but Texas Holdem, the Cadillac of poker amongst a parking lot filled with old Datsuns. You only get two of your own cards. You have to share the rest with other players, and there may be a lot of other players. However, there's only five other cards, given to the table in three increments starting with three cards, then one each on the last two rounds. The winner, as in all forms of ...
December 4, 2004 by TaBooTenente
Part I, Quantum Religion: Proof is in the Proof Link discussed aspects of new theory relating to the Creation vs. Evolution debate. Part II discusses the concept of faith. Random House Webster's first definition of faith unfortunately reads as follows: "Confidence or trust in a person or thing." Some faith is fatalistic and goes beyond sensual reality. Such a faith suggests that humans are incapable of recognizing truth, of understanding Divine Purpose, and of obtaining such value as to ...
November 25, 2004 by TaBooTenente
You're peering too deeply into a mirror you use for shaving or for viewing the street you've already seen. You're on the street and you think you recognize a woman through the cafe window. A thought takes you but you can't remember the words when you're waiting for the "Don't Walk" sign to pass and now you're really pissed. But the light changes and the thought goes and now you feel pretty silly. You're cooking supper. You're starting the dishwasher. You flip on the news and you want to ...