Entries for March, 2012 in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

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    Five Reasons to Read Hazlitt

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    “The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate hut at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.” ...

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    BREAKING: Shopping Cart Thievery on the Loose

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Am I a shopping cart klepto? Within the last six months, I have taken a stranger's basket at HEB twice. It is quite embarrassing to say the least. I get in a zone with my shopping list and I try ...

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    Futurist Riverside Ride Results: Jared comes in dead last.

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    The wheels on the bike go round and round, round and round, round and round… This weekend I will attempt a personal record, the longest haul ever on two-wheels. My wife and I are shooting for 40 miles. How far ...

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    Gone in less than 60 seconds

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Over the weekend, we had company. Our household went from three kids to five and of course thirst was a constant issue. I hadn’t introduced them to it yet, but I decided I would let them try Chocolate Almond Milk. ...

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    In pre-American age

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    For the most part, Charles Carroll of Carrollton was able to worship as he wanted. He was a Catholic and a liberally educated man in the Jesuit tradition, Ratio Studiorum, and as can be seen is a classical approach to ...

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    More difficult than chastity

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    It is no secret we live in a non-naturalized sex saturated culture. It takes about one evening of watching “Law and Order” to see that. A short survey of commercials would make an alien from Mars think that tooth paste ...

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    10 Things you don’t hear in Victoria

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    “I haven’t seen any pay-day loan companies around town.” Similar vein. “Does Victoria have a pawn shop?” “Want to go for a swim in the Guadalupe?” “The weather is always consistent.” “That is a nice bike lane.” “There is a ...

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    Events that were missed and events that defined

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Going off this article from the Victoria Advocate regarding Gen Y, I have compiled a list of events before their birth and some that shaped them. Pre-millennials: 1981: Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II’s assassination attempt; cases of AIDS ...

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    Crossing the Boundaries

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    As common practice and an open invitation to those men that dare, I went to our men’s development program. The program is not for the faint of heart because we cover the hard hitting things in life like husbandry, fatherhood, ...

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    Weather wow

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    I would count yesterday as one of the most beautiful days of the year so far. It was also a great evening to watch my son practice baseball. Another beautiful icon: Temporal Distortion from Randy Halverson on Vimeo.

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    A record breaking day

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Jared Tomanek Originally published March 5, 2012. It was clear skies as upwards of under 100 people entered the Corral 1 for the third annual Victoria ALS 5K Stroll, Roll 'n' Run. When the first woman crossed the finish line ...

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    Smaller posts

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    March 3rd Though I won’t be able to make it and couldn’t last night at the PumpHouse, Break of Reality is in town. They are a cool groove that mix the strings of the cello with the beat of percussion. ...

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    Sent to my iPhone

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    When I have a few minutes to gather some thoughts, most often those of others, I hit my RSS app, Feeddler Pro. As I buzz through some of the latest posts by bloggers, news reporters, thinkers, local queens, economists, or ...