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    Forbidden fruit

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    A long long time ago, like a week or so, a member of the Victoria Advocate wanted to play God and forbid the partaking a certain fruit that has brought so much joy to so many. The belief that this ...

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    "All is fair in love and war"

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    This quote that is attributed to John Lyly who lived in the mid 1500s to early 1600s ranks up with some of the worst pieces of advice of the last 500 years. I would say half the phrase is true. ...

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    House for sale

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    One of my passions is localism. I grew up here and now will raise my children here. I have concerns for Victoria for a number of reasons. I want to see Victoria grow and thrive. Not just in a blind ...

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    Overheard at the Mall

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    I am married to an older woman. She is my senior by about five months. Recently, she had her birthday. It was while she was in Trinidad with family, so her present was given to her when she returned. The ...

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    Confederacy vs. Union

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Josef (?) was the father of Jiri (1744), who was the father of Jakub (1776), who was the father of Frantisek (1799), who was the father of Joseph (1824), who was the father of John (1846), who was the father ...

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    During a recession, just do what you are told...

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    The best thing for a business to do during a recession is to just follow the crowd. Just watch what others do, imitate, get in line, be a copycat, and never, never innovate. This would be the prescription of failure ...

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    Tackle

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Watch out or you will get hammered by a hard head. Some can be so stubborn. They just don't know when to quit and are mixed up. Are they a cat? A fish? Definitely not very good looking. I think ...

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    He came into world with a cord around his neck

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Scare. Fear. Anxiety. Purple. 5 pounds. Waiting party. 12 hours. N.I.C.U. That was 7 years ago today! My wife and I had been married 2 years 70 days and a couple hours when our first born came out of the ...

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    4th Grade reading levels

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    At the Victoria Economic Development Corporation meeting this morning (remember every Tuesday morning at 7:30, free coffee), the executive director of Sure B.E.T. gave a presentation which included some statistics on reading levels of criminals in our jail system. Having ...

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    Household of excitement

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    So my family travelled back from Trinidad and Tobago last Friday. I know, I know, you were deeply disappointed that I didn't have a blog post. Please forgive me, my wife would have been upset had I not been there ...

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