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    Guadalupe vs. Ohio

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Last week, I was heading my way back to my truck from working out. I struck up a conversation with a guy from Ohio that recently moved here. Being that I went to school in that country, we had something ...

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    Little fart turns 4

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    With great expectations, delightful waiting, and nine months of countdown, my youngest climbed out of the womb four years ago. It is quite amazing how such a tiny person 4.75 years ago has grown and developed into quite the rowdy ...

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    Pheidippides and his 26.2

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    “On the occasion of which I speak - when Pheidippides, that is, was sent on his mission by the Athenian commanders and said that he saw Pan - he reached Sparta the day after he left Athens and delivered his ...

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    A few notes

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Good luck to area runners There are a few people heading to the Houston Marathon this weekend. Good luck and do your best! Confessional Remember, confessions are held at nearly all the parishes here on Saturday’s. Check your local listing. ...

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    Safe sex, the Catholic way

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    I was in Austin yesterday and while there I picked up a biking helmet. Austin has some cool bike stores. Anyways, I went in and asked some questions on types, brands, costs, etc. The salesman was trying to explain to ...

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    Before Star Wars and culture wars, there were class wars

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Heinrich Pesch, the turn of the 20th century German economist, was at the forefront of the economic wars. In the 70sand 80s, it was Star Wars. The 90s, as Pat Buchanan once said, were culture wars. Back then, it was ...

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    Times have changed

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Don Jose’s Ok, I admit, I have started eating more in line with Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint. What does that mean? Well, it is not an Adkin’s extreme, but does call for sparing the grains and processed foods. That’s right, ...

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    Double take

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    It is that human condition to re-verify. I do it often. I think I know why. Every so often I get an email, see a facebook post, or someone comments on mistexting. Most times it is the auto-correct function that ...

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    James Quintus Bond

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Don’t worry, it is not a secret agent middle name you are learning. In fact, I don’t know if we ever learned of Bond’s middle name. But I bet there are a few things you might learn about Jimmy and ...

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    The funny commercial list: Christmas 2011 Edition

    By Jared in J.Q. Tomanek of Victoria

    Here is my list. What was your favorite? Audi Commercial Santa and iPhone 4S Deer hunter meets St. Nick Sorry Santa

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