Category Archives: The Adventures of Don Tequila

Taking A Pounding

It’s Sunday night and I’m parked in front of the teevee set at the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Emporium and Bait Shoppe watching my Eagles play like a disorganized pack of wild dogs – whoops.  Can’t say that with … Continue reading

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Re-Pole-Sive

I haven’t been inside the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Emporium and Hobbies & Crafts Shoppe since the dismal conclusion of the NLCS, and I hope, as I quietly take a seat beside pro gambler Duck Diamonds, that nobody will … Continue reading

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Not My Round

Seems like every giant teevee has a different ball game, each surrounded by bickering fans.  But Don Tequila, working tonight as bouncer for the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Emporium and Animal Shelter, is musing instead over a discarded copy … Continue reading

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One Last Shot

The other evening Duck Diamonds and I are parked at the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Emporium and Feed & Farm Supply trying without success to keep from staring at the new bartender.  “It ain’t cool to drool,” mutters Duck, … Continue reading

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B-B-B-Beer’d to the Bone

[A] new analysis of 100 commercial beers shows the hoppy beverage is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for bone health. Though past research has suggested beer is chockfull of silicon, little was known about how silicon … Continue reading

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Brokering Peace

Duck Diamonds, a fixture at the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Bar and Shoe Repair (While U Wait), stares thoughtfully at the teevee set above the bar, ignoring it and everything around him.  I can tell: he’s thinking. Duck doesn’t … Continue reading

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Irish Eyes Are Cryin’

It’s a while since I walked my sorry ass into the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Bar and Vacuum Cleaner Repair Emporium – in fact, not since the World Serious ended horribly.  In a sea of (mostly lesbian) sports fans, … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Knobs

Guido, back in town after 12 days at home in the City of Bodily Harm with Phillies fans,  figures we should watch at least one weekend game in the Marlins series at Liquor and Rubber Balls Sports Bar and Paralegal … Continue reading

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Not Only For Change, But EXTRA Change!

Don Tequila, tending bar this evening in the Liquor & Rubber Balls Sports Emporium and Vegans-Cleansed-While-U-Wait, silently passes me the newspaper with the following story as he draws me a cold Pilsner Urquel (special tonight): Timothy F. Geithner, President-elect Barack … Continue reading

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Long Live Mrs. O’Leary

I’m relaxing in the Liquor & Rubber Balls Sports Bar and Pants Pressed While You Wait (LRB’s), having a beer with Vera Lu Senz, sportswriter and North Side Chicago native.  Midwesterner to the core, she congratulates me again on the … Continue reading

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