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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Half past dead

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The sun came out for a few minutes today. Then it went down.

* The City of Springfield has struck a deal with the owner of the Bel-Aire whereby all the residents will be evicted and the vintage Route 66 motel will be demolished: Remaining Bel-Aire residents wonder where they’ll go next. Photos of some of the residents.

* How municipalities in St. Louis County, Mo., profit from poverty.

* Photos: Gun violence in Chicago.

* This is all kinds of messed up: Fort Bragg postpones discharge hearing for Staff Sgt. Joshua Eisenhauer.

* Here's a web site you can get totally lost in: Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields. Here's a great place to start: Northern Chicago area. (Found here: Naval Air Station Glenview, buried in plain sight.)

* Hey, mister, can you tell me where a girl might find a bed? He just grinned and shook my hand, and "No," was all he said.......... (Aretha.)

Posted by Marie at December 13, 2014 7:54 PM