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Friday, January 31, 2003

I startle

Who did I startle, you ask? Why, none other than the folks at the National.... [click for full entry]

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Friday Five 0131

This is just plain silliness. Doing the http://fridayfive.org/ 1. As a child, who was your.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:19 PM

Thursday, January 30, 2003

In the window

Madison. Soaking up the sun between the window and the blinds, on a cold.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, January 29, 2003

Wanna dance?

A good article with lots of links about how Google updates its index, a/k/a The.... [click for full entry]

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I shoulda figured

Recently seen at Kristine's, the "Which Operating System Are You" quiz. I couldn't resist. My.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:26 AM | Comments (2)

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

Throw the dog a bone

Re the State of the Union address, Mr. Bush covered the biggies: • Homeland Security.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:56 PM

Monday, January 27, 2003

Monday Mission 0127

PromoGuy Monday Mission 3.04. Dive. 1. Do you care for poetry? Do you have a.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:25 PM | Comments (2)

Sunday, January 26, 2003

Style change

In the past, I've rarely mentioned the vast amount of changes I've made to this.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:33 PM | Comments (1)

Lincoln loathed?

Ask any average man, woman or child who the 9th president was, or who 21st.... [click for full entry]

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Man from Mars

First, I thought I might want to know you. Know you better. Then, I thought.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:58 PM

Saturday, January 25, 2003

This guy walks into a bar

I'm not really sure how this works. But, since I'm a firm believer that anyone.... [click for full entry]

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Elizabeth this is the big one

Or, was the big one. Late last nght the Internet was hit with what is.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, January 23, 2003

Just too cold

Sticker courtesy of Weather Underground..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Winter

Self-explanatory..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:59 PM

She's so c-c-c-cold

Slip sliding away. Down the driveway. Me. Surfer style. The last step off my porch.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:26 PM

Book Crossing

From the Something New and Interesting Department. The other day our local newspaper did an.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Day 1 unemployed

Technically, yesterday was my first day of being unemployed. But, because it was a national.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 6:22 PM

Break out of someone else's frames

Another corporate biggie tries to cash in on a patent. This time SBC is claiming.... [click for full entry]

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File swapping

News on the much maligned file swapping front from CNet.New.Com.Com.Com: RIAA: ISPs should pay for.... [click for full entry]

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Monday Mission 0120

Doing the Promo Guy Monday Mission (Ver. 3.03) with renewed vigor: 1. Friday I wrote.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:18 AM

Monday, January 20, 2003

More Illinois coinage

It's the middle of January and I still haven't seen any of the new Illinois.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:52 AM | Comments (3)

Sunday, January 19, 2003

Do You Eat The Disarranging Mine Last?

So, I'm sitting around on a Sunday afternoon wondering the best way to get an.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:57 PM

Saturday, January 18, 2003

Friday Five 0117

Doin' the Friday Five thing, especially since the theme is appropriately appropriate for the times.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:06 AM

Wednesday, January 15, 2003

Aflac

Maybe it's because I grew up in the age of Kreskin, but for some reason.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, January 13, 2003

Monday Mission 0113

Promo. Monday. Mission. Ver. 3.2. Roll 'em.... 1. Have you ever bought something you were.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:35 PM

Pete

Speaking of meet the new boss, by now, probably everyone has heard that Pete Townshend.... [click for full entry]

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Meet the new boss

... same as the old boss. Today Rod Blagojevich was sworn in as governor of.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, January 12, 2003

Flawed system

Yesterday, in a much praised and scorned move, very-soon-to-be-former Illinois governor George Ryan commuted the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:43 PM | Comments (2)

Saturday, January 11, 2003

A day like today

It's a Saturday afternoon. The bright orange sun is low in the sky. It's bitter.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 6:24 PM

Friday, January 10, 2003

Top 10 follow-up

About a month ago, I posted my list of the top ten greatest artists of.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:29 PM | Comments (2)

Friday Five 0110

My brain is a little overloaded, even at this late hour. Friday Five: 1. Where.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:57 PM

Thursday, January 09, 2003

Kickerz

Taken the Saturday before Christmas at the local western-wear store. My youngest daughter went.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:54 PM

Wednesday, January 08, 2003

Illinois quarter

Everyone in my house is trying to get their hands on one of the new.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, January 06, 2003

Monday Mission 0106

Doing PromoGuy's first Monday Mission of the year. Ver. 3.1: 1. What is one of.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, January 03, 2003

A spy in the house

Hollywood is making a case for a digital broadcast "flag" to be built into every.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:09 PM

Another satisfied customer

Today was my first session with my new student. I'm not really a teacher and.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, January 02, 2003

90 new laws

Effective yesterday, 90 new laws went on the books in Illinois. See SJR: With new.... [click for full entry]

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Nobel Peace Prize comes to Illinois?

Our soon to be ex-governor, George Ryan, is being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:33 PM | Comments (1)

First work day

Just another day. Wake up to the sound of the snow plow speeding down my.... [click for full entry]

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