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Sunday, August 31, 2003

Cool down

We finally got our break from the sweltering weather. The windows are open and a.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, August 29, 2003

Girls make out

... guys freak out. This morning at the gas station, all of the guys were.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Consistency is the key to blowing it big time

It has recently come to my attention that I have been doing one of my.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Heat

The heat is so unbearable, it practically made me sick today. As of 7:00 tonight.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, August 24, 2003

Leo the mailman

Thanks to a little nudge, here I go again. As best as I could tell,.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, August 23, 2003

My rideís here

Just when the dog days of summer become so unbearably depressing that you donít.... [click for full entry]

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Quote of the decade

"We feed off the decay of modern day society." -- Dave Reul.... [click for full entry]

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By what standards

Another fine example of when they donít agree with what you say or do, watch.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:55 AM

To do re this blog

In no particular order: Kalsey's SimpleComments (unzipped and installed the plugin; still need to decide.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:19 AM

Friday, August 22, 2003

Recurring dream

I have had several recurring dreams in my life. Some good, some not so good..... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, August 21, 2003

How sausage gets made

The SJR runs an AP article on the political lobby scene in Illinois with facts.... [click for full entry]

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Teacher trust

The SJR has an editorial opinion on the recent school district contract where the teachers.... [click for full entry]

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Love letters from afar

Some time in the late 60's my good friendís older brother went to Vietnam. He.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, August 19, 2003

How to blog in the dark

It's been very interesting reading in the blogging world some of the experiences and reactions.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:46 PM

Partay schools

The Princeton Review has come out with its current list of the Best 351 Colleges..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:26 PM

Monday, August 18, 2003

Office song

My boss is singing to himself (rather loudly) in his native language in the room.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, August 17, 2003

Making money on the web

Last night as I was falling to sleep, I had a brief genius idea for.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, August 16, 2003

Textbooks

I'm checking out the possibility of buying college textbooks online for my daughter. Yeah, it's.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, August 14, 2003

Itís only geezer rock but I like it

Jim Derogatis of the Sun Times recently categorized old rockers still rocking (Exploring the Universe.... [click for full entry]

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Power outage

Sometime this afternoon a major power outage occurred. It affects cities from New York to.... [click for full entry]

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Case mods

Iím not really into the whole case mod thing. Yet. Although, a few bright but.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 13, 2003

They came they went

My nephew was here when I got home from work. As soon as I saw.... [click for full entry]

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Are you blogging yet

My nephew from Detroit will be here this evening on his way to St. Louis.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, August 11, 2003

Patti needs a cause

Quick! Think! No, not really. The first lady of Illinois already has a cause: Flowers.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, August 10, 2003

The Flying Bobs

The state fair just isnít the same when youíre 40-something as it was when you.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 06, 2003

Software piracy

CNet is reporting that in 2002 software piracy declined in the U.S. according to the.... [click for full entry]

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MovableType to pMachine trackback

This is just a test. Peoria Pundit is publishing his weblog with pMachine and I'm.... [click for full entry]

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I see bloggers

Earlier tonight I was watching a little public access television. It occurred to me that.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:19 AM

Sunday, August 03, 2003

Giant slide

A shot of the giant slide at the Illinois fairgrounds on a quiet day.... [click for full entry]

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Blago needs signature event

The Illinois State Fair starts this Thursday with the Twilight Parade. Weíre all sitting here.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:46 PM

Monster lists

For future reference. A list of what AOL Time Warner owns A list of record.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, August 02, 2003

Blog search

With over 160,000 blog feeds, Feedster is quickly becoming an indispensible blog tool. More and.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:09 PM

Friday, August 01, 2003

Jackhammer blues

Someone is jackhammering the concrete floor about 40 feet from my office. I can't see.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:18 AM