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Friday, October 31, 2003

Me and Zuul

Paging Dr. Venkman. I’ve told this story probably a thousand times. If you’re one of.... [click for full entry]

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Vampires keep calling the office

So far today: SBC called with an offer for a local and long distance combo.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 30, 2003

Where have I heard that before

I'm still reading Illinois senate hopeful Blair Hull's Health Plan. As I said before, it's.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Mister Accordion

Another recent shot from Oak Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Accordion passed away earlier this year,.... [click for full entry]

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Accordions resting

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Monday, October 27, 2003

Campaign blogs

I'm pacing myself with the campaign blogs. I don't want to go on politics overload.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 26, 2003

Too early for snow

From RSSweather for Springfield as of 9:30 p.m. CST: Overnight...Mostly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles.... [click for full entry]

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Senate pay raise

From the Marie Really Needs A Raise Department, probably by now, everyone knows the U.S..... [click for full entry]

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C-Span blogging

This is the first time I’ve seen this. C-Span has a program called “Washington Journal.”.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 25, 2003

Red is gray and yellow white

Dismal Saturdays remind me of walking to Dirty Gert’s where they made skinny hotdogs on.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 24, 2003

Good weather advice

RSSweather has added a little disclaimer, of sorts, to its weather feeds. It may have.... [click for full entry]

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Sleeping thoughts

Just before I think I woke up this morning, it sounded like the weather guy.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 23, 2003

Mapping the toilets

From the practical web. If you have a GPS and know where some public toilets.... [click for full entry]

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Drug prices

It was a leap to think that drug companies might lower their prices in light.... [click for full entry]

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Trees

Shot on a recent sunny afternoon during a stroll through Oak Ridge Cemetery. The.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:16 AM

Tuesday, October 21, 2003

RSS Weather

I'm quickly turning into an RSS junkie. Springfield, Illinois, Weather RSS Feed for Springfield, Illinois,.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 19, 2003

Chicago Fire

Friday night, at closing time, Chicago suffered another devastating fire. This time it was in.... [click for full entry]

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Bugs

The Asian lady beetles are so thick around here, you can’t even go outside without.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Walk away

Turn your pretty head and walk away..... [click for full entry]

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Hole punch

In negative. Because the positive image was more boring..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Poli-Pharm

Illinois Governor Blagojevich wants all Americans to be able to legally buy prescription drugs from.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 13, 2003

As the worm turns

She’s paying her own bills now, including tuition, car payment, insurance, clothes, and yeah, even.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 12, 2003

Double exposure

From the archives..... [click for full entry]

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Auction rumors

The estate auction I blogged about on September 26, 2003 is going to happen this.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:09 PM

Sunday night transitions

I’m wondering if I can get to sleep early enough tonight to get up and.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 11, 2003

Speaking of extras

The December 11 issue of Rolling Stone magazine is going to come with a free.... [click for full entry]

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Little Miss Know-It-All

Have you ever gone through your whole life thinking something was right, only to learn.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 10, 2003

Thanks Kilborn

Watching Craig Kilborn just now, and I finally get to see Jack Black. Funny guy.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 07, 2003

Extremely large can opener needed

... to take the roof off this sucker. Like, this is a metal building. Can.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 06, 2003

CD extras

I love this. Music Industry Experimenting By Adding Extras. Some bands are releasing their new.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 04, 2003

Nobel watch

Wow! Out of 165 nominees, the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize committee has included former Illinois.... [click for full entry]

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Jack Black

Who is Jack Black? And should I care? Between the Internet, television, radio, and life,.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 03, 2003

Bonjour Skype

I just got my first Skype call. Woo! It was Dennis calling from Paris. Fortunately,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:12 PM

Come back stranger

I don't know who he was, but a really good looking stranger just appeared in.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 02, 2003

Perceptions

In my observation, a lot of folks in this country don’t have a basic understanding.... [click for full entry]

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