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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

More Illinois jobs gone

It seems like everyday some company is closing all or part of their U.S. operations.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:15 PM | Comments (1)

Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Turow discusses Obama

Chicago author and attorney, Scott Turow, has an excellent article on Salon.com about his friend.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:05 PM

The recruiter

One of my side jobs is job recruiter for a local car battery manufacturer. Iím.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:41 PM

Monday, March 29, 2004

Pintoid camera

Pinhole cameras made from Altoid tins: Pintoids. And, she has instructions on how to make.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:54 PM

Ball of snakes

An elderly friend of our family walked out his backdoor yesterday morning to go to.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:35 PM

Sunday, March 28, 2004

PDF Tip 1

To prevent PDF files from opening in a browser window, open Adobe ® Reader ®.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:39 PM

Illinois RSS feeds

The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority has several news feeds with links to explanations. What.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:50 PM

Friday, March 26, 2004

Clock radio cam

Globalcomputer.com has a Samsung Clock Radio with Hidden Spy Cam slashed in price from $280.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:35 PM

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Cactus

Some sort of waterworks apparatus artfully disguised as cactus. It resides in the back.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:28 AM | Comments (4)

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Wisconsin governor

Interesting. The governor of Wisconsin is blogging his trade trip to China: Gov. Doyle. In.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:06 PM

Just the Bloglines

There are many things I like about Bloglines. One of my favorite features is that,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:32 PM | Comments (3)

Sunday, March 21, 2004

Period space space

Thereís a useful discussion of whether or not to put one space or two at.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:58 PM | Comments (1)

UFO gathering

Well, not an actual gathering of UFOs: 3/20: Witness to UFOs & Alien Abductions Ever.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:07 AM | Comments (1)

YWCA clock

A shot of the giant clock on the side of the YWCA building. This.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:09 AM

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Friday Five on Saturday

These deserve more thought, but here goes anyway. If you... 1. ...owned a restaurant, what.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:32 PM | Comments (1)

Hurdy-Gurdy Man

The question everyone has been asking since the Oscars, "What was the instrument Sting played.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:41 AM

Thursday, March 18, 2004

Seven and a half months to go

The Illinois primary races are over and now it's on to November. I think the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:54 AM

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Shopping blogs

Following up my previous post about online shopping, here's a little blogroll of sites I.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:30 AM

Sunday, March 14, 2004

Mr. No Name

Except for all of them being characters from various television shows, what do the following.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:51 PM | Comments (2)

Another time

From the archives - 1914. My maternal grandmother and her son. My mom was.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:10 PM

Saturday, March 13, 2004

Friday Five

Day late. 1. What was the last song you heard? Listening right now, Itchycoo Park.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:52 PM

Really simple shopping

About a month or two ago, I discovered More Stuff 4 Less, a blog that.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:24 AM

Tuesday, March 09, 2004

Pipes

Some pipes I go by everyday on my way to and from work. I.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:21 PM | Comments (1)

Libertarian Purity Test

I'm taking the Libertarian Purity Test (link courtesy of Bainbridge). The questions are all straightforward.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:51 AM | Comments (2)

Monday, March 08, 2004

Ransom note

Generate your own ransom note at the Ransom Note Generator, which I found while.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:55 PM | Comments (1)

Grolsch bottle opener

A must-have for collectors of beer bottles and beer bottle openers: The Grolsch Swingtop Bottle.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:32 PM

Saturday, March 06, 2004

Trick lock

I went to the office this morning. The good thing about working on Saturday is.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, March 03, 2004

While you were caucusing

Chuck at Blogumentary writes firsthand about the Democratic Caucus he and Lori attended last night..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:53 AM

Monday, March 01, 2004

Word Perfect

Corel announced today the next version of WordPerfect will hit the shelves in April (CNet:.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:03 PM | Comments (1)