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Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Last Action Hero at RNC

Arnold has taken the podium at the RNC. He's glorifying Richard M. Nixon like I.... [click for full entry]

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Electoral vote 63 days to go

Here we go. Via the Electoral Vote Predictor 2004: Tuesday, August 31, 2004: Kerry 242.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:16 PM | Comments (1)

Monday, August 30, 2004

Presidential library

I went downtown Sunday morning to take some pictures of the soon to be.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:29 PM

Blogging the RNC

There are three difference web sites aggregating blog posts from the RNC: RNC Convention Bloggers.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:33 PM

Sunday, August 29, 2004

Standing by

Lest the disarrangers think we here in the Carnes household have made up our minds.... [click for full entry]

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A beautiful day for a protest

The best thing on TV right now is C-Span's live coverage of the protests in.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:40 PM

Polwifery

From the Department of Why Should This Surprise Anyone, the First Lady gives an interview.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:12 PM

Saturday, August 28, 2004

IML Building

A somewhat off-kilter shot of the Illinois Municipal League Building. This is probably one.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:51 PM

Friday, August 27, 2004

Absentee voting

Also via the EVP, a graphic in the Washington Post showing which states allow no.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:19 PM

Electoral vote 67 days to go

The margin is narrowing significantly. As calculated by the Electoral Vote Predictor 2004: Friday, August.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:17 PM

Thursday, August 26, 2004

Five sevens

Everything my grandma taught me about nature had something to do with the number seven..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Flood

It rained here from the time I got home from work to just a short.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:15 PM

Tracking - Final entry

The package I sent last Thursday arrived at its final destination. It was signed for.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 5:43 PM

Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Tracking day 6

As of 12:10 a.m. Paris time on the 25th, the status of the package is.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:51 PM

Rainy

The rain is pounding down on the metal roof of this building. The sound is.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:54 AM

Monday, August 23, 2004

Tracking day 5

The package has made significant progress. It's in Paris. I'm guessing it has about 1,000.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:08 PM

Sunday, August 22, 2004

Electoral vote 72 days to go

According to Electoral Vote Predictor 2004: Sunday, August 22, 2004: Kerry 286 | Bush 233.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:05 PM

Tracking day 4

The package left Indianapolis Saturday at 11:51 p.m., and arrived in Memphis at 7:29 this.... [click for full entry]

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Illinois Supreme Court Building

The entrance to the Illinois Supreme Court Building..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:36 AM

The wounds of war

Cut deep. Men of power try to change things. Men of power try to change.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:33 AM

Saturday, August 21, 2004

Tracking day 3

The package I shipped on Thursday remains at rest in Indianapolis. I have a splitting.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 7:28 PM

Friday, August 20, 2004

Tracking

Yesterday I sent a rather large package on behalf of my boss to someone back.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:48 AM

Thursday, August 19, 2004

Electoral thing again

Is the election over, yet? Two weeks ago today, the Electoral Vote Predictor was reporting.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:18 PM

Search via RSS

Two recently discovered search tools: Via Chris Pirillo RSSauction is a better way to get.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:02 PM

We're gonna need a bigger boat

Jaws in 30 seconds, re-enacted by bunnies. This is really great..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:42 AM

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

RSS customizations

Elise of Learning Movable Type has put together an excellent tutorial for customizing the RSS.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:24 PM

Sunday, August 15, 2004

Con con

You can never be too cautious about who you get to speak at your conference..... [click for full entry]

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Old school

An old abandoned parochial school on the northeast end of town. I really like.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:15 AM

Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Poll watchers

Via America For Sale, CNN is reporting: A team of international observers will monitor the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:56 AM

Sunday, August 08, 2004

Me and Nixon

What do I remember about that day? Mostly I remember being alone in the house,.... [click for full entry]

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Memories of Nixon

Elisabeth L. Donovan of the Miami Herald discusses her memories of Nixon's resignation in "Newsroom.... [click for full entry]

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The word on Nixon

There's a lot disdain out there for Richard Nixon and his legacy. Are there any.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:05 PM | Comments (2)

Nixon on this day

Thirty-six years ago today, on August 8, 1968, at the Republican National Convention in Miami,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:53 PM

Saturday, August 07, 2004

Municipal fountains

Shot this afternoon from the south side of the plaza in front of City.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:39 PM

Thursday, August 05, 2004

Electoral Vote Predictor

The Electoral Vote Predictor has been blogged all over the place already. It also has.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:47 PM

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Good sleeping weather

This is a pleasant surprise. The temperature has dropped to about 70 degrees Fahrenheit and.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, August 03, 2004

My passion

Well, one of my passions. Rarely does anyone get a glimpse into my heart such.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, August 02, 2004

On the electorate

One of the highlights from last week's Democrat Convention, in addition to the narrative behind.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:37 PM

Sunday, August 01, 2004

Testing Meme Propagation In Blogspace: Add Your Blog!

This posting is a community experiment started by Minding the Planet to see how a.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:20 PM

Backup in Win XP Home

To manually install the MS backup utility in Windows XP Home Edition: Insert the CD.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:11 PM