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Thursday, June 30, 2005

Updated Springfield blogroll

This entry is closed as of December 9, 2006. No additional blogs will be added..... [click for full entry]

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Know your Supreme Court Justices

NPR's Ken Rudin, in his column this week, responds to a question about when Chief.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Who should blog

Anybody and everybody. It's easy. It's fun. It's good. I just discovered the Champaign County.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, June 27, 2005

Gay parade grows up

Back when I lived in Chicago, the Gay Pride Parade (was it even called that.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, June 25, 2005

Municipal Fountains 2

Subliminally psychic internet photo of the day..... [click for full entry]

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Lap dance surgery

There's a television commercial on for "lap-band" surgery. Apparently, it's some new and revolutionary weight.... [click for full entry]

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An extraordinary life - Part 1

There's someone I know who has lived an extraordinary life. He doesn't think of it.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:51 PM | Comments (1)

Friday, June 24, 2005

To burn or not to burn

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution on Wednesday that would make burning of.... [click for full entry]

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Bianca

Ever so often we hear what Bianca Jagger is working on. She hasn't been sitting.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Crime stats

The FBI recently released its 2004 preliminary crime numbers. Find a link on that page.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, June 19, 2005

A man for all women

Not a plot for a stage play. He does everything for his wife. So she.... [click for full entry]

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Tea

This was a very sharp, yet pleasant, cranberry rasberry tea. Whenever things get settled.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, June 18, 2005

We Gotta Get Out of this Place

Seriously... We gotta get out of this place If it's the last thing we ever.... [click for full entry]

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Testing 2 3 4

Just testing some blog changes I made in the middle of the night before I.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, June 17, 2005

Now that's Plogress

Plogress.com is a web site that tracks the daily activity of our U.S. representatives and.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Life in 1911

This is a postcard sent to my grandmother by her sister in 1911. The.... [click for full entry]

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The talk

Last night I had "the talk" with my mom and my brother about my mom's.... [click for full entry]

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Coherence

Lately, my mom seems to be losing coherence, both in her speech and thinking. I.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, June 13, 2005

Thunder mood

The thunder is rolling in. If this breaks into a storm, it'll be our second.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, June 12, 2005

Oil v ethanol debate this week

Compare that to gasoline prices. Reuters: US farm, oil groups spar over ethanol in.... [click for full entry]

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Disarranging Mine linked on Wikipedia

I just found out an entry I wrote two years ago has been linked on.... [click for full entry]

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Site updates

I fixed the comments (I think) so people can stop sending me all those e-mails.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, June 05, 2005

Greatest American

The Greatest American Show will attempt to answer the question, Who is the Greatest.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, June 04, 2005

Photo not shot

Early Thursday evening. Two boys. One about 12. The other about 10. Rubbing their stomachs..... [click for full entry]

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Sinking

Sink in the men's room at the Lindsay boat launch, Lake Springfield. Left shoe.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, June 02, 2005

Know your presidential coinage

People interested in presidential trivia and money, among other things, will appreciate this. Ask Gleaves.... [click for full entry]

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