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Friday, September 30, 2005

Impending departure

I'm getting ready to get out of this place. Even though I still have another.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:32 AM

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Warehouse

I don't think they've used this door in a long time..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:48 PM

More Springfield bloggers than you can shake a stick at

I just updated the Springfield blogroll by adding 15 blogs. These were all discovered since.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:37 PM | Comments (2)

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Update on Weblogs.com spam

The matter of ping spam has not gone unnoticed by the father of Weblogs.com: Dave.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:43 PM | Comments (1)

Affixed

Early morning mist Clings to shoes They stole my stapler.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:30 AM | Comments (2)

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Another blook

Today must be a day of blooks for me. Hackoff.com is a "serialized book distributed.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 5:32 PM

Sunset

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Posted by Marie at 1:20 PM | Comments (1)

The boy who blooked

This is really remarkable. One of the greatest rock icons of all of our generations,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:09 PM

Being privileged versus being poor

Chicago Tribune columnist and blogger, Eric Zorn, discusses what being privileged is like (Being privileged)..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:52 PM

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Rita: Web resources

Links to some excellent media and government resources, and bloggers: This Blog is Full of.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:30 PM

Rita: Saturday morning after

Nine hours after Hurricane Rita hit, we're watching live pictures on CNN via video phone.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:15 PM | Comments (1)

Friday, September 23, 2005

23hq

I'm giving 23hq a try. It's a new free photo sharing site. It's still in.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:55 PM | Comments (1)

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Five things about Galveston, the song

It was recorded and made famous by Glen Campbell It was written by Jimmy Webb,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:11 PM | Comments (2)

Shadows on wall

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Posted by Marie at 8:56 PM | Comments (1)

Still on the turnip truck

We have not yet fallen off the turnip truck and, in fact, are still bouncing.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:12 AM

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

SJR goes RSS

This is big. The State Journal-Register has an RSS feed for its breaking news feature..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 4:11 PM

Office girl

She's always the professional. She works well under pressure. She is the definition of efficiency..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:47 PM | Comments (1)

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Cruiser

Spotted last Saturday evening in a parking lot off I-55 near the Toronto Road.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:10 AM

Monday, September 19, 2005

George Ryan trial kick off

Former Illinois governor, George Ryan's corruption trial got started in federal court in Chicago today..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:10 PM | Comments (2)

Sunday, September 18, 2005

RU DAT

R/UDAT Springfield, the commission charged with advising Springfield how to be more beautiful, among other.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 5:07 PM

Five things main stream media can stop saying now

Those people or these people We hardly knew ye Switcheroonie* Main stream media, or some.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:57 PM

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Top Cat's

Shot during Labor Day weekend when the Springfield Mile was in town, obviously..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:03 PM | Comments (7)

Friday, September 16, 2005

What's in a name

The Springfield Renaissance Hotel recently changed it's name to the "President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:36 AM | Comments (2)

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Weblogs.com spam

Sometime back in June, I stopped pinging Weblogs.com for the simple reason that my pings.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:37 PM

Katrina: Hotel assistance

Anyone who is from the disaster-affected zipcodes can get their hotel bills paid directly by.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:25 PM | Comments (1)

Monday, September 12, 2005

Sailor delight

Sunday night. The photo didn't turn out the way I saw it. The sun.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:02 AM | Comments (2)

Sunday, September 11, 2005

Five feelings about the top 100 songs of 1974

Top 100 Hits of 1974 Forgot about most of them Embarrassed about some Loved some.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:36 PM | Comments (2)

September 11 2001 timeline

CNN: September 11: Chronology of terror.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:19 PM | Comments (2)

Four years ago right now

We were asleep. We woke up in the morning. At some point, we fell asleep.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:21 AM | Comments (1)

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Dig a hole through the earth

Rich at Capitol Fax poses the question: If I dig a hole straight through the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:27 PM | Comments (3)

Free iPod Nano

I want to get one of the new iPod Nanos. For free. I'm kind of.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:02 PM | Comments (3)

When the Levee Breaks

Those who have been softly signing "When the Levee Breaks" for the last almost two.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:57 PM | Comments (1)

Friday, September 09, 2005

Instant Party Circles

There one thing could kill the pain of losing you But it gets me.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:42 PM | Comments (4)

Thursday, September 08, 2005

Big wind

We had a big wind storm mixed with sprinkles and falling branches blow through early.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:34 PM | Comments (3)

Guitarists say the damndest things:

"I just roll over and say, 'Love me.'" [...] "I didn't do this to get.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:00 PM | Comments (1)

Looking for Lincoln in Decatur

I'm seeing a lot of small towns in Central and Southern Illinois (and probably Indiana.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:44 PM | Comments (3)

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Looking for Lincoln

And finding him in all sorts of places: The Lincoln catafalque, the stand upon which.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:34 PM | Comments (3)

Sunday, September 04, 2005

Katrina: The people

To the survivors, we're watching you and hearing your voices on TV. Our hearts are.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:58 PM | Comments (2)

Katrina: Neither rain, nor sleet

The Post Office is working to get checks to social security recipients affected by Katrina..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:38 PM

William H. Rehnquist

United States Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist passed away last night (CNN: Obituary). Our sincerest.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 6:37 PM

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Running shoe

Reflected..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:07 PM

Katrina: Political time line [UPDATED]

ADDED on September 11, 2005 UGGABUGGA: Katrina Timeline ADDING on September 8, 2005: Rightwing Nuthouse:.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:49 PM

Katrina: The Interdictor on line

I'm still not exactly sure who this is, but he has the best blog for.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:43 PM

Friday, September 02, 2005

Katrina: Mayor Ray Nagin

Audio of WWL-AM interview today with New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin. [Thanks, Dave] That.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 4:25 PM | Comments (8)

Katrina: Assistance

This is the kind of kindness that puts a lump in your throat: Free. 1.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:46 PM | Comments (2)

Katrina: Pre-hurricane evacuation thoughts

So many complaints are being aired about the people who, for reasons we do not.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:39 AM

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Katrina: Leaders

The leaders had a long run of faking out their people..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:45 PM

Katrina: Politicians

Politicians can't seem to stop being politicians long enough to be real people..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:42 PM

Katrina: Escape from New Orleans

We need you now, Snake Plissken..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:39 PM | Comments (2)