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Monday, October 31, 2005

Just a ghost

She wore a simple gray suit with a white blouse. She sat in the library.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:19 PM

Halloween 2005

Non-traditional jack-o-lantern..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 30, 2005

Jobs for people like me

From the Department of I know Better, But I Do It Anyway. Several online job.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:15 PM | Comments (2)

52 cats

Pretty Good Solitaire is looking for digital images of cats to put on their next.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 7:58 PM

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Denny's got a blog

House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Illinois) has started a weblog. I'm guessing he probably dictates the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:47 PM | Comments (2)

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Out of time

You don't know what's going on. You've been away for far too long. I just.... [click for full entry]

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Heading out

About 24 hours from now, I will no longer work at this job. If all.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:21 PM | Comments (4)

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

7:07

In a little cafe..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:53 PM

I've been going to the men's room for three years in error

The first day I started here, almost three years ago, my co-worker took me on.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:20 PM | Comments (4)

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Having fun with blog valuation

Or, buddy, can you spare a link? My blog is worth $14,113.50.How much is your.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:30 PM | Comments (3)

My work computer is out of order

The power supply on my work computer decided to break down today for some reason..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:28 AM

Monday, October 24, 2005

Pop-up ads in blogspot blogs?

A little while ago, I loaded a local blogspot a/k/a blogger blog. I was dismayed.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:08 PM | Comments (1)

Another book about Lincoln

Another day, another book about Abraham LIncoln. Team of Rivals : The Political Genius of.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 21, 2005

Colorful

Main entrance to Bunn Park, Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 20, 2005

USA Today wants me

The mailman brought a large white envelope, about 9 by 12. In the upper right.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:55 PM | Comments (2)

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Zod in 2008

The field of candidates for president in 2008 gets interesting. General Zod will run on.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:57 PM | Comments (1)

Looking for Lincoln Part 2

And finding him in unexpected places. Most recently, Abe Lincoln showed up on some hundred.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:56 AM | Comments (1)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Compressing web pages [updated]

From the unsolicited advice department. If your blog or web site is hosted on an.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:43 PM | Comments (2)

Monday, October 17, 2005

Nice fin

1959 Cadillac. Shot yesterday afternoon in the J.C. Penney parking lot, Springfield, Illinois. According.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 14, 2005

Break room

Each time I hurry by, barely glancing your way, you try to get my attention..... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 13, 2005

Guy on scooter reflected

Yesterday about 5:00 p.m. I took this one handed with my arm way extended,.... [click for full entry]

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

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Weight gain therapy

So many of us need or want to lose weight. At 79 pounds, my mom.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 4:20 PM

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Gada Nada

It's almost impossible to not notice all the blog talk today about the new Gada.be.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:03 AM | Comments (2)

More on Google's feed reader

This is just a follow-up to up my entry last Friday re Google's new feed.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:45 AM

Monday, October 10, 2005

Lincoln for Idiots (and more)

It was bound to happen sooner or later. "The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Legacy.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 09, 2005

Weiner roast

We all got together one last time to cook hotdogs on an outdoor fireplace at.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 08, 2005

No fun

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Friday, October 07, 2005

Google quietly enters feed reader market

Just found out Google has a feed reader. Amazing, yes, because it took 'em long.... [click for full entry]

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

Validation

This main index page should validate now. Checking... EDIT: Yes, it does. For this moment.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:29 AM | Comments (2)

Reminder

From the department of don't try this in the middle of the night. Check..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:22 AM

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Know your Medicare drug benefits

For people on Medicare, or those of us assisting someone on Medicare, getting educated on.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:22 PM

Schneider on rails

I always wonder what's on these freight trains, where they started, where they're going,.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Kickin' it on Route 66

This past weekend, the Route 66 Mother Road held its fourth annual festival in downtown.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:42 PM | Comments (3)

Questions re Harriet Miers

Early Monday morning, President Bush announced his nomination of Harriet Miers as the next Supreme.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:11 AM

Monday, October 03, 2005

The businessman's special

It was a sunny summer afternoon that day in the Midwest. A friend of mine.... [click for full entry]

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5 reasons why it's okay to talk to yourself

To keep your fellow travelers at bay You inadvertently deleted your blog Your priest is.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 02, 2005

Contrails over Springfield

I uploaded my Springfield contrail photos, shot at various times, as a photo album on.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:00 PM | Comments (2)

Flickr findings: Twofer edition

Two different photographers on two different days of the same thing (perhaps): Black and white.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:38 PM