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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Lincoln links

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and Horace Mann (insurance company especially for educators).... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:50 PM

Monday, November 28, 2005

Funk Number 49

Sleep all day, out all night I know where you're goin' I don't think.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:51 PM

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Looking for Lincoln in old newsprint

A find and an idea. First, the find. Harper's Magazine has put on line its.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:51 PM

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Me and Holmes

The sun shone bright on that first warm Friday evening in the spring of 1981..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:05 AM | Comments (2)

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Rarities

I glut..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:37 PM

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

The Hedge Apple

I've often wondered if the hedgeapple has become an endangered species. When I was a.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:36 PM | Comments (3)

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Orange things with strings

Something to do with construction..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:41 PM | Comments (1)

On this day in 1863

Dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery. Program: Music, by Birgfield's Band Prayer, by Reverend T.H..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:49 PM

Friday, November 18, 2005

Einstein was here

Einstein chalkboard generator [Southport Squealer].... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:15 AM

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Katrina: How to pay

U.S. Senator and fellow Illinois blogger, Barack Obama, has some proposals for paying to rebuild.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:45 PM

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Skylines

She combs her hair..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:01 AM | Comments (1)

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Understanding Medicare Part D

Consumers Union links to the results of a survey conducted by Kaiser Family Foundation and.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:44 PM

Five at a long bar

Misunderstood artist type smoking hand rolled cigarettes Lonely middle-aged guy nodding off Drunk skinny guy.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:29 AM | Comments (1)

Monday, November 14, 2005

Problems

Your problems are your problems. My problems are my problems. I can't solve your problems..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:29 PM | Comments (1)

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Five movies I've been recommending

Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock. This is a suspense movie in its truest form. I.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:00 PM | Comments (5)

Friday, November 11, 2005

Veterans Day

World War II Memorial, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois. To all veterans, thank you..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 7:33 PM

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Ryan holdem

The U.S. v. George Ryan corruption trial is in it's seventh week. I bet George.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:22 PM | Comments (1)

Medicare drug benefit sign-up process [corrected]

The sign-up period to get in the new Part D Medicare drug benefit program begins.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:46 PM

New Medicare drug benefit tool

I'm playing around with the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder for my mom. Completing the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 7:31 PM

Jon Corzine

Congratulations and good luck to the next governor of the state of New Jersey, multi-millionaire.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:03 AM | Comments (1)

Monday, November 07, 2005

Rethinking the Stratton

Stratton Office Building, looking none too healthy, shot from the intersection of Monroe and.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:09 PM

Look Back Springfield: Conn's

I just put up a new post at Look Back Springfield about what I recall.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 7:26 PM | Comments (1)

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Photo not taken: Four cool guys

Eating an early dinner at a restaurant. The first guy was looking very Bob Dylan-ish..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:47 PM

Photo not taken: Plain clothes cop

Browsing highway maps inside the gas station. Looking inconspicuous, except for a few details. Gun.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:13 PM

Friday, November 04, 2005

Shoreline

Lake Springfield, leading up to the Vachel Lindsay bridge. For the uninitiated, Vachel Lindsay.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 4:15 PM

Colliding with deer

Via Capitolfax, the blog, a press release from the Illinois Department of Transportation warns motorists.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:36 AM | Comments (6)

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Camilla

Welcome. I'm sorry I can't get excited for you or your visit here. But whatever.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:05 AM | Comments (2)

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Aggregator uses

According to Wikipedia: An aggregator or news aggregator is a type of computer program (such.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:22 PM | Comments (1)

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Still going for that Admin Assist job

The administrative assistant job I previously blogged about showed up in my headlines again today..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:40 PM | Comments (1)

More fall color 2005

This morning. Oak Ridge Cemetery..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:40 PM

Alito Shuffle?

Early Monday morning, the president announced Samuel A. Alito, Jr., as next on his list.... [click for full entry]

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