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Friday, March 31, 2006

Looking for Mrs. Lincoln

And finding her on the stage in Thousand Oaks, California. This is the first I've.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:53 PM

Thursday, March 30, 2006

DeLorean

Shot from across five lanes this past Saturday morning. We don't see too many.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:44 PM | Comments (7)

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Cable outage

This is a live blogging event. The cable is out. Per an announcement on the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:17 PM | Comments (1)

Monday, March 27, 2006

Two recent conversations

One: Her: Where would you rather live, Wheaton or Joliet? Me: Joliet, definitely. Two: Me:.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:36 PM | Comments (4)

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Footprints

Shot in the melting aftermath of last week's snow. Hopefully, this will be the.... [click for full entry]

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

Bother

One of my favorite words is bother. Just look at it. Bother. Isn't it beautiful..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 2:19 PM | Comments (1)

Five found places In photos

Picadilly Circus Perito Moreno glacier, Argentina (breathtaking) Sixteenth Street, Brooklyn Metra Inside a Springfield Mass.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:38 PM

Five found men in photos

Cigarette man 1920 man Walking man Self man Fishing man.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:35 PM

Friday, March 24, 2006

Herndon's Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon were law partners in Springfield, Illinois. This is a.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:25 PM

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Blizzard: Final assessment

Dave of The Eleventh Hour sums up this week's weather best: It was a wimpy.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:02 PM

Tornado: Fake photos [updated]

Apparently, there's a fake photo of last week's tornado making the rounds in e-mail. I,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:54 PM

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Blizzard: Socked in

I don't know how much snow we got overnight. It looks like a lot. It's.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:15 AM | Comments (3)

Monday, March 20, 2006

10:00 p.m. news

Live blogging Springfield's ten o'clock TV news. First ten minutes: Weather and related matters. Commercials..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:30 PM | Comments (9)

Blizzard

One week and one day after the big tornado, we're supposed to get a blizzard.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:43 PM

Sunday, March 19, 2006

Five things for a Sunday afternoon

Still following Lewis and Clark on their trip to open the west, 200 years ago.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, March 18, 2006

Tornado: Still reeling

Our local newspaper is reporting tonight that the damage cost is expected to exceed $100.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:27 PM

Shadows on train

Things are starting to return to normal, which is where I think this train.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Tornado: A few memories

I want to get these down before I forget. I was watching "What Lies Beneath,".... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:59 PM | Comments (4)

KEO

KEO is a project of the European Space Agency. Set to launch in 2007, the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:53 PM | Comments (1)

Tornado: Damage

The garage after the tree was removed. This could have been the house. However,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:31 PM

Tornado: Village of Jerome

One area that was hit especially hard was Jerome, about two miles straight west of.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:20 PM

Tornado: Sisters

Finding out more about what happened. Apparently, there were two tornados. The first one was.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:10 PM

Tornado is becoming a fading memory

Okay. Not quite. But, sort of. Have just been advised the electricity has been restored.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:32 AM | Comments (6)

Tornado aftermath: Day two and a half

Except for our house, our entire block has electricity. Structurally, our house is fine. The.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:17 AM | Comments (2)

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Tornado aftermath

We survived. Thank you to everyone for your concern. It's about 36 hours after the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:04 AM | Comments (7)

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Tornado sirens

The tornado sirens are sounding right now. Have been for a few minutes. My daughter.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 8:03 PM | Comments (6)

Five places for a Sunday afternoon

Courtesy of these fantastic photographers. Vermont Diner Clarke's Diner Carniceria Fruteria Arizona Motor Hotel, Williams,.... [click for full entry]

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Name this actor

Still shot from a 30 year old movie..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 12:04 AM | Comments (7)

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Red

The end of Tenth Street, Springfield, Illinois. Friday Photo Challenge: Red [Via: Sugarfused.net].... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 1:25 PM

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Planning a Bicentennial

As the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission seeks to raise $100 million in private donations, we're.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:51 PM | Comments (7)

Saturday, March 04, 2006

A sign

.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:23 PM | Comments (1)

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Question about political capital

Hey, big spender... When one overspends one's political capital, should one file political bankruptcy? 38%.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 6:05 PM | Comments (1)

Unusual bird sightings

I was just browsing eBird, a joint project of the Audubon Society and Cornell Lab.... [click for full entry]

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