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Monday, July 31, 2006

Day lily

Shot in the alley behind my house a week or so ago. The day.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, July 28, 2006

My Saturn

The planet. Not the car. I'm reluctant to tell certain stories lest I become someone's.... [click for full entry]

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My ever-growing sphere of potential causality

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Catalog.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, July 24, 2006

Sunset over Hollywood

Park South. Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Pink ruffles

Beauty found in the back alley of some forlorn Springfield neighborhood. Listening to a.... [click for full entry]

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Springfield Sun

My mom saved the front and back pages of the October 26, 1966, edition of.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Five bullets on a Thursday night

My absolute favorite pen is the Pilot G-2. Has been for two or three years.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Tornado sirens July edition

We are in it. Very intense winds. Dark sky. Trees blowing a la Gilligan's Island..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Stuart Hughes in Beirut

I'm sure I've mentioned Stuart Hughes at least a couple times on this blog before..... [click for full entry]

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The pavement is boiling

The street in front of my house is paved with tar and slag (not.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, July 17, 2006

Topless

One guy, reflected twice. Dog, not reflected..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, July 15, 2006

The Gray Lady comes to Springfield

... and she likes us! New York Times: 36 Hours Springfield, Ill., By Ann M..... [click for full entry]

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Mrs. K's Toll House Tavern

Found among the non-photographic items in the box, is this card from Mrs. K's.... [click for full entry]

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Sorting through the past

I'm now going through a box of photographs that obviously came from my dad's.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, July 14, 2006

No relief in sight

This is the forecast for Springfield, Illinois, starting tonight. Check out those upper 90's..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

IBM PC turns 25

The IBM PC turns 25 years old next month. Seems like just yesterday when we.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, July 09, 2006

Five momentarily consuming things

I try to keep a magnifying glass and a flashlight nearby at all times. Just.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, July 08, 2006

I'm in the 2 percent

... of the population with a different, if not abnormal, mind, according to this quiz..... [click for full entry]

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Friday, July 07, 2006

Friday beer blogging

From the front porch. A small, but eclectic, selection. Disregarding the Diet Coke and.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Independence Day 2006

Declaration of Independence Constitution of the United States Bill of Rights Grateful Dead sings.... [click for full entry]

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Hang on to your old photos

That's my mom on the right. I'm pretty sure this was taken on about.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, July 02, 2006

Yellow thing on wheels

Is that the cutest thing, or what. Spotted yesterday on the sidewalk at the.... [click for full entry]

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Answering my own question about photo copyrights

I sent my sister two photographs of my mom for printing at her local Walgreens..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, July 01, 2006

Sevens in nature

I just heard my first locust of the season buzzing to get out of its.... [click for full entry]

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