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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Back from fishing

Don't look too close, but I think he caught something. From the archives..... [click for full entry]

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Today's reminder

Winter is coming. Courtesy of the cold, rainy weather we had all day..... [click for full entry]

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White Oaks Mall

Coming up on 30 years ago, Springfield, Illinois, got its first (and only, as it.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, August 26, 2006

Five things on a Saturday night

This town is being overrun by raccoons I have an LED flashlight that reaches far.... [click for full entry]

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In search of Meskers

What is a Mesker, you ask? Many Main Street commercial buildings of the late 1800s.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

New school year

As of right now, this is the first time since forever I don't have a.... [click for full entry]

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Attention: Friends of Disarranging Mine

You're on notice! I have a vague idea of what this means. As in,.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, August 19, 2006

Bell peppers

Just harvested today. Sam Sabattini's Farm, Springfield, Illinois. We got one red pepper, a.... [click for full entry]

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Beaver

I just saw a beaver cross the street about 100 feet down from my house!.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, August 18, 2006

Here we go again

That red thing is just east of here and heading this way. After that.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Spider

A large garden spider has been building a web off to the side of my.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, August 14, 2006

Summer spec

Third and North Grand, Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

The nursing home question

Over at Fuel, the question has been raised, "Would you take care of your dying.... [click for full entry]

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Five night sounds right now

The constant buzz of the street lights Distant thunder interspersed with much closer thunder The.... [click for full entry]

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Rubble

Eighth and Myrtle, Springfield, Illinois. Will Howarth, in his News & Views: SHS '58,.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, August 07, 2006

Hendrix

Video of the last fifty-six minutes of Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock. This was my first.... [click for full entry]

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Key delivery

Johnny was just here to pick up Corey's keys. The delivery went well. Corey's sister.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Drama in the treetops

We had a little excitement in the trees early this evening. The cause may be.... [click for full entry]

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