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Saturday, September 30, 2006

The much misunderstood Mrs. Lincoln

There's a new book out about our own Mary Todd Lincoln. "Mary: A Novel," by.... [click for full entry]

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Five happenings for Lincoln's 200th birthday in 2009

A party A new penny A national discussion on race and racism A wealth of.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, September 28, 2006

Name those clouds

My contrail collection Audio cloud tutorial (that voice sure sounds familiar) Both sides, now.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Public opinion phone poll

I just received an automated phone call from "Out of Area." It went like this.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Ice

The Willard Ice Building, Springfield, Illinois. Nothing about this scene looks like downtown Springfield..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, September 23, 2006

Journey's end

Two hundred years ago today, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, September 22, 2006

Springfield on this day in five

Today was a busy day on The Capitol Fax Blog with video from our governor's.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, September 21, 2006

Waiting

And hoping, apparently..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Touched by an engineer

As a brand new baby, everyone gathered around his crib to admire his newborn preciousness..... [click for full entry]

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Autumn

Even though it's three days away on the calendar, Fall has arrived in Central.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Five thoughts on a Monday night

I know why people disable the dome lights in their cars. This may not have.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 17, 2006

Racoon report

I just saw a huge racoon climb the tree across from my house. This thing.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 7:26 PM | Comments (14)

Friday, September 15, 2006

Low profile

Traveler. (Full size for more detail).... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:17 PM

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Selecting the President

Like a good movie plot, many distractions go into selecting a president. And, like a.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 10, 2006

Hand

I had to really work to make my hand do that..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Oakdale Elementary, Salina, Kansas

Then: Under construction by the Johnson Bros. Construction Co., Salina, Kans. I'm guessing this.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

More wildlife sightings

Well, we have bats. We haven't seen bats around here in I don't know how.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Rainbow

Earlier this evening. In between downpours. South Sixth Street, Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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George Ryan sentenced

From almost a year ago (September 19, 2005, George Ryan trial kick off), to just.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 03, 2006

Comedy Central goes all ironic

As if I have nothing better to do, I thought I'd check out a video.... [click for full entry]

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Official seal

So much fun, thanks to the Official Seal Generator..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, September 02, 2006

Thomas' Calculus (11th Edition) [UPDATED]

SOLD as of September 3, 2006. That. Was. Fast. FOR SALE Hardcover: 1380 pages Publisher:.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, September 01, 2006

Points west

On the ground. Eighth and Princeton, Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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