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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

My top five Halloween songs

I Put a Spell on You, as sung by Creedence Clearwater Revival Werewolves of London,.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 29, 2006

Condiments

Reflected..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 28, 2006

That 70's set list

Band Of Gold, Freda Payne Knock Three Times, Pawn (it's really Tony Orlando and Dawn,.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 27, 2006

Friday beer blogging: Retro edition

One more from the archives. January 1959, Postal Club, Lake Springfield. For the beer.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Just say no to student credit cards

* You have no money. * You're a freshman away at school. * Half.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Baseball

From the archives. Circa 1937-38? Not quite a team..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 21, 2006

Guy on curb

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

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The MGB

We lived in an office building. I've lived in office buildings before*. But not like.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 20, 2006

Seeing red

Downtown, Springfield, Illinois. Reading: After Pat's Birthday, by Kevin Tillman: It is Pat's birthday.... [click for full entry]

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Where are the American protesters?

In one short essay, Chicago crime novelist, Sara Paretsky (VI Warshawski), nails: The new George.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 19, 2006

Gozer is in my brain

Certain 24 hour news network people have been playing a game of word association with.... [click for full entry]

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The best is yet to come

Happy birthday, Allie..... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 16, 2006

Walmart and the RIAA

Local DJ and walking encyclopedia of all things radio and music, Brian Pierce, explains how.... [click for full entry]

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Community Calendar

That clock has been stopped for a long time..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 15, 2006

Sunday night greetings

Hello to the all-knowing readers of the Capitol Fax Blog. In a rare Sunday posting,.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 14, 2006

When in Athens

Early on this bright and crisp Saturday morning in October, I found myself on.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, October 13, 2006

Lined sky

With bonus bent pole. Tenth and Ash, Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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Looking back at previous October 13s

2005: It wasn't until after I got my arm back in the car that I.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 12, 2006

John

Blue..... [click for full entry]

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Politics and charitable organizations

While downloading some forms at IRS.gov just now, I happened upon an article that addresses.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

First glance: Fedspending.org

Fedspending.org is a new searchable database which I discovered at the Sunlight Foundation: A Red.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 09, 2006

Blufr

Just discovered Blufr via Dave Winr. It's a game of way! or no way! Like.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 07, 2006

Police bike

Double cuffed. Isn't that clever..... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 05, 2006

IMing with Allie

Her hi are you a 16 year old page? my name is senator foley...do you.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 02, 2006

Brooklyn Tavern

15th & South Street, Springfield, Illinois. With fond memories of Falstaff Beer..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 01, 2006

Five things he bought for Sally

A membership to the health club A brand new wardrobe A brand new Mustang The.... [click for full entry]

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Siren song

Whoa! Spotted this thing just this morning at the southeast corner of Iles Park.... [click for full entry]

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