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Saturday, March 31, 2007

Seeing Red

Who said Communism is dying? It probably is, but there's one amongst us. Just spotted.... [click for full entry]

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Looking for Lincoln in Manchester

Manchester, England, that is. Which is not to be confused with Manchester, Vermont, where Robert.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:58 PM | Comments (2)

Looking for Lincoln in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland, not Illinois. The Illinois Association of Museums and the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:54 PM

Friday, March 30, 2007

Calling all buglers

Brass players, patriots and regular people (especially kids). If you've never heard echo taps played,.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:51 PM | Comments (4)

Someone knows

But, not me..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:29 PM

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Downtown

Myers Building reflected in the National City Bank Building. Old State Capitol. Springfield, Illinois..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Awaiting moderation at the SJR (no longer)

Check out this screen capture I made: I hardly know what to say, except to.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, March 25, 2007

Side by side

Sort of..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, March 24, 2007

Sky lines

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

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Friday, March 23, 2007

Talking

to a fish.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:53 PM

On edge due to weather

The west sky is exceptionally dark for 4:00 in the afternoon. The white house across.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 3:52 PM

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

My five favorite YouTube videos (current)

the corss with bono of u2 - summer wine. An absolute fabulous remake of the.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 10:38 PM | Comments (2)

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

From last summer

I think..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

SJR sold

Noting a moment in history. It was announced today that our local daily newspaper, the.... [click for full entry]

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Bicentennial: Checking in on Hodgenville

Near Hodgenville, Kentucky, is the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln. And Hodgenville is the place where.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 9:34 PM

Monday, March 12, 2007

Remembering the tornado

A year ago this evening, I lived blogged the tornado. After I clicked the send.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, March 11, 2007

Sunday night food blogging (five)

Allie and I went for our first semi-annual trip to Friday's yesterday. I had.... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 11:31 PM

Saturday, March 10, 2007

A near brush with the Blues Brothers

Since both Dave and Blevins are talking about John Belushi on the 25th anniversary of.... [click for full entry]

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Guarding Israel

Serial Number 3817131 is an amazing and sobering and thought-provoking and beautiful photo gallery of.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, March 09, 2007

Running on empty

An elderly Decatur couple gets paid a visit by the Illinois revenuers (Decatur Herald Review:.... [click for full entry]

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Friday late afternoon

Marie is free to leave the office, if she so desires..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, March 04, 2007

Carry on my wayward winner

Checking in on our errant lottery winner, we see that the winnings are still untapped..... [click for full entry]

Posted by Marie at 4:21 PM

Saturday, March 03, 2007

Things mean things

There's an owl in your line of vision..... [click for full entry]

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Palm over snow

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

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Friday, March 02, 2007

What is it?

The Central Illinois forecast for tomorrow: "Windy with a few snow showers developing later.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

On deleting Blogger blogspot blogs

I was really dismayed this morning to find that two popular Springfield blogs had been.... [click for full entry]

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