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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Name that building

This is a screen capture of a satellite view of a Google map somewhere.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

We call him Staley

This town is full of bats, including this one at an as yet undisclosed.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 22, 2007

World Military Games

Who knew there was a World Military Games? Obviously, not me. And, apparently not the.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 21, 2007

RIAA versus all my scratched albums

Ed Bott has been posting some really interesting questions and commentary with a survey and.... [click for full entry]

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Five gut reactions to "Cheney's Law"

It seems Cheney's (and Bush's) interpretation of the presidential oath ("preserve, protect and defend the.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Is it Lincoln?

I could be mistaken, but this photo of a statue doesn't look much like Abraham.... [click for full entry]

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SJ-R budget hits employees

Buried in the business section of today's paper: The State Journal-Register has offered a voluntary.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 15, 2007

Descartes

Grab-A-Java, Sixth & Spruce, Springfield, Illinois. It's a drive-in/walk-up coffee stand. They have good.... [click for full entry]

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Five school lunches

What's cooking for National School Lunch Week: Monday: Patty Macaroni & Cheese Ravioli, Green Beans,.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 13, 2007

Power plant tour

Springfield's municipally owned electric plant is set to give tours of the new construction. From.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, October 11, 2007

A look back at The Pub

I just updated Look Back Springfield with a post about The Pub. Unfortunately, my memory.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, October 08, 2007

Phonebook attention

The first of three different phone books we'll get this year (that I know.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, October 07, 2007

Five unavailable movies from my queue

These movies may or may not have already been released on DVD. As of now,.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, October 06, 2007

Haunted Springfield

I was just reading an interesting article about Springfield's most recent downtown walking tour: A.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

New Math

A problem with the math curriculum was brought up at the District 186 board meeting.... [click for full entry]

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The garbage

Adding my two cents to the garbage debate, I just want to say, garbage haulers.... [click for full entry]

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