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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Door of green

Washington Street..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Moto Guzzi

Imagine my delight when I came home and found this thing parked out front..... [click for full entry]

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Monday, November 24, 2008

Pardon me, sir...

So saith former Illinois Governor George Ryan to his old pal, outgoing President George Bush..... [click for full entry]

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Bailout thoughts

I'm getting the distinct impression we are being played as the biggest chumps who ever.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, November 21, 2008

52

Don't you think 52 is one of the more interesting numbers?.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Coal gas 2.0

We could be getting a new coal gasification plant in Taylorville. Maybe. From the SJ-R.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Squirrel's nest

One of many squirrel's nests in this tree. It feels really cold tonight..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

obama.senate.gov is gone, but not

The CapitolFaxBlog's Rich Miller mentioned the deletion of the Obama feed from his website since.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

House moving

Photo (c) Laura Carnes Yesterday the 150+ year old Maisenbacher House began it's move.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Springfield blogging community

I'm not sure if this seems like a long time ago or not that long.... [click for full entry]

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The price of staying relevant in Illinois politics

On October 30, 2008, Springfield's Bill Cellini was indicted in federal court in Chicago for.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Stop the H8 Rally this Saturday

Stand Up For Equality Rally in Springfield this Saturday There will be a Stand Up.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

An American moment

The Office of the President Elect wants to hear our stories of the campaign and.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Of flowage, shooting at louse, and back to square one

Some environmentally minded people want to close Lake Michigan off from the Mississippi River basin.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, November 10, 2008

Con-Con fail

The question of whether to have an Illinois Constitutional Convention was voted down with a.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, November 09, 2008

Colors

I took this picture about a week ago. Today, all this tree's leaves are.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, November 06, 2008

The times they are a change.gov

Change.gov is the official web site of the Office of the President-Elect. From the About.... [click for full entry]

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Obama-Lincoln connections

The A. Lincoln Blog has two excellent posts on the Lincoln-Obama connection. One is from.... [click for full entry]

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Mansion side view

Illinois governor's mansion. Shot from a parking lot across Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois. Even.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Illinois results

This is a screen capture of the county results for Illinois for president from.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

A new day

President-Elect Barack Obama. Congratulations to us all. Yes we can..... [click for full entry]

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Real time election results

This is it. [Via Rick Klau.].... [click for full entry]

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Monday, November 03, 2008

Fall colors at the big house

Taken Sunday morning on Jackson between Sixth and Fifth, Springfield, Illinois. The foreground is.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, November 02, 2008

John McCain must not be president: The end

Okay, so I skipped Parts 2, 3 and whatever. It's too exhausting for me to.... [click for full entry]

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Old news

But very interesting... I found this September 13, 1867, article from Springfield, Illinois, in the.... [click for full entry]

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Looking for Lincoln stuff

Since just about every town and everyone is gearing up (or wishing they were gearing.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, November 01, 2008

Election day weather forecast

For Springfield, Illinois, on Tuesday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s.... [click for full entry]

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