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Friday, September 30, 2011

Working

The stuff in that bag? Just today's outgoing mail. * From 1948 to today,.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Office furniture

One bureaucracy's junk is another bureaucracy's treasure. Hello. At your state and federal surplus,.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

New beginning

That was yesterday. Words that have been ricocheting around in my brain all week:.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sunday odds and ends

* Photo is from this morning in Washington Park, where you can see the.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, September 23, 2011

$3.35 a gallon

Time to stock up. The Mother Road Festival is in town..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Long branch

Williams Boulevard, where they don't have to look up the meaning of a more.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Starburst

Recently re-lighted neon starburst over the Bel-Aire Motel shot from across the street. (Daylight.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Fixed

A year ago, and for a long time before, this was a hopeless dump..... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Southtown

Eleventh and South Grand. Have you hugged your bureaucrat lately? Also, this version of.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Full moon

We will always have the moon. I hope..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Sock monkey scarf

My new sock monkey. We share a lot of the same qualities. It's going.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Big green thing

I was going to sit in this chair this morning, drink my chai, read.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, September 09, 2011

Post Office

Does anyone remember postal bonds? We bought them at school in the 60s. Each.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Lincoln statue

Second and Capitol..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Thoughtful

Municipal fountains, where people go to think..... [click for full entry]

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Monday, September 05, 2011

Nest

Today. Same nest about five years ago. Never did find out what built it..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, September 04, 2011

Research and Collections

A division of the Illinois State Museum, which has nothing to do with what.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, September 03, 2011

Dearly beloved

You're on your own. Changing scene on Ash Street..... [click for full entry]

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Friday, September 02, 2011

100

I'm sitting here arguing with myself over whether to buy or not buy The.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, September 01, 2011

This is September

We just got upgraded from a moderate to severe drought. The cracks in the.... [click for full entry]

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