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While Katie, Charlie, Drew and Jake were here this weekend, we took them to a Cardinal game. At the end of the game, all kids were invited to come to the field and run the bases. COOL! 4 of the... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at respublica
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Katie, Charlie and Drew and Jake arrived by plane last night and got to our house around midnight. The boys were really sleepy, but at 7:15 this morning Jake was already up and climbing the walls. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
I find it rather shocking that Schnucks has bought up so many Shop N Save stores and will turn some of them into Schnucks. How many Schnucks stores do we need? But. I do most of my grocery shopping at... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
This is one of those weeks with a million things going on which all involve either sitting at the computer, or doing physical work, plus visiting with visitors on campus. This week is the seminary's annual Symposium which brings lots... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
A ladder on 270 at Dorsett this morning Mattresses 103 Ladders 73 Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Now this must be some sort of record. 5 mattresses fell on St. Louis roadways this morning. One on 255 near Wood River, another on 170 near Ladue Road, a third on 367 near Lindbergh, a 4th at 64 and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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We recently noticed the tires on the new car have turned brown and it looks really terrible. We were clueless as to why this happened and so I turned to Google. It seems: "Modern rubber compounds are becoming increasingly complex,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
A ladder this morning on 44 eastbound downtown. Mattresses 98 Ladders 71 Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at respublica
For the past two days we finally got some reporting on the nightmare the Poplar/King/Musial traffic is each day due to construction and lane closures. It will be even worse this weekend as IDOT plans to shut off all westbound... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at respublica
Mattresses 98 Ladders 70 4 mattresses fell since the week began Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at respublica
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Drew and Jake have become infatuated with a Netflix series called Ultimate Beastmaster which is an ultimate obstacle course pitting elite athletes in crazy competitions. So Jake decided he could shimmy up his bathroom doorframe. And so he did. You... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at respublica
Now this is some story. A Cleveland man was trapped inside his 2006 Cadillac XLR roadster when the car failed to start, shutting down its electrical system and locking him inside. Over the next 14 hours, Pyros said he passed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at respublica
Today the Apple people will be unveiling 3 new model iPhones and at least one is expected to be the biggest and most expensive yet. I won't be overly interested in their news conference since I just recently got a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at respublica
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On this anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, the videos and photos from that day are just as horrifying and incomprehensible as they were 17 years ago. I happened upon the History Channel last night and they were broadcasting everything that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at respublica
Airline flights in and out of the Lyon France airport were halted yesterday after a man sped around a runway. "The man drove the wrong way down a highway and crashed into a barrier at the small airport, officials said.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at respublica
Local news outlets are publicizing Metro Link's pilot security and ticketing program which go into effect today. "During the four-week pilot program, Metro Transit security officers and Metro Public Safety officers will check fares and monitor MetroLink passengers as they... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at respublica
Mattresses 94 Ladders 69 For some reason mattresses are far ahead of ladders this year. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at respublica
Ron, you'd have a point if they ever ever finished the same roads.
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Not yet but I plan to go over there this coming week.
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2018 on Refrigerator update again at respublica
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We still haven't been able to get our fridge fixed due to no company having the parts. This is beyond ridiculous. No one, and I mean no one, has them in stock and that includes the manufacturers. This isn't a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at respublica
All this week we've been warned about a huge storm system heading our way for the weekend with a possibility of 3-6 inches of rain and wind. It was supposed to begin last night, into today and tonight and Saturday.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at respublica
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A couple of years ago, a Chicago man posted an old photo of a Cucuzzi plant on the porch of a house in the Roseland neighborhood. Dan puts up a lot of pictures, old and current, of that area where... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at respublica
Honestly some days I could just tear my hair out waiting for our laptop to get going. Every program takes forever to load, tick tick tick. I sit and watch the screen waiting and waiting and waiting. There are just... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at respublica
I was often taught that east-west highways were even numbered roadways and north-south were odd numbered roads. But 170 in St. Louis County is pretty much north-south. Maybe it should have been named, 171 or some such and I wish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at respublica
MoDOT and IDOT are making it really difficult to navigate back and forth to Illinois these days. This coming weekend IDOT will be shutting down all westbound lanes of 55/70 and 64 heading to the Poplar. MoDOT of course still... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at respublica