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St. Louis hosted the NCAA Final Four Mens' Basketball Championships at the Jones Dome and as local luck would have it the University of Illinois was one of the four teams. Also in town were Michigan State, North Carolina, and... Continue reading
Posted 17 hours ago at respublica
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Not to get Ferdie, but now we have groundhogs tearing up the back yard and odd footprints on the front porch. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
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We have the best students here at Concordia Seminary, they can and will do anything. Such a great work ethic. Yesterday 3 or 4 of them wrestled a huge cross they made out of timbers from campus trees which had... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
What part of the world would be directly below you? This map is kind of cool, put in a place name and one map shows the name and the other map shows what is directly below you. I put in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
So last night Dale preached the second of two midweek Lenten services at Holy Cross in Collinsville and then headed back to the seminary around 8:30. It was dark and it was raining. I asked him if he had been... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
You know what? That's a great idea, asking the store to clip them when you pay.
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Anyone remember this date in 2013? We had a huge Palm Sunday/Monday snow. March 24 and 25 I have a million pictures of this late season snow. It just kept coming and coming and coming. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
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I'd like to suggest a moratorium on manufacturers using those nylon zip cable ties to hold their products to packaging or holding various parts of their products together. I mean, really? The ties are tightened so close to the product... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
My mind has officially been blown. Believe it or not the NCAA has a set of rules for any organization or group, for profit or non profit, which has planned a NCAA basketball watching party. And we think it's only... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
Me too Joyce. Of all of them we've only been to Charlie Gitto's.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Bizarre Foods in St. Louis at respublica
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It's either really a sick idea of fun, or it's people with no awareness at all. There is a New York fund raising thing going on called "Bowling for abortion access". Each person involved is asking for money for the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
Once again I have to drive over to Collinsville for a dentist appointment during morning rush hour in a pouring rain on a highway where it's impossible to see the lane lines. I'm really dreading this trip after the one... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
We have hawks but they ignore the big animals and go for the easy pickens, ducks and rabbits, squirrels and birds.
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A statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooking Rio de Janeiro has me awestruck. Can't even imagine how large this statue is. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
The Travel Channel has had a popular food program called Bizarre Foods where host Andrew Zimmerman goes to places and eats food most of us wouldn't really consider food. Now he has a spinoff program named Bizarre Foods Delicious Destinations... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
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First it was raccoons with the isolated possum and/or groundhog/neighbor's cat which we trapped endlessly for several years in Collinsville. We have the opinion we may have ended the raccoon run, but now we've a couple of groundhogs making themselves... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Over the years popular cleaning items, sanitary items or other seemingly benign paper products have come with warnings not to flush down the toilet because they can get caught in the drain and cause back-ups. No one wants toilet back-ups.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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Put on Twitter by Justice Don Willett (@JusticeWillett) He titled it, God's got game. Beautiful Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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2 of our seminary students used a chain saw and chisels to turn the stump of a campus fallen tree into a chair for sitting. So very cool. We have some creative and talented people here. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
Super moon...solar eclipse...spring equinox All in one day. Doesn't it seem as though we've had a lot of Super Moons lately? Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
Clayton is holding their annual electronic recycling event today and tomorrow in Shaw Park. The recyclers will take about anything that plugs in or has a battery, not to mention old lawn mowers etc. However, many companies which provide this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
I'm looking at you Baylor and Iowa State. And Ohio State. The Big 12 was a bust and the Big Ten hasn't done much either. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
There are studies in the works which test whether dog saliva can be helpful to our health. It is beginning to look as though the saliva from a dog lick could contain good probiotics and, "Researchers have found positive news... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
We sure hear a lot about what we need to do to make the Millennial generation happy and here's one more to add to the list. First off, here is who the Millennials are; people born approximately between the mid... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at respublica
I've noticed recently that the iPhone and iPad's spell check/auto correct has gone south so to speak. The program is wrong more often than right and seems totally clueless at times. Only a few weeks ago, the program seemed to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at respublica