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Some in England are calling the Kentucky Fried Chicken's supply problem a PR nightmare as irritated people who can't get their KFC chicken are forced to go to Burger King. The chain has had such a difficult time getting chicken... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Morning rush hour drivers are facing lots of back-ups due to icy road conditions today. And if that isn't enough, someone thought it was a good idea to head out with a vehicle loaded with 3 mattresses which of course,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
A Prince George County, Virginia, woman felt she could no longer afford her dog Zeus and her solution was to tie him to a tree in a wooded area. She left a note which said, "My name is Zeus, I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Tonight at 7, PBS, Channel 9 in St. Louis, will feature St. Louisans getting their antiques evaluated. I'm not sure that show, which has been on for ages, has ever been here so it might be interesting to see what... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
I came across this over the weekend and it surprised me enough to bookmark it for future reference. Certainly we've used WD-40 many times to stop squeaks and loosen tough screws and nuts. I doubt I'd have the nerve to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
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Walking Ferdie in the snow early this morning with a neighbor. We have quite a bit more now which was quite the surprise. Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2018 at respublica
We used to watch Morning Joe on MSNBC each morning. It was kind of annoying, but different. Former GOP Congressman, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brezinski along with a group of regular political journalists sit around a desk and chew on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at respublica
At the end of this week, more ladders on the roads. Mattresses 19 Ladders 17 Ladders fell on westbound 64 at Mason and on Westbound 70 at Mid Rives Mall Drive. Ladders are catching up to mattresses this week. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at respublica
This has to be one of yesterday's odder stories. At least 20 St. Louis area power poles caught fire recently and the answer lies in weather, road treatments and science. I have never seen a power pole on fire, but... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at respublica
Since I changed over to gmail I've had issues with mail not being delivered to the inbox on my computer. gmail gets to my phone rather rapidly, but does not go to the gmail page on the computer. This is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at respublica
Ginko trees are gorgeous in the fall, the best yellow ever. Just make sure to get the correct sex of this tree. I don't remember if it's the male or female that sloughs off balls that smell like vomit in the fall.
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2018 on One more personal opinion at respublica
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All of a sudden Take-Out meals have become a huge thing. It's always been around, but mostly limited to pizza or burgers. Now there is a whole new industry popping up by people offering to deliver food to you from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at respublica
There is so much going on in the world these days I can't keep up with it all. Politics, the Olympics, weather, and on and on. So I decided I'm just not going to try. Things will happen as they... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at respublica
This morning: Mattress on 367 at Dunn Road Mattresses 19 Ladders 15 What is with all these people driving around with mattresses unsecured on weekday mornings? Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at respublica
We're living in a Windows 10 world whether we like it or not. My 2 computers, one at the sem and one in Collinsville, both received a Windows 10 programs unbidden. One night I went to bed and woke up... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at respublica
I've been wanting to get some pre-emergent weed killer lately. Each Saturday I listen to Mike Miller's Garden Hotline on KMOX and he always recommends getting it down pretty soon, before there is any indication of weeds. Last spring we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at respublica
There may be a cheap mattress for anyone looking. This has been quite the week for mattresses falling on area roadways. Today there have already been two. One fell on 170 at Page and the other on 44 at the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at respublica
Frank, the problem is, past experience shows nothing is forever. Tech will constantly change and many things will still be lost or unattainable.
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2018 on Old digital photos at respublica
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Rand, one more reason to believe putting things up anywhere aren't safe.
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2018 on Old digital photos at respublica
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I was looking over a box of photos Dale received from someone in California the other day. Some of them are of him from his Lutheran Hour days and are pictures we probably already have. We aren't sure what to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at respublica
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Here is a map with the most popular names in each state. More than two thirds have Smith. Click to enlarge Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at respublica
It is that kind of week. It's just so continually cold that many drivers must want their bed with them. In the center lanes of westbound 70 on the Blanchette Bridge- a mattress. Mattresses 16 Ladders 13 Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at respublica
Another one today Mattresses 15 Ladders 13 Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at respublica
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Out of nowhere and for no rational reason, the fashion world has brought back a type of shoe most women still have nightmares about. If you're easily frightened, you may want to look away for a moment. It's the platform... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at respublica
This tweet came from "Thoughts of the Dog" Twitter. @dog_feelings This imaginary dog tweets what's going on in his life and how he feels about it. His recollection of last night's Super Bowl party at his house. "there are many... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at respublica