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Colin Hinkle, a freelance photographer for CBS 2 and ABC 7 news in Chicago, posted this picture of that city from this morning. He called it a gloomy start to Friday. I say, it's a great picture. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
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Keller Farms in Collinsville began selling their sweet corn last weekend and let me tell you, it is so good. Tender, sweet and beautifully formed. If you are any where near their main farm stand or their satellite stands you... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
New tally Mattresses 89 Ladders 65 Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
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The Delmar Loop Trolley which began operating recently has become a source of problems for cyclists. A University City cycle shop owner said, "I've had about 20 people come into his shop asking for repairs after hitting the trolley tracks... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
Normally we see a lot of spider webs beginning in August, but this year, boy, I'm seeing them everywhere already. They are on the corners of ceilings, across doorways, one spider even spun a big web across the side of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
This is just mind-boggling. It must be the time of year when people are moving and finding that securing mattresses is not so easy. Mattresses 87 Ladders 65 Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
Mattresses 86 Ladders 65 I hope everyone is keeping alert on St. Louis highways. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
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Recently I read a blurb in Feast Magazine on a new beer introduced by Urban Chestnut. It's named Urban Underdog-American Lager- and the fact that there is a 'dog' in the name I've wanted to try it. Last week when... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Or, I should have said, any neighbor who does read it and I can only think of one, they feel exactly as irritated as we do and want this stopped.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Who's killing the squirrels? at respublica
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Ryan, these neighbors do not and we haven't shared with any who do.
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Mattresses 84 ladders 65 Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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Most of us get tired of squirrels running all over the place and using our vegetable gardens as their own private cafeteria line. They chew into wood fences and decks and dominate bird feeders. However, we don't spend part of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Here is a list of the ten best beaches in the country. Number one is Siesta Beach in Sarasota Florida. When we were kids my family would spend a good part of the summer in Florida at my grandmother's house... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at respublica
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With my thoughts on all the mattresses and ladders falling onto St. Louis highways, I happened upon this yesterday. Don't want to be behind him on the road. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at respublica
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MoDOT released a notice yesterday that WB 44 will be closed from the Musial Bridge south to the 55/44 split. The map shows this area. During the closure, crews will be removing and replacing pavement at the bottom of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at respublica
Mattresses on roadway near Belleville this morning. Mattresses 81 Ladders 64 Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at respublica
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This story out of Maine should give us pause before continuing our false belief that raccoons are cute and cuddly creatures. While jogging on a familiar overgrown wooded trail near her home, a 21 year old Maine woman, Rachel Borch,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at respublica
I just can't get over this story out of Miami. It's all about Peacock hatred. A peacock was shot out of tree and plunged to its death on a quiet lane in the Miami neighborhood of South Coconut Grove and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at respublica
I guess there are those who come up with an idea that feels right at the time but in the end is not good at all. Two stories yesterday brought this home to me. A Missouri legislator made a Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at respublica
Mattresses 80 Ladders 64 Ladders catching up Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at respublica
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I've always been fairly strong, I can sling around lawnmowers, hoses, gas trimmers easily, but when it comes to trying to get a package of food or other product open, I find it frustratingly impossible. All the "tear here" boxes... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at respublica
There has been a spate of local vehicles driving into buildings lately. The one that stands out to me is a driver who drove into the front of the Magnolia Home store on Hanley. Magnolia is an offshoot of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at respublica
I actually saw a mattress on the highway yesterday on the way to church. It was on the onramp to 64/40 from Clayton Skinker. It does not figure in the current totals because I haven't reported it to Lance Hilldebrand.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at respublica
The Sunday Post Dispatch had a front page story titled: "Car Break-ins Are So Bad They're Part of St. Louis Culture Like Baseball and Barges" The story went on to list all the car break-ins happening in the area and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at respublica
Justice Don Willett, a Texas judge, received a question from someone yesterday and answered it. "Moving to Texas in 24 hours. Any advice?" Here is his answer: No beans in chili 1 = you 2 = y'all 3+ = all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at respublica