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What a night. At least we should have been prepared for the weather commotion since the Labor Day weather news predicted most of this. We seem to have come through without limbs down or standing water, but we did get... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at respublica
It's been odd to read all the east coast "kids heading back to school today" posts on Facebook this morning since the kids in this part of the country have been back for almost 3 weeks. Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at respublica
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What people were doing when they were killed by lightning. Caution lesson. Click to enlarge Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
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It seems that Senator McCaskill's family has a Labor Day weekend pig roast tradition and she Tweeted a photo of her Son in Law carving the hog for the meal. Wowser did that tweet and photo cause a firestorm of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
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Who would wear these Green Bay Packers special edition shoes? Why would any woman wear this style of shoe any time? Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
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Katie and Lizzie have sort of gotten back into going to trapeze class. Katie in DC and Lizzie here in the new St. Louis venue. Saturday Katie went flying and Charlie took the Drew and Jake to watch. She has... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
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The September Feast which is a free St. Louis food magazine and distributed at local grocery stores and restaurants, has an opening column by the editor who writes about Fall bringing on comfort foods. The issue is devoted to south... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
This is an update to the Charter issues we had the other day at the seminary house. That episode ended well, the outage was fixed by our campus workers, but the facilities manager at Concordia had Charter come out to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
45 dollars for brew house.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Rooftop baseball at respublica
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These were all inclusive tickets which included the buffet and drinks. 139. This is less than some box seats and about the same as the stadium party rooms. You can also get reserved tickets to the Brew House deck next too the rooftop area which are neat too for 47 dollars.
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We went to the Cardinals game last night and had tickets to the AT&T rooftop section in Ballpark Village. We had no idea what to expect as far as game viewing, but it turned out to be pretty darn cool.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
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They were pretty darn right last winter. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
So true in both comments! And, Dale does not know we're reconnected yet, he's had meetings all morning.
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This is an update to the post below. Dale went down to the shop and described our cable issue and the fact that we were pretty sure it was an under ground line problem. Two guys from environmental services were... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Yesterday morning around 8:30 our internet and TV signal suddenly went down. For most of the day I wanted to believe this was another Charter outage similar to last Saturday. By dinner time I knew better because I'd learned we... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Oh my gosh, Tracy! Your story sure lends credence to this article, we're going to be very cautious at night from now on.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Raccoons as we never knew them at respublica
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A print ad for Nikol Baking Dishes with the heading: Treat Your Food to Something Good Never heard of the Nikol company but I'll be paying more attention now. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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Every year students work part time on grounds and landscape here at the seminary and each year there is a turnover as some graduate or head off to vicarage and new students take their place. There's a learning curve when... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Don't you think this is fairly rare? If it happened a lot surely we'd have heard about it.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Raccoons as we never knew them at respublica
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This is a rather horrific and nightmarish article by a vet. "I used to think raccoons were cute. That was before I started working nights. Now I honestly believe that raccoons are genuinely sadistic creatures that take pleasure in trying... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
If you know me at all you know I have no head for math. Whatever side of the brain it is that understands mathematics was underdeveloped in me. But here is a cool gif that visually demonstrates the Pythagorean Theorem.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
From Food and Wine Magazine online, a slide show run down of US sandwich shops the writer consider the best and Fozzie's right here in St. Louis/Richmond Heights 5 minutes from the seminary is number 3. I agree Fozzie's makes... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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Not a Dog Day of Summer, but it is that too. Yesterday 100 degrees, today looks like it may reach that. Today is National Dog Day and the official website lists 20 ways to celebrate this with/for your dog. I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
Must have been an equipment failure done in the dark.
Toggle Commented Aug 25, 2014 on Wut? at respublica
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The headline from a story on WTOP out of DC says, "Bad striping causes confusion on I-66. And a confusing morning commute for DC drivers today. All I can say is, "What the heck? Who did this work?" The Virginia... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at respublica