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They were pretty darn right last winter. Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 days ago at respublica
Must have been an equipment failure done in the dark.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago 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 5 days ago at respublica
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We have had a spectacular summer here in St. Louis...until the tail end of August showed up. Now we get the 100 degree temps and humidity in the 70's. No one has had the time to adapt to the heat... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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This is the first year we tried planting watermelons here on campus and truly, knowing when they're red inside is a trick. Just looking at them tells you nothing and neither does thumping on it. We've learned on the fly... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
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Spending the day in Collinsville but need to be back in the later afternoon. MoDOT is doing their road closure thing this weekend-eastbound 40/64 totally shut down between Hampton and Forest Park PKWY. That should not affect me going back... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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I had a mess of a time with YouTube yesterday, that site coupled with Typepad and the iPhone just did not want to do what it was supposed to do. Here are a couple photos of the summer Greek class... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at respublica
After the qualifying Greek exam Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at respublica
A light hearted funny tweet in the midst of all the turmoil in the world. "My life goal is to get a glass of ice from the fridge door ice maker without having to pick up 3 to 5 cubes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at respublica
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Dirk's Fund Golden Retriever Rescue group put up a photo and information on a dog named Elvis who will soon be ready for adoption. Oh, the face on this guy, you can almost read his eyes which tell you how... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at respublica
Saw a news blurb last night from a tracking group which said that there were over 1 million tweets about Ferguson before CNN began carrying it in prime time. Amazing. I keep telling people that if you are a news... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at respublica
Chefs are beginning to see a real cost saving in planting their own herbs and vegetables. In DC one restaurant has been saving $250 per month in herbs since this year’s planting, and the owner expects to get that up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at respublica
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We have a beautiful row of green herbs growing in the campus kitchen garden. It looks very much like parsely and I even put a brass plant marker in the front labeled parsely. Unfortunately it isn't parsely, it's Lovage. It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at respublica