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Yes we did. Had a good talk about it.
Toggle Commented 8 hours ago on Coffee with a cop at respublica
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This morning the Clayton police department had around officers come to Kaldi's Coffee on Demun for a neighborhood meet and greet. Free coffee donated by Kaldi's and it was held outside which was nice. Also nice were all the policemen.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
There is no other sport like baseball when it comes to keeping statistics. I mean, there are stats for just about everything in baseball. Today comes an update to one more: "According to Elias Sports, Gleybor Torres is the youngest... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
True, but in the end, as time goes by, most of the time the trees get too big and limbs hang over
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Does anyone else think... at respublica
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There is way more utility work going on around St. Louis metro than other years? It seems as though every surface street has something. Companies which make those orange cones must be doing really well. Also the power company people... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
We should see an uptick in mattresses falling off vehicles since college kids have graduated and are heading home. And sure enough: A mattress fell on 55 south at Herculaeum Mattresses 58 Ladders 48 Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
Paraphrasing something I read yesterday: "I always think I don't have to write something down because I'm sure I'll remember it." Hahahahaha Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
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The story of the morning that wasn't politics was of a big monkey loose in the San Antonio airport. " A monkey (named Dawkins) who was being transported escaped its cage Monday afternoon and briefly ran loose at San Antonio... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
This happens all too often. An arena or stadium changes its name and it takes a while for locals to become comfortable enough to actually use that new name. This time it's the St. Louis Scottrade Center which will now... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
thanks for the other rain dates. 01 and 11 and 18
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Well it's raining at respublica
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In other, more fun news, the June issue of Food Network Magazine which just hit the newsstands, is well worth picking up the next time you do your grocery shopping. It's all about summer food and it's chock full of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
For several days last week we had no time to pay attention to the news except for the weather. This morning I turned on cable news to see what was going on and after going from one station to another,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Driving home down 64/40 just past the old Armory after church in Collinsville yesterday suddenly ahead of me were two large tires, each in its own lane. There was quite a bit of traffic for a Sunday just after noon... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
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As it turned out Friday came with rain, rain which continued off and on all day which meant we couldn't have the ceremonies outdoors in the quad, but instead held them in the chapel. This turned out to just fine.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Anyone who knows me knows my late afternoon, before I begin making dinner, time is having some Triscuits spread with a bit of cream cheese. I share with Ferdie as I did with our former dog, Speaker. I've been doing... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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I can't remember the year, but tonight will be only the second time in the years we've been here that graduation evening will be held indoors because of rain. Logistically it will be difficult, but we got through once and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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This past Saturday we sat in the heat and watched our grandson compete in the Missouri Lutheran State track meet. It brought back memories of all the years we sat and watched our daughter do the same thing. Then on... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at respublica
I was directed to what turned out to be an amazingly well written blog (Nine to Five Hiker) by a young man who grew up in Collinsville and was a member of our church. He moved out to Arizona about... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at respublica
This morning during our daily dog walk we came across one of our seminary workers lowering the flags to half-mast and asked him who died. He didn't know, he was just doing what they asked him to do. Our first... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at respublica
A news story on KMOV begins: "Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to give Earth a close shave". The asteroid measures somewhere between 125 feet and 390 feet wide and is expected to buzz by this planet today and be only 126,000 miles... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at respublica
I missed this one the other day. A ladder hit on I-70 at Mid-Rivers Mall road Ladders 56 Mattresses 48 Look for mattresses to continue to rise as colleges end the school year and students move out of apartments and... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at respublica
One of many, Mark.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2018 on Another cyclist story at respublica
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Our grounds crew planted scores of Allium bulbs last fall and boy are they beautiful right now, standing tall all around the Perennial Quad. We're kind of loving them so much, why not plant a hundred more this fall. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at respublica
We've had an up close and personal view of utility work recently as one company or another has been opening up portions of Clayton Road from Big Bend to Demun and maybe even east of that. It's been something of... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at respublica