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A most beautiful house is for sale in St. Louis at a listing price of 149,000. Looking at the photos of the inside and outside, you can well imagine this home having been a real jewel at one time. It... Continue reading
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2 things happened this week which we found aggravating and disconcerting. We have had a mouse in the house for some time who foiled every attempt at being caught. I did the peanut butter on the trap many times only... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
Experts believe eating walnuts is associated with better memory and brain function. I'm tempted to say, "too late". However, it's worth a try. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
That warehouse deal makes me want to go to a different Schnucks.
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That's interesting Paul, I'm going to keep my eye on things a bit closer from now on.
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An English professor sent this to my sister to forwarded it to me. I got a kick out of how this supposed doctor described our eating dilemmas. It's long so I'm shortening it a bit. "For those of you who... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
According to a story in Slate, the rising cost of meat in grocery stores may give us all a chance to see how we'd like being vegetarians. The price of meat is being affected by all sorts of things. Pork:... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
While in the Richmond Center Schnucks yesterday getting some cream cheese, I saw an entire section of Philly Cream Cheese with "Great for Passover" printed on each package. Needless to say, I passed over that box and got cheese with... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
The ten happiest cities and unhappiest cities in America. The Washington DC area and Virginia grabs the top 3 for most happy while New York City, Pittsburgh, and Louisville are the most unhappy. At least the people living in those... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
We really need a nice rain, the grassy areas have turned brown: gray and prickly dry over the past two weeks. But listening to the local weather reporters has me scratching my head. There is a rain front ahead of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
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Every year during the warm weather months St Louis sees an almost unstoppable rash of car break-ins, often in the central corridor area such as Forest Park and points surrounding it. This year the thieves are expanding the territory. According... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
I keep sanitizer in the car in case I had to touch the restaurant door handle on the way out. :)
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Since the Iraq insurgents (ISIS) have taken over much of that country, Christians are being forced to flee for their lives. "Mosul’s Christians, one of the oldest communities of its kind in the world, had seen their numbers dwindle from... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
The George Harrison memorial tree in Los Angeles has been killed by...beetles. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
There is no agonizing over the 90 degree weather coming this week after the summer we've had. If the hot weather shows up beginning July 22, that's something of a miracle summer. We've been blessed this year with one of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
A Consumer Reports survey of people who eat out lists what bothers people most about restaurants. Dirty restrooms and utensils tops everything. This comes from the current issue of Consumer Reports on newsstands now. After driving from St. Louis to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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Drew and Jake are heading for their first day of a new preschool today. Backpacks are packed and they seem ready. How will it go for them, an Oma wonders. Will they like it or will they be scared? Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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According to Mashable, there are 12 uncommon punctuation marks we should be using right now. While interesting, it's hard to say where we might find them in order to use them. Certainly they aren't part of any keyboard I've ever... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
This has stayed with me. "People listen to people who listen." Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
I am so tired of athletic shoes of any kind and their overlong laces which never seem to stay tied. I even end up cutting the laces to shorten them and still they lengthen and come undone and tripping me... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
This video by Weird Al Yankovic quickly and energetically puts forth the most common word and grammar crimes committed by too many people who didn't learn the most basic rules in school. A good lesson. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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Tomorrow morning, very very early, as early as we can wake up, we're heading back to St. Louis. That means today is the last day with Drew and Jake for who knows how long. But their energy will linger with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at respublica
The people of St. Louis, one story and one photo at a time done by 3 college students or recent graduates. The idea seems simple: "Take someone's picture, ask a few questions and post a photo and a quote online.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at respublica
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For the past couple of years, when we've gone out to Katie and Charlie's, Dale built a section of fence. The first two times it consisted of fencing and gates, one gate on each side of the front of the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at respublica
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Now this is a different way to get road construction warnings out to the Illinois driving public. It is in Mongomery County along I-55. Montgomery County encompasses Litchfield and Hillsboro, etc and was named after Richard Montgomery, a Revolutionary War... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at respublica