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Posted 17 hours ago at respublica
The Food Network Magazine for November is on sale now and it's the Thanksgiving issue of course. I enjoy this magazine because it's chock full of food stories and photos and very little pages wasted on ads. Two things caught... Continue reading
Posted 17 hours ago at respublica
Back in 2009 the interest in having backyard chickens was growing, especially in Clayton. I attended several city meetings on this topic back then and came away surprised at the amount of emotion on both sides of the issue. Is... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at respublica
Pat! I'm impressed!
Toggle Commented yesterday on Now this is oddly funny at respublica
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This is clever. Some people for fun or for real, have created candy chutes to roll Halloween candy down to trick or treaters. This to avoid close contact during these days. The link has photos of many different ways home... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
For how many weeks have we been hearing from medical experts and news people of all sorts that we simply must get a flu shot this year. The combination of a flu outbreak and the Covid virus could make things... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
You can rig up iPhone speakers with a whole lot of odd stuff should you need them. It's interesting in a weird way and I may try a few of them to see if it's true. Actually I rarely use... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
This is an article I came across today. The advice and information goes on and on until the conclusion: "So, the answer to the question “what is a reasonable temperature for a house in winter?” isn’t black and white. Whatever... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
Last weekend I began a job we've put off and that is painting the front steps and porch. We've had almost everything else redone since we moved back except the front curb appeal. It was a debate on where to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
For a long time we used, and liked, Tone bar soap. But since Covid hit and people bought out everything in sight, there has not been Tone on any store shelves. I've looked almost every time I've had to go... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
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This coming weekend we will once again be fooling around with our clocks as we turn them back an hour. If you have a number of clocks, some are harder to turn back than going forward. The old fashioned clocks... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
Barb, I feel the same way about big places. Little places as well.
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There are a few times when I wish there was a Costco anywhere near us, but there is not. St. Louis area has 3- one in Fenton, another in St. Peters and a third in Manchester. The drive to any... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
A headline which basically sucks you in and then you realize this is a big nothing burger. Here is the story headline: 55 Clever Things Getting So Popular They'll Start Selling Out In Fall & Winter Ok, I admit I... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
I came across one of my blog posts from June of 2007 and I'd forgotten about this. This was the time when Collinsville moved its Walmart from the Belt Line to the Crossing area along 157. Here is part of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Frank, we have considered that
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You may or may not know that some years ago Dale was given an old Divco milk truck from the man who owned the Chester Dairy. This dairy sold milk in many Metro East and point south communities for years.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
Actually I do need some advice. After moving back to Collinsville I am still not happy with how I've organized or filled our kitchen cabinets. We have plenty, no complaint there, but I just haven't come up with the most... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
Someone went to a lot of trouble to sift through weird things that happened from 1940 til now. So if you were born from 1940 on, you can see what that someone believed was the strangest thing that happened in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
The Daily Meal food publication has put out a story on the 101 Best Burgers in America. I like burgers so I read through the list looking to see if any from St. Louis made the list and was disappointed... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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I walked past our tv this morning just as Channel 5, KSDK, was reporting this. It stunned me enough that I took a quick picture since I had my phone in my hand at the time. It's hard to read... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
For years we've subscribed to two or more newspapers each day. Before we moved over to the Concordia Seminary campus we had the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Belleville News Democrat tossed on our lawn each day. At the seminary... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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I'm telling you, we just can't win these days. Now the Food and Drug Administration has put out a list of 200 hand sanitizers we should not use. Plus, the list also has the manufacturers and ingredients listed. Good luck... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2020 at respublica
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This is one of my favorite pictures from the Concordia Seminary campus. Each year in late Fall, a few of us made the climb up to the roof of Luther Tower to begin getting the Christmas Star in place before... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at respublica
Duane Keiser is an artist who began a blog around the same time I started mine, 2004. He named it, A Painting A Day, and for many years he actually posted in new painting. His blog site is still active... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at respublica