Published on July 23 2006

Could it be that we might get our first rain in nearly two months???????? or do I need to go out and do the naked raindance thing???? from the National Weather Service:
Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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Published on July 23 2006

2,996 » 2,996
2,996 is a tribute to the victims of 9/11. On September 11, 2006, 2,996 volunteer bloggers will join together for a tribute to the victims of 9/11. Each person will pay tribute to a single victim. We will honor them by remembering their lives, and not by remembering their murderers. Over the last 5 years we’ve heard the names of the killers, and all about the victim’s deaths. This is a chance to learn about and celebrate those who died. Forget the murderers, they don’t deserve to be remembered. But some people who died that day deserve to be remembered–2,996 people.

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Published on July 22 2006

"Jump In My Car" Will somebody please explain to me who keeps financing these little musical gems from this guy? Who actually WATCHES them start to finish? As well as why KITT is suddenly a right-hand drive car???

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Published on July 20 2006

Whirlpool Tests 'Smart' Washers Controlled by Cell Phones - Mobiledia
Whirlpool today began testing "smart" washing machines and dryers, monitored and controled from computers and cell phones. To be conducted in Atlanta homes between today and early September, Laundry Time is built around a connected laundry solution that links a washer and dryer to a home network and sends text messages about the laundry's progress to a computer, TV and/or cell phone. The technology lets consumers manage the laundry process from remote locations such as a grocery store or soccer game, freeing them up to go about their day rather than forcing them to stay home to manage the process.
Almost worth moving to Georgia for!! On the other hand, if it doesn't fold the shirts and towels and match up the socks, what good is it?

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Published on July 20 2006


laurie harley
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which is probably the first picture of me ever actually RIDING the bike!!

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Published on July 19 2006

Go take a look at these. I'd be afraid to get some of them wet--and the last page is a teaser for 70's suits. Can't wait for THAT one!!! LILEKS (James) Bathing Beauties

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Published on July 18 2006

CNN.com - Manilow tunes annoy residents - Jul 17, 2006
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- It could be magic for some, but the use of loud Barry Manilow music to drive away late-night revelers from a suburban Sydney park is getting on the nerves of nearby residents. "Barry's our secret weapon," Rockdale Deputy Mayor Bill Saravinovski told The Daily Telegraph newspaper, four weeks after the start of the effort. "It seems to be working." But some people living near the park are less than enthralled. They say the barrage of "Copacabana," "Could It Be Magic" and "Que Sera Sera," blasting from 9 p.m. to midnight every Friday, Saturday and Sunday is driving them crazy. Officials have given in a little, agreeing to turn down the volume a bit after residents complained. "The initial reaction was that they found it irritating," Saravinovski said. "I'm not disputing what the residents are saying. I can't swallow some of the tracks like `Mandy.'
Heh. That's hilarious. Although in my decrepit old age, I could probably tolerate a slew of Barry Manilow songs more easily than say....oh, how about this. Sorry, Shannon.

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Published on July 16 2006

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Published on July 9 2006


First example of Seurat Painting Photo
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Isn't this a cool way to spend a Saturday afternoon--recreating George's afternoon in the park?

We Wisconsin-ites know how to PARTY!

Go look at the whole set--these really are neat.

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Published on July 8 2006

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