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The silver lining…

May 3, 2010 Comments off

I think I found it!

Maybe it was a gold lining rather than silver, but at any rate, the sky was quite stunning after that little shower this evening.

But please God, stop the rain for a few days so I can catch up with mowing and planting.  Thanks.

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Get out and vote!

February 2, 2010 Comments off

Today is primary election day in Illinois.

The state is in pretty sad shape. Go vote the bums out that got us here.

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Been a while

January 15, 2010 Comments off

I guess I should start posting stuff again.
I slow down in the winter…….

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R.I.P. Jed Eckert

September 14, 2009 Comments off

Patrick Swayze has died after a long battle with Pancreatic cancer.

Mr. Swayze played Jed Eckert in the quite awesome movie Red Dawn, not to mention prominent roles in lesser movies (Ghost, Dirty Dancing, etc).

WOLVERINES!
WOLVERINES!

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Best Paper Airplane?

September 7, 2009 Comments off
airplane A good paper airplane can keep a young boy occupied for hours, especially when he makes the plane himself. I used to make airplanes a lot as a kid, so when people claim they have the best paper airplane in the world, I take notice. I happen to think I make a pretty good plane, but this lifehacker post shows how to make the world record holding paper airplane. Hmmpff.

I wonder if that plane could make it from the high C-section in the Assembly Hall (Champaign, IL) all the way down to the basketball court — AND — get picked up by a ref and tossed to the side during the state tournament? HMMM?? One of my planes did! That’s right… I didn’t throw it – too chicken – but if I remember right, Davis Bauguss made the fateful throw. BUT I MADE THE PLANE!

Anyway, I’m going to have to try this out. A good plane shouldn’t take origami lessons to make. My plane can be done in 12 folds…
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And so it begins…

September 7, 2009 Comments off
Our youngest son AJ just woke up with a terrible sounding cough and a fever.

One full week of school and we already have some kind of bug in the house!
Hope he doesn’t give it to our 2 week old – or me…

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About Me

September 4, 2009 1 comment

I will tell you a little about myself before I begin littering this blog with posts.

Name:  Jason
Location:  Illinois
Profession:  Programmer
Married:  Yes
Happily:  Yes
Children:  4 (3 boys, 1 girl)
Religion:  Christian (yep, the hardcore fundy type)

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