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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 My husband’s been saving for a motorcycle, and I was excited about riding on the back hanging on to him – sexy and fun! But then he came home with a Vespa, the little Italian scooter. It jus...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 On Monday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m., join the Springfield Race Unity Committee at Lincoln Library for a public meeting on restorative justice, expungement of court and arrest records and mentoring. Sa...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
White-handed gibbon Jari is not technically a monkey, but she is a member of the primate family. Sing “happy birthday” with meaning this Saturday, Nov. 22, at her first birthday party at the Henso...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 On Friday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., enjoy a classic tale of romance and deceit performed by the sweet sounds of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra. The symphony will be joined by St. Louis-based Circus...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 What sounds come to mind when gypsy-jazz music gets mentioned? If it’s soaring vocals, speedy guitars and swinging bass you are in the realm of the Chicago-based Fumée Gypsy Project. This las...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 Lots of folks consider them an essential part of their Thanksgiving feast: A big dish of whipped sweet potatoes, topped with a thick layer of marshmallows, baked until the tops of the marshmallo...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 As a working blues-rock artist, if you’ve had Willie Dixon, one of the most profound, prolific and professional blues guys of all time quoted as saying, “You’re the only hurricane I can ap...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 poetrywall poem # 1My granddaughter, Cressida, wrote this poem on the Poetry Wall of our summer cabin when she was 10. She added a drawing of a cat calmly walking away, a dead bird on the ground...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 A stunning surprise coming out of this year’s elections is that the most dominant contenders were not glad-handing braggarts, but the least likely of participants: shy people. Indeed, these we...

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