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Thursday, May 16, 2013 09:46 am
Flip-flops are on my mind. And no, I don’t have a shoe or foot fetish. My feet just love to be comfortable and naked; my toes just love to be free. And warm weather means I can break out the flip-flops and sandals. Thanks be to the Egyptians. Thanks to America for falling in love with them – a huge variety are for sale everywhere. AND thanks be to Illinois Times -- we staffers can do the fl...
Thursday, June 13, 2013 11:29 pm
The 20th Annual Juneteenth Celebration takes to Comer Cox Park, June 15-16. New this year is a gospel fest on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. featuring local church and area gospel groups. A new splash fountain ...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:04 am
I’m going to propose to my girlfriend, and it seems there’s this trend of doing crazy, elaborate things to ask a girl to marry you. I can’t compete with guys like the New York City d...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:04 am

Snow, taxes and retirement

IN THE KNOW ON SNOW Dave and Jerry do residential snow removal in Springfield. We have one snow blower, and although we started at 4 a.m. on Monday, we had to limit our clients to those we could get t...
Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:04 am
how about a joke in this spacemy daughter #2 reports shegot a t-shirt for her son had agroup of marshmallows sittingaround a campfire with terroron their faces the marshmallowstoryteller was saying &l...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 05:57 pm
you word lovers out there have youdiscovered babble on the net it’s freefor a bit then continues so withoutstats to help but life membership ispeanuts it’s a combo boggle-scrabble new grid...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 05:57 pm
the institution where once I soproudly taught has introduced a minorcalled liberty studies partly funded bythe koch brothers urbana turned it downbut not us are we so desperate for dough?in the articl...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 05:22 pm
well it was a crummy tricknot up to masterpiece standardsI understand the brits got hitwith both childbirth deaths onsuccessive christmas days wewere clobbered in februarymatthew it seems and maybesyb...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 02:55 am
demi said hang on tothat thought whileI empty the hot waterbottle but I don’t knowwhether wonderingwhen and wherebaloney originatedis a thought worthhanging onto...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 07:57 am

by guest poet Delinda Chapman

the next day, in thestillness of the moment,noting the candle’srhythmic flicker I knewthe walls were singing,reverberating from the joyoussounds of forty choir-camp voicesas they raised the roof...

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