Monthly Archives: April 2013

WWSD?

Here at 9591 Iris we are all of a sudden in a lather about Carl Sandburg. People remember Sandburg – when they remember him at all, or can tell him apart from Robert Frost – as a sweet, faded old … Continue reading

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No, Panic Button Monday did not get your message

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Wordless Wednesday: Scrub a Dub Laundromat, Chicago

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Solar energy: Panic Button Monday’s Earth Day primer

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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Are we extinct yet?

Well, this has been a fun week.  Some idiot tried to poison the president and some senators.  Some guy was arrested on the Capitol grounds with a loaded gun.  The big hero Congress chickened out on even the meekest little … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Pink elephant, Livingston, Illinois

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Not afraid. Determined.

We are just back from a road trip that rolled us around a bunch of the Midwest, including here, the original Illinois capitol building in Springfield. In 1858 in this rough-looking statehouse, Lincoln first delivered his House Divided speech – … Continue reading

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You kids get off Panic Button Monday’s lawn

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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Wordless Wednesday: Hard Hitters, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Panic Button Monday says victory is ours

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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