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Who’s Who - A Fun (?) Guessing Game - March 31, 2010

Previous "Who's Who" http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/29/Whos_Who_Mystery_Man.png This Blog is a fun guessing game. A small portion of a famous person's picture will be posted along with a clue. Additional parts of the picture and additional clues will be provided until someone guesses the identity of the mystery person. This ... Continue reading

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User Names (UserNames) - Why are you who you are?

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/17/username.bmp Did I say that? I had to go back to the first post that I made using the screen name of "Did_I_say_that" in order to recall why I chose it as a user name. The first post was to David Lignell's blog, "A Winter Treasure Hunt". ... Continue reading

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Top 10 Nuclear War Movies

For a subject that was once (and still is, from time to time) so pervasive in the news media, it’s surprising to me that there aren’t more films exploring the “what if” scenarios of nuclear war. Here is my attempt to list the best of them. Disclaimer: ... Continue reading

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The unpleasant side to spring

Runny nose? Itchy eyes? Feeling under the weather? It's that time of the year again, with the nicer weather also comes the allergy season. The perfect ingredients for high pollen days include warm temperatures, breezy conditions and dry weather (sound like our current weather pattern?) Pollen counts ... Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons I LOVE Baseball

1) I love the idea of someone throwing a 96mph fastball and being able to maneuver it just to the edge of the strike zone. Watching Josh Beckett and Johnathan Papelbon pitch is an amazing experience. 2) I love how a pitcher like Zack Greinke can play ... Continue reading

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Who’s Who - A Fun (?) Guessing Game - March 30, 2010

Previous "Who's Who" http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/29/Whos_Who_Mystery_Man.png This Blog is a fun guessing game. A small portion of a famous person's picture will be posted along with a clue. Additional parts of the picture and additional clues will be provided until someone guesses the identity of the mystery person. This ... Continue reading

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Batter Up!

Top 10 Reasons I Hate Baseball: 1. I don't like the idea of someone throwing an object going 80 mph at my head. 2. Baseball players are a bunch of overweight, roid-raging, overpaid slugs. 3. Get over the "America's Pastime" nonsense. That myth was promulgated way back ... Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Street Stops Here’ doesn’t live up to expectations

Like many of you, the first exposure I had to the documentary "The Street Stops Here" was the movie trailer on YouTube. The three minutes of this video are intriguing, well-edited, emotional, fascinating — all one pretty much could ask for out of a documentary. So, when ... Continue reading

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Woodland Park - Location on Display!

This is a composite picture of the LiDAR image shown in the Lawrence Journal World article, "Update: High-tech aerial image of Lawrence reveals location of historic Woodland Park", and a Google Satellite Image of the location. http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/29/Woodland_Park_layer.png http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/29/Woodland_Park_large.png http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/30/Woodland_Park_Oval.png http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/30/Woodland_Park_Oval_map.png The location of the Woodland Park and ... Continue reading

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I can’t believe this happened

From Yahoo AP News. "2 hrs 58 mins ago BALTIMORE – The father of a Marine killed in Iraq and whose funeral was picketed by anti-gay protesters was ordered to pay the protesters' appeal costs, his lawyers said Monday. On Friday, Court of Appeals for the Fourth ... Continue reading

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WWJD: What would Jesper Do?

I don’t know much about Jesper Parnevik, who he is, or what he’s about, but I do know this: He says he's mad. We all know what happened to Tiger Woods with the cheating, the women and the rehab. We know that Jesper and his wife Mia ... Continue reading

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Welcome to the nice weather

The weather this workweek is going to be nicer than we've seen in a few weeks. We are expecting mostly sunny skies and highs making it near 80 by Thursday. The only bad side to the weather may be the winds. Note that I started this off ... Continue reading

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Coach Gill impressive on first official day

Easy as it might have been for Kansas University football coach Turner Gill to want to move mountains on the opening day of spring drills Sunday, Gill — as those who know him best surely would have expected — chose to flash poise and patience throughout practice. ... Continue reading

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Sandra Bullock: Why the Fascination?

I tend to ignore news items about famous people and their sexual antics; not only was I raised that it was none of my business and may be malicious gossip if I am not in the know, but it is none of my 'affair'. With so many ... Continue reading

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Zen and the art of bicycle commuting

In the span of five days, I … • was riding to the gym and was surprised to see a woman in a car tight on my rear wheel. Just before I reached the parking lot, she whipped around me and turned right just in front of ... Continue reading

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Who’s Who - A Fun (?) Guessing Game - March 29, 2010

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/29/Whos_Who_Mystery_Man.png Previous "Who's Who" This Blog is a fun guessing game. A small portion of a famous person's picture will be posted along with a clue. Additional parts of the picture and additional clues will be provided until someone guesses the identity of the mystery person. This ... Continue reading

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Broken Words

Healthcare reform has ignited an populist explosion: what the Dickens is happening to America? To cite Dickens--media talking heads, or the views of thousands of assembled citizens from Iowa to Washington-- “it's the best of times; it's the worse of times.” Each of us seems to only ... Continue reading

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Facebook, Twitter are an online amuse-bouche

When I'm consulting with all types of businesses, I often hear two concerns about integrating social media: 1) I already have a wonderful Web site (which can be true) 2) How can social media bring me more "eyeballs" (aka customers, viewers, people) We have the same concerns ... Continue reading

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Quick RoundUp of Weekly Deals

I've found this week escaping me...a little more quickly than usual so I'm only going to share a quick round up of my favorite deals. I encourage you to leave comments here or to share with us on FaceBook the great deals and steals you've managed around ... Continue reading

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Here’s a Chance to Step into Your Best Life

I started using Facebook about a year ago and love how I’ve been able to reconnect with old friends and keep in touch with family. And it’s been great to rediscover my relatives in Italy. My husband may argue that I spend way too much time socializing ... Continue reading

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