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Yes, There is a Fourth of July in Bangkok.
You know that elementary school joke: "Is there a Fourth of July in England?" Of course there is! It just isn't Independence Day for them the way it is for us here in the US of A. Ive spent holidays ...
7/3/12 at 9:38 AM
The Bridges of Chippewa County, Wisconsin (USA)
The last of the three part Wisconsin bridge tour takes us to Chippewa County. With 62,415 residents according to the latest US Census survey, the county is part of the greater Eau Claire economic me...
6/15/12 at 6:04 PM
Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday
There’s a mantra going through my head this morning: “It’s Tuesday. Tuesday. Not Monday. Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday.” I loved the long holiday weekend — it was four days l...
7/6/10 at 5:00 AM Fifth of July 7/5/10 at 5:00 AM
Star-spangled cookies 7/3/10 at 5:00 AM
Zachary is sleeping now, but I'd like to think an active Fourth of July had something to do with his unconscious state despite the more-than-audible noise of fireworks and race cars. (The racing,...
7/4/10 at 3:38 PM
1934: Firecracker May Cost Boy Sight in One Eye
Merril Moser was 10 in 1934, when he and some friends were playing with firecrackers. One of the crackers was put underneath a small box, which when it blew up made the box fly into poor Merril's eye...
7/13/09 at 12:00 AM
Star-Spangled 4th of July Chocolate Cake
Some people are so creative, aren't they? A friend of mine made a rich, decadent chocolate dessert last weekend. She turned it into a perfect 4th of July cake by arranging the wedges into the shape o...
7/2/09 at 7:12 PM Have your cake and eat 7-Up, too. 6/20/09 at 7:25 PM
The Perversity of the Weather Forecast
I wouldn't trust any extended weather forecast, but currently the prediction is for partly or mostly sunny skies every single day for the next six days except for one day. On that day, that single, so...
6/30/09 at 9:08 AM