Friday, November 28, 2008


Turkey on the grill and our annual Thanksgiving dinner with international grad students.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Price of gas

I can't imagine how economists can explain this distortion of fuel prices. Regular gas less expensive that ethanol based E85 and now regular approaching a dollar and a half. Are we reaching a bottom?

Friday, November 21, 2008

Huff Hall Bird Feeder

Feeding the birds at work. It took a couple of weeks for them to discover it.

DPRK Post Card

You won't be getting many of these in your mail

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Skipping holidays

What happened to Thanksgiving?

Reaction to flu shot

I'm suffering from a reaction to a recent flu shot. Not going too far from the tissues.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Christmas cactus

My Christmas cactus always bloom way early but they are pretty nevertheless.

Great meat market

The Elburn Market has the biggest selection of meat ever and the beef jerky is the best I've ever had.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Transformative election

I sincerely hope this incredible election restores our nation's credibility around the world.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Election Day

Who would have thought there would be lines to vote in Homer, IL? I tried to take a picture of my historic ballot but it was too close for my phone camera.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Damned bugs

An Asian Ladybug. They bite when on you, stink when you smash them and they are everywhere this time of year.

Will we see $1.99?

Halloween decorations

Halloween decoration will soon rival Christmas.


A good TPing job on holloween

Can't wait for Tues.

Enough of this already!