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It’s Sunday. We have less than 3 weeks of procrastination before the big holiday happens. And with Christmas on a Sunday this year, some poor working stiffs are going to get cheated out of a day off. But when we’re … Continue reading

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It’s the final day of the long weekend which unofficially starts the holidays. Enjoy the time you have. The next month just may get progressively more stressful and crappy. To avoid this annual malady, keep a generous supply of well-crafted … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is less than a week away making for a nice short work week for those who are fortunate. More fortunate are those who also have Friday off due to vacation, personal day or whatever. That makes for a nice, … Continue reading

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Another autumn Sunday. Don’t rake leaves, mulch ’em. After mulching, add some StaBil and store that work horse. Start looking for the winter coats and gloves. There is still time left. Wait. Look tomorrow. Today’s Sunday, a day to relax. … Continue reading

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It’s the first Sunday of November and also the first day of Central Standard Time. While most of Illinois is basking in the glow of the Cubs winning the World Series, the rest of the country slowly sinks into gloom … Continue reading

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Another beautiful autumn day in Flatland, USA. The Harleys are becoming fewer and farther (in) between and the goddam crickets are finally starting slow down. (Goddam crickets!) After this week’s World Series finishes, all we’ll have left is football and … Continue reading

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It’s a fine autumn Sunday and we have said our last goodbyes to 70° weather. The truck heater is now set at LOW as well as the fan. Perhaps by next week, we’ll see the last of 60° as well. … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday and nature is going to tempt us here in Flatland with what could be the very last 80° day in 2016 on Monday. It’s a good time to be alive. There’s sports aplenty on the tube and the … Continue reading

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The weather is slowly getting cooler, edging towards colder as the days go by. A great time for some MLB playoffs and the Cubs may just go all the way. The Bears have become “meh” and are no longer worth … Continue reading

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It’s a nice autumn Sunday today, and welcome to October. From here on, the weather will get progressively shittier as time goes on. The next six months will be an endless stream of sweatshirts, heavier socks, watch caps and gloves. … Continue reading

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My how time flies. Exactly one month from today, the World Series plays the first of maybe 7 games. Chicago has a baseball team in the running for a spot there at this time. The other Chicago team is 0-2 … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday. It’s the very last Sunday of summer. We’ll have another week with some days in the low 80s, but that may be it. Autumn begins this coming Thursday. It’ll be like wringing the last few drops out of … Continue reading

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Our first little slug of cooler weather entered Flatland this weekend and temps for the rest of the week will be in the comfortable 70s. Regular season football has started as well and predictions for a Super Bowl winner are … Continue reading

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Slinks Part 2

Today is the last day of the long weekend, our weekend. We should enjoy it to the max. The next long one will be at the end of November, and you know what that means. For right now, relax in … Continue reading

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Slinks Part 1

With Labor Day looming around the corner tomorrow, the Slinks will be sectioned into two pieces as we’ve done for past three-day weekends. Please be safe on your day off tomorrow. Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer. Have … Continue reading

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The leaves are still on the trees and the cicadas have come out in full chorus. The weather is still nice and warm. The only cricket to get in the house so far was washed into the spinning garbage disposal. … Continue reading

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