Lanark Illinois

12 Feb 19
A Landing a Day

First timer?  In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now pretty much a once-a-week blog), I use an app that provides a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental United States (the lower 48).  I call this “landing.” I keep track of the watersheds I land in, as well as the town […]

11 Jan 19
Dimples69's Playground

Elmcroft, the house Frost built in Smiths Falls in 1895. Elmcroft is a 19th-century house in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, built in 1895 by the town’s mayor, Francis Theodore Frost, who also served as director of the local Frost & Wood foundry, as a Member of Parliament and as a senator. It is an example of Queen Anne Revival architecture.[2] In 1903, he […]

22 Sep 18
Voices from the Borderlands

Tender: An Installation by Sean Merchant Standing in the doorway of the Pearl Conard Art Gallery at The Ohio State University, Mansfield, I am not sure whether I am in a barn or a church. An old growth oak beam is canted from floor to ceiling, seemingly supporting the cupola front and center. To the […]

24 Apr 18
PROCARE School Support

  On 1 May, South Africa will enjoy Worker’s Day (effectively a May Day holiday). Worker’s Day celebrates the role played by Trade Unions, the Communist Party and other labour movements in the struggle against Apartheid.  May Day, as we know it refers to various socialist and labour movement celebrations conducted on 1 May. May […]

24 Apr 18
PROCARE Employee Wellness

  On 1 May, South Africa will enjoy Worker’s Day (effectively a May Day holiday). Worker’s Day celebrates the role played by Trade Unions, the Communist Party and other labour movements in the struggle against Apartheid.  May Day, as we know it refers to various socialist and labour movement celebrations conducted on 1 May. May […]

28 Mar 18
Stateline Sports Network

Kristy Pierce ranks fourth in Illinois high school women’s volleyball history with 939 career wins

08 Feb 18
What's Peeps Thinking About Now? It's Probably Random!

UPDATED POST: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 6:50 a.m. SNOW TOTALS: Another 1.2″ of snow has fallen in Moline through 6 a.m. Saturday morning.  This brings the storm total to 5.6″. Davenport picked up another 1.9″ since midnight and the storm total there is 5.5″. MORE SNOW TOTALS: 9.0″ Colona (IL); 8.0″ Freeport (IL); 7.2″ Chadwick […]

02 Feb 18
Madelyn Foster

The 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships have been awarded to six University faculty members to support their authoring of books on a variety of topics. This year’s recipients include Craig Williams, D Fairchild Ruggles, Paul Kapp, Donna Buchanan, Elizabeth Hoiem and Candice Jenkins. The NEH is an independent federal agency, and is […]

06 Dec 18
Archy news nety

The American Education Minister Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class American presidential scientists, which recognizes 161 high school students for their academic, artistic and career performance and technical education. "I would like to congratulate this year's Presidential Scholars class on their achievement and also to thank their parents, teachers and other academic advisors who […]