From a press release:
The Weekly Post prototype (image supplied by The Weekly Post)
Some say that newspapers are dying, but a newborn venture in rural Peoria County is defying conventional wisdom.
Starting today, Feb. 21, The Weekly Post will deliver news, features, photos, comics and more for free to 5,000 households in western [...]
If I told you about a weight-loss program that involves emptying your stomach contents into the toilet before the food can be digested, what would you think I was describing? Bulimia, right?
Wrong. I would be describing the AspireAssist™ Aspiration Therapy System:
With Aspiration Therapy, patients “aspirate” (drain) a portion of their stomach contents [...]
I recently read a paper by Rolf Dobelli (a Swiss novelist and the author of “The Art of Thinking Clearly“) called “Avoid News: Towards a Healthy News Diet.” Click on the title to read it (PDF format).
Don’t let the title fool you into thinking he’s advocating ignorance. He’s not. On the contrary, the [...]
Cheers to all this New Year’s Eve. May 2013 bring greater health and happiness to you, and may you succeed in fulfilling all your New Year’s resolutions.
Crises lead to permanent shifts in the tolerable limits of the true size of government. Crises break down the ideological resistance to Big Government by (1) providing occasions for the improvement of command-and-control mechanisms, which renders them less obnoxious; (2) discrediting the conservative domino theory, with its implications that all civil and political liberties [...]
I was wondering why I didn’t have any phone or DSL service the last two days. The Journal Star answered my question today when I was finally able to log on again:
Illinois American Water said Wednesday that an underground AT&T phone line was cut in the 500 block of Main Street during construction [...]
I was recently on vacation with my family when we stopped at a hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The front desk clerk asked me where I was from, and I told him Peoria. What question do you think the desk clerk asked me next?
A. “Peoria? Isn’t that Richard’s home town?” B. “Peoria? Isn’t that [...]
I think we would all agree that one shouldn’t run with scissors. It’s dangerous. You could trip and fall and impale yourself, or put out your eye. Worse, the scissors could fly out of your hands accidentally and injure another person. Anyone who runs with scissors does a very foolish thing. That’s a given.
Hi all. Sorry I haven’t been blogging much. I’ll be back on the beat soon.
In the meantime, did you see the Cardinals sweep the Cubs this weekend? Albert Pujols hit the game-winning home run two games in a row! Ah, sweet victory. Wish I could have been there.
I have writer’s block, so I thought I’d open things up to you all — what’s on your mind? What would you like to discuss?ИкониПравославни икони