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NDAA 2016 – Military Carry Provision

On November 25, 2015, The President of the United States signed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. ¬†This is an annual policy bill that marries with the defense appropriations bill (not yet signed) to provide policy guidance … Continue reading

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Comparison – YouTube HD vs. Vimeo HD

I continue to be very impressed with the GoPro HD HERO2 camera, but have struggled to post high quality videos online that sufficiently demonstrate its quality. That is, until now. YouTube offers a high-definition video mode. I’ve uploaded from my … Continue reading

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Local Eateries Near St. Louis Metro East

We occasionally venture out of our home to enjoy some local food at our favorite restaurants and have discovered what we consider to be some true gems. If you are new to the area, or happen to be looking for … Continue reading

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Garden Progress Report – 6 weeks and counting

It’s amazing how quickly these things grow! Our garden has taken off and we might be able to harvest some produce in a week or so. The zucchini and yellow squash, which we planted from seed, are growing very quickly … Continue reading

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English-to-Spanish Translation FAIL

Yesterday we got a laugh out of seeing this sign, in a Mexican restaurant, no less. Can you figure out what is wrong? Hint: it has something to do with the tilde (~).

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The “black gold” compost mix has arrived!

Thanks to the kindness of a good friend, we received a truckload (about¬†27 cubic feet, or 1 cubic yard) of “black gold” compost mix this morning purchased from St. Louis Composting in Milstadt, IL (http://www.stlcompost.com/products-compost.htm). Total cost was $22. Reportedly … Continue reading

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