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This is an archive collection of entries from  my main personal blog, My Mundane Mid-Life.

This collection of entries is from January 2009.

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

[Qik video] - Shopping at Costco

Shopping at Costco.. OK... it was just shopping for pretzels

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posted at 12:48 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

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TwitPic Photo Waiting in a doctor's office, watching Blagojevich's "Closing Argument"

posted at 11:49 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Twitter entry Can't believe that today is the 42nd anniversary of the Apollo 1 tragedy

posted at 10:17 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Monday, January 26, 2009

Twitter entry Governor Blagojevich has a publicist? And it's the same guy that Drew Peterson uses? This is crazy.

posted at 06:05 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Sunday, January 25, 2009

[Qik video] - Grabbing lunch at Chipotle and driving home
posted at 01:17 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Driving to Chipotle to grab lunch
posted at 01:08 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Twitter entry Just got out from seeing the movie "Defience"... A real story that I never heard about

posted at 03:31 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Waiting in the theater for the movie to start

Pre-show commercials before the movie starts... we're here to see "Defience"

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TwitPic Photo Waiting for B&B at the movie theater

posted at 12:38 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Wow! I made it over 100 followers on Twitter... just a boring mundane guy in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. THANK YOU to all who follow!

posted at 10:18 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Friday, January 23, 2009

[Qik video] - Shopping at Jewel - Part 2 of 2

Grocery shopping at what we call the "big" Jewel (as opposed to the "little Jewel" that was closer to where we were)

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[Qik video] - Shopping at Jewel - Part 1 of 2

Grocery shopping at what we call the "big" Jewel (as opposed to the "little Jewel" that was closer to where we were)

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[Qik video] - Grabbing dogs at Portillo's

Having dinner at our local Portillo's and Barnelli's

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Twitter entry We got over freezing temperatures last night! And now the temperatures are plumeting again

posted at 11:15 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Twitter entry Obama do-over: Chief Justice re-administered the Presidential Oath tonight ... just to make sure there is no problem

posted at 07:13 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Bored waiting in an exam room

It takes time from when I go into an exam room and the doctor showing up... you get bored in there and just have to do SOMETHING

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Twitter entry 110/80 ... NOT what I expected. There's this matter of this other number I found... that 214 one

posted at 06:03 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Well, at least the doctor's office has free Wi-Fi... good signal, too. Had to try it out with a quick Qik streaming video.

posted at 05:57 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Doctor's waiting room... trying to relax

Waiting for an appointment with my doctor... boring, isn't it?

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Twitter entry Time to visit my doctor again... Judging by how I felt today, it feels like my blood pressure is up and he won't be happy.

posted at 05:39 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Twitter entry ReTweet @abc7chicago: According to Chicago Police, NO crimes were reported during the inauguration.

posted at 01:29 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry ReTweet @Ihnatko "And finally, to the tremendous benefit of a relieved nation, George W. Bush's brain goes back into screensaver mode"

posted at 01:26 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry LOVE to find out how the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States can SCREW UP the oath of office for the President of the US

posted at 12:32 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Had to retweet this- A White Sox fan is now President of the United States. From my friend Ali after Bush flies away from the Capitol:

Retweet: Direct from athom: "he goone !" ;-)

posted at 12:07 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry W O N D E R F U L and inspiring inaugural speach ... So nice having a writer and orator as President of this land

posted at 11:27 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Whew... Barack Obama has been sworn in as the nation's 44th president.

posted at 11:09 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry
Watching the Inauguration... And cannot come up with words for explaining what I see and feel... Except what the hell is Aretha wearing?

posted at 10:54 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Monday, January 19, 2009

Twitter entry Whew... The White Sox and RHP Bobby Jenks have agreed to a one-year, $5.6 million contract, avoiding arbitration. At least we have SOMEBODY.

posted at 04:01 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Saturday, January 17, 2009

[Qik video] - It's Tali

Tali, Janie & Gary's Dalmation/whippet mix

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[Qik video] - A look around from South Michigan Avenue

A quick pan from the balcony of our friend's Janie and Gary's condo

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Twitter entry EXCITED that it is over 25 degrees warmer today! Too bad it's only 21F (-6C) outside :S

posted at 01:55 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Friday, January 16, 2009

Twitter entry Cleaned the DirecTV dish again after falling into the snow once, slipping off a step stool, losing a rubber foot from the stool in the snow

posted at 03:23 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Twitter entry -11F (-23C) in Chicago right now... can't wait to see where this goes (Wind Chill is -30F (-34C) )

posted at 09:53 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Goodbye Gil Grissom... I hope that CSI will survive without you

posted at 09:12 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

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TwitPic Photo Flight track of US Airways Flight 1549 attempting to return to LaGuardia Airport

posted at 05:05 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry I KNEW I HATED CANADIAN GEESE... US Airways Flight 1549 is floating down the Hudson River due to heavy currents

posted at 04:18 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry An Airbus A320 CRASHES into the Hudson River from LaGuardia and EVERYONE got out???? Reports of double birdstrike.. Only got up to 3200'

posted at 04:03 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Hearing -40F (which happens to be -40C) wind chill is possible today

posted at 01:22 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry -8F this morning (-22C) Wind Chill -27F (-32C) and it won't "warm up" until the weekend.

posted at 10:45 AM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Wolves 3 - Marlies 2 - Shootout
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Twitter entry Wolves win in shootout 3-2

posted at 09:51 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Chicago Wolves v Toronto Marlies - Part 5 of 5

Shootout after overtime to break the tie - Wolves win 3-2

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posted at 09:48 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Going into a shootout now

posted at 09:44 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry End of the 3rd Period - Going into 4-on-4 5 minute overtime period

posted at 09:33 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Shorthanded GOAL - 16:43 - Tied 2-2

posted at 09:28 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry 3rd period goal - 11:46 - losing 2-1

posted at 09:19 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Chicago Wolves v Toronto Marlies - Part 4 of 5

Skates comes over to visit

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posted at 09:13 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry GOAL - 9:49 - tied 1-1

posted at 08:21 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry
Why do they sign has beens? The White Sox agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent RHP Bartolo Colon.

posted at 08:19 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Toronto goal - 4:09 - Wolves losing 1-0

posted at 08:11 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Chicago Wolves v Toronto Marlies - Part 3 of 5

Dodgeball? On the ice?

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Twitter entry 1st Intermission - no score

posted at 07:44 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Twitter entry Wondering if the ref is being paid by the penalty tonight

posted at 07:41 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Chicago Wolves v Toronto Marlies - Part 2 of 5

Carol eating Chili at the game

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posted at 07:36 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |
[Qik video] - Chicago Wolves v Toronto Marlies - Part 1 of 5

Wolves opening...

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NO ONE is here for this game
6:53 PM Jan 14th from mobile web

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The wind chill is -14F and we just got to the Allstate Arena for AHL Hockey - Chicago Wolves v Toronto Marlies
6:49 PM Jan 14th from mobile web

posted at 06:49 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Wow. What's the REAL story? Steve Jobs takes leave until end of June; Jobs says health issues "more complex than I originally thought".
4:17 PM Jan 14th from txt

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Had to go trudging through the snow in this horrendous weather to try and reach the DirecTV dish to get snow off of it
3:15 PM Jan 14th from txt

posted at 03:15 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Streaming a quick Qik video from my HTC Touch Pro phone [qik] - Shopping for cable at Best Buy http://qik.com/video/854012
8:27 PM Jan 13th from web

posted at 08:27 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Great. We have a hockey game tomorrow. BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WED AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WED NIGHT.WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
5:42 PM Jan 13th from txt

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Great... Just how bad is this gonna get? WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WED EVENING THROUGH FRI MORNING.
4:22 PM Jan 13th from txt

posted at 04:22 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Monday, January 12, 2009

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST /1 AM EST/ TONIGHT TO 12 PM CST /1 PM EST/
3:59 PM Jan 12th from txt

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Was ATTEMPTING to watch Bush's final Press Conference... just couldn't stomach it... 8 more days
9:06 AM Jan 12th from web

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

... and the snow just keeps comin'
9:25 AM Jan 10th from web

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Friday, January 09, 2009

The Illinois House of Representatives voted 114-1, (with 3 representatives not voting) to impeach Governor Rod Blagojevich - 1? In Chicago?
2:55 PM Jan 9th from web

posted at 02:55 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Thursday, January 08, 2009

$1.99/$2.11/$2.22 - gas crawling up again... Gaza tensions?
10:20 AM Jan 8th from txt

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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Just got a wonderful late-Christmas package from @athom in the mail
5:22 PM Jan 6th from mobile web

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Monday, January 05, 2009

Back home after a SOMEWHAT successful morning babysitting
1:31 PM Jan 5th from mobile web

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At Starbucks... need Venti Caramel Macchiato
7:32 AM Jan 5th from mobile web

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"Unc" is up and awake
6:41 AM Jan 5th from mobile web

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Sunday, January 04, 2009

Hmm.. they lied... I thought it would be open skating. Turns out it's a sold-out ticketed event. The rink looks crowded.
2:13 PM Jan 4th from mobile web

Open Skate at Wrigley Field
Not so "open"... ticketed sold-out event ($10). Couldn't get in to shoot video or stills. Had to stay by the Right Field door and just shoot from there.

Streaming a quick Qik video from my HTC Touch Pro phone [qik] - http://qik.com/video/806540

posted at 02:13 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

ARGH! Gas went up - $1.79/$1.91/$2.01
1:08 PM Jan 4th from mobile web

posted at 01:08 PM | Link | Twitter Tweet | Care to comment? | |

Saturday, January 03, 2009

I am still amazed that 5 years later, the Mars Rovers are STILL operational.when they were supposed to live ONLY 3 MONTHS
11:48 PM Jan 3rd from web

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Spent the evening with my family, who came over to celebrate my birthday a day early
8:33 PM Jan 3rd from web

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Friday, January 02, 2009

E! Online is reporting Jett Travolta, the 16-year-old son of John Travolta and Kelly Preston, has died during a family vacation.
5:14 PM Jan 2nd from web

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Streaming a quick Qik video from my HTC Touch Pro phone http://qik.com/video/794409
11:50 AM Jan 2nd from web

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Feeling VERY VERY strange this morning... weak, dizzy, light-headed
11:10 AM Jan 2nd from mobile web

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Thursday, January 01, 2009

One thing, though... From the air you see that the only snow in town is the man-made stuff inside Wrigley Field.
1:36 PM Jan 1st from txt

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Wrigley looks great... Winter Classic looks great... Great rivalry ... This is WONDERFUL for hockey and Chicago
1:16 PM Jan 1st from txt

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As a die-hard White Sox fan, I am SO embarrassed that I am Soooo stoked watching the NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field... So flippin' COOL
12:34 PM Jan 1st from txt

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Crawled out of bed to watch the Tournament of Roses Parade on a 55" TV covered by HGTV in HD... better than commercialization on NBC
10:35 AM Jan 1st from web

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No bad swerving or steering on the roads tonight - just VERY strange slow and erratic speeds... amateurs
1:56 AM Jan 1st from web

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Streaming a quick Qik video from my HTC Touch Pro phone [qik] - New Year's Eve at B & B's http://qik.com/video/787075
12:02 AM Jan 1st from web

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