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Sunday, June 29, 2008


"90 Creative Advertisements"

Why should advertising be boring? Here's a collection of 90 creative, clever, ingenious, and all-together unforgettable ads from around the world. Enjoy!
-Jon

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"Switch-Hitter Meets Switch-Pitcher"

In baseball, a right-handed batter usually prefers to hit against a left-handed pitcher, and vice-versa. What happens, though, when a switch-hitter meets a rare ambidextrous switch-pitcher. Such an event happened in the minor leagues earlier this month. ... [8-minute video]

"Switcher vs. switcher confuses baseball fans, umps"

-Jon

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Saturday, June 28, 2008


"Just To See Her Smile"

Earlier today, Scott and I went out to eat at our local Appleby's. He was running some late-day errands and I was along for the ride, so we stopped for dinner. As always, the food was delicious, the ambiance was inviting, and the Brewers game on the television was a good one. But what stuck out in our minds the most was... our waitress. :)

Yes, as far as waitresses are concerned, this one was one of the most attractive young woman either of us had ever seen. She was about my age (mid to late 20's), very friendly, and had a charming down-to-earth aura about her. And, while she was happy, eager to serve us, and willing to joke a bit, we also overheard that she had been working a 12-hour day (probably filling in for a co-worker after her own shift). To say she was exhausted would have been an understatement.

So, after a little discussion, Scott and I decided to do something unexpected: We left a 50% tip, and a short "You were a wonderful waitress, thank you!" note on the bottom of the bill. The cash register was near our booth, and as we left, our lovely waitress was processing our payment. The grin that crossed her face was priceless!

Sometimes in life, all it takes to show appreciation -- even to a stranger -- is a warm heart, and an unexpected gesture. And if that someone happens to be a really cute waitress, well.... sometimes it's nice just nice to see her smile too.

-Jon

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"The Tenant Question"

Back in March of last year, my long-time neighbors (a friendly middle-aged man and his wife) moved out of the 1st floor apartment below me. They'd been living there for roughly seven years, however, the man had just gained a major corporate job promotion, and he needed to move to Indianapolis. Two months later, my "new" neighbors -- a young couple with a small child -- moved in. This was their first apartment.

Now, though, a year later, that young couple is moving out -- moving on to bigger and better things. By July 1st, the apartment below me will be empty. No longer will I hear the pounding of young feet as they run back and forth from one end of the apartment and back. No more will I drool over the delicious aroma from frequent grilling endeavors outside my kitchen window. No more happy young toddler stories to listen to whenever I pass in the stairwell. No more cute young neighbor girl to chat with. And, saddest of all, no more late night, after dark, outdoor socializing.

When I moved into this apartment back in 2002, the general age of the tenants living here (in these eight apartments) was middle-aged. By the time Gordy and his wife moved to Indianapolis, my new round of neighbors were my age. Now, though, with four of those apartments opening up in July, the question returns: Who will my new neighbors be? And who will end up living downstairs?

-Jon

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Friday, June 27, 2008


"Single-Post Blogs"

People who start a blog usually have high hopes of posting on a regular basis, attracting a huge audience, and becoming famous for their commentary. Unfortunately, it doesn't always work that way. More often than not, they give up after the first post.

Here's a blog that features failed blogs with only one post: One Post Wonder.

It's a fascinating look into what *might* have been. Although, come to think of it, when you read some of those single-post blogs, it's probably no surprise why they never caught on. :)

-Jon

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Thursday, June 26, 2008


"28 Stunning Bridges from Around the World"

Bridges have long been a thing of fascination to the human mind. They symbolize connection. And even though most of our communication is carried out via email or telephone, we are still a sociable bunch. We go places, see things, visit people, and experience life, all of which require movement and interaction. Bridges make that interaction possible.

Here are 10 stunning bridges from around the world. And 18 more. Enjoy!

-Jon

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"Quote of the Day"

"The most essential factor is persistence -- the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come."
-- James Whitcomb Riley

-Jon

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"T-Shirt Thursday: Jon Baas Art Prints"

In an effort to show off some of my popular (or new) t-shirts, artwork, and gift ideas exclusive to my online store, Jon Baas Designs, I've decided to feature a few of them here on my blog every Thursday. I call it, "T-Shirt Thursday". Feel free to comment, and enjoy!

Today's Featured Designs:
(click on each image to see available products)

Girl in the ShadowsEagleHomeland Heroes

More T-shirts & Gifts: .... MORE Jon Baas Art .... Jon's Digital Landscapes

And for those of you who like to shop, or are looking for something unique, weekly sales coupons are available on the front page of my store. Feel free to use them for special discounts!

Have a wonderful Friday everyone!

Your happily blogging friend,
-Jon

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008


"A Really BIG Boat"

Royal Caribbean is building what will be the world's largest cruise ship to date. Launching in late 2009, the 220,000-ton Oasis of the Seas will be 16 decks high, it will feature 7 distinct neighborhoods, 2,700 staterooms, and has room for 5,400 guests. It will also have the first amphitheatre at sea, the largest freshwater pool found on a ship, an original handcrafted carousel, lofted suites, a large enclosed "central park", the first zip-line at sea suspended nine decks above the world-class Boardwalk, and all the shopping malls, restaurants, and pubs you can imagine.

The ship's home port will be Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

"Expect to pay a premium to sail on Oasis of the Seas"

-Jon

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008


"Women of Type"

As an artist I've always admired the female form. Curves, shapes, lines; quite a thing of beauty. Right up there with sunsets, mountain vistas, and the ocean! That said, when I came across this creative exploration of the female form, I was more than impressed:

Matt Sutter of Inkfinger has created a set of "Typewomen," entirely out of type!
"Each Typewoman is created entirely with type (letters, punctuation, ligatures) in the typeface of their namesake and sit atop a pattern created with the same. No letterform has been skewed, stretched, flipped or any other bastardizing technique — just scaling or rotating. So the letters are pure as the driven snow!"
They are available as prints in Inkfinger’s store. Enjoy!

-Jon

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Monday, June 23, 2008


"Quote of the Day"

"Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake."
-- Victor Hugo

Aside from Biblical quotes, this could well be my favorite.

-Jon

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Friday, June 20, 2008


"Friday in Review"

Finished painting an apartment; cleaned up after carpet guys. Tore masonite siding off of a 16-car garage; got covered in dirt, dust, and sweat. Tried to ignore the wonderful aroma of grilled salmon wafting from the restaurant next door. Filled up a trailer full of siding debris. Had dinner at Cousins Subs. Came home, chatted with my cute downstairs neighbor (and her young son). Showered. Feeling a bit sore. Relaxing and hanging out for the rest of the night.

-Jon

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008


"The Great Office War"

It's the middle of the afternoon. You're at work. You're bored. Tired. Suddenly an armed conflict breaks out! Co-worker against co-worker. Boss against employee. IT department vs. sales department. What happens when they, suit up, face off, and duke it out with nerf blasters?

You get the biggest office war I've ever seen. Looks like fun! ... [video]

-Jon

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"Scoop and Stack"

Now here's a creative advancement in ice cream scooping. It's called the "Scoop and Stack". It creates cylindrical blocks of ice cream that can be decorated or stacked for colorful presentation. The scooper cuts through the ice cream with a simple twist-and-lift action, and then releases it onto the cone with the push of a button. It's dishwasher safe, holds 3.75 oz of ice cream, and comes in three different colors. Such a simple yet fascinating invention!

-Jon

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Sunday, June 15, 2008


"Happy Father's Day!"

I'm not a father yet myself, and I probably won't be for at least a few years. But I can say the following with 100% certainty: When my time comes around, I intend to be just as loving, supportive, and caring, as my father has been to me. He's the best male role-model I've ever known, and the best father a son could ask for. And even if he doesn't always think he's worthy of that honor, it's still one I would give him ten times over!

Dad, thank you for 28 amazing years! Happy Father's Day!

-Jon

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Saturday, June 14, 2008


"The Great Flood of 2008"

With all the rain that soaked the Midwest this past week, large areas of land are now temporary lakes, as local rivers and streams are rapidly overflowing their banks.

You've probably heard or seen the national news regarding parts of Iowa...

In Cedar Rapids, 24,000 residents had to flee rising waters of the Cedar River, a railroad bridge collapsed, at least 1,300 city blocks were submerged, and the city's freshwater supply is nearly gone. In Des Moines (Iowa's state capital), a levee breached on the Des Moines River and flooded a neighborhood of more than 200 homes. And in Iowa City -- along the Iowa River -- more than 200 homes were evacuated in anticipation of the river cresting there on Monday or Tuesday.

Eighty-three (83) of Iowa's 99 counties have been declared disaster areas. Damage in Cedar Rapids alone is estimated at $737 million!

Here in Wisconsin, the situation is no less severe.

Earlier this week, Lake Delton, a popular resort destination in Central Wisconsin burst it's banks, and was drained into the nearby Wisconsin River. Earlier today, the Pardeeville Dam near Portage also breached, although it's not clear yet how many people or homes are threatened. Three state parks have been closed. Countless cities, communities, and bridges along the Crawfish, Fond du Lac, Fox, Wisconsin, Beaver Dam, Sugar, Milwaukee, and Rock rivers are threatened, underwater, washed out, or sealed off as the state's waterways rise, flood, and recede.

Even the famous Wisconsin Ducks -- old WWII landing craft converted for tourism use -- were activated as rescue craft near flooded Baraboo.

Roads are closed throughout the southern part of the state, including parts of the major interstate highway system just west of Milwaukee. Five {5) Wisconsin counties (including the one I live in) have been declared federal disaster areas, and more will be added in the days to come. Estimated damage in my county alone (Milwaukee County) is currently at $43 million.

And, not to be forgotten, in western Illinois, a levee holding back the rising Mississippi River burst today, prompting evacuations. Communities in Missouri are now preparing for flooding as well. They're next as our massive flood waters head south.

And here's the really bad news: This rain and intense flooding has severely damaged the corn crop in Iowa (America's top corn state), as well as agricultural crops in Wisconsin, and other parts of the Midwest. Much of the nation's corn and soy bean crops have been destroyed.

Yeah. Brace for more bad news. The "Great Flood of 2008" is far from over.

"Cedar Rapids flood recedes; Des Moines levee fails"

"Pardeeville Dam Partially Breaches; Flooding Problems Persist"

"County By County Flood Updates" (Wisconsin counties)

-Jon

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Friday, June 13, 2008


"Friday in Review"

Finished painting most of a 2nd floor apartment. Glad to experience a day WITHOUT serious storms and rain. Treated to dinner at a local Chinese buffet. Hung out with friends. Came home. Napped. Did some product research (for my store). Working into the morning.

-Jon

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"Updated Rainfall Totals"

It's 2am, and yet another storm is thundering overhead. As of this post, Milwaukee has received 10.24 inches of rain this month. This is now the wettest month in recorded history.

Top five rainiest months in Milwaukee history:
RANK / AMOUNT / SEASON

1. . 10.24 -- 2008 June
2. . 10.03 -- 1917 June
3. ... 9.98 -- 1997 June
4. ... 9.87 -- 1941 September
5. ... 9.56 -- 1933 May
-Jon

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"Wisconsin Tornado Count"

According to the National Weather Service, there have been 26 tornadoes in Wisconsin this year (through 9:30pm, last night). Wisconsin normally has 21 per year, based upon averages from 1971-2000. The greatest number of tornadoes was 62 back in 2005.

Here's a simple breakdown of our 2008 tornadoes:
January 7th ... 2
April 25th ...... 2
May 25th ...... 1
June 7th ....... 12
June 12th ..... 9
Yes, you read that right... we had nine tornadoes yesterday.

Tornadoes are rated on a scale of zero to 5, with 5 being the deadliest. This year, the strongest Wisconsin tornado was an EF3 (3), and that was one of the two winter twisters back in January. Most of the other tornadoes have been of the weaker variety.

This just goes to show how severe our Wisconsin storms have been lately. We've had as many tornadoes this past week, as we usually do in an entire year! Scary!

-Jon

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Thursday, June 12, 2008


"T-Shirt Thursday: Digital Landscapes"

In an effort to show off some of my popular (or new) t-shirts, artwork, and gift ideas exclusive to my online store, Jon Baas Designs, I've decided to feature a few of them here on my blog every Thursday. I call it, "T-Shirt Thursday". Feel free to comment, and enjoy!

Today's Featured Designs:
(click on each image to see available products)

Open WaterPink and YellowBadlands

More T-shirts & Gifts: .... Digital Landscapes .... Jon Baas Art

And for those of you who like to shop, weekly sales and coupons are available on the front page of my store. Feel free to use them for special discounts!

Have a wonderful Friday everyone!

Your happily blogging friend,
-Jon

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"Drowning Wisconsin"

The tornado siren just sounded, as heavy rain and strong storms are moving through Milwaukee yet again. Severe flooding is expected to continue here in Southeastern Wisconsin, and already swollen rivers are likely to rise even more. This is now the fourth day (in the last six) in which severe storms have brought tornado weather to the Milwaukee area alone.

UPDATE: - (4:11 PM)
We have some brand new weather records to pursue! According to the National Weather Service, as of 3:41pm this afternoon, Milwaukee has received 9.30 inches of rain this month. Below is the list of the rainiest months of June in recorded history:

Top five rainiest months of June in Milwaukee:
RANK / AMOUNT / SEASON

1. . 10.03 -- 1917
2. ... 9.98 -- 1997
3. ... 9.30 -- 2008
4. ... 8.28 -- 1954
5. ... 7.79 -- 1968
Also, with this rainfall, Milwaukee has become the 6th rainest CALENDAR MONTH in recorded history. Here are the records for that statistic, also provided by the National Weather Service:

Top ten rainiest months in Milwaukee:
RANK / AMOUNT / SEASON

1. . 10.03 -- 1917 June
2. ... 9.98 -- 1997 June
3. ... 9.87 -- 1941 September
4. ... 9.56 -- 1933 May
5. ... 9.41 -- 1961 September
6. ... 9.30 -- 2008 June
7. ... 9.05 -- 1987 August
8. ... 8.82 -- 1986 August
9. ... 8.72 -- 1872 September
10. ... 8.56 -- 1934 November
-Jon

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008


"Discovering the Music"

Earlier this evening, I decided to go for a stroll down to my local McDonald's. I had a craving for cheeseburgers, and that seemed like the ideal place to go. I walked a few blocks south, enjoyed my dinner, and on the way back... ended up at a rock concert!

As it just so happens, I live in the same neighborhood as the Wisconsin State Fair Park. My apartment is to the north of the grounds, McDonald's is to the south. So, in order to get from one location to the other, I have to walk down one of the streets bordering the massive Park. It was along this street -- on my walk back -- that I heard the music. A good number of people were slowly trickling into the Park entrance, so, like any curious explorer... I followed.

As I soon found out, there's a whole series of free concerts playing on the local stage this summer. Every Wednesday night actually. The band tonight was a lively group called "The Toys" -- known also as "Milwaukee's Cover Band". They energetically rocked out to current Top-40's songs; popular rock from the 70's, 80's, and 90's; and a great toe-tapping collection of country -- all music that I love! So, intruiged, I stuck around for a while.

I haven't been to a concert like that in ages, yet, there I stood -- under a 60-degree star-filled sky -- listening to great music, and happily watching a few hundred fans rock out to their favorite tunes. The band was great; very entertaining to watch (especially the fiddle guy!), and surprisingly, just as good as my favorite radio station said they were.

I'm really glad I took that stroll this evening. I discovered yet another cool diversion in my neighborhood. Completely unexpected, but definitely a lot of fun! I even took a look at the upcoming concert list, and think I may just have to make that a Wednesday night destination! I love the ambiance of live music, I love people-watching, it's free, and, hey, it's within walking distance from my home! You can't get any better than that!

If anyone wants to join me at an upcoming concert, feel free to drop me an email and let me know. I'd love the company, and I'm always game for fun social opportunities with friends! Afterall, it's summer... in Milwaukee. Great music is one of this city's biggest attractions!

-Jon

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Monday, June 09, 2008


"As You Wish"

I just finished watching "The Princess Bride". And I gotta say, I really enjoy that movie! It's a classic fairy tale, with adventure, swordplay, giants, large monsters, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, romance, and yes... some kissing. Timeless. Truly timeless.

-Jon

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"Record Rainfall"

It's only June 9, and so far this month, there has been 9.20 inches of rain in Milwaukee -- 7.28 inches in the last two days alone. This June is now the third wettest in history.

Thirty (30) counties in Wisconsin are under a state of emergency after this weekend's severe storms and flooding. More rain could fall later today and tomorrow.

"Flood waters continue to rise as area works to recover from weekend storms"

"Rain Washes Away Lake Delton Homes"

-Jon

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Sunday, June 08, 2008


"The Storms Continue"

The rain is really coming down right now; even stronger than last night. Visibility is low, flooding is a major problem (since we're getting so much rain in a short amount of time), and lighting strikes fill the gloomy morning sky. All the while, thunder booms menacingly overhead. 3-5 inches of rain fell last night, 1-3 this morning, and it'll probably still be rainy by this evening.

-Jon

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Saturday, June 07, 2008


"Rumble A'Comin'"

I hear thunder. I think we're in for more severe storms.

Local Weather Forecast:
Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. Low 71F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Current temperature: A muggy 82F. A Tornado Watch is in effect.

UPDATE: - (4:43 PM)
The local tornado siren just started wailing. The Tornado Watch is now a Warning. I think I'll sign off for a bit and keep on eye on this dangerous-looking storm. See ya on the flipside.

UPDATE: - (8:42 PM)
The severe storms have passed -- for now. However, they knocked out power in my neighborhood, dumped sheets of rain at the rate of 3.01 inches/hour, and flooded parts of Milwaukee. Elsewhere in southeastern Wisconsin, a number of tornados were reported, blowing roofs off houses and knocking down power lines. Other damage consisted of baseball-sized hail and flash flooding.

For now, though, it appears the worst is over. Only a steady rain remains.

UPDATE: - (10:39 PM)
It would appear that another line of severe storms (with tornado potential) is bearing down on us from the west/southwest. And, it could bring our third straight day of tornado sirens.

-Jon

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Friday, June 06, 2008


"Friday in Review"

Painted part of a 2nd-floor apartment. Welcomed the breezes circulating through the open windows on a windy, rainy, 80-degree day. Sweated extensively. Listened to local tornado sirens; didn't see any funnel clouds. Treated to lunch at Moe's Southwest Grill; had a tasty build-your-own steak burrito. Returned home; did some work. Went to the store with Scott. Going to bed shortly.

-Jon

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"Movie Friday: "Big Buck Bunny"

My weekly movie feature remains in hiatus due to technical reasons. However, I did come across this great little film that I just had to post. So, grab the popcorn, find a comfy spot on the couch, sit back and relax... for I bring you a special presentation of....

Another Friday, another movie. This week my selection is titled, "Big Buck Bunny".

Today's cute animated film tells the story of a giant rabbit with a heart bigger than himself. One sunny day, when three mischievous rodents rudely harass him, something suddenly snaps... and the rabbit shows his true cunning prowess! In typical cartoon tradition, Buck prepares to enact a comical revenge upon the dimwitted rodents.

Enjoy, and have a wonderful weekend everyone!

UPDATE: - (9:54 PM)
And, just for fun, how about some real life sneaky squirrels?

-Jon

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Thursday, June 05, 2008


"Luxurious Swimming Pools"

This afternoon was a warm 70F degrees, so it would seem appropriate that I post this for all of you see. It's a collection of photos from 15 of the most luxurious swimming pools on the planet -- all of which can be found in classy hotels. I may never get to swim in any of these myself, but let me tell you... they certainly look like art (and engineering) to me! Enjoy!

-Jon

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"How the Web Was Won"

Here's something you might find fascinating. It's an article about the history of the internet, written in Vanity Fair, and told by the people who made it happen.
"Fifty years ago, in response to the surprise Soviet launch of Sputnik, the U.S. military set up the Advanced Research Projects Agency. It would become the cradle of connectivity, spawning the era of Google and YouTube, of Amazon and Facebook, of the Drudge Report and the Obama campaign.

Each breakthrough -- network protocols, hypertext, the World Wide Web, the browser -- inspired another as narrow-tied engineers, long-haired hackers, and other visionaries built the foundations for a world-changing technology."
Technological innovation... what a fascinating subject! Enjoy!

-Jon

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"T-Shirt Thursday: Occupation T-Shirts"

In an effort to show off some of my popular (or new) t-shirts, artwork, and gift ideas exclusive to my online store, Jon Baas Designs, I've decided to feature a few of them here on my blog every Thursday. I call it, "T-Shirt Thursday". Feel free to comment, and enjoy!

Today's Featured Designs:
(click on each image to see available products)

Graduate T-shirtsGriller T-shirtsNurse T-shirts

More T-shirts & Gifts: .... Occupation T-Shirts .... About Me T-Shirts

And for those of you who like to shop, weekly sales and coupons are available on the front page of my store. Feel free to use them for special discounts!

Have a wonderful Friday everyone!

Your happily blogging friend,
-Jon

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008


"Some Gave All"

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." -- John 15:13

Now this is true heroism. And rightly recognized:
President Bush on Monday presented the nation's highest military award to a 19-year-old soldier who died saving the lives of four comrades in Iraq by jumping on a grenade tossed into their military vehicle. The honored soldier, Army Pfc. Ross McGinnis, "gave all for his country," the president said somberly.

McGinnis was in the gunner’s hatch of a Humvee on Dec. 4, 2006, on a patrol in Iraq, when a grenade sailed past him and into the vehicle where the four other soldiers sat. He shouted a warning, then jumped on the grenade while it was lodged near the vehicle’s radio.

"By that split-second decision, Private McGinnis lost his own life, and he saved his comrades," Bush said.

Wow. Now that takes guts, sacrifice, and love. I feel deeply ashamed... yet I also find myself in endless awe and reverence. Private McGinness is indeed a hero. And true heroes give of themselves, so that others may find safer ground.

-Jon

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Monday, June 02, 2008


"Looking For: A Few Good Tenants"

For those of you who don't know, I serve as the assistant manager at my apartment building(s). I shovel snow off the sidewalks in winter, I watch out for the general wellbeing of those who live here, and when there's need, I field calls regarding available apartments. When prospective renters come to see the place, I'm the person who shows them around.

As it just so happens, of the eight apartments in my two building, five of them are opening up this month (and next). That means, the first rental ad has gone into the newspaper, and I've begun fielding calls. Today saw the first two scheduled showings.

Now, you might think... "five apartments are opening up all at the same time! What the heck happened?" Well, truth be told, it's more a case of circumstance than anything else. One recently married couple is moving into their first house. The two families (parents my age, with young children) have decided to move on for various reasons. The fourth couple decided to move along with their close friends -- one of the families. And the middle-aged man in the fifth apartment is moving on to less expensive lodgings.

That leaves three occupied apartments, one of which I live in. And for a while, Scott and I will be the only residents in one of the two buildings.

It'll be an interesting summer to say the least. I have no idea who my new neighbors will be, yet I'm in the unique position of meeting them before I find out. The ultimate decision resides with my landlord. However, since I get to meet the possible new tenants before he does, my first impressions carry some weight.

It sounds confusing, I know. But it also makes for quite an adventure. Plus it keeps me on my toes. For someone, like myself, who enjoys meeting new people, it can't get any better than this!

So... five soon-to-be vacant apartments, and dozens of interested renters. If you're looking to move to the Milwaukee area, give me a ring. I might just be able to help you out. Plus it's a great neighborhood, easy access to just about everywhere, and you'd already know one of your neighbors -- me!

Yep. This is definitely going to be an interesting summer!

-Jon

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"The Internet FAQ From 2085"

What was the internet?
The internet and the world web was a computing system to transfer human information. Scientists have based its beginning to the years 1920 to 1940.

What were world web sites?
A so-called world web site consisted of an address of its owner to locate their physical business location, as well as other miscellaneous transmitting of human information that was considered important at the time. The protocol used to decode the information was called hypertext, and as its standards changed quickly over the years, it is impossible to decode most of the information contained within.

The Internet FAQ from 2085.

-Jon

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Sunday, June 01, 2008


"Sunday in Review"

Went to church at Grace. Returned home and took a leisurely walk. Enjoyed the cool breezes on a 73F sunny afternoon. Bought some Pepsi. Began fielding phone calls regarding the available apartments in my building(s). Took a short nap. Worked on my store. Did some market research. Drinking said Pepsi. Talking to my lovely friend April. :)

-Jon

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