- my diabetes journey: Currently 191.46 lbs and — % body fat. #progress #TourdeCure https://t.co/yhBcjTjamm 2016-06-19
- Help me reach my #tourdecure goal! Help Stop Diabetes with a donation! https://t.co/OrwjZdMALN 2016-06-19
- RT @Sarah_K_Brooks: .@repjohnlewis says 'by sitting in, we are standing up'. Hear more from him on @NY1 and #TWCNews #NoVoteNoBreak https:/… 2016-06-22
- RT @RepDuckworth: Americans want this vote on #gunviolence. Do not silence my constituents. #NoBillNoBreak #NoMoreSilence #SitIn 2016-06-22
- RT @RepDuckworth: I’ve had #enough—we can work to end this violence with common sense gun legislation #NoBillNoBreak #NoMoreSilence #SitIn 2016-06-22
- @RepDuckworth Are you there on the floor of the House? Watching live with tears of joy streaming in reply to RepDuckworth 2016-06-22
- RT @Adenovir: Gun control never works; except in every other civilized country in the world. #NoBillNoBreak 2016-06-22
- @tparsi Love that note!! in reply to tparsi 2016-06-22
- @SenWarren I am watching on a live feed found on Facebook in reply to SenWarren 2016-06-22
- Thats @RepDuckworth in this status update from a friend. Go Tammy!
- RT @tammyduckworth: Still on the floor w .@repjohnlewis and .@RepAlGreen https://t.co/LyU9soVDJE 2016-06-22
- RT @tammyduckworth: Sitting on the House floor waiting to read names of Chicago gun violence victims. https://t.co/ZPAVUQEasg 2016-06-22
- @tammyduckworth Still going on? Thunderstorms in IL-08 tonight, I hope you can help silence gun violence by speaking out. in reply to tammyduckworth 2016-06-22
- RT @WhiteHouse: "If we’re going to raise our kids in a safer, more loving world, we need to speak up for it." —@POTUS #NoBillNoBreak https:… 2016-06-22
- RT @KatyElizS: #NoBillNoBreak seems like the most fun sleepover and I wish I could go. Thank you @HouseDemocrats for inspiring and protecti… 2016-06-22
- RT @holly_wise: I've been watching @cspan for 6 hours. Filed under: Things I Thought I'd Never Say. #NoBillNoBreak #NoFlyNoBuy #holdthefloor 2016-06-22
- RT @igorvolsky: Democrats at sit in are saying that @NRA radio show just compared @repjohnlewis and #NoBillNoBreak to criminals and terrori… 2016-06-22
- RT @Irishdragon7: If @SpeakerRyan children had to dodge bullets to & from school, would he still put NRA money over common sense & constitu… 2016-06-22
- RT @SenWarren: .@RepKClark has done a terrific job putting this #NoBillNoBreak sit-in together. Proud to stand (& sit) by her side. https:/… 2016-06-22
Hmm. This looks interesting, given my current "slow-motion online unreality show" concerns a couple who fit this description.
Review: ‘White Trash’ Ruminates on an American Underclass – The New York Times
This new book by Nancy Isenberg retells United States history through the perspective of a segment of the weak, the powerless and the stigmatized.
- Chicago Tour de Cure 65 miles done!
https://t.co/9lw514kR5x https://t.co/9lw514kR5x 2016-06-12
- my diabetes journey: Currently 198.75 lbs and — % body fat. #progress #TourdeCure https://t.co/yhBcjTjamm 2016-06-13
- Watching Senate Filibuster LIVE to stand up against gun violence https://t.co/SsxJSwZdLG 2016-06-15
- Sen. Menendez making me cry. "We need common-sense gun safety" 2016-06-15
- Watching #SenateFilibuster with tears in my eyes. Sen. Menendez on floor. 2016-06-15
- @nprscottsimon are you watching the Senate filibuster? in reply to nprscottsimon 2016-06-15
- RT @LGBT_Activist: Watch Live Now: Senate Democrats Filibuster Bill Until Republicans Agree to Discuss Gun Control https://t.co/igERXiyoFa 2016-06-15
- @LGBT_Activist Watching and hoping for action. in reply to LGBT_Activist 2016-06-15
- RT @PolitiFact: Chuck Schumer: 9 in 10 people on terrorist watch list who tried to buy a gun succeeded. https://t.co/LwPjOqk7aA https://t.c… 2016-06-15
- Passionate, fiery words for common sense measures to prevent gun violence #SenateFilibuster 2016-06-15
- @SenatorKirk Will you stand up and support the senator from Connecticut's filibuster today? Right now? Watching. https://t.co/SsxJSwZdLG in reply to SenatorKirk 2016-06-15
- @SenatorKirk Reasonable safety measures to prevent gun violence enjoy broad bipartisan support across the country. Will you support this? in reply to SenatorKirk 2016-06-15
- MT @CBSNews @AmerMedicalAssn "ban on federal govt research into gun violence must be lifted" https://t.co/VtKHQLBfTn https://t.co/KYKcAz3xLt 2016-06-15
- RT @Jezebel Senate Democrats are filibustering for a gun control amendment https://t.co/HoU4sNFoiS https://t.co/QYROj6jn9r 2016-06-15
- MT @notjameson JESUS, the mic drop: "I bought an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in Philly in 7 mins" https://t.co/T5dJEWuLuq via @phillydotcom 2016-06-15
- @petersagal I asked @SenatorKirk to ask if he would support. I'm in Illinois. Not expecting his support OR a principled debated. in reply to petersagal 2016-06-15
- RT @PattyMurray: "These shootings were absolutely devastating—to parents, siblings, friends, teachers—entire communities in Washington stat… 2016-06-15
- @Catballou You're watching the #SenateFilibuster, right? I am riveted to my l'il phone screen 2016-06-15
- @PattyMurray Thank you for your work today. I wish I still lived in Washington state. #SenateFilibuster 2016-06-15
- @SenatorDurbin Are you available to speak for the #SenateFilibuster? Hope to see/hear you. Watching live on NBC https://t.co/SsxJSxgPag 2016-06-15
- RT @BettyBowers: Republicans voting against depriving even terrorists of guns: Print this as a reminder of what you are. #filibuster https:… 2016-06-15
- RT @pattonoswalt #holdthefloor
- @pattonoswalt Loving #holdthefloor and want to add #bringoutthecots and force Mitch to hold the grumpiest sleepover ever. #SenateFilibuster in reply to pattonoswalt 2016-06-15
- @SenatorKirk Gun safety is more important than national debt right now. #SenateFilibuster in reply to SenatorKirk 2016-06-15
- @GeorgeTakei are you watching the #SenateFilibuster live? Sen Menendez speech was really powerful #SenateFilibuster https://t.co/SsxJSxgPag 2016-06-15
- RT @AP: Survivors of Orlando club shooting describe panic, confusion and terror as killing went on and on. https://t.co/wxS8Ow58EU 2016-06-15
- RT @jessied44: You get to a point when even if you once voted @GOP you know that that is an incredibly stupid thing to do. Now is that poi… 2016-06-15
- RT @TheDemocrats: HAPPENING NOW: Senate Democrats are filibustering for common-sense gun reforms. https://t.co/9k5HZXOG7C 2016-06-15
- Funny how INDUSTRY blocks safety – the air cargo and airline industry didn't want to spend money making bag screening a thing after 911 2016-06-15
- @Catballou Each senator seems to find new insights that bring the issue into sharper focus. Messaging calling for gun safety seems on point in reply to Catballou 2016-06-15
- RT @ChrisMurphyCT: I am prepared to stand on the Senate floor and talk about the need to prevent gun violence for as long as I can. I've ha… 2016-06-15
- @ChrisMurphyCT Stand strong! We've had #Enough too. Make them listen! #SenateFilibuster #holdthefloor #bringoutthecots in reply to ChrisMurphyCT 2016-06-15
- RT @igorvolsky reporter asks @SenateMajLdr if he supports blocking terrorists from buying guns. THIS is his reaction https://t.co/trWAASE4Vi 2016-06-15
- RT @SenFeinstein: Proud of all the @SenateDems who continue to #HoldTheFloor and #Filibuster for a vote to #EndGunViolence. https://t.co/ne… 2016-06-15
- RT @lisadaily: WOW. LIVE: Dems Take Floor In Firearm Filibuster.
#GoDems #Senate #filibuster #holdthefloor #WayToGo https://t.co/U66zhZj8OQ 2016-06-15
- RT @SenatorCantwell: @SenatorCantwell to join #filibuster between 6-6:30 PT #holdthefloor
- Thank you! RT @SenatorDurbin Assault weapons aren’t for hunting–If you need an AK-47 to hunt a deer you ought to stick to fishing 2016-06-15
- I am struck by the fact that the @SenateDems in the #filibuster are so gracefully passionate yet courteous in their speeches. #GOPsilence 2016-06-15
- @AlanTudyk it's literally a sign from God. First, you must buy two ducks. in reply to AlanTudyk 2016-06-15
- Sen. Cory Booker: "We have been at this for 8 1/2 hours." #filibuster #GOPsilence 2016-06-15
- @EileenLeft This is a real filibuster, with real points and real questions being answered. Can haz moar Senatorz liek dis plz? #Filibuster in reply to EileenLeft 2016-06-15
- RT @emerylord: i have been SO ANGRY the past few days & the #filibuster makes me feel so relieved our lawmakers are this angry too #HoldThe… 2016-06-15
- Watching Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), dismantling the "take away your guns" fallacy in duet with #Filibuster leader Sen. Murphy (D-CT) 2016-06-15
- @GillianHorvath Wow. Utah. Huh. (You probably didn't know I grew up there). There are pockets of progressives there but this is big. in reply to GillianHorvath 2016-06-15
- I really like how the @SenateDems are addressing law-abiding gun owners' concerns about upholding 2nd Amendment rights. #Filibuster 2016-06-15
- RT @Patbagley: Republicans think Orlando terror attack creates opening. Surprisingly LGBTQ not buying that "We'll keep you safe" talking po… 2016-06-15
- Knockout speech by Sen. Tim Kaine in hour 12. #IWillNotBeABystander #Filibuster #GOPsilence #Enough 2016-06-15
- RT @Catballou: #filibuster You gotta have *life* in order to have 'liberty and the pursuit of happiness.' #holdthefloor 2016-06-15
- RT @SenatorReid: At no point today did we see any gun safety reform proposals from Republicans that come close to attracting Democratic sup… 2016-06-15
- RT @SenateDems As much as we deeply appreciate your positive support, please don't forget to let Senate Rep… https://t.co/mVtwyK6eVX 2016-06-15
- @SenatorKirk Please, please support the gun safety/background check bill. #Filibuster Don't keep #GOPsilence 2016-06-15
- RT @_AJCousins: "Cynicism is a refuge for cowards." Hell yeah, @CoryBooker. #filibuster 2016-06-16
- RT @GrubbsJoe: The @SenateDems just got confirmation that there will be a vote on #NoFlyNoBuy Bravo, Senators. #filibuster #KeepGoing #Enou… 2016-06-16
- RT @justbeingbeans: Not all heroes wear capes. @ChrisMurphyCT #filibuster #filibusterandchill https://t.co/WPt1JH1LGr 2016-06-16
- RT @disguyyy: Thank you so much @SenateDems, @CoryBooker, @ChrisMurphyCT et al. You have served your constituents and country well. #filibu… 2016-06-16
- Thank you, @ChrisMurphyCT @CoryBooker @SenatorDurbin and @SenateDems also thank you to 2 GOP Senators, presider, and staff #Filibuster 2016-06-16
- RT @SenateDems: "Ask yourself what can you do to ensure Orlando or Sandy Hook never happens again" -@ChrisMurphyCT
Thank you for your lea… 2016-06-16
- RT @ChrisMurphyCT: This would never have happened without you. Without your outpouring of support- your calls, tweets & emails. Your deafen… 2016-06-16
- RT @ChrisMurphyCT: I am proud to announce that after 14+ hours on the floor, we will have a vote on closing the terror gap & universal back… 2016-06-16
- Way to #holdthefloor @ChrisMurphyCT and @CoryBooker and @SenatorDurbin. Rest well, and work to overcome #GOPsilence 2016-06-16
- #CheetoJesus dyed for your sins. 2016-06-16
- Seriously: the GOP must dump #CheetoJesus and find a low-carb alternative. Sorry, Christie. 2016-06-16
- Oh God make speed to save us (from #CheetoJesus) 2016-06-16
- RT @SarahGoldt: Hundreds attend the vigil at St Peter's Church in Birstall for Jo Cox MP https://t.co/Ruyje7cvaI 2016-06-16
- RT @Hesiod2k11: GOP may be looking at an extinction level event with Trump. This will require drastic measures. They may even back the libe… 2016-06-16
- @ESQPolitics Just 6 more tweets and your Tweet odometer rolls over. 2016-06-16
- RT @ESQPolitics: Why I'm starting to doubt Trump even wants to be president https://t.co/ByKX7OTKFZ https://t.co/kjpsp7Xb8h 2016-06-16
- @ESQPolitics Re: Trump not wanting to be President: I think he'll resign in favor of his VP, who will be approved by GOP in reply to ESQPolitics 2016-06-16
G+: New Bike Bridge Over I-90 Spring 2017
This is VERY exciting!
"The project includes the construction of a bike path and bridge along the west side of Roselle Road between Hillcrest Boulevard and the north side of Central Road, connecting with the existing bike path in the Paul Douglas Forest Preserve. The project includes an off street bike path, a bike bridge located over Central Road, and connection to a new bike path being built along the north side of Central Road on the Sunstar property."
Village of Schaumburg CIP – Dashboard
Project Description. The project includes the construction of a bike path and bridge along the west side of Roselle Road between Hillcrest Boulevard and the north side of Central Road, connecting with the existing bike path in the Paul Douglas Forest Preserve. The project includes an off street …
G+: Top Gear: Of Course We'll Watch
Chris Evans says tabloid Top Gear criticism was ‘perfect storm’
Chris Evans says tabloid Top Gear criticism was ‘perfect storm’ | Media | The Guardian
BBC2 motoring show host calls press claims ‘facile and fictitious’ and says he is hoping more than 5 million tune in for Sunday’s relaunch
G+: Neanderthal Built Structures Deep In Cave
Pretty intriguing – and possibly extremely old.
Neanderthal stone ring structures found in French cave – BBC News
Researchers investigating a cave in France have identified mysterious stone rings that were probably built by Neanderthals.
G+: Severe thunderstorms bearing down on Chicago area
Severe thunderstorms bearing down on Chicago area…earlier today, so no bike ride for me.
Severe thunderstorms bearing down on Chicago area
Potentially severe weather is bearing down on Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, with the area under an elevated risk of severe storms this evening.
- my diabetes journey: Currently 190.4 lbs and — % body fat. #progress #TourdeCure https://t.co/yhBcjTjamm 2016-05-15
- Playing with Withings scale. Uneven surface, or pushing down on supports while standing, will affect the reading. 2016-05-20
- Last Sunday it was 190.5 2016-05-20
- my diabetes journey: Currently 196.31 lbs and — % body fat. #progress #TourdeCure https://t.co/yhBcjTjamm 2016-05-20
- Just now I braced myself against furniture while weighing: lost 30 pounds! The real weigh-in will be Sunday. #FGAA 2016-05-20
G+: Grr, waiting for CN to sign off on this bike path project!
"A key connection that would complete a largely off-road bike trail from the Northwest suburbs to Elgin is being held up because the Canadian National has not signed off on using part of its right of way, Hoffman Estates officials say.
The connection, 2.4 miles long and crossing under the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway in western Hoffman Estates, has been envisioned for more than 20 years."
Hoffman Estates waits for CN to sign off on bike trail
A key connection that would complete a largely off-road bike trail from the Northwest suburbs to Elgin is being held up because the Canadian National has not signed off on using part of its right of way, Hoffman Estates officials say.
Well, this is frustrating – I cannot seem to order these bike lights, no matter what browser or credit card I use.
I’ve been in contact with them and they see my attempts on their logs, but I can’t seem to get it to work on their site no matter how carefully I check the information.
One of the latest and most innovative safety equipment for cyclists if the patented battery-free bike lights from Reelight. With Reelight cyclist always have light on their bicycles – day and night. The light is based on the electrodynamic induction principle and generates its own energy via two magnets mounted on the spokes with the light itself on the wheel hub. Power is induced when the magnets pass the light.The new magnet lights give safety and freedom to cyclists. Safety, because the lights are fi
Source: Archive – Reelight