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Monday, Oct 3, 2022 - Posted by Isabel Miller

* How was your weekend? I’m starting to see some Fall colors already [banned punctuation]…

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  1. - Mr. Big Trouble - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:37 am:

    Beautiful weekend driving thru Galena area on way to Iowa. Saw a rugby game with our son and met our future daughter in law ( ? ) Weather was outstanding!


  2. - West Side the Best Side - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:46 am:

    Great news. Bears new kicker was brilliant. Bad news. Bears new kicker was the only brilliant thing about the game.


  3. - Leslie K - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:50 am:

    Beautiful pic, Rich.

    I spent a little time outside cleaning up. Great weather, peaceful weekend.


  4. - Anon221 - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:51 am:

    Enjoying the October Road…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ajhs5rsyZ4


  5. - Curious citizen - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:51 am:

    Yeah, we’ve got a few orange leaves on our maples


  6. - oifredleg - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:55 am:

    Aresenal beat Tottenham, and that was a great way to open the weekend. Cubs continued their winning ways and Illinois catch and release trout season opened. Heck of a start to October.


  7. - H-W - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:56 am:

    Amazing weekend. I attended the “Home Free” concert in Peoria, for the Dan Fogelberg Celebration. I also got to hang out at the Dan Fogelberg Memorial Park Saturday, and played guitar for a couple hours with other “Dan Fans.” Great weekend for me.


  8. - Rich Miller - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 8:59 am:

    ===Beautiful pic, Rich. ===

    Check the byline.


  9. - Leslie K - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:07 am:

    ===Beautiful pic, Rich. ===

    ==Check the byline.==

    Darn it–sorry. Still getting used to checking since Isabel has so seamlessly slid in and is fantastic.

    So: beautiful picture, Isabel (banned punctuation)


  10. - Vote Quimby - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:09 am:

    Great weekend of beautiful fall weather. I attended my hometown Heath Candy Festival and also a Wine Fest in Palestine with a (surprisingly) non-country cover band. With my proximity to Indiana television stations, I didn’t get to see Da Bears game…. but after seeing the “highlights” I figured I saved 3 hours and did productive things instead.


  11. - RIP Chief Illiniwek - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:10 am:

    Go Illini!


  12. - TheInvisibleMan - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:11 am:

    This span of rain free days has been wonderful for building a garage, but will probably also speed up the leaves turning/falling.


  13. - hisgirlfriday - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:15 am:

    How about those Illini? First win in Madison in 20 years.

    Only downside was having to sit through all the dogwhistle ads against Mandela Barnes about “crime” during the game’s commercial breaks on the Big Ten Network.


  14. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:17 am:

    The Illini got a coach fired, amirite?

    Great to see the Illini getting it done against Wisconsin

    Perfect weekend, great picture, Isabel.


  15. - Levois J - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 9:26 am:

    Well, fall is here! Enjoy this nice weather while it lasts…


  16. - AcademicUnionStateEmployee - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 10:15 am:

    Please, do a little worse lately, Cubs. Even though you’ve been essentially eliminated from the race since July.

    Go Cards.


  17. - Amalia - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 10:54 am:

    thank you for that beautiful picture. so lovely out now. my only trouble with fall is some of my worst allergies of the year. and the Bears. argghhh. yes, Arsenal beating Tottenham was wonderful. And great to see Coach Ted and Coach Beard in the crowd.


  18. - Vote Quimby - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 11:10 am:

    ==eliminated from the race since July==

    since early May. Fixed it for you /s


  19. - Day Late - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 11:48 am:

    It was an absolutely perfect weekend. Have a great week everyone!


  20. - don the legend - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 12:27 pm:

    Classy sendoff for Yadi and Albert. The Cardinal organization does classy very well.


  21. - Jimmy H - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 2:00 pm:

    Isabel, that’s a brilliantly composed photo. We’re starting to see some color in the woods of S.IL. I spent part of the weekend coming up with a fire plan. It’s the driest I’ve ever seen.


  22. - Keyrock - Monday, Oct 3, 22 @ 5:18 pm:

    Judge Dow seems to be leaving the Northern District of Illinois:

    Roberts appoints federal district judge from Illinois as his new counselor, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 3, 2022, 4:55 PM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2022/10/roberts-appoints-federal-district-judge-from-illinois-as-his-new-counselor/

    I wonder how that will affect the Ed Burke trial date.


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