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Category: food

04/24/11 11:37- ID#54145 pmobl

The butter lamb

I always feel bad eating it. Its weird because I don't feel bad eating a real lamb.

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Category: food

04/23/11 08:21- ID#54140 pmobl

Fresh Corn?

I don't believe this fresh corn is from Niagara county. Do they store it frozen? Is it grown in green houses. Its $0.59 an ear which sound ridulouslu expensive considering corn is like 4-10 per dollar in the summer. At the same time it seams reasonable considering it us not summer and when compared to other veggies that size and weight.

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Category: pets

04/23/11 06:56- ID#54139 pmobl

Basra and the sunshine

Basra played in the backyard and I hung out with (e:mike) and practiced more one handed cartwheels. The goal of back handsprings seems impossible at this point. Mike tried to convince me that the only thing stopping me from a no handed cartwheel is fear. He might be right but it seriously feels like hurling you face at the ground.

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Category: linwood

04/23/11 01:27- ID#54138

Linwood neighborhood tour

We had a tour of the neighborhood this morning. It started out at the new intersection near my house and walked down to ferry visiting 4 houses along the way. It started at 9am which was a little early for me.

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Our house was the first. Its so weird to see it through the trees.

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Someday I want to do a home tour where the hallway upstairs is stripped and all the rooms are done. Maybe it can be the 24 Linwood 2020 vision at the rate we are moving.
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440 is so amazing. It must be so hard to leave after putting so much customization into a home. They had this really neat glass bubble with real preserved butterflies inside.
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The kitchen granite was so beautiful. Its hard to tell in the pic but there was solid chunks of clear crystal in it.
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They had this custom fireplace brick/metal grate constructed from an old air duct grate from recovered from a bank.
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The original leaded glass in the massive staircase window.
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We also toured the former Block Club presidents porch where he reconstructed the porch which had previously been turned into a room for the house. The old carriage port was bricked in but they freed it and fixed the stone.
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The car port is so nice. I am thoroughly jealous of their house.
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While walking down the street we also toured the outside of one of the "problem properties" on the block. When we used to live at 444 this house was a serious blight. It had been a rooming house since the 1930 and by the mid 2000s it was full on ghetto. I used to cross the street when I had to walk to the subway station because people would always harass me and try and sell me drugs. Housing court finally shut it down thanks to the work of the block club. Supposedly, someone has bought it now and is going to reconstruct it.
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The inside looks like a disaster to me. I am sure it can be fixed but that level of disrepair gives me a heart attack.
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The Beau Fleuve has magnificant stairs.
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The original windows are so lively.
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At the end we toured the new "Home" headquarters being constructed in a building on the corner of W. Ferry and Main.
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Category: orange tongue

04/23/11 12:44- ID#54135

Orange Tongue For Tiny

As you can see the orange tongue can not take hold of the new tongue that grows out of the dead spots.

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Wow (e:tinypliny), that link you posted was the lamest doc ever. It basically says, we found nothing, we have no idea.

::READ PDF::
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Category: city of buffalo charter

04/22/11 12:49- ID#54117

Salting Your Sidewalk is Illegal?

Who knew? Just about everyone salts their sidewalks in the winter yet according to Buffalo City Code 413-52 "Methods of removal and disposal locations (of snow)"

C. No person shall use salt, lime or any deleterious substance to remove snow or ice from the sidewalks or paved portion of any street or public place or from the track or tracks of any street surface railroad, except upon curves, switches, turnouts and at street crossings.


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Category: codes

04/22/11 12:34- ID#54116

Charter and Code of the City Of Buffalo, NY

I was looking for the "CHARTER AND CODE OF THE CITY OF
BUFFALO" So I went to the city of buffalo site to try and find the entire ch and after a but of searching I found a link on the city of Buffalo site that takes you to an external site with the codes.

Either way here is the charter and code of the city of Buffalo in case anyone else is looking for them.

Here is the online viewer version:


And here is the basic viewer version:


What's even more ridiculous is that the terms of service say this might not even be the most current or legislation.

The on-line municipal codes ("E-Codes") and/or any other documents that appear on this Website may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the municipality. General Code provides E-Codes for informational purposes only. E-Codes should not be relied upon as the definitive authority for local legislation. Additionally, the formatting and pagination of E-Codes varies from the formatting and pagination of the official copy. The official printed copy of a code of ordinances should be consulted prior to any action or decision being taken.



It seems like the city should have to just provide the most current version of this information in a single document format on their own website. Is it really so expensive to maintain this compared to farming it out to vet another vendor?
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Category: holidays

04/22/11 11:59- ID#54115

Buffalo 311 Holiday

So the people at the church next store were parked on the grass again today but for once that is not the focus of this entry. The weird thing these ones are parked half on and half off the grass. Clearly they have enough room to just part on the stones. I wonder if the problem is that the edge of the grass is muddy from them driving on it, so they went to park further over to get out on more solid grass.

I decided to call 311 again but when you call today it says they are not open due to the holiday. Really? Good friday is Buffalo City holiday. That seems so ridiculous. All of their workers are Christians?

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I also found a city of Buffalo Document that says parking of standing in front of a private driveway is a $20 fineable offense.
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Category: buffalo

04/22/11 03:20- ID#54113 pmobl

The waterfront by lasalle park

I took this pic of the waterfront near lasalle park from on top of city hall. I wonder what the part of town used to be where those apartments and the school ate located. Was lasalle park larger or were they houses that got knocked down?

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Category: estrip

04/22/11 02:18- ID#54112

Test Ogg

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I think that Tee in black with the dark blue monster would have made a good lamp shade....

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