The Decatur Navigator A Decatur, Illinois Blog with a Stale Slogan

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A Momentous Week

Just some odds and ends to what’s going on… Phase 3 Continues in Decatur As the pandemic continues so do restrictions for social gatherings. Restaurants cannot...

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Online or In-Person? It’s All Good

Even without a pandemic American shopping and social habits have changed quite a bit in the last decade. Online shopping is huge, as well as self-checkouts,...

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Through the Woods

Here it is, the weekend before Thanksgiving 2020 and it’s cold and gloomy like a typical November day. At least that much hasn’t changed. Many of...

Unorthodox

Here we are. November. I have not been looking forward to this month because there’s no claim to summer anymore. Winter is coming and so are...

The Mask of Covid-19

I never liked reading Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories in school because they seemed so dark and grim. One story that I remember the most, and...

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Relaxing is Hard Work

Here it is, the last few minutes of my week-long vacation and I’m trying desperately to enjoy it. In fact, most of my vacation has been...

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What a Difference a Year Makes

This time last year I was enjoying my favorite season and the gorgeous view of fall foliage along the brick road of West Main. That reminds...

Site Redo

Over the next few weeks you’ll see quite a few changes on the Decatur Navigator. I’m going to bring back some of what I enjoyed about...

How Narrow Thinking Has Become

We’re going on month 6 of Covid-19 I think and it’s been a ride, a rollercoaster ride of human emotions and political nonsense. Pretty much everything...

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Ebikes Changed My Life

In the last three years I’ve really fallen in love with electric bikes. It’s crazy that I hadn’t even heard of them until three years ago....