Past LJW Pulse chats

Jennifer Smith to answer gardening questions

Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 12:00 p.m.

Garden Calendar columnist Jennifer Smith is available from noon to 1 p.m. today to talk about your garden questions.

Jennifer Smith

The Douglas County extension agent answers your garden prep questions

Monday, February 15, 2010, 12:00 p.m.

Planning your first vegetable garden? Or are you an experienced gardener who still has some nagging problems? Jennifer Smith, Douglas County Extension agent for K-State Research and Extension, will be taking questions during a live chat at noon Monday,

Submit your breadmaking questions to chef and Merc instructor, Paige Vandegrift

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 12:15 p.m.

Chef and Merc instructor Paige Vandegrift will answer your questions about making bread over lunch this Wednesday from 12:15 to 12:45. Submit your questions early!

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Chat with Kansas' incoming poet laureate

Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg has been selected as poet laureate for Kansas. Her two-year term begins July 1. Mirriam-Goldberg will answer questions about the poet laureate program, her own poetry and poetry in general during an online chat beginning at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Jennifer Smith

Extension agent to answer lawn & garden questions

Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

Jennifer Smith, extension agent for horticulture with the Douglas County Extension Office, will participate in an online chat at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. She can answer questions about your lawn, garden, trees or anything else horticulturally related. Post your questions any time.

Double Take columnist to chat about teen issues

Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

Wes Crenshaw, Double Take columnist for the Journal-World and a board-certified family psychologist who is director of Family Therapy Institute Midwest, will answer your questions about teen issues. Submit your questions about teen trends, your own family situation or anything else that Crenshaw can help with.

Jennifer Smith

Extension agent Jennifer Smith chats about lawn and garden care

Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

Jennifer Smith, horticulture agent for the Douglas County Extension Office and Garden Calendar columnist for the Journal-World, will answer questions about lawn and garden care.

Jennifer Smith

Get answers to your garden questions

Thursday, April 17, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Jennifer Smith, horticulture agent with the Douglas County Extension Office, will answer your garden questions during a chat at 2 p.m. Thursday. Whether it's what to plant or how to tend to your lawn or garden, Smith can fill you in.

Chat at 2 p.m. Thursday with Wes Crenshaw

Thursday, March 27, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Double Take columnist Wes Crenshaw returns to take questions from readers - even if he can't get to your question today, he may address it in a later column, so post away.

Chat about weight management

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

How's your New Year's diet going? If you're looking for inspiration - or just have a question about dieting or exercise - Brianne Guilford will be here to answer your questions. She's weight management program coordinator at Kansas University's Energy Balance Laboratory. The chat begins at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Chat with Festival of Trees co-chair Lori Belcher

Monday, November 26, 2007, 1:30 p.m.

The Festival of Trees, a benefit for The Shelter Inc., kicks off Monday. Ask co-chair Lori Belcher what to expect at this year's event.

Chat about WGA strike

Thursday, November 15, 2007, 1:30 p.m.

Jeff Drake, a 1992 KU grad and current Writers Guild of America member based in Los Angeles, will discuss the reasons behind the current strike and what it's like picketing with famous people.

Paul Laird

Chat about history of musical theater

Thursday, November 8, 2007, 1:30 p.m.

This year marks three important anniversaries - the 50th anniversary of Kansas University's Murphy Hall, and the 50th anniversary of the musicals "The Music Man" and "West Side Story." As part of those anniversaries, KU is hosting a symposium on the history of musical theater, which runs Friday and Saturday. Chat with organizer Paul Laird, a professor of musicology, about the symposium and the evolution of musical theater.

Chat with Jayni about autumn cooking

Thursday, November 1, 2007, 1:30 p.m.

Jayni Carey, host of "Jayni's Kitchen" on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6, will take questions and offer tips about autumn cuisine.

Bill Walberg and Meghan Easter

Chat about KU Homecoming 2007

Thursday, October 25, 2007, 2:30 p.m.

Bill Walberg and Meghan Easter, co-directors of this year's KU Homecoming, will take your questions about this year's events, which kick off Saturday and run through the home football game against Nebraska Nov. 3.