Chorus Frogs

Have you heard the large masses of chorus frogs? I've been hearing them faintly at night for a week or so, but over the weekend ...


Which Big 12 team will make deepest NCAA run?


The brackets are out and the Big 12 tied a conference record with six teams making the NCAA Tournament this season. My question to you ...


Book distributor, sportswear store new business additions

Hank the Cowdog can now call Lawrence home. Western International Inc. — a distributor for the popular children’s book — has moved its corporate offices ...


North Dakota State’s key to success? Funny cats

What I'm about to show you is the inspirational video that helped lead the North Dakota State Bison to a 66-64 victory over Oakland in ...


Mister, There’s Mustard in Your Mustache Madness.


I draw inspiration all over the place. Like today, I noticed that the staff at Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s cafeteria has brought serious game to March ...


Clothes make the commuter

I’ve spent a lot of time correcting my kids about perceived gender roles. I don’t know how many times I’ve lectured my 7-year-old son that ...


In Plain Sight 3/15/2009


Previous: IPS 3/8/2009 Next:IPS 3/22/2009 This week, the where is more important than the what. No long spiel either, just the first image. Image #1: ...


What we learned: Big 12 tournament

With Selection Sunday within striking distance, all that's left to do is wait for the committee to announce the bracket at 5 p.m. today. With ...


Some people watch for the first robin of spring

What do I watch for? Obviously the first...


The most unlikely Big 12 title game…ever


There may not be a more compelling college hoops story in the nation right now than the No. 9-seeded Baylor Bears: The Cinderella of Cinderellas. ...


Defense — not offense — killing Jayhawks


After the Kansas men's basketball team's loss Thursday to Baylor, KU coach Bill Self promised his team would practice as hard as it had all ...


“PUT” Options to Work Rebuilding your Investment Portfolio


New York Stock Exchange, 1955 (fair educational use) (wr note: the next two posts discuss but do not recommend investment tools that can be used ...



I am always perplexed at comments made by my fellow citizens here in Lawrence. Let’s look briefly at “ear marks”. The party holding the presidency ...


We were let down by Journalists,too.

It is dismaying to realize that there really isn't any investigative journalism done anymore. No one with the mindset of protecting the public against graft, ...


We Shall See…

Charles Krauthammer's article on Obama and science raises some very interesting issues some of which I agree with and others I don't. First of all ...


Looking ahead to NCAA Tournament seedings

Certainly, this is how most people filled out the semifinals portion of their Big 12 tournament bracket: No. 9 Baylor will meet No. 5 Texas, ...


It’s March Madness time, so Hop, Skip, and Go Naked.

This will be the first March Madness season of my fifteen year tenure in Lawrence that I will be able to remember. I am trying ...


Did A&M just open the door for K-State?


I have several topics on my mind after the first day of the Big 12 tournament at Oklahoma City's Ford Center. I'll try to break ...


Day 1 blog from Oklahoma City: Big 12 Tournament

10:54 p.m. Oh, and by the way, at one point, Singletary scored 29 straight points for Tech. Amazing. Here's a safe prediction: He's on the ...


Trucker Food


I've said before that I married Mr. Meat and Potatoes. For him, a veggie is either a salad comprised of iceberg lettuce and carrots, with ...


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