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Recap: Morris twins’ rebounding just as valuable as their points against Iowa State

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. Marcus Morris' 33 points in Kansas' 84-79 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday night will steal most ... Continue reading

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Phelps, WBC and Arizona

I really think Westboro Baptist should bear in mind that in many ways Arizona right now is a pretty lawless state (one friend likened it to Mississippi in the '60's). Tucson, where the massacre happened, is a spot of blue in a sea of red. Gun laws ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “Nightmare of Reality”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Apart, can, dream, flesh, heart, man, me, mesh, mind, right, scream, see, sight, unkind. Nightmare of Reality! By L. Don Oliver LUSTING there above me, The preachers of the ______; ... Continue reading

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World Company 2010 social media statistics

When I started working at the World Company in late 2009, we were just beginning to formally organize our social media presence in both news and advertising. One thing we didn't have was a benchmark for longterm growth. So starting on Jan. 1, 2010, I began keeping ... Continue reading

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Song Title and Lyric Game: Your Favorite Swan Songs of Farewell

I haven't blogged for several weeks. I've thought about it, but life circumstances have kept words at bay. Christmas day was one of the most difficult ones my family and I have experienced - the days that have since followed haven't been much better. Without going into ... Continue reading

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Discussing Scott Christopherson, AP ballots and Hawks to Rock

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Iowa State on Wednesday night in Ames, Iowa. One of the Cyclones' best offensive players is three-point specialist Scott Christopherson, who leads the Big 12 in three-point shooting (48 of 95, 50.5 percent). ... Continue reading

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Tuscon tragedy, what to do?

I don't know what motivated the shooting, if he acted alone, if he was mentally deranged and if he was influenced by politics and which side. One of Giffords' favorite charities now has a special fund,Those wishing to donate can log on to: www.communityfoodbank.org . I thought ... Continue reading

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An egg-stravagant pizza

Last week I decided to make homemade pizza for a friend and I to share while my husband was out watching some sporting event or another. As usual, I spent a good part of my day daydreaming about said pizza, and about halfway in I realized that ... Continue reading

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Recap: Jayhawks can take positives from close win

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. When I first started driving, I was terrified of merging onto highways. I had no feel for ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Vegetable Brown Rice with Feta Cheese

Good Monday, folks. How’s your January? Cold? Ours too. Here’s a nice warm meal that will fill you up and keep you eating for a few days there after: Vegetable Brown Rice with Feta Cheese. This dish makes a filling meal when paired with a salad or ... Continue reading

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Behind the blog numbers

You folks are hard to figure. By “you folks,” I don’t mean “you people,” as in, “There goes the neighborhood.” I mean, “you folks,” as in, regular readers of this blog. You know who you are, and may God have mercy on your souls. I have the ... Continue reading

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Target 3.5cu ft Chest Freezers …. and Coupons to Help Fill It

One of my favorite money saving tools is my deep freeze. This year, with the growing appetite of my growing brood, my husband brought home more venison than usual and my freezer is full. I mean: almost-can't-close-the-lid-don't-think-about-putting-anything-else-in, full. I'm so used to preparing extra meals, keeping extra ... Continue reading

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Washington Post Gives “5 Myths Why the South Seceded”

Hey, I wanted to move on to an interesting research paper discussing why terrorist commit terrorist acts. (hint: it is not because they are poor, disgruntled, or religous...more on this later). But, I just couldn't stop myself from discussing the Washington Post article on the "5 Myths ... Continue reading

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Start out the new year making healthy choices

New Year resolution – healthy choices At this time of year, the ads are all about getting healthy – new you, new choices, healthy living, etc. So, I’m just wondering, do you tend to eat better year round or do you splurge during the holidays and then ... Continue reading

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Discussing Michigan coach John Beilein, KU guard Elijah Johnson and Hawks to Rock

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Michigan on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Tom, what can you tell us about Michigan coach John Beilein? **Tom Keegan:** I've been watching John Beilein's teams play since he was coaching at Canisius ... Continue reading

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We have been “disrespected”

Well, what a week. Somebody “disrespected” Lawrence. We are allegedly too liberal. Seems to have stirred up a lot of comments. Frankly I am little concerned that we may be too liberal from the standpoint of some of our legislators – kind of a badge of honor. ... Continue reading

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A New Word

Picked up a new word today courtesy of an [article in Scientific American on Freeman Dyson][1]. The word is "bunkrapt." The neologism coined by Peter Medawar in the 1980's means, to according to the article, to be "infatuated with bunk." So I guess it is from bunk ... Continue reading

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Sheering the Sheep

Maybe it is me but it seems like a lot of future development here about is dependent on government underwriting. One group wants to levy taxes to among other things make capital improvements to their property. When did a business get the right to tax me?? We ... Continue reading

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Breaking News; Arizona Congresswoman murdered

Congresswoman killed in shooting: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12143774 Continue reading

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2011 Big 12 basketball stock report: Sleepers, busts and contenders

With the Big 12 conference season starting today, it's time to carry on a tradition from last year: the Big 12 stock report. So which teams does KU need to look out for? And which teams are due for quite a few losses in conference play? The ... Continue reading