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Recap: How to comfortably win a game you don’t dominate

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. The box score for this game makes it look closer than it was. KU won 78-63, but ... Continue reading

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Track Santa live on LJWorld.com this Christmas Eve

Santa is just a few hours away from loading up his sleigh and leaving the North Pole to deliver presents to the good boys and girls of the world! Starting at **8 p.m. on Christmas Eve**, we'll be tracking Santa's journey across the globe live on [LJWorld.com][1] ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “The Season of Reason”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own. Accord, all, be, depress, digress, heart, lord, perceive, start, Waterfall. The Season of Reason! By L. Don Oliver Tis the season for individual reason, To each their own ______; I choose ... Continue reading

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Police Scanner Action- Holiday week

Statistically, crime rises with Holidays. I plan on spending a lot of time with the scanner and computer this week. I want to know what is going on, and I bet you do too. Tune in often and see what is REALLY happening in your neighborhood. Happy ... Continue reading

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KU set to face Cal in Berkeley

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as KU is taking on Cal on Wednesday in Berkeley, Calif. Tom, what are you expecting from KU in its first true road game against Cal? **Tom Keegan:** Well, I'm not so sure it will be a true ... Continue reading

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Ask the PC Person!

Ask the Cerebral Enhanced Intellectual Elitist! (The Politically Correct know it all) Question: Will I get in trouble if I display a decorated Holiday tree in the front window of my house? Answer: No, as long as it doesn't have an angel on top and you don't ... Continue reading

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Eight of KU’s 2010 opponents set to kick off bowl games

With Bowl Season 2010 officially under way, it’s time for a quick look at those KU opponents who will be playing in the postseason. In all, eight teams responsible for making the Jayhawks 3-9 last season will play in a bowl game during the next few weeks, ... Continue reading

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GOOG-411 Goes Bye Bye and Nothing’s Del.icio.us Anymore ?

Last week, Google pulled the plug on its Goog411 service. As a frequent user of the service for the past 3+ years, this news is dismaying. Goog411 was fantastic, just dial 1-800-GOOG-411 and you had voice recognition Google results for businesses. Just say your city and state ... Continue reading

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Total lunar eclipse images from NASA, Associated Press (send us yours!)

Did you see the total lunar eclipse last night? I must admit, I slept through the entire thing. But this morning I saw a few tweets from local folks who stayed up all night to watch. Below are a few images from NASA and the Associated Press. ... Continue reading

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Top 10 Shows of 2010

I don't know if you've noticed, but something happened during this past year of shows. Bands became a little more respectful and polite. I used to see a lot of musicians who just "expected" you to come out to see them play. But this year, they were ... Continue reading

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Will Josh Selby be freshman of the year by season’s end?

Before Saturday, the only time I saw Josh Selby play basketball was during Oct. 15's Late Night in the Phog. And, all due respect to the scrimmage, evaluating a player in that type of sloppy setting is dangerous. Doesn't paint a true picture. Saturday's nailbiter — a ... Continue reading

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Saturday Night, as heard on the police scanner

So this is what I do; I listen to my police scanner and, as some would say, "regurgitate" what I hear on a blog. I am able to do this through the night becuase my job allows it. Before anyone can say anything- I am not neglecting ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Red Lentil Thai Chili

Want something that’ll stick to your bones and give you that nice warm feeling on this Meatless Monday? Check out this recipes from the awesome chefs at The Post Punk Kitchen — Red Lentil Thai Chili. The woman behind The Post Punk Kitchen (The PPK, as it’s ... Continue reading

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Holiday bike bling

Generally, I’m not big on bike bling. It’s not that I’m averse to alliteration. And I’m not opposed to pretty. Just take one glance at my gorgeous wife (and, honey, Merry Christmas! I’ve procrastinated enough that might be the only present I get you. But, remember, it’s ... Continue reading

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C is for Christmas Cookie!

I know I'm a little late to the party with this, but I feel I would be remiss if I didn't share with you a couple of Christmas cookie recipes. I mean, for me, Christmas is all about the cookies. I know there's wine and chocolate and ... Continue reading

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Michael’s Sales and Coupons Bring a Close to My Shopping List

There are two items on my shopping list this year that I've been scoping out and watching prices on. I can't seem to find them at a price I'm willing to pay; but I still really want them! One is a Crayola Dry Erase Activity Center and ... Continue reading

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Grandma’s Christmas butter cookies melt in your mouth

Did any of you take advantage of Hy-Vee’s one day sale on Friday? I was there buying butter for $1.49 per pound. As a matter of fact, I even sent my husband in to buy butter. This is my weekend to get my baking done. So Saturday, ... Continue reading

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Recap: I thought that game looked familiar …

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 watching the replay of KU's 70-68 victory over USC, I had the feeling I had already ... Continue reading

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“Great Migrations” Perfect Last Minute Gift.

The National Geographic series on Great Migrations is amazing, especially the segment on Monarch Butterflies. KU's Monarch Watch director Dr. Chip Taylor has a prominent part in the segment. Click on this link for the music video of the Monarch segment featuring some of the beautiful images. ... Continue reading

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Ms Selby

Does Josh Selby's mother own any blue or red clothing? Continue reading