Swampyville’s - Reconstructing the road and bridges to “The Global Plantation”!

Swampyville's - Reading Between the Lines! Reconstructing the road and bridges to "The Global Plantation": NOTHING IN THE HUMAN ENDEAVOR JUST HAPPENS, IT IS ALWAYS PLANNED! COMMUNITARIANISM (UN AGENDA 21) IS THE MODERN CONCEPT OF COMMUNALISM AND COLLECTIVISM! Communitarianism: Communitarianism is an ideology that emphasizes the connection ... Continue reading


Texting while biking

Bicyclists are everywhere – on the streets, on the sidewalks, even in the bike lanes. They have their own traffic lights. Heidelbergers are so adept at getting around on two wheels that you often see them biking with their hands in their pockets, with a cup of ... Continue reading


October 26th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police responded on two disturbances this morning before 5 a.m.. None involving any serious injuries or arrests. Douglas County Deputies reported making an arrest near mile marker 390 on Highway 24. The subject was found to have a warrant for his arrest out of Shawnee County, ... Continue reading


‘Coach’: KU players not physical enough during Oklahoma’s 100-yard kickoff return

*For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach."* This is the second "Breakdown" blog this week, with this one focusing on Roy Finch's 100-yard kickoff return for touchdown against Kansas last week. (The "Breakdown" blog on Justin Brown's ... Continue reading


KU in great shape — twice — to stop Oklahoma punt return before it breaks for TD

*For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach."* This week, I've split our "Breakdown" into two blog posts. This one will focus on Oklahoma returner Justin Brown's 90-yard punt return for touchdown against Kansas last week. (We'll look ... Continue reading


October 25th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Another pretty quiet morning in Douglas County. Lawrence Police responded on a report of a burglary in the 2500 block of Redbud Lane at 4:07 a.m.. Dispatchers reported that a neighbor called 911 after spotting a man climbing out of his neighbor's window. That man reportedly fled ... Continue reading


‘Dog Sees God’ turns ‘Peanuts’ inside out to explore teen issues

What if Charlie Brown wasn’t perpetually eight years old but instead grew a little, went to high school and began questioning everything, including the existence of an afterlife and his sexual identity? “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” an unauthorized parody of “Peanuts,” tries to ... Continue reading


What caught my eye at Wednesday’s practice: Oct. 24

Well, it looked for a while like KU wide receiver **Daymond Patterson** was set to go through a full practice on Wednesday, but it was not to be. Patterson, a senior who missed last week’s game against Oklahoma because of a head injury, appears to still be ... Continue reading


Three & Out with Texas…

**• Kansas Jayhawks (1-6 overall, 0-4 Big 12) vs. Texas Longhorns (5-2 overall, 2-2 Big 12) •** *— 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kan. —* **Opening Las Vegas Line:** UT -23 **Current Las Vegas Line:** UT -21 **Television:** FSN **Three and out, with Texas...** ... Continue reading


October 24th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police and Fire Medical crews were dispatched to an address in the 2400 block of Redbud Lane on a report of a structure fire at 3:58 this morning. Dispatchers reported two callers, one reporting smoke visible with smoke alarms sounding and the second reported a "piece ... Continue reading


High plains guzzling…

Last weekend a friend and I fled west on US 56 about 330 miles to a ranch (owned by friends and relatives) to get away from the local fall festival. The trip was worth every mile. We hunted some ducks on the Walnut river and got one ... Continue reading


What caught my eye at Tuesday’s practice: Oct. 23

Short and sweet for today’s practice recap. Let’s get right to it: • First off, I noticed that senior wide receiver **Daymond Patterson** went through warm-ups and stretching — and looked pretty comfortable doing it — but once the individual drills began, Patterson jumped on the exercise ... Continue reading


Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 10/23/12

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. Lots of changes to the depth chart this week, especially on the offensive side, with Michael Cummings listed as the starting quarterback and left guard Damon Martin listed as ... Continue reading


Bye-Bye Bounty, week 26: The perfect burger for the impending winter (Boo!)

Well, that’s that. The CSA season is over, and, just like that, winter is coming. Darn it. I suppose distance makes the heart grow fonder, but next spring feels like forever from now. Sigh. Well, when the CSAs do start up again, we’ll be that much more ... Continue reading


Memorable performances mark Lawrence Arts Center’s ‘Threepenny Opera’

Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s “The Threepenny Opera” opened last weekend at the Lawrence Arts Center, and fortunately for those who didn’t catch it, the production will run for another weekend, October 26-27-28. Crisply directed by Ric Averill, the show fills the stage with music, color and ... Continue reading


October 23rd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Hopefully I don't jinx myself or Lawrence by saying this but, it has been eerily quiet lately. Not much of anything happening between two and eight in the morning. Fire Medical crews responded on a couple medical emergencies this morning. Police did not report making any arrests ... Continue reading


Almost-effortless Santa Fe chicken

Weeknight dinners, before child, often consisted of me lingering over simmering coq au vin, and us eating at 9:30, which was perfectly fine when we had little else to do in the evenings. Now, I have to admit that I've given up much of my dinner snobbishness ... Continue reading


One-year transfers Dayne Crist, Anthony McDonald, Mike Ragone and Josh Williams not making loud impact for Kansas football

Kansas football coach Charlie Weis took advantage of the rule that allows players who have graduated and have a remaining year of eligibility to transfer without sitting out a year by bringing four such college graduates to Lawrence. So far, the four players have not made their ... Continue reading


Don’t make the same mistakes we did — pumpkin craft fails

It only took one touch from a piece of misplaced tape for me to realize my gray-on-white Chevron Pumpkin — looking promising after a flawless basecoat of glossy white spray paint — had turned the corner and was headed straight down the road to Craft Fail City. ... Continue reading


There’s a kit for that — store-bought options do the pumpkin decorating for you

*While Go! editor Katie Bean was out shopping for materials to create the Stocking Pumpkins in [today's Go! cover story][1], something else caught her eye: No-carve pumpkin decorating kits.* *Katie might have been tempted by these all-in-one options, but she stuck with her mission to find patterned ... Continue reading