Your freezer as kitchen autopilot

As I psychotically prepare for the arrival of our baby, my list gets longer and longer, instead of shorter and shorter. I am like an ...

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Chicks with guitars

Back in 1995, if you bought a pair of Doc Martins from The Buckle, they gave you a mix CD with your purchase. This was ...

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Sorry, son

I love my son dearly. But when it comes to art, he has a way to go. His sense of perspective is all wrong, his ...

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In Plain Sight 8/9/2009

Previous:IPS 8/2/2009 Next: IPS 8/16/2009 Coach_Eric identified the picture this week. See the end of this post for picture and solution. Image #2: 3rd image: ...

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Final Treasure Hunt - FOUND by Donovan & Emma!

Congratulations - AGAIN - to Donovan and Emma...who are shown with the treasure in front of the mushroom-shaped bushes at Memorial Park Cemetery. They are ...

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Jayhawk Flashback: Missouri, 9/27/2003

It's always hard to look back at an improving football team to find the exact time that it changed from a pushover to a program. ...

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Romantic comedies get a shot in the arm with “(500) Days of Summer”

If you had to pigeonhole it, you could certainly call “(500) Days of Summer” a romantic comedy. It’s got its fair share of romance and, ...

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TV Commercials

I pay attention to TV commercials and there sure is a variety out there. As a matter of fact we not only have commercials but ...

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Summer meteor showers nearing

The Perseid meteor shower has become an annual summer event for some sky-watchers. This year, Wednesday will mark the day (or night as it were). ...

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Top Chef Masters — What’s a vegan doing on a gourmet cooking show?

There’s probably no client more terrifying to a master chef than a vegan ... who is gluten-intolerant ... and doesn’t eat soy. Such was the ...

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Who’ll Write the Book

Shorty's Cafe - across from the old Greyhound Bus station downtown. K.E. was a waitress there. Pentimento Cafe - Bogart's bar followed in the same ...

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KU’s Joyce Castle gets mention in NY Times review

A Kansas University voice professor earned a positive mention in The New York Times recently for her performance in Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "The Consul" ...

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Highest-paid coaches in college football

It would be pretty sweet to be University of Florida football coach Urban Meyer. On Monday, Florida gave Meyer, who has won two BCS Championships ...

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Abdul leaving ‘Idol’ — or ‘I told you so’

The Internet is already abuzz with the news that after eight seasons, "American Idol" judge Paul Abdul has announced she will not return. Abdul apparently ...

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Memories

Don't forget the Dynomite at 23rd and Louisiana, where Wendy's and Dunkin Donuts are now.

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I have green tomatoes. And I’m proud of them.

I ran into a friend at the farmer's market the other day who informed me which booth was the best one from which to buy ...

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I’m pregnant. Not dead.

A few weeks ago I was at a punk show at The Replay, and a pregnant woman trotted in and stood in front of me. ...

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Oh look….shiny!

The economy is tanking, capitol hill is trying to shove unwise policies down our throats and there is unbridled racism everywhere. What's a girl to ...

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Tickets

Recently I went to the KU campus to turn in an application at the Kansas Union. Knowing that there are some places that require a ...

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Summer heat is back!

So, it turns out that August is now officially my least favorite month. I'm not a fan of the heat. I can tolerate it, but ...

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