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Swampyville Nursery Rhymes Memorial Day Salute to the; “Ghost of the Forgotten”

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May (May 31 in 2010). Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service of (their) COUNTRY. To many, it is just another national ... Continue reading

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Where you going with this relationship?

I know a couple who went together in college over ten years ago. Now one is married with two kids and the other is in a relationship with two kids. They recently touched base uhm over a year ago on facebook. Needless to say they have been ... Continue reading

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USD 497 Elementary School Task Force

The Lawrence Public Schools USD 497 Superintendent has appointed 19 members to the Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force as reported in this Lawrence Journal World. Here is the official press release. __________________________________ Where The Members Live or Work This map plots the addresses of the ... Continue reading

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Flying Over the Cuckoo’s Nest…Light at the End of the Tunnel

In 1977, when I got my first diagnosis (reactive schizophrenia), the mental health field had emerged from the demonic possession model and from the bad old days of shock therapy and lobotomies, but the idea of recovery from mental illness was still not very well established. I ... Continue reading

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Coupon for Girls’ Night Out

I’m making plans with my friend, Karen, to go see the Sex and the City 2 movie when it comes out later this month. Both of us are huge fans of the series but were disappointed in the first motion picture that came out in 2008. Karen ... Continue reading

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Steals and Deals

CVS Gillette or Old Spice Body Wash $4/ea get $4 ECB (Limit 2) Buy 2 Gillette Body Wash @ $4/ea =8 Use BOGO or $4/2 from 5-2 PG = 2/$4 Receive $8 ECB Total is a $4 overage after coupons and ECB Walgreens Colgate Toothpaste $2.99 earn ... Continue reading

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Gee, thanks Barack!

I have to be careful here because I'm pretty angry. As a small business owner I was trepitdatious over the last presidential election. I took a lot of time and effort toward casting my vote. The overwhelming factor was leadership, and I believed President Obama had the ... Continue reading

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Swampville Nursery Rhymes! “Pop! goes the People”

Pop! Goes the People! By Ollie Owl All around the tax bush, The politicians propagandize the people; The politicians got what they planned for, Pop! goes the People; Matters not who's elected, The citizens still remain feeble, When it seems there is a little hope, Pop! goes ... Continue reading

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Finally Loooking For A Warm Weekend

After a week of heavy rain the weekend looks to warm up and dry out. While some models are eluding to temperatures at or above the 90° mark, I think that most of the weekend will be in the mid to upper 90's. Part of the reason ... Continue reading

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Barack Obama - Dictator of United States? Bush: “It would be easier.”

American screenwriter and director Woody Allen in an interview with the Spanish language newspaper, "La Vanguardia" stated, “I am pleased with Obama. I think he’s brilliant. The Republican Party should get out of his way and stop trying to hurt him.” http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/May/17/Woody_Allen.png How would Allen have the ... Continue reading

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Deals to Start Off Your Weekend

Here are a few deals that you may find interesting over at SuperJenn: Crystal Light for $0.55 at Target Free Ice Cream Sundae's Saturday at WalMart BOGO Athenos Hummus Coupons Find out about Swagbucks. A great way to earn rewards while you browse online. Continue reading

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Coupon Preview May 23

Check out the coupons you will get in this weekend's papers NOW. I always think its fun to get a sneak peek at the coupons before they come out in the paper. When you are planning be sure to check out CellFire and Shortcuts to load some ... Continue reading

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How Your Neighbors Know You’ve Been On Vacation

Generally speaking, we tell our neighbors when we're going on vacation so they can be on the alert to any unusual comings and goings at our houses. Sometimes, if we're very close, we'll ask them to water the houseplants, check on the pets, and even perform yard ... Continue reading

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Is that a vacuum, or are you just happy to see me?

I was riding home from racquetball the other day when I approached the intersection of Wakarusa Drive and Bob Billings Parkway. There, on the sidewalk, I noticed a man. He was wearing a heavy trench coach. Carrying a vacuum. Here I’ll pause to let that sink in ... Continue reading

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Jayhawk Flashback: “Shorts on backwards!”

We're going back 11 years for this week's "Jayhawk Flashback." Kansas' 67-66 overtime victory over Oklahoma State on Feb. 22, 1999, was made memorable for another reason: Oklahoma State's Doug Gottlieb came out with his shorts on backwards. Highlights of the game are below: Some thoughts: • ... Continue reading

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daughter upset about the parole board leasing her mother murder in 1977

i feel gloria thelen should know this. if she wants to talk to the police of sedwick county jail. be at his trial. gloria thelen needs to knows this to put peace in her heart for her killer. james richard gardner stabbed and stabbed her mother margaret ... Continue reading

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More Crocs Flip Flops $12.74 Shipped

If you missed out last time here is another chance at some inexpensive Crocs; Women's Wake Crocs Flip Flops are on sale for $14.99 down from $29.99. Even better, use code: CROCSFRIENDS15 to get an additional 15% off making them only $12.74 with free shipping! When you ... Continue reading

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Free Martha Stewart Grilling Cookbook

I can cook and bake like nobody's business...but I need some serious help with the grill. Lucky for me my husband is a whiz at grilling. Need a little help at your house? You can download a Free Martha Stewart Grilling Cookbook here from Sirius. Continue reading

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May 19, 2010: Over one inch of rain for some

Cloudy skies moved into the area during the morning on May 19, 2010, still the sunrise was very colorful. It didn't take long for grey skies to replace the color, with on and off rain all day long. Several areas saw over one inch of rain, with ... Continue reading

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You’re The Poet; “If I Had My Way”

You're The Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own. By, December, forgot, glad, had, lie, not, remember, say, today, way, way. If I had my Way! By L. Don Oliver If I had my ___, I wouldn't live just for ... Continue reading