On The Nature of Comments

When I started this blog a few weeks ago, I saw it as an opportunity to try out the whole blogosphere thing in a low-key ...

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Summer Sammies

Summer evenings are for gardening, sitting by the pool, or sipping Hamm's on ice with friends. They are not for standing in a kitchen, getting ...

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Guarding Kobe: Who’s up for the challenge?

I realize that the most likely, and perhaps best, answer to the following question is “nobody” but let’s toss it out there anyway. Which former ...

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Fired for being conservative? LHS fires a teacher?

Fired for being conservative? What I'm going to write here is based on sketchy information. My hope is that people with information closer to the ...

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Up, Up and Away

Since I'm the grandmother of 1, 5 and 12 year old grandchildren, the movies I actually see on the big screen tend to be the ...

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To market – to market …

Hardly a day goes by when Rush or Hannity or whoever regales us with arguments about Mr. Obama destroying our market economy. The world is ...

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‘Harper’s Island’: Would you like cream or sugar with that corpse?

“Harper’s Island” heats way up! This feels more like a penultimate episode than eight of 13. If the writers keep this pace (and body count) ...

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Kansas stupid?

I looked at the New York Times this morning. And who do I see on the front page? One of my favorite people to not ...

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Master Gardener Tour 2009

Flowers and garden art create landscape design. Audio was recorded on our front porch. We hope they make our home theirs.

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I am competing in U.S. Air Guitar Regional tomorrow

Ever been inspired to do something from watching a movie? When I saw the 2006 documentary "Air Guitar Nation," I knew that I had to ...

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What To Do With Big Melons

Mr. Meat and Potatoes would prefer to have watermelon over almost any dessert I could concoct for him. It is a treat to him, akin ...

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Easy, rider

Recently I read a magazine article that raised the question of whether cyclists and bikers should “join forces” against automobile drivers. Seeing all the Harleys ...

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About those 503 errors you were seeing

Several of you took the time to e-mail or tweet at me about the 503 error messages you were seeing when posting comments. I want ...

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Summer gridiron report: Who’s playing QB for Colorado?

In his fourth season, coach Dan Hawkins is setting the bar high for the University of Colorado football team. Proof lies in his statement at ...

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How did you discover your significant was cheating?

I recently started having a very strong intuition that my significant other was cheating on me. He denies it when asked, but something in my ...

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We were legends. (In our own minds) II

In the first installment of this story, I attempted to show how Tom and I connected up in junior high school in 1961. When we ...

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We were legends. (In our own minds)

My parents moved to Linwood from Kansas City in 1960. After spending two winters, ’60 and’61 in rural Linwood, they moved to Lawrence. For me, ...

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In Plain Sight, 6/7/2009

Previous: IPS 5/31/2009 Next:IPS 6/14/2009 This weeks photo is going to be hard, hard, hard. Did I say hard? In fact, because this photo will ...

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Happier Times - When and Where

Here are more photos for you to enjoy. Some are just for fun or to enjoy the old photo types. Do you know where any ...

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A quick note about the Power and Light

A quick note about the Power and Light (or as I like to call it, the Power and WHITE) District in KC. On Saturday night ...

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