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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Modie Bones

Saturday night, the husband and I (and several friends) hit the Replay to check out Modie Bones. It had been a beautiful day in Lawrence, ...

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Us older guys

I ran across this one. Reminder of younger days. I always liked Charlie when I was a kid. We saw him in Hoch back in ...

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Scott Roeder Complains Like A Big Baby

Convicted would-be mad bomber and accused murderer Scott Roeder bitches that he's being treated like a criminal. Boo. Hoo. I guess he forgot about that ...

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Review: ‘Crazy for You’ a good ensemble performance

This review of the Lawrence Communtiy Theatre’s show “Crazy for You” comes from Megan Helm, a music educator who lives in Lawrence: In the Lawrence ...

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On Tianamen, 20 years later

It's been two decades since the Chinese government sent tanks to confront thousands of unarmed students who were protesting for more political liberty and democracy ...

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Forgotten Math

I receive casualty reports from the DOD. Of late there have been many. IEDs in Afghanistan are taking their toll. I seemed to have missed ...

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Summer gridiron report: Iowa St. looks to escape cellar

After two uninspiring seasons of going 2-14 in Big 12 Conference play and finishing no higher than second-to-last in the North, Gene Chizik left his ...

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In tall cotton

Last blog, I vented about bugs. Now there’s a new flying menace on my mind (and face, and glasses, and helmet, and … ): cottonwood ...

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On-Camera Movie Review of “The Hangover”

Eric and guest host Trey Hock review the raunchy new comedy "The Hangover" starring Zach Galifainakis, Bradley Cooper, and Ed Helms, about three guys who ...

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“Land of the Lost” has commitment issues

[one star] It’s a bad pun to make, but “Land of the Lost” is just that—lost. Caught in an unfunny netherworld between kid-oriented mainstream summer ...

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A Million Comments, One at a Time

As the World Co websites approach a million comments, it seems appropriate to me to look into how we got to that mark. It is ...

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What’s In A Friend?

Recently I’ve been going through an extremely rough time. In order to do the right thing I have had to ruffle some feathers. I lost ...

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City Band has new rain-out policy

The Lawrence City Band has announced a new rain-out policy. In the past, concerts canceled because of rain were just that — canceled. From now ...

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

On Wednesday some friends and I headed out to see Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Woohoo! The show was pretty awesome. The crowd was not. Man, I ...

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New Articles published this week

Houston Press Interview with Vieux Farka Toure Dengue Fever's Sleepwalking Through the Mekong, reviewed Broward New Times The Israeli Dance Festival, previewed Beyond Race Magazine ...

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