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Teen dating — outdated?

OK, so I understand I'm young. 23. Practically a baby. Graduated high school in 2003. I participated in the whole anti-dating teen dating thing that ...

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winter trees

the leaves gone, I really notice the shapes of trees and I’ve been struck by the way willows are almost as horizontal as they are ...

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Dakotah - The Drive Ends

Dylan Thomas wrote: “Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the ...

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Texas wins Fiesta Bowl in emphatic fashion

10:55 p.m. update Wow. That was exciting. Texas pulled off a 24-21 triumph over Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. The victory ...

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New year’s revolutions

Generally speaking, I don’t like new year’s resolutions.I figure if you want to lose weight, or give more to charity, or spend more time with ...

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Kansas City Film Critics pick “The Wrestler” and “Slumdog”

On January 4th, 2009, the Kansas City Film Critic's Circle chose the winners of the 42nd Annual Loutzenhiser Awards, and "The Wrestler" nabbed the most ...

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In Plain Sight 1/4/2009

Previous: IPS 12/29/2008 Next: In Plain Sight 1/11/2009 The image above is a small part of a larger picture of something within the Lawrence city ...

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Passive houses reduce heating costs 90 percent

Saturday's blog is always about old school music and science, the shared wonders of art and technology. This is 2009's first Saturday, so “Happy New ...

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What a warm day

It's got to be close to the 65 today !!!!!!!!!!!

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Treasure Found!

Congratulations to Andrew W Applegarth who is “holding the only snowflake” he could find in Dad Perry Park. He earned several dollars in coins nested ...

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Devil’s Work Dictionary Winners & Next Term

Good Lord! There was a lot of commotion in the wee hours this morning. And I have to admit, I never made it to midnight ...

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A Letter To The City

A Letter To The City of Manhattan, KansasDear City Fathers,Congratulations for receiving the national Bio-Defense Lab. In 10 years, when your population is greater than ...

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The Roller Coaster Continues

The month of December has given us a wide variety of weather to deal with. December 17th brought in sub-zero readings (it plummeted to -2° ...

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Should a Game Determine the Age of a Brain?

Up until this year, GSCG (Grandparents Suggested Christmas Gifts) only included plug and play games. They were fun enough bringing back the old Pac-Man’s ferocious ...

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Willits - Redux

Fall of 1983 held several events that made world-wide impact. The United States invaded Grenada; Polish Trade-Union Leader, Lech Walesa won the Nobel Peace Prize; ...

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Here’s to a new year!

I always get cranky at this time of year, but then again I always get cranky on my birthday as well. So you will not ...

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titmouse

Apparently this is to be the winter of the crested birds. A flock of cedar waxwings moved through my yard yesterday and today I saw ...

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Live New Year’s Day football blog

Midnight updateBowl games are complete for the day and therefore, we have updated conference postseason standings:Pac-10: 5-0Big 12: 3-1SEC: 3-1Conference USA: 3-1Big East: 3-2Mountain West: ...

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Dakotah - A Place In Time

the past, Laytonville, California was little more than a mid-point stop for gas and a stretch whenever I traveled to Santa Rosa for my Trader ...

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cedar waxwings

saw another winter bird today. A small flock of cedar waxwings descend upon the crabapple trees in my backyard. I felt a little bad for ...

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