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Here comes the Easter dinosaur

Mr. Meat and Potatoes opened up our refrigerator yesterday and pulled out one, two, three, FOUR cartons of eggs. I have a small problem, apparently. I buy eggs every time I go to the grocery store, whether I need them or not. As with butter, I tend ... Continue reading

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Theft

The LPD SUCKS! I have had tools stolen from my ruck three times now in less than eight weeks. I can't believe that the police have done nothing to stop this. The last theft occurred Sunday night March 21, 2010. After talking with LPD the officer told ... Continue reading

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70 by the first of April?

First let’s melt the snow. I doubt it’ll take more than another day or two. With highs this week 20+ degrees above freezing, with a little late-March sunshine, and with some rain showers thrown in, the snowpack is poised to take a real beating. Good riddance. Let’s ... Continue reading

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Who’ll It Be? KU Women’s Basketball Team or Another Men’s Team?

I was as upset as anyone over KU Men's Basketball loss - okay, that's not quite true. I was upset, but there are people I know, and I won't mention any names for my own protection, who wouldn't even discuss the game with me Sunday morning. I ... Continue reading

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Rockin’ and rollin’

I don’t miss much about driving when I swap four wheels for two. I can do without the controlled climate, the traffic and a big chunk of the other drivers on the road. I don’t miss having to pay at the pump, change the oil or scrape ... Continue reading

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Misrepresentation II – Where are we going?

The LJW is all for the city revitalizing the old Farmland property on the east side of town. The argument appears to be future growth. The details are at best vague- as they seem to be for all our economic development activities. Just who will benefit from ... Continue reading

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Misrepresentation

This morning, a letter to the editor suggested that there might be other options to improving the downtown library such as creating satellite facilities. Some people thought that might just be a good idea. Someone identified such a solution as a potential for the “haves” to further ... Continue reading

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Recap: March Madness strikes Kansas in round of 32

Games like this are why we love basketball, why March is mad and why our country freezes for three weeks to take note. Eight out of 10 times, Kansas defeats Northern Iowa. The Jayhawks were faster, more talented and more athletic. KU's basketball budget topped Northern Iowa's ... Continue reading

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Oh Baby! What a Week!

Oh, I couldn't help myself with that one! This week's deals are all about the little ones. If you noticed I posted on Wednesday with this week's Dillon's and HyVee deals. I'm going to attempt to do that each week so that Sunday's post isn't so overwhelming....focus ... Continue reading

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Snow, snow go away, bring some spring right away

It’s hard to believe that spring is upon us when I am sitting here watching it snow. I’m looking through the Journal-World ads and seeing all the spring and Easter items and somehow cannot manage to feel the change of season. As I look through the Kohl’s ... Continue reading

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With hoops season over, it’s time to move on

I realize that nobody wants to talk about it. And why would you? It happened. It hurt. It’s over. The good news, though, is that we’ve got plenty more to talk about regarding Kansas University athletics, not the least of which is the unofficial beginning of football ... Continue reading

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Cold hard facts: KUsports.com brackets edition

President Barack Obama wasn't the only one whose bracket took a beating Saturday night. Out of 3,369 brackets entered into the KUsports.com Bracket Competition, 3101 picked Kansas. Those 3,101 people all saw their brackets catch fire Saturday night. In addition, nine people who picked Villanova to win ... Continue reading

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living proof

We all gots them cousins. I got stucked all weekend with a freak snow storm and got cousins trapped at my house. Momma saids we cain't killl em. So I'd puts up with em drinkin all my beer and eatin up all the gooder foods. But I ... Continue reading

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Alex Chilton: Not Just Another “Big Star” in the sky…….

Alex Chilton of Big Star fame died Wednesday at the age of 59 from an apparent heart attack. Chilton became known as a teenager (1967) when his vocal single "The Letter" hit the number one spot. Chilton, who first performed with the Box Tops, went on to ... Continue reading

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There’s “Live” and then there’s “live”

Many of us, maybe most of us, have taken at least a few peaks at NCAA games on the internet. As a computer nerd, I know that when you watch video on the internet, what you see is normally delayed a few seconds while the viewer program ... Continue reading

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Taking away MUSIC programs?!?!?

ARGH!! I can't believe so many of our school districts are taking away their music programs, and not only the lower grades but the entire program!! Do they not understand that music helps us. All of us. For some of us it's relaxing, some of us we ... Continue reading

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Coupon Preview March 21

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/19/coupon_preview.jpg Check out the coupons that will be available in Sunday's paper so that you can plan ahead on some of your shopping!! Continue reading

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Melissa Williams

I am searching for Melissa Williams in reference to a vehicle she recently had possession of so that I can get the title straightened out for her Continue reading

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Movie Review: Repo Men

[two stars] Remy (Jude Law) is a family man who lives a double life. He drives his son to school and then it’s off to work where he repossesses organs from people who haven’t kept up with their payments. If this sounds like the premise of another ... Continue reading

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First Post!!

Ok!! So... This is my first post. My whole blog is going to be an "average" (maybe) teen's look on various things! Sometimes I might post about my day.... Feel free to reccomend topics for my next post. (Although I won't be surprised if I don't get ... Continue reading