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Winter Treasure Hunt

Christian Anderson wrote The Snow Queen as an fable of good and evil.Story of the Snow QueenThe Snow Queen is the queen of the snowflakes ...

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Scenic Sky Event For New Year’s Eve

This is for all of you star-gazers out there! Barring an all-out invasion of clouds on New Year's Eve (partial cloud cover is expected) you ...

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In Plain Sight (12/29/2008)

My apologies for being a day late this week. I've been deep in thought for the last few days. My last post mentioned that I ...

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A hairy dilemma

A couple of years ago, after I starting cycling semi-seriously, I headed out for what then counted as a long recreational ride.I was stopped at ...

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Where does the GOP go from here ?

Returning to being the bastions of fiscal responsibilty is first and foremost. Co-opting good Democratic ideas like affordable college education, which is good for the ...

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Chiefs: Who should stay and who should go?

What a depressing end to a depressing season. Although not expecting much, I still expected better than 2-14. I cannot even get angry anymore as ...

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KU football players sound off on Big 12 topics

I had the opportunity to catch up with a few Kansas University football players recently in Hadl Auditorium to talk about some Big 12-related gridiron ...

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Devil’s WD Winner & Next Term

Congratulations to Logan72 (Alia Ahmed) who won last week's challenge with 43% of the votes (9 of 21). Alia competed against 11 readers who offered ...

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Plays ‘Frost/Nixon’ and ‘Doubt’ come to the big screen

‘Tis the season for play adaptations, as the recent releases of “Doubt” [three stars] and “Frost/Nixon” [two and a half stars] can attest to. Adapted ...

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Trash pile tells your Christmas Day story

Christmas gift giving is over and now it’s time to take out the trash.The boxes that contained that new TV, computer or electronic game system ...

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‘Benjamin Button’ On-Camera Review

Eric and guest critic Trevan McGee battle it out over "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a big Oscar prestige film starring Brad Pitt and ...

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‘Valkyrie’ and ‘The Reader’ about as different as you can get

The Holocaust took a horrific human toll in both casualties and emotional scars that will last forever. Two movies coming out this Oscar season (and ...

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Miller under the influence of “The Spirit”

[three stars]Will Eisner’s “The Spirit” comic may have been about a masked crimefighter, but his hugely influential series (that ran originally from 1940-1952) was not ...

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What next, hyperinflation?

Foreclosures are projected to increase in the coming year as some people in adjustable rate mortgages won't be able to refinance. This will drive down ...

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A Dakotah Christmas

standing near the top of Rattlesnake Summit, ankle deep in mud, and the remnants of a brief snowfall, as evidenced by the slush along the ...

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Holiday Edition

The holiday season is in full swing now, and, for a few Jayhawks in the NBA, that means one thing: Christmas Day is game day. ...

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The holidays, economy and the homeless

This holiday time that celebrates something other than consumption has somehow become a time of excess. Yet the news on the economy is awful and ...

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Last Minute Gift Wrapping Tip

Finally finished shopping--now to wrap the gifts. Here is my suggestion for a green Christmas.I am wrapping individual gift (gifts) in Lawrence Journal World newspapers ...

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SMTS (12/21/2008) Identified.

Previous:SMTS 12/14/2008Next: IPS 12/29/2008Original post: SMTS 12/21/2008I thought this week's picture would be extremely hard. I really did, but geekin_topekan has again proven me wrong.He ...

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Co-Founder of Kansas Patriot Guard dies

One of three co-founders of the Kansas Patriot Guard, Greg (Ebay) Hansen, lost his own life today, Monday, December 22, 2008. The Patriot Guard was ...

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