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Alice In Wonderland Coupons and Rebates

If you collect Disney movies for your kids, even if you have just a few that you like to pick up every now and then you can almost always find a coupon to help offset the price. Disney Rewards is offering a $10 Off Alice in Wonderland ... Continue reading

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Swampville Nursery Rhymes! “The People’s Roast”

The People's Roast! By Ollie Owl The Republicans stole all the silverware, Then the Democrats played their scene; And between the two of them, They licked the platter clean; Continue reading

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OFF! Mosquito Repellent Deal at CVS

Julie and I enjoyed a beverage at Signs of Life this morning. We enjoyed sitting outside, the smell of the Lilacs...and SuperBaby was on his best behavior. It was a great morning. Except for one thing... the MOSQUITOS! There could be ONE of those things in a ... Continue reading

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100 Free Note Cards

Right now VistaPrint is offering 100 Post Cards for FREE when you pay the $6.55 shipping and sign up with them. I do not need 100 post cards... but I could use some generic family Thank You notes so I searched through the designs and created this ... Continue reading

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Review: “The Human Centipede”

What does it say about me that I can view a 90-minute movie about three people surgically joined ass-to-mouth called “The Human Centipede” and not think it completely over the top? Actually, it says quite a lot about some of the old-fashioned horror techniques of Dutch writer/director ... Continue reading

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Summer—day 3

Well, it's the third day of summer already! I can't believe LCC is going on tour next week--I've waited so long for this! But today, we are going to do an activity as a whole choir--we're recording a song called "Outside For a Better Inside," at Murphy ... Continue reading

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Anna Undercover: Secrets, Secrets Are So Fun

"You!" A beautiful, raven-haired girl jumped in front of me moments after I walked in to work last night. "What?!" I asked, genuinely surprised, but excited to have the attention of one of the club's pristine, princess-like dancers, whose beauty and pole skills outrank mine by quite ... Continue reading

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Lew Perkins Accepts “TicketGate” Responsibility

Lew Perkins, Athletic Director of Kansas University, accepts responsibility for "TicketGate" scam. http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/May/26/Perkins_Donkey1.png http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/May/26/Perkins_Donkey.png Pick me sound bite  Eddie Murphy sound bites _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ Sending a Private Message to Did_I_say_that, regarding the content of this blog, provides consent to use the content of the message. Did_I_say_that can ... Continue reading

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For Sale: One sad Jayhawk

I have a needlepoint of all of the versions of Jayhawks. The most recent iteration is clearly "Happy Jay." We need a new one, crying. The proud symbol of Jayhawk Nation, a fiercely loyal bird that is friendly to a fault, is crying today. And no one ... Continue reading

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May 25-26, 2010: Hit or miss rain

Showers and storms were expected to move through the area on May 25, 2010, but most of the rain "skipped" over our area. Although most of the rain stayed away, you could see storms in the distance by the evening. Spotty showers moved through the area during ... Continue reading

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Momentum shifts on ‘American Idol’ finale

The ninth season of "American Idol" entered its final night of competition, with titans Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox making their case for ownership of the coveted, occasionally cursed title. It was a season that began with turbulent change and ended amid even more turbulent change. Unfortunately, ... Continue reading

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Tiahrt ad uses New York tax form

A Todd Tiahrt Senate campaign ad aimed at hitting opponent Jerry Moran on his tax record is drawing attention for another reason. The beginning of the ad available on Tiahrt's campaign website includes images of New York tax forms. "You can easily make out word 'Yonkers' and ... Continue reading

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Save a buck, and the environment.

Everyone knows I am the World's Biggest Cheapskate. I will go to pretty great lengths (some that worry Mr. Meat and Potatoes) to save a buck. Last night I pulled some left over macaroni and cheese out of the garage fridge and when he saw it on ... Continue reading

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Summer Activities for Kids

My kids aren't old enough to be in school, but you can bet that I need to keep them entertained this summer anyway. We need things that we can do as a family...so they should keep me interested as well. Oh, and did I mention free? I ... Continue reading

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You’re The Poet; “Choices”

You're the Poet Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own. Bind, dream, hide, mind, pride, right, scheme. Choices! By L. Don Oliver It came upon me clearly, remembrance of that _____; Misery for the ones I love, my choice of wrong ... Continue reading

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May 24, 2010: Near 90 degrees

It was another hot and humid day on May 24, 2010, in fact, several locations missed hitting 90 degrees by just one degree. Billard Airport (Topeka), Manhattan and Lawrence all hit a high of 89. Some other high temperatures for Northeast Kansas include 88 at Forbes Field ... Continue reading

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Anna Undercover: It Will Require Push-Ups

In the latest sign of the apocalypse, it is possible to earn VIP status at the 23rd Street Taco Bell in Lawrence, Kansas. This is very bad news if you report to work with no pants on, and people show up to watch. "Oh! It's you!" the ... Continue reading

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Small Steps, Part 4: Houston

Previous: Small Steps, Part 3: Surprise, Surprise Next: Part 5: Johnson Space Center Everything I’m relating here is true. It all happened 13 years ago so my memory on many things is not very clear. Some recollections are sketchy, but some I’ll never forget. Also, you should ... Continue reading

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Could Allen Fieldhouse host an NCAA Tournament play-in game?

I came across something interesting when reading the latest blog post from ESPN's Andy Katz. As we know, the NCAA Tournament will transition from 65 to 68 teams next year, meaning there will be four opening-round games instead of one. Here is the paragraph from Katz' article ... Continue reading

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To Screen Or Not - Recent Developments On Sunscreen

I'm a screener - a person of fair skin who applies sunscreen each morning regardless of the season, a person who burns within a matter of minutes in direct sunlight. I burn so easily, that two people handed me a tube of sunscreen with an SPF of ... Continue reading