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Will Josh Selby be freshman of the year by season’s end?

Before Saturday, the only time I saw Josh Selby play basketball was during Oct. 15's Late Night in the Phog. And, all due respect to the scrimmage, evaluating a player in that type of sloppy setting is dangerous. Doesn't paint a true picture. Saturday's nailbiter — a ... Continue reading

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Saturday Night, as heard on the police scanner

So this is what I do; I listen to my police scanner and, as some would say, "regurgitate" what I hear on a blog. I am able to do this through the night becuase my job allows it. Before anyone can say anything- I am not neglecting ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Red Lentil Thai Chili

Want something that’ll stick to your bones and give you that nice warm feeling on this Meatless Monday? Check out this recipes from the awesome chefs at The Post Punk Kitchen — Red Lentil Thai Chili. The woman behind The Post Punk Kitchen (The PPK, as it’s ... Continue reading

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Holiday bike bling

Generally, I’m not big on bike bling. It’s not that I’m averse to alliteration. And I’m not opposed to pretty. Just take one glance at my gorgeous wife (and, honey, Merry Christmas! I’ve procrastinated enough that might be the only present I get you. But, remember, it’s ... Continue reading

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C is for Christmas Cookie!

I know I'm a little late to the party with this, but I feel I would be remiss if I didn't share with you a couple of Christmas cookie recipes. I mean, for me, Christmas is all about the cookies. I know there's wine and chocolate and ... Continue reading

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Michael’s Sales and Coupons Bring a Close to My Shopping List

There are two items on my shopping list this year that I've been scoping out and watching prices on. I can't seem to find them at a price I'm willing to pay; but I still really want them! One is a Crayola Dry Erase Activity Center and ... Continue reading

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Grandma’s Christmas butter cookies melt in your mouth

Did any of you take advantage of Hy-Vee’s one day sale on Friday? I was there buying butter for $1.49 per pound. As a matter of fact, I even sent my husband in to buy butter. This is my weekend to get my baking done. So Saturday, ... Continue reading

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Recap: I thought that game looked familiar …

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. When watching the replay of KU's 70-68 victory over USC, I had the feeling I had already ... Continue reading

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“Great Migrations” Perfect Last Minute Gift.

The National Geographic series on Great Migrations is amazing, especially the segment on Monarch Butterflies. KU's Monarch Watch director Dr. Chip Taylor has a prominent part in the segment. Click on this link for the music video of the Monarch segment featuring some of the beautiful images. ... Continue reading

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Ms Selby

Does Josh Selby's mother own any blue or red clothing? Continue reading

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Religious Discrimination?

An astronomer is suing the University of Kentucky alleging that he was refused a position because of his religious beliefs. Martin Gaskell was allegedly the top candidate for a new observatory position but didn't get it. Dr. Gaskell is an evangelical who has written and lectured on ... Continue reading

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KU-USC, better known as Josh Selby’s debut

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as KU is taking on USC on Saturday. Most of the talk, though, will be about KU freshman Josh Selby's debut after serving a nine-game NCAA suspension. Tom, what are you expecting from Selby in his first game? ... Continue reading

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Del.icio.us goes stale; what next for social bookmarks?

*Update: A day after the fact, Delicious did [issue a release][1] acknowledging the separation from Yahoo! and stating "there is a ideal home for Delicious outside of the company."* Social bookmarking service Del.icio.us - or, since the summer of 2008, plain old [delicious.com][2] - is officially on ... Continue reading

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How NOT to rob a store.

Fans of concealed carry ought to love this 2010 Darwin Award winner. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcJFf80PmpI&feature=player_embedded visit http://www.darwinawards.com/ for more! Continue reading

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Police Scanner Action in Lawrence, Kansas, Dec 16

Fairly quiet night out there. It did seem like there was a Mass Street Saturation there for a bit; several calls in a row. Nothing serious though. There was a call to 14th and Kentucky at about 3a.m.- some people were twirling baton- which were on fire. ... Continue reading

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Swampyville - You’re the Poet - “Color it Goodbye”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Aglow, bring, go, go, know, reason, season, sing. Color it Goodbye? By L. Don Oliver Where are you Christmas, oh where did you __? Where is the joy, we once ... Continue reading

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Otherwise, It’s Just Festivus

*Frank Costanza: "Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had to be another way."* *Cosmo Kramer: "What happened to the ... Continue reading

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Blog gives interesting perspective from anonymous KU football player

Those wanting to get a bit of insider information on what's going on inside the Kansas football program should be sure to read Owen Kemp's latest blog post on his blog, Rock Chalk Talk. In the post, Kemp has a conversation with someone he calls a "source," ... Continue reading

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Masked Gunman At Wal-Mart

Holy Moly! A masked gunman-yes, carrying a gun- walked into Wal-mart last night and walked to the Western Union counter. I was unable to discern if he actually got any money, due to the fact this happened during my 3-year-olds birthday party and I was having a ... Continue reading

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Lighten up! Have a chicken tender.

I usually start daydreaming about what I'll make or have for dinner at about 2:00. If there isn't already a plan in place such as a crock pot perking away with a roast in its porcelain belly, or a promise to a husband of a pan fried ... Continue reading

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