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Seed Fair draws garden enthusiasts

Lawrence resident Dana Parfitt had some ambitious garden plans growing as she collected more and more seeds Saturday at the second Kaw Valley Seed Fair. “Wow,” said Parfitt as she thumbed through the small packets of asparagus, watermelon and zucchini seeds, just to name a few. Parfitt, ... Continue reading

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Is Mr. Larry Echohawk paving the way for Senator Rand Paul to abolish The Bureau of Indian Affairs?

United States Dept. of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Larry Echohawk announced that The Bureau of Indian Education will participate in Mrs. Obama’s Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) Challenge (didn’t Dr. Linda Sue Warner have a similar program called Healthier Haskell)? We wonder whatever became ... Continue reading

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What Elijah Johnson needs to do to keep his starting spot; also, KU-Oklahoma predictions

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon in Norman, Okla. Tom, what memories do you have of KU's last game at Oklahoma — an 87-78 Jayhawks' win? **Tom Keegan: **Willie Warren and Sherron Collins dueling banging ... Continue reading

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Vintage Video Games

[Atari Game Systems][1] [Atari Game Console][2] [1]: http://vintagegames.info/ [2]: http://vintagegames.info/atari-2600/ Continue reading

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Take a Sneak Peek at Sunday’s Coupon Inserts

[Take a peek at what coupons you will find in your Sunday Coupon Inserts tomorrow][1]. This always helps me decide how many papers to round up on Sunday. This weekend has a large P & G insert with over $130 in coupons. There will be lots of ... Continue reading

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The Craziest Wingnut in America! Vote Now!

In honor of awards season, I decided to create a new award. Nominate and vote now for your personal favorite wingnut along with an explanation of why you feel they should get the top spot. My personal nomination is Georgia state rep. Bobby Franklin, R-Marietta. Here's a ... Continue reading

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Spreading some Monday Cheer

If you're reading this close to its original posting time (on a Friday) you're probably looking forward to the weekend, not looking for a way to make it through the work day. But come Monday - or any other morning of the work week, maybe - if ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “Heaven’s Newest Angel”

You're The Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Below, cry, day, down, fly, ground, grow, me, play, prose, ring, rose, sea, sing. Heaven's Newest Angel! By L. Don Oliver I have been where the antelope play, And been ... Continue reading

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Early All-Big 12 basketball first and second teams

With three games remaining on the schedule for Big 12 basketball teams, the dog days of the winter season are coming to an end. Will Texas (22-4, 12-1 Big 12) hold on at Colorado, vs. Kansas State and at Baylor? If so, the Longhorns would clinch the ... Continue reading

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Driving Nekkid in Lincoln

Some folks out to have a bit of fun got themselves in trouble in Lincoln on February 18th. If you're going to drive nude, it's probably better to not be drunk at the same time. In a masterful stroke of understatement, one of the young persons summed ... Continue reading

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Long Lost Twins?

Is it possible that Rachel Maddow and Ann Coulter are sisters and we never knew it? The left has commented on Coulters unusually large adams apple, and Rachel's is about the same size. So I thought we should get feedback and see just who has a longer ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Bill Self press conference, 2/24/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self's comments at his press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full audio has been posted. • **Elijah Johnson ... Continue reading

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Morning Questions

OK, I have two questions today. What is the proper spelling of that guy in Libya that is still only a colonel in his own army? I see it "Quaddaffi" or "Gaddaffi"..one d, or one f, or two of each. Is there a proper way to spell ... Continue reading

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Prep “star” rankings and their connection to the NFL combine

Today marks the beginning of the 2011 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, where the nation’s top college football players strut their stuff for the scouts and try to make a good enough impression to bolster their value in April’s draft. Three Jayhawks — safety Darrell Stuckey and wide ... Continue reading

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Why America is on the Brink of Class Warfare

(And why we should be if we aren't.) 72% (nearly three quarters) of all American wealth is controlled by the richest 10%. (This is the highest it has ever been since statistics started being kept. This actually includes the "Robber Baron" years of the "ultra rich" before ... Continue reading

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Amazingly Convenient Timing; Koch Lobbyists Set up Shop in Madison

How much freaking money do you need? These cats are worth a combined 43 billion dollars. Once they own the world, what do they plan to do with it? When will Americans finally wake up to what is happening? Will we enjoy being yet another third-world starvation ... Continue reading

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Your Vote Doesn’t Count

If everyone else had the right to vote except you, but you still had the right to try and persuade people which way to vote, would there be any difference? What about if during the election you got to write your vote down, but it wasn't opened ... Continue reading

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Recap: In dominant effort, don’t overlook KU’s defensive rebounding

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. Here's how you know that Kansas is playing some pretty good basketball. After sitting down at the ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - Ask the Politically Correct!

Ask the Politically Correct! Question: In that I've exhausted all my unemployment benefits and the gas prices are still rising rapidly, what is your recommendation? Intellectual Resolution: A replacement of your ozone destroying depleter of natural resources with a mechanical offspring of mixed parental composition! Archaic word ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 2/22/2011

Previous: IPS 2/13/2011 Next: IPS 2/28/2011 Maybe you thought I was going to miss this week? Sorry I'm a little late. I was going to head back into town for a subject this week, but I didn't quite make it. There are so many interesting things outside ... Continue reading

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