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LeBron says he’s playing too many minutes…

Trouble in paradise? The Miami Heat are off to a 5-4 start to the season. Not even 10 games into the new season and King James is already pointing fingers. Lebron James says he's playing too many minutes: http://nba-facts-and-rumors.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/22748484/25801090 So much for threatening the Bulls 72-10 mark. Continue reading

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Facebook Deals: A golden ticket?

It's been a week and a half now since Facebook tacked Deals functionality onto Facebook Places, finally giving the location-based service that everyone's loved to hate a legitimate commercial reason to exist. Big deal, you might think; Facebook Places' poor adoption rate and generally lousy public image ... Continue reading

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Can KU actually beat Nebraska?

During a third-quarter daze while watching last night’s Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens NFL game on The NFL Network, I began thinking the unthinkable. What if Kansas won this game on Saturday? I know, I know. It’s virtually a lock that Nebraska, ranked No. 9 in the ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s You’re the Poet; “Tomorrow’s Yesterday”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Cried, died. Tomorrow's Yesterday! By L. Don Oliver The old man came down from his beloved mountain, looked around and he _____; The old man returned to his beloved mountain, ... Continue reading

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Lawrence Humane Society Director Backed by Community

Community interest has been raised about the recent suspension - or directed administrative leave - of Midge Grinstead, who has been lauded by many supporters for running a program that's head and shoulders above area humane society programs. Or should we say head and wagging tails above? ... Continue reading

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Free Return Address Labels

If you are getting your Holiday Card list together and working on your mailing list... you might like this offer for [Free Return Address Labels][1] from VistaPrint. You get 140 labels for free then pay shipping (which is generally less than $3). [Click Here][2] to get started ... Continue reading

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Breakdown: Colorado’s attempt to pick on Toben Opurum backfires

Welcome back to "Breakdown," where we'll look at some KU plays each week and try to go a little more in-depth into why they did or didn't work. For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach." This week, ... Continue reading

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$5/$5 at Hallmark

This coupon was great last year, I'm so glad to see it back! Get $5 off ANY $5 or more purchase at Hallmark! This will make for lots of free items from wrapping paper to cards and ornaments. You will find the coupon in the following magazines: ... Continue reading

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Who should be next coach at Colorado after Dan Hawkins? ChatterTV Big 12 week 11 picks

With the news earlier this week that Dan Hawkins got the boot at Colorado, I began searching the Web for possible replacement candidates for the Buffaloes' next head coach. Colorado fired Hawkins on Tuesday after a five-year stretch of no winning seasons and a 19-39 overall record. ... Continue reading

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Free Lunch for KU Faculty

Continuing on in my discussion of local property taxes and after alienating all the renters in Lawrence, I thought I would address another aspect of why I think our property taxes are growing so much faster than inflation. With this report I am certain I will alienate ... Continue reading

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Week 9 video

The following is week 9 of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. The Gridiron - Week 9 from Kansas Jayhawks on Vimeo. Continue reading

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A Simple Place: Interior Sea explores calm of the Midwest

If there's anyone who is swelling with Kansas pride, it's Justin Marable. You can see it in everything he does. Most folks know him through his art, but he's starting on a new venture with Interior Sea. Marable teamed up with Justin Hocking recently to stretch their ... Continue reading

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November 11 - Take your Veteran for a Sundae

Veteran's Day is no joke. I hold nothing but respect and honor for the several veterans I've been influenced by in my life time. I'm sure you do as well. On the other hand, we wouldn't want to totally ignore the fact that it's also National Sundae ... Continue reading

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Cooler Weather Expected

After a mild stretch (especially for the beginning of November) we are about to see those temperatures come to an end. With that, you can expect our first rainfall for the month of November. It looks like your Thursday will be the transition day between those warm ... Continue reading

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Amazon selling pro pedophilia book? What are they thinking?

Amazon is currently selling a self published book that promotes pedophilia. The book is titled "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure" by Philip R. Greaves II, and was released on Oct. 28th. It's subtitle describes it as a child lover's code of conduct. Amazon has responded ... Continue reading

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Federal Judge Upholds South Lawrence Trafficway Decision.

A judge has upheld the Federal Highway Administration’s decision to align the South Lawrence Trafficway along 32nd Street, as opposed to a route that would take the road south of the Baker Wetlands. After years of controversy, the South Lawrence Trafficway could be set up for state ... Continue reading

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Lawrence Associations - Where’s Midge?

Lawrence is a small enough community that it works on my mind almost like a word game. You know how when a topic or a name is mentioned and you immediately connect it with something else. Here are some examples: Terrorism - Ron Olin Children's rights advocate ... Continue reading

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Flying Over The Cuckoo’s Nest - ECT: Not Your Old Time Shock Therapy

(Written by a current RAHN consumer) To give you a quick introduction, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder type I (the more severe form) when I was sixteen. Although I have the diagnosis of bipolar, I have always had severe depression. Although I was not officially diagnosed ... Continue reading

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$5 CookBook Sale at Taste of Home

A few days ago we got the $5 Subscription offer from Taste of Home. Now through the 18th (or while supplies last) is their [$5 CookBook Sale][1]. This is a very popular deal and will most likely sell out before its close date. It gets better: Use ... Continue reading

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Semper Fi

Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps. Continue reading

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