We Shall See…

Charles Krauthammer's article on Obama and science raises some very interesting issues some of which I agree with and others I don't. First of all ...

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Looking ahead to NCAA Tournament seedings

Certainly, this is how most people filled out the semifinals portion of their Big 12 tournament bracket: No. 9 Baylor will meet No. 5 Texas, ...

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It’s March Madness time, so Hop, Skip, and Go Naked.

This will be the first March Madness season of my fifteen year tenure in Lawrence that I will be able to remember. I am trying ...

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Did A&M just open the door for K-State?

I have several topics on my mind after the first day of the Big 12 tournament at Oklahoma City's Ford Center. I'll try to break ...

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Day 1 blog from Oklahoma City: Big 12 Tournament

10:54 p.m. Oh, and by the way, at one point, Singletary scored 29 straight points for Tech. Amazing. Here's a safe prediction: He's on the ...

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Trucker Food

I've said before that I married Mr. Meat and Potatoes. For him, a veggie is either a salad comprised of iceberg lettuce and carrots, with ...

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Severe weather seasons bring haunting memories of night in Andover

They say 13 people died and another 150 were injured that Friday in a small town east of Wichita, just off the interstate, a place ...

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Win a big screen TV! (and get Big 12 and NCAA Tournament scores sent to your phone!)

With the Big 12 Tournament kicking off today, that can mean just one thing: the NCAA Tournament is right around the corner. We've reworked our ...

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“American Idol” (13 and counting)

Finally. After all the far-flung city auditions, extended Hollywood week and weird wild card rounds, "American Idol" has narrowed things down to its core baker's ...

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Some companies are hiring

At least some employers in the Topeka and Kansas City metropolitan areas expect to be hiring workers during the second quarter of 2009, according to ...

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A few leftovers from City Commission forum

A few leftovers from Monday night’s City Commission candidate forum hosted by the North Lawrence Improvement Association: • There was more talk about the need ...

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One more year? Collins might not have a choice

You asked for it.... And by you I mean the fans at Allen Fieldhouse last Saturday when Kansas University held off Texas, 83-73, to win ...

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Big 12 tournament news, notes and gossip

It was a bit weird with the absence of a Big Monday hoops game last night. I was all excited to have the night off ...

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2009 shortcomings make ‘07, ‘08 runs more special for city hoops teams

One of the most difficult seasons in the history of Lawrence basketball has come to a close with Free State and Lawrence High's girls and ...

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Dakotah - The Times

( In terms of how ‘things’ have been, our lives either have, or soon will be, changed forever. We had a pretty good run with ...

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Deal or No Deal

A consummate bargain shopper, I almost always buy off-brand items at the grocery store, often to my husband’s chagrin. Once, I came home after work ...

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Barbie turns the big 5-0

She's inspired more love, hate and jealousy than Helen of Troy (but without the nasty side effect of war). She's made the imaginations of girls ...

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Oooh, pretty lights

A have a co-worker — we’ll call him Matt — who, bless his heart, can be mesmerized by pretty lights. Just the other day, he ...

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Big 12 tournament fill-in-the-blank exam

Welcome to the latest edition of Conference Chatter, where you'll be asked to make your opinions known on the upcoming Big 12 men's basketball tournament ...

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In Plain Sight 3/8/2009

Previous: IPS 3/1/2009 Next: IPS 3/15/2009 I was tempted--sorely tempted, but I just couldn't bring myself to do it. Each week I post a small ...

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