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My First Caucus

I will always associate my interest in this year's election with bitterly cold weather. The Obama rally in Kansas City came along with biting wind ...

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3rd Annual Scene-Stealers Oscar Party & Pick ‘em Contest

[][1][][2] The 3rd Annual Scene-Stealers Oscar Party will be held on Sunday February 24 at Louise's Upstairs in Lawrence, KS. But this year, you ...

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Free Advance Screening Passes to George Romero’s new “Diary of the Dead”

We are giving away advance passes in three major cities to the new fantasy adventure "The Spiderwick Chronicles." Just click [here][1] or on the link ...

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I like pie

My youngest son, Michael, has a fascination with pie. A few years ago when he was six or seven, my husband let him write the ...

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Top 10 Movies to Trick Your Sweetheart Into Watching on Valentine’s Day

The generally held belief that guys don't like romantic comedies as much as the girls do has given rise to the term "chick flick." While ...

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Computer Use for the Very Young

The first thing my 3 year old said when he woke up this morning was, "can I get on the computer?" He wasn't interested in ...

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Looking Up

I don't know about you, but I can walk outside-two blocks down Mass St, say-and never look up. I'm too busy thinking my thoughts and ...

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Sebelius headlines Obama event at KU

Sen. Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidate, sent two more of his surrogates through Lawrence today to rally supporters in advance of Tuesday's Democratic caucuses.Former South ...

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On The Fence

It is Monday before Super Tuesday and I'm waffling. Me an admitted feminist! It's not that I don't think that Hillary is right for the ...

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Paraguayan Art?

Paraguay is a little known (in the USA) South American country snuggled between Argentina, Brazil, and Bolivia with a rich artistic tradition that is celebrated ...

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Meditation on Mexican Coke

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Lawrence, there are a few places where you can still buy a glass bottle of Coca-Cola. You could go to the Mexican store next to ...

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So Much to See #6 (2/3/2008)

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Previous: So Much to See #5 Next: So Much to See #7 Where is it?What is it?Yes, the image is small. A hint or larger ...

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Ode To A Fat Head

TodayWhile I was in the midstOf my dayI tried to watch TVBut a fat headGot in my wayOh that fat head!Everywhere I lookFarting like a ...

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Daddy

You have soft light hairAll crimson glowYou have eyes as brightAs the most blue skyYou have a smileThat lights up a roomYou have a smileThat ...

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Oil, Capitalism, Philantropy, Exxon, and Bill Gates

When Bill Gates gave a talk last week, he called upon business leaders to seriously find a creative way to use capitalism and their business ...

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January 31st

January 31st Our dam speaks with a mighty roar,Day by day-hour by hour;Our dam speaks for a mile most days,A sound ignored all the more,For ...

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Fossils and Faith

"Resurrected Life" is a quite interesting article but there are just some things about it that really bother me as a scientist and as a ...

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Evolution Weekend!

Tonight I was doing some searching about transitional fossils and got side tracked by an interesting site called the Clergy Letter Project founded by Michael ...

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I made a fool of myself for international understanding.

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is me in the homemade sandwich board. On Wednesday I walked Jayhawk Boulevard for 1.5 hours between the Kansas Union and Hock Auditoria trying to ...

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Oscar Talk Coffee Clatch - Part 1

Our many-part series of on-camera Oscar predictions starts with Eric and J.D. discussing whether the Academy Awards will even happen this year and talking about ...

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