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More on Defense Spending

An article from Time.com edited for size. Note. The command discussed here was imposed on the military by civilian authorities. Some consider it a "hobby shop". Defense Secretary Robert Gates declared Monday that he plans to kill the Pentagon's U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) - a high-tech ... Continue reading

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Songs that are hot! Let’s make them about heat, warmth, fire

No more crying. We're moving along to an equally important human condition and it's about being hot! A friend sent me a link to, 'Summer in the City' and it induced a mirage in which music and lyrics surrounded me in warmth, heat, fire! Whether it's body ... Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Fair question asked by one of the bloggers on the “Hard Arrogant Left” blogs. On those blogs there can be no doubt that some number of participants used personal attack as the coin of the realm. It should be noted that the number of posters resorting to ... Continue reading

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Flying Over The Cuckoo’s Nest — Proving Those Naysayers Wrong!

From the time I was a very little kid, I felt that I was different from other kids my age. Maybe it was the way that I could never sit still in class, or the way that I seemed to feel emotions much more intensely than everyone ... Continue reading

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Marbled M Monday - make M matter.

It's a Monday and today we're playing our crazy letter game. Today's game consists of making sentences out of words beginning with the letter M only. Your sentences must be at least twenty words in length and each word needs to begin with the letter M. We ... Continue reading

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A feast from our neighbors’ gardens

It is two billion degrees outside. It is far too hot to cook. I was too sweaty and tired on Sunday night to think about putting together a "hot, brown, and plenty of it" sort of meal. Plus, we spent the weekend at Grand Lake in Oklahoma ... Continue reading

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I’ve seen the light(ning)!

The other night, I was working away in the office when things took a turn for the slow. I thought I caught a flash out of the corner of my eye, so I fired up a Web browser (I’m pretty sure I’m the first person, ever, to ... Continue reading

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Big 12 football over/under predictions: Answer to win KUsports.com prizes

Welcome to the latest edition of Conference Chatter, where today's theme will focus on a little friendly competition. Hope you don't mind if I put your Big 12 football knowledge to the test. Naturally, pride will be on the line. But there will also be prizes, courtesy ... Continue reading

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August 8th: Worldwide Favorite Blogger Day!

Celebrate your favorite blogger today, August 8th! (because I say so) Whether your favorite blogger makes you mad, sad, ready to pull out their hair or your own, today is the day to let them know what it is you love, or hate, about them. What topics ... Continue reading

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Back to School…and Back to the Budget

One of my best "Blogger Friends" is a woman named Jaycie who blogs at CouponGeek. She and I have decided that our spending may have gotten a little away from us over the past few months so August 1st marked the beginning of "Frugal Fest". Back to ... Continue reading

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Sunflower Broadband Sale and Lawrence’s Franchise Reassignment

The World Company recently announced the pending acquisition of its Sunflower Broadband division by Knology. Knology has issued a statement touting the benefits the acquisition will provide its stockholders. The Lawrence Journal World has published the article, Company agrees to purchase Sunflower Broadband, providing some details of ... Continue reading

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Lessons Learned – The Hard Arrogant Left

I have had much amusement from this exchange. Yes, I consciously tried to set many of you up. My experience with you has made me aware of how to get you excited. With this blog IMHO it worked as planned. I never accused any specific poster of ... Continue reading

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IPS NO Winners

I know it's been a long time between posts. I've had the partial images up for a week and I'm ready to give up and post the complete image. But I'll wait til tomorrow. So, if you like, take one more look at the images and see ... Continue reading

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Scorching Temperatures Are Back Again

I suppose that it is bound to happen. It is August in Kansas after all. Extreme heat will make its return to northeast Kansas by Sunday and keep going well into next week. Computer models are consistently putting our daytime highs into the mid-to-upper 90's through Thursday ... Continue reading

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Sunday Coupon Preview

Take a look at the [Sunday Coupon Preview][1] and see what is in store for you next week! [1]: http://enlnks.com/SFPI Continue reading

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Jayhawk Flashback: Kenny Gregory earns bragging rights in KU’s 1999 home win over Ohio State

After reading Gary Bedore's update on former KU player Kenny Gregory this week, I figured Gregory would be a good topic for the latest Jayhawk Flashback. When talking with Gary, former KU center Eric Chenowith said one of the best games he remembered from Gregory was his ... Continue reading

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Beware of the Phrog

I’ve blogged before and likely will again that one of the nice things about bike commuting regularly is the connection to nature. And, no, I don’t necessarily mean in the hippy-dippy “Love Your Mother” sense. But it’s nice to be somewhat in tune with the weather, the ... Continue reading

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Hey kids! It’s Truckstop Honeymoon!

On Thursday night the Summer gave us a break from the heat long enough for a night out with local darlings Truckstop Honeymoon. The Lawrence Public Library hosted Last Splash Bash as a way to mark the end of one incredible Summer. Latchkey kids and bluegrass music ... Continue reading

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Songs Sung Blue: farewell, forlorn, sad songs.

With one friend in the hospital having additional cancer surgery, and word from another friend about an ex hospitalized with a torn aorta, it seems like a fine day for crying. Today's song title game needs to bring tears to your eyes. It can be a song ... Continue reading

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Free BirdsEye Vegetables

If you haven't checked out the new service [Zip2Save][1] you should give it a try. You will find local coupons and deals as well as printable coupons, including those from SmartSource and RedPlum. Today at [Zip2Save][2] I found a B1G1 coupon where a purchase of either VandeKamp's ... Continue reading

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