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A Bug Date…

Two assassin bugs take advantage of the caterpillars in my yard to do what these bugs do best- namely combine love making with a little ...

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Leave the poor girl alone!

I'm with Obama. Bristol Palin's pregnancy is her business. Her family has pledged to be supportive and she's scheduled to marry the biological father. I, ...

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Is Senator Roberts just too Chicken?

Slattery is challenging Pat Roberts to stand up and debate him on the issues that are important to Kansans. Slattery is asking Roberts to debate ...

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Big 12 Week 1 winners/losers

I'd like to start this Conference Chatter Labor Day edition with a shout-out to an infamous Internet icon. Remember Brian Collins, the nervous sports anchor ...

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Abstinence Education Fails the Palin Household

the Huffington Post: Sarah Palin's 17-year-old , unmarried daughter is five months pregnant, the campaign has announced. Hoping to quell internet rumors about about her ...

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Milk and Honey For Everyone! (Unless you disagree with me.)

In listening to Obama's acceptance speech at "Mile High Acropolis", and the coorination of the "Saviour and Messiah" of the modern age, I witness a ...

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Kansas versus Iowa

As we begin football season that morphs into basketball season I recall that last year the pigskin Jayhawks beat Iowa State by a score of ...

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So Much to See (8/31/2008)

Previous:SMTS 8/24/2008Next: SMTS 9/7/2008 new what it was, again, right away, but, geekin_topekan took the plunge and identified the sundial in Veteran's park near 19th ...

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The Fictional(?) Short Presidency of Sarah Palin

IWhile on a visit to the Green Zone in Baghdad on September 11, 2009, President John McCain is severely injured when a suicide bomber makes ...

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Lawrence Citizens Beware!

Residents of Lawrence should be paying close attention to the District Attorney race in Shawnee County. Why? Because all of those "bad guys" from Topeka ...

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Caterpillars everywhere!

I love caterpillars but sometimes you just need to be careful what you wish for:These guys were, or rather are, chomping down on my cherry ...

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The real reason McCain chose Palin

Today John McCain shocked both Democrats and Republicans by choosing Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate. Many, including Republicans, are completely vexed ...

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Dorothy was no pushover either

I think this Forbes list is astounding. Stated a bit differently from the article, two of the five most powerful women in the world are ...

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Xylocopa Busted!

I've blogged on these wonderful carpenter bees (Xylopcopa virginica) before, but I never tire of taking shots of them. The other day I caught some ...

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KU grad could be on tap to take over Anheuser-Busch’s North American operations

Looks like a Kansas University alumnus may be the next grand poobah of [Anheuser-Busch Inc.][1][The St. Louis Business Journal][2] lists [Dave Peacock][3], a [KU journalism ...

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Obama and McCain on Science

Several people have asked for my take on the two Presidential tickets with respect to their attitudes toward science. So here goes. From my perspective, ...

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Heading Home

_Editor's Note: Tess Banion, left, is one of three local delegates to the Democratic National Convention who will be blogging at LJWorld.com. Check back regularly ...

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Sixth and Wakarusa loses another business

There's one less place to get a steak in Lawrence these days. H&H Bar and Grill, 4931 W. Sixth Street, closed its doors for good ...

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One for the books

_Paul Davis is one of three Lawrence delegates to the Democratic National Convention who will be blogging on LJWorld.com. Check back often to see what ...

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Sexism and the VP

Who said August was boring?!Today, McCain picked Gov. Palin as his VP candidate. Last night, Obama gave a very good acceptance speech to a capacity ...

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