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The votes from CPAC are in

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/21/ron_paul.jpg As reported by Marc Ambinder over at the Atlantic: 2,395 attendees entered responses, more than ever before, according to GOP pollster Tony Fabrizio. Here were the top results, as presented by Fabrizio: Ron Paul, 31 percent; Mitt Romney, 27 22 percent; Sarah Palin, 7 percent; Tim ... Continue reading

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Shopping for the Last Week of February

I was pleasantly surprised to find some coupons this week for items that were already on my shopping list! Very rarely do I use coupons the week they arrive in the circulars. I preach over and over that you need to save the coupons and plan ahead...and ... Continue reading

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New Twist to Mom’s Old Recipe

I don’t know why, but lately I’ve been feeling nostalgic in my cooking. Maybe it’s still the craving for comfort foods. I can’t explain it. Maybe I’m missing my mom. We haven’t had a visit since July. Whatever the reason, today the Bumble Bee Tuna and No ... Continue reading

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Simple Words, Simple Idea, Simple Times

I have made an avocation of noticing the little things that surround us. However there are other things to notice. I would never expect to hear an idea like this from a marketing consultant, but Randy Murray has suggested, or perhaps invented, a game similar to the ... Continue reading

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Nascar goes to the west coast…

After 18 of 150 laps,Danica has just gone a lap down, 2 seconds per lap off the pace... so , will she finish the race today? or end up quitting early? or end up crashing? Personally I think all the media hype is typical, anything to draw ... Continue reading

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When Will This Winter End ?

In all my years of studying atmospheric dynamics, I have never seen jet stream patterns shaped the way they have been for as long as they have this winter (the better part of 3 months). Case in point; just last week there was a wind structure in ... Continue reading

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The disappeareded lottery

We've all seen many people here get disappeareded. Some of them we expected while others took us completely by surprise. I'm interested in who you think the next person to be cast out will be. And whether you think it will be due to what they post ... Continue reading

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♣Free the Blog♣

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/20/longing-for-freedom.jpg *********************************** Jonathan Kealing (allegedly) has chosen to "bury the blog", written by Multidisciplinary for, as far as anyone can tell, the complaints of a few over the enjoyment of the many. This being a private website, we can't complain about our First Amendment rights being trampled ... Continue reading

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KU basketball team’s plus-minus rankings paint an interesting picture

Statsheet.com has put an interesting new feature up: plus-minus rankings to go along with every college basketball box score on its site. For those of you unfamiliar the plus-minus statistic, it simply keeps track of a team's net score when a certain player is in the game. ... Continue reading

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Movie Review: Shutter Island

You know the kind of thriller that works only at surface value, skirts cliché at every turn, keeps stringing you along, and—in the end—hinges 100 percent on whether you buy the twist ending or not? “Shutter Island” is not that kind of thriller. Directed by Martin Scorsese, ... Continue reading

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The Second Coming

I recently noted some history in my mind. I recalled the time Napoleon was committed for a time to the island of Elba. But later after much civil unrest, certain loyalist banded together and facilitated his triumph return. Of course that didn't last long either, ending in ... Continue reading

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My “Covenant” Marriage

In spite of a serious budget crisis, deteriorating schools and roads, and an economy teetering on the edge of disaster, our intrepid Kansas legislators forge ahead, valiantly focused on the important issues. These noble guardians of our morals keep their eyes firmly focused on the big picture. ... Continue reading

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Another Winter Storm Approaches Lawrence

Here we go again! If this winter hasn't been brutal enough, we will have to brace ourselves for TWO more rounds of winter weather. The first is expected to come in overnight Thursday and into the daytime hours on Friday. Temperatures with this initial batch of moisture ... Continue reading

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Organic Insanity

So it turns out there are all these unintended consequences to having a baby. Like, we knew our social lives would be hampered. We knew we'd be tired, we knew it would cost us every penny we make and then some. These things, we expected. But there ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes version: Bill Self press conference, 2/18/2010

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self's comments at his weekly press conference today. Full audio has been posted. • Self is not worried about Sherron Collins. Self doesn't agree with Bob Knight saying Collins should have been benched to start ... Continue reading

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Normal Weight Obesity - Where Are You Hiding Your Fat?

I'm one of those people who over the past several years has been able to convince myself that I have nothing to lose when it comes to body fat. I periodically check my weight and eagerly plug it in, along with my height, (okay, sometimes I lie ... Continue reading

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Deadline Day 2010: Any Jayhawks on the move?

Hypothetical question: You’re Drew Gooden and you’ve just been traded for the ninth time in your eight-year NBA career. Do you: A. Wallow in self-pity and wonder why it is that nobody wants you? ...Or... B. Flip the script and paint the opposite picture. It’s not that ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 2/17/2009

Previous:IPS 2/10/2010 Next:IPS 2/24/2010 backyardwino identified this week's subject. See the end of this post for the answer. I usually look for out of the way places to take these photos and so it was this week. http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/17/scDSC_5971a.JPG 2nd image: http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/18/scDSC_5971b_.JPG 3rd image: http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/19/scDSC_5971c.JPG The image(s) above ... Continue reading

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I Lost 100 Pounds Twice…

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Feb/17/795438.jpg My road on the way to becoming a personal trainer is a unique one. I was fat all my life. I was the kid that wore husky pants in elementary school and by my junior year of high school I had ballooned up to 250 pounds! ... Continue reading

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IE 6 user? Tell us your story

Do you use IE 6 as your primary browser when coming to LJWorld.com? We'd like to hear from you in the comments below whether you're able to upgrade your IE 6 browser or not. IE 6 is very long in the tooth now, and there's a wide ... Continue reading