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Who is Daddy? Only the Judge gets to decide

Q. A woman temporarily separates from her husband. She stays with a man that she meets at a bar. During her two months stay she becomes pregnant and returns to her husband. For the next nine months, she gives no information on birth date, name, sex, health, ... Continue reading

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On Kasold bridge, a center lane isn’t for traffic — yet

Mark - Can somebody please enlighten me on why Kasold has a middle turning lane over the turnpike bridge? — bndairdundat, from a post on an earlier Wheel Genius blog entry.Good question. And while I had my suspicions, I didn’t want to rely on my own recollection ... Continue reading

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Kooooookie miller

Hey! Highscore. Bring him a nice pink skirt ship him to me out in Cali then I'll take him across the bridge to Frisco and then I will post him up then I will send you the MONEY. Only if I get 15%. DEAL Continue reading

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reply for the ages

I am THEE ORIGINAL JAYHAWK. I am not against the HAWKS. Cole has the same issue. You ain't got a clue about basketball. You only see it as entertainment. For the other guy; the refs are not picking on them. THEY GRAB PERIOD. ALL REFS TRADITIONALLY PICK ... Continue reading

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Cause-Related Initiative

Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its commitment to making a difference in the communities it serves, is launching a new quarterly cause-related initiative with the first fundraising effort benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of America.To officially launch the program, the local Jersey Mike's team will be distributing ... Continue reading

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What is your favorite Kansas art?

In honor of Kansas Day, I thought I’d pose the question: What visual artist or piece of art from the Sunflower State is your favorite?Go ahead and hammer me for being cliche, but I’ve loved John Steuart Curry since I was a kid. There was something about ... Continue reading

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 10 — Super Bowl Chef Showdown

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Jan/29/Picture_1.pngIn case you've been living under a rock or are just allergic to sports, the Super Bowl is Sunday. The Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers are playing in it and loads of hearty and heart-unfriendly food will be served during the all-day gorgefest that leads up to ... Continue reading

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Twins

The twins need alot of work in the block. They don't know how to hold their ground. They have to bend at the knees; feet spread just outside shoulder width; and move to the ball when pass is coming; they have to feel which side the defender ... Continue reading

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Fake Bake

My sister "loves a good dough." I, on the other, hand, cannot be bothered. Baking, it turns out, is for people who (unlike me) do not have ADD. For her, messing with dough is like therapy. For me, it's just a mess. A flour-in-the-cracks-between-the-leaves-of-my-table, dirty-clothes-and-floor, failed-project, mess.This ... Continue reading

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Once a court issues a maintenance (alimony) order, changing it isn’t easy

Q. My ex and I did a simple divorce 10 months ago. I agreed to a 1 time payment of 50K from her because she said that we would be ''working'' on getting back together. That is not happening. She makes 600K/year and I am out of ... Continue reading

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A.J. Abrams: Best Big 12 three-point shooter ever?

Last night, Texas senior guard A.J. Abrams tied former Kansas sharpshooter Jeff Boschee's Big 12 record for career three-pointers made with 338. Here's guessing that Abrams breaks the record in UT's next game, which will take place Saturday against Kansas State at home. Abrams has made at ... Continue reading

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‘Angry Motorist’ asks Wheel Genius for help turning left at Bob Billings and Iowa

Time for a new, semi-regular feature here at Wheel Genius.You know what it’s like when you’re driving around town, or anywhere else for that matter, and notice something strange, frustrating or just plain stupid.You wonder: Why doesn’t someone do something about it?Well, here’s your chance.Whether it’s a ... Continue reading

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Creative Writing Awards to be given Sunday

Two Lawrence authors will be honored Sunday with Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards.The awards, given annually by the Lawrence Arts Center’s Committee on Imagination and Place and The Raven Bookstore, encourage authors who have never published a book to finish a manuscript.This year’s winners — out of ... Continue reading

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Stimulus???

Let me get this straight, the same people who declared that ex-President Bush rushed to war in Iraq, seem to be the same people who want to rush a so-called Stimulus Bill through Congress which in many instances doesn't appear to stimlate anything but the re-election prospects ... Continue reading

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Searching for Scones

Several weeks ago, I ate a cherry chocolat chip scone at a local restaurant. It was delicious and I became addicted. I happened to find two other restaurants that served the same kind. When I had a morning off, I would go to each of the restaurants ... Continue reading

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Entropy: A Rite of Passage

“Only entropy comes easy.”- Anton ChekhovEn-tro-py n. pl. en-tro-pies inevitable and steady deterioration of a system or society.- The American Heritage® DictionaryMy father, a retired Lutheran minister, once shared with me a basic axiom to end an adolescent argument I was trying to impose on him. I ... Continue reading

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The Worst Is Over - For Now

There was nothing subtle about the swing in temperatures last week. We knew that things were going to change, and change they did. The weekend itself was a bitter reminder of how quickly we can see things change in the heart of winter.Overall, we have been pretty ... Continue reading

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Darrell Arthur quietly having a solid season for Memphis

So here’s this week’s question. It’s pretty simple, really. Has anyone noticed what an impact former Kansas University forward Darrell Arthur has made on the NBA during the first 41 games of his rookie season? Through half a season, Arthur is averaging 5.4 points and 4.2 rebounds ... Continue reading

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Can bicyclists be convicted for “driving under the influence” of alcohol or drugs?

Q. Can a bicyclist be convicted for driving or riding under the influence of alcohol or drugs?A. Generally, the answer in Kansas is no. But bicyclists who mistakenly think it is safe to drink and ride must be careful and know the laws of the community in ... Continue reading

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KU professor on PBS tonight

Chip Taylor, a professor of entomology and director of Kansas University's Monarch Watch program, is scheduled to appear on PBS this evening.Taylor is set to appear on an episode of "NOVA" called "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies."A preview video of the program is available here. Taylor ... Continue reading