Posts with tag: learning/fun/interesting

A nice thing about living in Lawrence, KS is the increased likelihood that you will get to say the word Wakarusa.

Try it. Wah-kah-roo-sah! It feels pretty good, yeah?


The etymology of the name “Wakarusa” is not known. According to tradition, the name is from a Native American language, meaning “knee-deep in mud”. A more recent source claims a settler named it after a location in Kansas.

Sound bite for KJHK FM id check this morning.

Mom: What happens if I listen to jazz in the car?
Toddler: I will turn into an old man.


You wake up, see this face, and realize you’re missing a kidney.

You should not have ignored me.

The Time Experiment |  

Rebecca Toh suggests a way to live in the moment.

For a day, an hour, or maybe just ten minutes, try this: Pretend time doesn’t exist…

Subpar Parks |  

There are bugs and they will bite you on your face.
Illustration by Amber Share, 2020

I think my favorite is, “Looks nothing like the license plate.” for Arches National Park.

Bike with rifle attached.
Leisure tools for the coming apocalypse.

My new GoFundMe project protototype.

Things are about to get ugly. Be prepared.

Now accepting pre-orders.

If you graduated from a Kansas City high school in 2020.

At least we got our Superbowl parade, right?

A group of Dorothys.
Sky Ryders in Whitewater, WI c.1985

Take Dorothy away from Kansas for too long and eventually this is going to happen.