Illness, like so many other hallmarks of fall, arrived a little early in my household this year. At one point or another over the last four weeks, every member in the house, including the cat, has been stricken with some .
Having siblings means having competition. It means lots of other things, too. In the best cases, siblings are your lifelong friends. But on a primal level, they’re also your first competition. You compete for resources in exactly the same .
As a volunteer docent at the Wamego Historical Museum, I’ve discovered that, sometimes, telling a good story is better than being historically accurate. Awhile back, I came across these “facts” about history, math, food and other subjects. Because they .
As it turns out, there are more countries in Africa than there are states in the U.S. and, despite map quizzes in a high school world history class, I couldn’t remember where any of them are. A few .
I’ve been thinking a lot about furniture lately. Couches, to be exact. I never realized how much I took them for granted until I lived without one for a little over two months. Thankfully, that changed for the better .
They’re back. They being K-State students, of course. While classes at K-State officially start on Monday, I have already had to adjust my morning routine to accommodate the extra traffic. Mostly this means I leave my house a little .
I made it. My most recent iteration of “pick your life up and move it down the street or across the world” concluded about two weeks ago, after a 48-hour blitz of boxes, garbage bags and mattresses strapped to car .
I was the definition of band geek in high school, and while my new undertaking might not look the same as marching band, it’s giving me some of the happiness I found through those years. A few months back, .
I’ve always heard how being a morning person is beneficial to pretty much every aspect of life. Morning people get a jump on their days, are more productive and because they are perfect, also workout before going to their .
I entered the state of Kansas for the first time in my 23 years of life approximately 18 hours before I started my job at the Mercury in June. My mom and I had planned to complete the drive from Massachusetts a .
As it turns out, the man known as America’s dad can’t be trusted around your daughters. Bill Cosby testified that he got Quaaludes in the 1970s for women he intended to have sex with, according to a 2005 deposition .
It may be self-apparent since I’m writing this column, but I need to make something very clear — I am not a trained scientist. My education in mixing chemicals and documenting the scientific method pretty much concluded in high school, .
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