Category: My Town

  • Massive Update!

    Originally published at Kickin’ the new Kuh-nowledge. You can comment here or there. Well, it’s been like 5 months since I had enough time to think, much less post anything substantive to the good olde series of tubes more commonly known as the internets.  Well, I lot has happened in that 5 months.  Here’s a […]

  • What I’ve been up to…

    I’ve been relatively quiet lately…  here’s what I’ve been up to: Working!  I tallied up the total number of vacation days I’ve used this year.  The total was 4.  That’s right, I’ve only had 4 days off of work this whole year.  How sick is that?  Well, I plan on remedying that over the next […]

  • Introducing…

    Originally published at Kickin’ the new Kuh-nowledge. You can comment here or there. As I have hinted at in the past, Liz and I decided to get a roommate/tenant.  At first we were hoping to get a grad student, and we had some interest from a few.  Unfortunately, none of those really worked out.  Grad […]

  • House Quake!

    In honor of the tremor we just felt here in Urbana. Yes, we actually had an earthquake… right here in the middle of Illinois. I bring you… Housequake (by Prince, of course). Enjoy. 🙂 –sam p.s. It was a minor tremor and I don’t think anything was damaged. We’re all OK. 🙂

  • Next Weekend is Made of Awesome

    Two things are happening in Shamu’s Bandana (Champaign-Urbana to the uninitiated) next weekend of vital importance to national security to all of you awesome blossoms out there (well, maybe only to the ones that live here, but you get my drift). The Pygmalion Music Festival. Who knew that Shampoo-Banana had its very own music festival. […]

  • Orlando… Sucks… or Does it?

    There is one thing about Orlando that is both good and bad. If you want it, you have to make it yourself. In other words… if you want a vibrant art scene, you have to make it yourself. If you want to sip coffee and listen to a “real” poetry reading not just an open […]