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Ever since Miley Cyrus twerked with teddy bears on MTV last summer, the world has been clamoring for her breakdown. Everyone is saying something has to be seriously wrong with her. Maybe somethings wrong with the world.
Marlon Wayans isnt trying to change the world. He just wants to change your mood. He is known for kooky characters, but on a Friday afternoon he is no caricature. Decked out in jeans and a heather-blue sweater, he looks more athlete than class clown. Hes a hugger. And when he talks about his work, he talks about humility.
On Wednesday, 14 months after their restaurant was destroyed in a gas explosion and fire, brothers Jimmy and David Frantze announced they will reopen JJs in late summer on the very Plaza Vista development site that for eight years had caused them so much grief. Were coming back from the ashes, Jimmy Frantze said.
Kansas City is known for its contributions to cuisine, music, art and sports. So why not wine? Indeed, Kansas City has played parent to skilled winemakers who have gone on to craft excellent wines and wineries in the Pacific Northwest and are contributing to those Washington and Oregons burgeoning reputations for distinctive wines.
The recipe uses rum and sugar to preserve fruit for a holiday treat come winter.
A few of Russell Joys stained glass windows are at businesses, restaurants and homes, but mostly theyre at churches, lighting up sanctuaries and chapels, cavernous and intimate, across the Kansas City area. Their themes are sacred and their styles range widely. They tell a story. They say a prayer. They stir a sensation. They do what stained glass does: twinkle, glow, radiate, illuminate.
Public can tour this traditional home on West 59th Street that received a modern twist.
These are recent questions and answers posted on KC Gardens, The Stars gardening blog. Questions come from readers, with answers from volunteers for Johnson Countys K-State Research and Extension, as well as Dennis Patton, Extension horticulture agent.
Matthew Vines has continued to arm himself in his fight to change traditional thinking among conservative Christians about the Bible and homosexuality.
The director of the excavations at Tell es-Safi, better known as the biblical city of Gath and the home of the Philistine champion Goliath, will be speaking at the University of Kansas.
DEAR ABBY: My 23-year-old son, Wayne, who is single, has a 3-year-old son. We didnt learn about the child until he was more than a year old, when Wayne was asked to take a paternity test. Luckily, we have been able to form a good relationship with our grandsons mother and see him often. However, our son has shown no interest. He pays child support but has little interaction.
DEAR MISS MANNERS: I did quite a bit of work for a group I belong to, and the organizers of the event wanted to thank me by taking me to lunch.