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Car Accident Injuries Have You Feeling Out of Place at Work

John Phythyon

We all need to work to earn a living so what happens when an injury leaves you unable to return to work not just for a week or two but indefinitely? Car accident injuries can be so severe that you may have to endure several operations and have rehabilitation treatment ...

Plan Long-Term Care for Your Parents Well in Advance

John Phythyon

When your parents begin approaching retirement age, start planning for their long-term care. More than 70% of older people find themselves in long-term care facilities or needing help around the house. It is expensive, and few retirees and their children have enough money in their savings accounts to fund this ...

Five Things You Should Do That Allow You to Enjoy Your Retirement

John Phythyon

After working hard for many years, your retirement years beckon as a chance to take things easy and live a little. However, this is not always the case for many seniors because they do not have their affairs in order. Retirement is meant to be enjoyed and should not be ...

Steps to Stay Afloat During Business Slowdown

John Phythyon

If there is one thing that 2020 taught us, it was how to adapt to hard times. Many businesses suffered huge losses during the year, but where some were able to navigate the slowdown, others went belly up or tanked. The company that makes it during a difficult time is ...

How to Convince your Boss to Let you Work from Home

John Phythyon

The traditional office setting has certain advantages: it is set up for face-to-face interaction, encourages productivity, a sense of community, and more. However, with access to many cloud-based management tools and reliable video meeting services, more employees are beginning to work from home. In the present pandemic, many employees are ...

My Favorite Game

John Phythyon

Getting into World of Warcraft (WoW) can be quite intimidating. Modern WoW is more accessible to get into than WoW Classic. The classic version emulates what WoW was like back in 2006 without extensions, offering a more hardcore and slower experience. **Choosing a server** You have to choose a server, ...

Review: 'Seller Door' strong but goes too far

John Phythyon

The tricky thing with art — the hard part, if you will — is knowing when to quit. When have you made your point well, and when have you gone too far? Larry Mitchell’s “Seller Door,” which opened at the Lawrence Arts Center on Friday night, doesn’t quite hit that ...

Review: 'Over Here!' a top-notch production but misses boat on nostalgia

John Phythyon

A trip back to World War II through the music of the era sounds like a delightful vehicle for a musical revue. But without any of the actual songs that were popular during the time period, Kansas University Theatre’s production of “Over Here!” feels strange as a nostalgia piece. Written ...

KU concludes theatre season with trip back to the 1940s

John Phythyon

Kansas University Theatre concludes its season with a trip down memory lane, when it opens “Over Here!” Friday night. The 1974 musical with a score by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman and book by Will Holt goes back to the early days of World War II to explore life ...

Review: Strong performances, direction make 'Gatsby' a must-see

John Phythyon

An American classic comes to life on the Theatre Lawrence stage in Simon Levy’s adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” Strong performances, sure-handed direction, and clever sets make for an engaging evening at the theater. Based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, the play tells the story of Jay Gatsby (Garrett ...

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