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Kaycee's Columns

From 2005 through 2011, Kaycee was a contributor to the on-line site "Useless Knowledge". The site's rules don't allow us to repost any of Kaycee's articles, but by clicking the titles below, you can read them on the original UK site, or click here for the list of Kaycee's Articles on the U-K site.

Column Title Date Published
The Other Shoe Dropped, What Next Lord? June 24, 2011
Reaching Out June 13, 2011
What Is In The Water In North Central Texas? May 23, 2011
Texas Teacher Accused of Misconduct With Student Is Arrested May 20, 2011
2011 NASCAR Week 5: State of the Union Mar 28, 2011
Goodbye Liz, May Your Star Shine Bright In The Heavens Mar 25, 2011
The Texas Budget: And I Live in Texas Why Again??? Mar 16, 2011
NASCAR for Angie Mar 13, 2011
What the Texas Mental Health Budget Cuts Could Mean To Me Mar 11, 2011
2011 NASCAR Week 3: State of the Union Mar 9, 2011
Thoughts on an Early Spring Day Mar 4, 2011
White Shoulders Mar 3, 2011
2011 NASCAR Week 2: State of the Union Mar 1, 2011
Insights on Contributing Again Feb 28, 2011
Who Is Your Toughest Critic? July 14, 2010
Stewart Got Called Home July 7, 2010
Relay For Life June 2, 2008
Anti-Jack McClellan? OH YES I AM!!! August 2, 2007
Stewart In A Box June 28, 2007
The Morning Ritual June 18, 2007
What I Learned From A Yard Sale June 11, 2007
Moving 1,100 Miles Back Home June 6, 2007
Everything's Coming Up Pearls July 7, 2006
Who Do I Have To Kill To Get A Cupcake? June 27, 2006
Moderators on a Forum June 23, 2006
Tales of a Mother with a Child That Has a Disability June 22, 2006
Happy Father's Day June 18, 2006
Tips for Gardening in Hot Weather June 17, 2006
If It's Summer, Why Are You Bored? June 16, 2006
Training Pants for Toddlers June 15, 2006
An Inner City Kindergarten Graduation June 14, 2006
The Quest to Quit Smoking June 13, 2006
The Toyota Factor May 25, 2006
Cross Town Classic Becomes Cross Town Brawl May 22, 2006
Jimmie Johnson is One Million Dollars Richer May 21, 2006
Cheating in NASCAR? May 20, 2006
What A Blended Family Goes Through May 17, 2006
Thoughts May 15, 2006
The Life And Legacy Of Chicago's Own Beverly Nicholson May 10, 2006
Escape May 9, 2006
Re-Changing The Family Wall AGAIN! May 8, 2006
Now I Know How A Pin-Cushion Feels! May 5, 2006
Struggling Against Depression April 27, 2006
Happy Birthday Little One April 24, 2006
Swisher Sweet April 22, 2006
My Goddaughter Sophia April 21, 2006
The Cocktail Napkin April 20, 2006
A Taste Test of Jelly Beans April 18, 2006
Small World After All April 17, 2006
History Books April 16, 2006
Freedom April 15, 2006
April 14, 1865 April 14, 2006
Scenes From The News April 14, 2006
Shout Out to my Jersey Fans! April 13, 2006
The Truth and Nothing but the Truth April 12, 2006
The Wisconsin Badgers - What Hockey Teams! April 11, 2006
Thoughts On A 20th High School Reunion April 11, 2006
The Baby In the Picture April 10, 2006
I Have Nothing To Be Sorry About! April 9, 2006
Brett Favre, Can You Make Up Your Mind? April 8, 2006
Why Do They Insist On Spring Break? April 7, 2006
Talking To The Dead April 6, 2006
A Decade of Singing April 5, 2006
What Do You Mean By Permanent Nerve Damage? April 4, 2006
Hotel Versace? April 1, 2006
Why I Haven't Written March 31, 2006
Loss Of A Good Columnist March 28, 2006
How To Dress To Embarrass Your Ten-Year-Old March 26, 2006
Don't Say Goodbye March 25, 2006
Mars To Release "Healthy" Chocolate March 22, 2006
My Butterfly Is Staying: It Must Be Spring March 21, 2006
The Butterfly Landed March 20, 2006
How To Prevent Head Lice March 19, 2006
HBO Documentary - Paper Clips March 18, 2006
The Two Hardest Words To Say March 17, 2006
Late Night Commercials March 16, 2006
South Park To Lose Character Actor Isaac Hayes March 14, 2006
No, Yo Cannot Have A Monkey March 14, 2006
Secretary Of The Interior Resigns March 13, 2006
Alfred Hitchcock: The Original Master Of Suspense March 12, 2006
What Do Readers Want To Read? March 11, 2006
A Mother's Worst Nightmare March 10, 2006
You Worked HOW Many Hours? March 9, 2006
Pandora's Box Openeda March 8, 2006
Everyone Hates A Quitter March 7, 2006
No, You Don't Know Me March 6, 2006
Medical Claims March 5, 2006
Saddam Gets His Day In Court March 3, 2006
525,600 Minutes March 1, 2006
From Cincinnati To Los Angeles February 28, 2006
The Dove Of Peace May Be In Iraq February 27, 2006
I Don't Need Your Civil War February 26, 2006
The Three Most Painful Words February 25, 2006
Shiite Muslums vs Sunni Muslims This Week On Celebrity Boxing February 24, 2006
Supreme Court To Rule On Partial Birth Abortion February 23, 2006
Death Squads May Be Iraqi Shiite Police February 22, 2006
Thoughts on NASCAR's New Season February 21, 2006
Herb Brooks, Where Are You When We Need You? February 20, 2006
Finding Old Friends February 19, 2006
Strip Searches: Necessary or Cruel? February 18, 2006
Bush Proposes Domestic Spying February 17, 2006
Without Me February 16, 2006
The Rings February 16, 2006
Poor Paul Van Der Sloot February 15, 2006
A Poll For The Marriage February 14, 2006
Man Bashing February 13, 2006
Scenes From A Hospital February 12, 2006
Good Morning America - Today's Show, Battle Of The Mothers February 10, 2006
Just Another Bullying Column February 9, 2006
The Pigeon February 8, 2006
"Touched By An Angel" is Touched by Cencorship February 7, 2006
Flight 93 - A TV Movie Revue February 5, 2006
I'm A Goofy Goober, Yeah! February 5, 2006
Scenes From A Laptop February 4, 2006
Yeah, Let's Give Valium to a Manic Depressive January 17, 2006
News From The Illness Front December 16, 2005
Another Memory Captured On Film December 12, 2005
If You Don't Like What I Write, Do Not Read it! December 11, 2005
Dear Merlin. I Love You! December 9, 2005
The ME Day! December 8, 2005
My Friend, Peter Standingcloud December 7, 2005
Whatever Shall I Write? December 7, 2005
Writers and Pen Names December 6, 2005
What Do I See In The Mirror? December 4, 2005
No Jonathan! Don't Go! December 3, 2005
What Do Babies Dream Of? December 2, 2005
Changing The Family Wall December 2, 2005
Would You Know Your Own Veins? November 29, 2005
Where Are You Christmas? November 28, 2005
Bringing Comfort Into The Emergency Room November 9, 2005
Violations On A Personal Level November 9, 2005
A World Of Pain November 7, 2005
Rosa Parks: She Sat and Started Civil Rights October 26, 2005
37 Years of Remembrance October 24, 2005
All Aboard The Bully Bus October 20, 2005
Just Who Is Kaycee Nilson? October 18, 2005
Chicago White Sox Won The Pennant! October 17, 2005
Out of the dust, INXS Rises Again October 15, 2005
Why Kaycee Writes What She Writes October 14, 2005
When a Young Life Is Cut Short October 12, 2005
Kaycee's Two Cents October 11, 2005
The Mural In Danger October 10, 2005
Super Star: Starring Molly Shannon, Will Farrell, Harland Williams And Glynis Johns October 8, 2005
Room 18: The Gladiator Room October 7, 2005
Who Are You? October 6, 2005
The Lambeau Leap - A Tradition Violated October 5, 2005
My Soul Daughter September 28, 2005
Hackberry, Louisiana: A Small Town Destroyed September 27, 2005
Port Arthur, Texas And Beaumont, Texas Are Still Closed Down September 26, 2005
Tiny Accomplishment, But Boy Does It Feel Good September 25, 2005
In The Middle of a Rap Song Writing Session September 24, 2005
What Is It Rita? Wasn't Katrina Enough To Tear Up The Gulf? September 23, 2005
1,200 People Saved by Just One Man September 21, 2005
Beslan Russia: Three Days of Fear September 19, 2005
The Fine Art of Bullying September 13, 2005
The Tables Are Turned On The Shoe-Hater Of Humboldt Park September 12, 2005
When You Start Playing "What's That Smell" It's Time To Go Home September 10, 2005
Another Stab At Physical Therapy September 8, 2005
How "Green" Is Your Bay? September 6, 2005
Katrina, Thou Heartless Wench! September 3, 2005
Some Of My Famiy Has Escaped Katrina September 1, 2005
Will There Be A New Orleans for the Saints To March Into? August 31, 2005
Making Money Off Of Murder August 16, 2005
Commercials and Men and Women August 15, 2005
Stay FAR away From Kuro5hin's Site! August 13, 2005
Bringing "Hope" To Those In Despair August 12, 2005
Tonight, Tonight August 11, 2005
A Mother Writes About Natalee Holloway August 10, 2005
I Like Air Supply August 7, 2005
For A Moment, I Had It All August 4, 2005
My Wishes For My Memorial Services July 29, 2005
Take a "Journey" With Me July 28, 2005
If You Like Me, You Like Me; If You Don't Like Me, You Don't July 27, 2005
Can I Just Get Some Gas? July 25, 2005
Honor July 22, 2005
Just Call Me "Mom", Everyone Else Does July 21, 2005
Still Ruler of the Universe, Stewart the Cat! July 20, 2005
The Long Road Back July 14, 2005
Car Shopping and Other Things July 8, 2005
After Burn June 28, 2005
On Being Burned June 25, 2005
Thoughts That Race Through My Mind June 23, 2005
All You Really DO Need Is Love June 22, 2005
The Strength Of My Brother June 21, 2005
Horse Racing In The Depression Era June 20, 2005
Hi Daddy! I Love You! June 20, 2005
Shaken Baby Syndrome: A New Look June 15, 2005
For The Broken Hearted, Battle Scarred June 15, 2005
Kiata: My Precious Angel June 14, 2005
The United States Customs is a Joke! June 14, 2005
A Non-Sports Writer Goes To Wrigley Field June 11, 2005
Chicago's Alarming Rate Of Offensive Ads June 9, 2005
The Road I'M On June 7, 2005
A Glimpse June 6, 2005
The Devastation of a Mid-30's Woman June 5, 2005
School Suspensions: Effective Discipline, Or Vacation For The Student? June 4, 2005
An Open Letter To Andrea Yates June 2, 2005
The Strange But True Story Of Dr. Carl Van Cosel June 2, 2005
Electronic Pets: Why Can't I Keep Them Alive? June 1, 2005
The Charitable Side of NASCAR Drivers May 31, 2005
Dear Jimmie, I Still Miss You May 30, 2005
A Tradition Violated, A Columnist Attacked May 29, 2005
Through The Eyes of a Three Year Old May 28, 2005
Fairplay CO: The Prettiest Town I've Ever Been In May 27, 2005
Hateful and Misconstrued Comments About My Column May 27, 2005
Harry Caray Must Be Rolling In His Grave May 26, 2005
I Want To Be Published May 26, 2005
Just another Sleepless Night May 25, 2005
The Joy of Painting (Ha Ha Ha!) May 24, 2005
Thank You Gevalia! May 23, 2005
One Of The Best Days Of My Life May 21, 2005
Spring Cleaning: What Compels Us To Do It? May 20, 2005
Are There Still Only Two Kinds of People In the World? May 19, 2005
Sisters of the Soul May 18, 2005
How To Do Depression Properly May 17, 2005
When To Let Go May 17, 2005
If It Is May, Why Am I So Cold? May 16, 2005
Women Who Love Deadly Criminals May 15, 2005
Stanley Kubrick: Mastermind or Madman? May 15, 2005
My Biggest Obsession May 14, 2005
Two Presidents and Why I Admire Them May 12, 2005
To My Butterfly: My Daughter and my Friend May 11, 2005
A Test Drive of Pain Patches May 11, 2005
One of the Best Sequels I've Ever Seen May 10, 2005
Today's Teens and Respect: Where Has It Gone? May 10, 2005
MSN Groups: New Places to meet Friends May 9, 2005
The Show Haters of Humbolt Park May 9, 2005
Thanks to a Wonderful Teacher May 8, 2005
To Daddy: With All My Love May 8, 2005
What is a Juggalo? May 7, 2005
My Mother: The Strongest Lady I Know May 7, 2005
NASCAR: 43 Men Going Left for 500 Miles May 7, 2005
Boys in Dresses: The Phenomenon of Drag Queen Movies May 7, 2005
Making a Friend Through Useless Knowledge May 6, 2005
Sophistication in a Tin May 5, 2005
Cartoons: Not Just for Kids Any More May 4, 2005
Friendship and Betrayal: Two Sides of an Ugly Coin May 2, 2005
For The Love of a Good Man May 2, 2005
Gee, Thanks for the Turn Signal, Buddy! May 1, 2005
The Wonderland of John C. Holmes April 30, 2005
Anthony Stewart, Ruler Of The Universe April 22, 2005
3 Children, 3 Stages Of Life: 2 Parents Hiding In The Closet April 21, 2005