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On opposite sides of the world, humpback whales are migrating

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/aug/21/239842/ **More on humpback whales** I previously did a blog on humpback whales: http://www2.ljworld.com/weblogs/kansas-150th-birthday-is-almost-over/2012/aug/9/humpback-whales-celebrate-their-own-olym/ Today, however, the New York Times had much additional information, plus a video which you have to see if you are fascinated with humpback whales: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/21/science/earth/close-to-cape-cod-shore-humpback-whales-are-far-from-safe.html?hp There is also an article by the author of this ...

My first year at KU and Pearson Scholarship Hall - Part I

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/aug/17/239741/ **Pearson Scholarship Hall made a great difference in my life!** Pearson Scholarship Hall caused many life changes for me. But I want to go back a bit, first to my grandmother. *A life of growing up for my mother and father in Ottawa* My grandmother, Grace White, grew up ...

Write a sentence for each new word in the Oxford Dictionary of English

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/aug/10/239348/ **New words in the Oxford Dictionary of English** Now that the Olympics are over, we can get on with ordinary life. Why not try your English skills with the newest *words* from the Oxford Dictionary of English? The *Oxford Dictionary of English*, published by the Oxford English Dictionary, is ...

Humpback whales celebrate their own "Olympics" on the opposite side of the world

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/aug/09/239263/ **Humpback Whales Glide Past Sydney, Australia** Let us not forget the animals. While the Olympics celebrate human striving towards the top at its very best, animals are sometimes forgotten. Yet right now, in the harbor of Sydney, there is an amazing show taking place. Thousands of whales cross Australia's ...

Young people's blogs

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/aug/04/238818/ **This is amazing** and indeed it should be. A month or two ago I did a blog about a girl in Scotland who photographed and commented on the food in her school. Before she knew it, other young people were coming in with food from their *schools from around ...

The Olympic torch - going through the United Kingdom (pictures) - Part 2

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/26/238272/ ***The Olympic torch continues its way through the United Kingdom*** Beginning with Day 37, the Olympic torch continues its way through the United Kingdom. And again, there are tremendous pictures - it is a real education in another country! Before the Olympics begin, Friday morning, July 27, 2012, Big ...

Bayo Omolola: A Poem for President Atta Mills of Ghana

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/25/238263/ **Remembering President Atta Mills** Today I am sharing a poem by Bayo Omolola on remembering the great President Atta Mills of Ghana. **Cock Crows in Ghana** *- a poem honoring late President Atta Mills* *By Bayo Omolola* On his way, On a political tray, Death he met, And he ...

The Steel Pan - in Lawrence?

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/24/238118/ **I think a steel pan drum team would be great for Lawrence** The BBC today had a wonderful article on the history of steel pan drums. Take a look at it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18903131 Since I happen to really like and enjoy steel pan bands, I wonder if Lawrence has a ...

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela! - Updated July 19, 2012

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/18/237858/ **Today is Nelson Mandela's Birthday (July 18, 2012)** http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-_0f3zNfwQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mg_or0D4144 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbxbAz_OXNM **South Africans offer work on Mandela's Birthday for a good public cause** http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/18/237862/ Volunteers bring new shoes to schoolchildren in Soweto. http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/18/237863/ A fence is newly painted by volunteers at Batsogile Primary School in Soweto. Mandela Day asks ...

Turkish communities communicate via 'bird language'

Lawrence Morgan

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/2012/jul/16/237735/ *Turkish village uses bird whistle language to communicate over long distances* Ever since I visited Turkey years ago, I have always felt a special fondness for its people and culture. So this article is fascinating to me, and you might find it fascinating as well. Click on the following: ...

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