Reader blogs

African Dirge for Maya Angelou by Bayo Omolola

women'scouncil image

Bayo Omolola Bayo Omolola is a good friend of mine, and he has been a guest poet in this column before. He is Adjunct Faculty ...


How to get started with a home yoga practice

OK, so you’ve been going to yoga class every Monday evening for a couple of years, and you love it. But you don’t seem to ...


Graduates - Take your time, see what you really enjoy doing in life, and how you can make a difference (1)

Make a difference Stand back, take a look at your life, see what you can do to make a difference. Wangari Maathai is a ...


The “List” Goes On and On

DoD Identifies Army Casualty 05/15/2014 02:40 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-248-14 May 15, 2014 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today ...


The University of The Gambia and Gambia College graduation

Ebrahima Mbowe image

Convocation ceremonies for the University of The Gambia and Gambia College (The Gambia, West Africa) For this interview from The Gambia, Mr. Ebrahima Mbowe, with ...


Hula Dancing from Hawaii - Merrie Monarch festival - tomorrow (repeat of Friday’s event) at 4pm Saturday afternoon; then streaming live with Saturday’s event at 11pm CST

StarAdvertiser image

The Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition-Don't Miss It The link below takes you to the live streaming festival of hula competition in Hawaii. There is ...


Three Miraculous Things

deepbrazil images

Searching for a brother, a father, and long-ago roots in another country These are three great articles and films. Two, a video and a film, ...


Making focus a habit will help you avoid slumps

Mastering Tadasana (Mountain pose) can help you build a habit of focus that will improve your posture and also keep you from slumping in your daily life.

Often the first pose in a yoga class is the simplest — simply standing in Tadasana (Mountain pose). You are instructed to balance the weight ...


A 13 year old Mongolian woman, and 2 Kahzak hunters, father and son: using trained eagles to hunt for prey in Mongolia image

This is incredible journalism These pictures depict a way of life so completely different from that of the western world, that I can only watch ...


The lunar eclipse on video (in case you couldn’t stay up) and songs about the moon, April 15, 2014

Griffith image

In case you weren't able to stay up all night for the lunar eclipse, here it is on video tape, as well as some great ...

Reply 2 comments from Lawrence Morgan

Wind versus Tourism

Boundary of Tallgrass Prairie overlaid on a map of wind potential.

I normally stay out of politics. I understand the physical world better than I understand the world of politics, but I have to point out ...

Reply 2 comments from Ken Lassman

Springtime - and Pharrell Williams creates the song “Happy” which has now spread around the world

Image Pharrell Williams

It's spring - and this is the time for Happiness The equinox - the first day of spring - was at 11:57 A.M., March 20th, ...


Singing bus driver in San Francisco

Mike Kepka photograph

No. 29-Sunset bus driver changes the day for many people in San Francisco Mike Kepka has done a wonderful job writing this blog, especially with ...


Google Fiber is coming to nine more cities; but Lawrence is not on the list

Android Authority image

Google Fiber is soon to be in nine more cities Google announced today that it would be considering laying fiber cable for nine more cities ...

Reply 7 comments from Lawrence Morgan Marada Dee Richard Heckler Dave Bonnell Joshua Montgomery

$20,000 urinal sculptures just right for John Waters visit to Lawrence

Chronicle image

$20,000 urinal sculptures should be shown for Larry Waters' visit The moment I saw these sculptures, I knew where they ought to be shown: as ...


If you missed the event live, here is a video of Jumbo asteroid 2000 EM26, which was not seen (“recovered”) tonight

Here is tonight's video from the Slooh Observatory - the Jumbo asteroid 2000EM26 was supposed to be seen as it passed the earth tonight, February ...


Help create videos and articles for next year’s Valentines Day - February 25, 2015


Many points of view for Valentine's Day 2015 The New York Times published this series of articles and videos today, February 14, 2014. It's going ...


Lawrence and High Speed Internet - Left Behind or Moving Ahead

thegigCity image

Chattanooga - Way ahead when it comes to fast-paced Internet Here is an important story in today's New York Times - about how Chattanooga moved ...

Reply 1 comment from Joshua Montgomery

It’s time that Lawrence has a Martin Luther King, Jr., Street, and also a Nelson Mandela Street, Community Center or Nature Pathway

theepochtimes image

Martin Luther King Jr. Street, and Nelson Mandela Nature Trail or Community Center It's about time for a Martin Luther King Jr. street in Lawrence. ...

Reply 2 comments from Lawrence Morgan Frankie8

Return to home for the whooping cranes - and a new perspective for 2014

Heather Ray photograph

Return to home, with a new, expanded view on life What better site for welcoming in the New Year, than that of the whooping cranes ...

Reply 2 comments from Lawrence Morgan Marada Dee