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Governor's Award ceremony highlights power of art in shaping young minds

"An airport was once built in the wrong spot..."So began one of the humorous limericks composed by master of ceremonies Tim Lamkin at Thursday evening's Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities ceremony, in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-02/governors-award-ceremony-highlights-pow
Local
Peter Swift Lesh

...humor. He loved words, puns and playing with language, worked crossword puzzles in pen and could often be heard reciting limericks from memory. He was making his nurses laugh right through his last days.Pete is survived by his father Jack Lesh; siblings...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168342001
Rhymes of the mariners: Fishermen gather in Kenai to share poetry, inspiration

...9 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.His poetry began as a way to entertain the kids on the boat. He'd write limericks and short verses for them. But on Friday evening, he recalled how fisherman responded to the first opening of the Cook Inlet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-19/rhymes-mariners-fishermen-gather-kenai-
State
Contest obsession is no bed of roses

...the local hardware store things like Swede saws and steak knife sets. Who can resist contests for naming tunes, composing limericks or answering a tough question? It doesn't even have to be a contest. A Juneau writer caught me with a radio commentary...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102200/Ope_BedORoses.html
Opinion
Recognitions

...Coyle, "Wind's Dream" by Elizabeth Cuadra, "In Winter" by Linda Daniel, "Le jardin" by Nancy DeCherney, "Juneau limerick" by Jim Hale, "Shedding Summer" by Robyn Holloway, "Another Subaru" by Holloway, "Christmas Morning" by Aleria Jensen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030207/nei_20070302007.shtml
Neighbors
In Dawson City, follow the outhouse to the bridge

...racers did a scavenger hunt along the route and had to hand in a limerick at the finish. Apparently, there are no political correctness...we'll give it our best shot. I would be honored to write the limerick. ***** Nita Nettleton can be reached at nitan@alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090901/opE_nettleton.shtml
Opinion
Read in heavenly peace: Share a holiday book with your family

...Angela's Ashes" tells a warm, tender Christmas story that his mother told him about herself as a 6-year-old living in Limerick, Ireland. She would look at the Baby Jesus in the crib at St. Joseph's Church and worry that he was cold, without even...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120707/boo_20071207002.shtml
Books
Juneau driver blues

...night Drive slower on black ice, especially on Sunny Point would be nice Please drive while alert, not drunk or demented This limerick I was inspired to write Because my son and our friend were hit Saturday night I'm glad my son's still here to go to college...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073003/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Mark Udall, son of Alaska conservation icon, carries legacy

...jobs and environmental preservation," Udall said. Patricia Limerick, a history professor and chairwoman of the University of Colorado's...we can do. These are areas where we can make progress,"' Limerick said. Stewart Udall, now 86, said he worked with both parties...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061206/sta_20060612030.shtml
News
FYI

...William Patrick Kushnick and Stephanie Irene Germeau, of Juneau. Fernando Garcia Martinez and Catherine Elizabeth Wallace, of Limerick, Ireland. Kevin Howard March and Jessica Marie Troupin, of Juneau. David Jermone Sullivan, of Corcoran, Minn., and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082309/nei_485063990.shtml

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