August Murphy posted a blog post
Our last night in Mississippi, there was a tornado. I had heard earlier in the day that there was a weather warning, but I didn’t pay it much heed. I think as a Calgarian, I have been desensitized to weather warnings. Around 9pm, the alarms went off…
Nov 8
August Murphy posted a blog post
We are fortunate to live only about an hour and a half away from Memphis, Tennessee, where there are many interesting things to do and see, as well as a lot of history. We visited the National Civil Rights museum, which was a thought provoking, sobe…
Oct 25
August Murphy commented on August Murphy's blog post Sun's out, Guns out
"Edit: I have since learned that rifles and shotguns are not the same thing. For the sake of clarity and accuracy:
A rifle shoots one bullet at a time, and is meant to have greater aiming accuracy. A shotgun shoots multiple smaller projectiles, calle…"
Oct 22
August Murphy posted a blog post
One of the things that I was most apprehensive about when I came to Mississippi was guns. Firearms. As a Canadian, the only guns I am familiar with (and I say familiar, not comfortable) are the ones that law enforcement have, and the hunting guns th…
Oct 10
August Murphy posted a blog post
Schools are structured a lot differently in Mississippi (or at least in Oxford). Elementary schools generally house two grades, with multiple classes of each grade. For example, there will be a grade 5-6 school, with about 6 classes of each grade. I…
Sep 20
August Murphy posted a blog post
My Mississippi experience began the minute I boarded the plane from Houston to Memphis. I came through the cabin door, and looked up, realizing that nearly everyone on the plane was decked out from head to toe in Ole Miss gear. I immediately felt ve…
Sep 10
August Murphy is now a member of Teaching Across Borders
Jul 9
August Murphy updated their profile
Jul 9