Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way the nice scenery go by. But somehow, I ended up accidentally learning a few things. Here are five of them.It ain't easy getting richI never knew much about the Klondike Gold Rush until we arrived in Skagway. More than a century before, hordes...
Super Bowl Media Day has a distinctive international flavor

...Now he's making his second Super Bowl appearance."I wouldn't say it (the journey) was bizarre, but it wasn't always easy," Vollmer said. "But I wouldn't trade it for anything, either."Puppet showInternational reporters tend to be some of...
District considers deficit atop deficit

...has been cut from district budgets over the past four years, a figure he described as "staggering.""My guess is anything easy probably got cut in here," he said, pointing to a chart displaying deficits of past years. "I have heard 2013 was very difficult...
University of Alaska dedicates herb book to Fairbanks expert

...and using fresh herbs in the Far North, dedicating it was as easy as sprinkling chives on a baked potato."An Alaska Herb Garden...know how to use them. That was me in the beginning."Mint is easy. It will take over a garden but can be added to tea, peas...
Run softly but carry a big hiking stick

It is easy to forget we live in a wilderness.We tread...Nature's course is never laid out to be easy for humans to navigate.Or hard.Nature's...misty mountain fjords, it is deceptively easy to stand too close to an embankment or stray...
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...leftovers but never touch your stash of ultra-light beer. For instance, another perk of "chubby-chasing": we're really easy to catch (we don't run fast or far and can be readily trapped - just lay out a tray of hot hors d'oeuvres). Seriously...
Falcons to chase Kings

...weakness, is just being calm and patient. There is no reason to throw a crosscourt pass to somebody when a short and simple easy pass is available. Those are the types of things we need to understand. The little things will work. Once we get past half...
Brady proves the NFL is about luck

...AFC championship game on Sunday is interesting, but only in a what-will-Belichick-think-of-next kind of way.It's easy to believe, given their history, that the Pats would be eager to gain any edge possible, but exactly why having a softer football...
Remembering MLK

...this holiday on the third Monday in January not as a racial event but as a reminder that freedom and equality aren't always easy or quick to obtain."There is something in the soul that cries out for freedom. There is something deep down within the very...
Meals with Midgi: Does size really matter?

...just two or three people in your home. Recipes these days are easy to cut in half and if you need help, shoot me an email, I'll...These are also great for parties and large groups. It's an easy recipe and a batch can go for one or two meals or feed a small...


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