'So We Read On?' an enlightening tribute to 'The Great Gatsby'

...a faculty meeting."This is not a book for such eggheads. Corrigan, known to NPR listeners as the book critic for Fresh Air, has produced an easy-reading combination of biography, literary history and memoir that's aimed at those of us...
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction should be for her role in promoting corrupt Republican politicians. Begich's election in 2008 was a breath of fresh air for Alaska - a new beginning, a new generation. I look forward to the reelection of Begich, whose work ethic is second...
State complains about leased building air quality

...ventilation. The bank is building a new branch in an adjoining lot. Heavy equipment has been operating near the building's fresh air intake.The state does not want employees working in areas where they don't feel that they're most productive or...
A conversation with Marcus Gardley and Nakissa Etemad

...planet. I got off the plane and I took the breath of fresh air, my lungs expanded and I saw the mountains, and I thought...planet. I got off the plane and I took the breath of fresh air, my lungs expanded and I saw the mountains, and I thought...
Empire Editorial: The hidden truth behind the Legislature's extra days

...Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau could advertise a thrilling tour through Alaska democracy. Who needs sunshine and fresh air when you have the Alaska Legislature?It's sure to rake them in.? Empire editorials are written by the Juneau Empire's...
Opinion | AK legislature
New invention provides mobility for any ability

...Bob said. "But there's no reason they have to sit. ... People can use them to get out and enjoy the outdoors and fresh air, and still be stable, and able to get the exercise they need, get the movement their bodies need."His father, while...
Bigs and Littles hit the slopes

...excellent Eaglecrest staff hosting made for an enjoyable bonding experience for Big Brothers Big Sisters matches. Exercise, fresh air, and a healthy dose of "trying something new" is good for everyone! Big thanks to Eaglecrest and especially Julie...
Two friends, 27 years of outdoor adventures

...been doing these things together for about 27 years."On this day, their hike was about more than just enjoying the fresh air. Leamer is preparing to hike to the summit of Mount Rainier in early September and Hadsel has taken on the task of being...
On the Trails: Autumn is here in earnest

...I try to get outdoors every day, talking a walk on one of our trails; maybe not a long walk, but I'm out in the fresh air, seeing something besides four walls. I sometimes play a game with myself: the challenge is to find at least one thing...
Pets without people spend Christmas among friends

...has worked at the shelter for four years, with a few years off in between. When she takes Jacques outside for a little fresh air, he lets his leash fall slack and positions his head along Snyder's shins. His milky pale blue eyes - as big as quarters...
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