I wish to share a concern with the community over the observance of the Pledge of Allegiance in the schools. I often substitute in Juneau schools and have had many opportunities to observe student participation in the Pledge, which happens first thing in the morning on a daily basis.
When Michael Letzring talks about the making of a documentary chronicling the journey to Alaska statehood, he laughed heartily when describing how more than a hundred hours of interviews had to be narrowed into an one-hour film. "That's the hard part," he said.
I legitimately fly fished once. It was on a stream flowing through private land in Colorado. It looked good; really good. Long looping casts unfurled like a backwards cursive 'C' onto the water. Trout would softly rise to the fly.
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