Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...under one of her skis as her dog, Millie, tested the boundaries of the sport.But she, too, was soon off, teamed with her mom, on a debut skijoring trek that carried on for miles of fun."We had a blast," Robyn McGinnity said afterwards. "Millie...
2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

...night match on Rod Laver, then asked the crowd of 15,000 to help him sing Happy Birthday to his mother, Dijana."It's my mom's birthday, can you sing happy birthday?" he asked the crowd. He sang the whole song live on camera and then left the court...
Pride of Haines honored

...retirement of the number 42, it means the world to me. I could not have gotten this far in my career without the help of my mom and dad, Mark McNamara, and countless others. The community, here in Haines, has been so supportive of high school sports...
Travels with Harry: Relying on my French

...a good reason for this. I first read Harry Potter (in English) as a child and the copies I had were library copies. As my mom is a librarian, I always went to the top of the waiting list and never had a need to skulk around bookstores at midnight to...
Off the Beaten Path: The metaphysics of mountain madness

...Stop lying on the ground and let's go home," my girlfriend said. It hurt too much; I called out for a rescue. She and my mom hauled me to the car.On the way home I thought about Dupre and Aston's ridiculous yet impressive expeditions. I wondered...
The ruthless self-assessment of 'One Hot Mess'

...them out."A blog suits Bakalar's current situation perfectly. Mostly, it's a matter of time. As a professional and a mom, there's no time for long thoughtful essays. There is also the logistics of getting published in today's changing media-scape...
CCWFeatures | Art

...project, a permanent housing complex for homeless chronic inebriates. They had watched a film at the Gold Town Theater and their mom talked to them about Housing First as a potential solution for homelessness. "We like the idea," Toby said. "So this year...
My Turn: Juneau's best elementary school is ...

I have mixed feelings about standardized testing. As a mom, I dislike that my children's teachers are required to teach to the test instead of spending time instilling in them a love...
A new chapter

...called "Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed...which comes out Nov. 18. She, the other moms and the book's authors will all attend...and the Juneau community - and the other moms who found themselves in similar situations...
Pure Sole: The Christmas Smile

...drove slowly along."Harold, that looks like a good one," mom would say.We would drive on."Harold, that looks like a...giant steps seemed to cross rivers with each footfall. Somehow mom was never far from his side.When she tired, he would kiss...


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