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Bishop's Perspective: The importance of fathers

...100 years ago, in 1909, Sonora Dodd, a 27-year-old woman from Spokane, Wash., was in church listening to a Mother's Day sermon. Her father had raised her and her five younger brothers by himself after her mother died, and she wondered...

...shades of pastel purple, dark pink and pure white. Selections of this primrose will be available during the annual Mother's Day Super Plant Sale happening this Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Safeway parking lot. ? "What's in Bloom...
What's in Bloom: Himalayan blue poppy

...well here in a sunny position with a rich, well-drained organic soil. Plants may often be purchased at the annual Mother's Day plant sale or may be grown from seed. Meconopsis is from the Greek words mekon (poppy) and opsis (appearance...
Aloha spreads across cultures, they are thinking of moving back to Ingra, she said. They expect to sell hundreds of leis this season between Mother's Day and Father's Day, she said. Exact sales numbers are confidential."The smell makes me miss home," she said...
Living and growing: Fatherhood complexities

...connection with Father's Day. Father's Day founder Sonora Dodds was raised by her single dad. She attended church one Mother's Day and while listening to the sermon, she realized that her father was her mother! Thus, Father's Day was born...
Slack Tide: Everything you wanted to know about Valentine's Day

...go to Justin Bieber.These days, Valentine's Day has grown into a commercialized holiday on par with Halloween, Mother's Day and Income Tax Day (I know my little dependents can't wait to hang up their 401K stockings). Valentines now extend...
Muller carries Folk Fest traditions forward

...about love and politics basically and how they don't really fit together. There's a song I wrote for my mom on Mother's Day, the year she was diagnosed with cancer. There's a song about growing up in Juneau. There's songs about falling...
Mail carrier food drive to take place this Saturday, May 11

Mail carriers are hoping Juneau residents will put something else besides Mother's Day cards in mailboxes on Saturday, May 11 - nonperishable food items.That's when the annual mail carrier food drive will be taking...
Class teaches healthy, affordable cooking with a big dose of fun

...age 10, makes omelets at home."I make breakfast for me and my mom," he said. "I made her breakfast in bed on Mother's Day.The children take turns scrambling eggs, then line up while McDonald heats oil in a skillet."It's ready when...
Latest platform for Syria's president: Instagram

...a picture of Mrs. Obama so humble. God Bless Mrs. Assad," reads a comment beneath a picture of Asma Assad at a Mother's Day function in March, feeding an elderly Syrian woman.Assad inherited power in 2000, raising hopes that the lanky...


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