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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-08/bishops-perspective-importance-father
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-13/whats-bloom-himalayan-blue-poppy
Outdoors
Empire editorial: Mother's Day: It's not just cards and flowers

...Contrary to current, cynical wisdom, Mother's Day wasn't invented by greeting card...Wilson declared the first national Mother's Day in 1914. He was trying to keep...still on it. But at least we have Mother's Day. The author of America's first...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051307/opi_20070513025.shtml
Opinion
Mother's Day Wildlife Cruise tickets available

JUNEAU - Tickets for this year's Mother's Day Wildlife Cruise on May 9 are now available. Tickets, which sell for $40 each, will get cruisers aboard an Allen Marine catamaran...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/043010/out_629040491.shtml
Outdoors
WHAT'S IN BLOOM?

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-09/whats-bloom
Outdoors
Living and growing: A mother's holy work

Mother's day is a special day for me. This season I celebrate my oldest child's 24th birthday, a very happy occasion. Part of what goes...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-13/living-and-growing-mothers-holy-wor
Neighbors
Thanks for supporting the Juneau Jumpers

...culminated with a Spring Show in May and, new this year, a Mother's Day Cruise fund raiser. At the show, the team displayed...the Juneau Jumper program by attending the show. The Mother's Day cruise was a huge success. The weather was amazing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091309/nei_492631215.shtml
Aloha spreads across cultures

...now, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-19/aloha-spreads-across-cultures
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-16/living-and-growing-fatherhood-compl
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/zeina-karam/2013-08-01/latest-platform-syrias-president-

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