On Writing: Telling the Story

...Canterbury Tales, Chaucer portrays a group of pilgrims telling each other stories along the...other profoundly moving. But one of the pilgrims, the Squire, tells the most inept story...and with no end in sight, the other pilgrims stop him, thank him for a story well...
My Turn: Gratitude

...the holiday with a meal held in 1621 by the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims who settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Our grade school...recounted the generosity of the Wampanoag and the gratitude of the Pilgrims. While over-commercialization of many American holidays...
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...was a three-day feast held by the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony in 1621 to express...the New World. Historians believe the Pilgrims based their Thanksgiving on the Jewish...sound "ewy" to us, but consider a Pilgrim's revulsion at, say, a Spicy Beef...
Living and Growing: A season of giving thanks

...given through the hand of a friend. In those early years, the pilgrims who settled the Plymouth Colony faced hard and even starving...clams... now, I, your magistrate, do proclaim that all ye pilgrims, with your wives and little ones, do gather... and render...
Death Notice: James Jefferson Pilgrim

James Jefferson Pilgrim died June 12, 2014 at the age of 56. Pilgrim was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 29, 1957...mother, Norma Reher; siblings, Jerry McCleary, Jean Pilgrim, Jay Threet, John Robinson and Janel Moss; his wife...
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Today in sports history

...yacht Vigilant wins the America's Cup with a three-race sweep over the British challenger Valkyrie II.1903 - The Boston Pilgrims win the first World Series, 5 games to 3, with a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.1947 - The NHL holds its first...
"Pilgrim's Wilderness" author Tom Kizzia to lead Friday's Sound and Motion

...Homer writer Tom Kizzia, author of "Pilgrim's Wilderness." Kizzia's talk, "Transcendentalists, Puritans and Pilgrims in Alaska," will draw on his travels...with the Calvinist cult world of the Pilgrim Family.A question-and-answer...
Today In Sports History

Oct. 11903 - The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Pilgrims 7-3 in the first World Series game. Jimmy Sebring hits the first Series homer, Deacon Phillippe is the winning pitcher and...
Book details escaping Papa Pilgrim trip 'to hell'

...ANCHORAGE - Tom Kizzia knew the saga of Papa Pilgrim inside and out.As the former statewide...covered the story of Robert Hale, aka Papa Pilgrim. He knew about Hale's long battle with...with a deft touch in his new book, "Pilgrim's Wilderness, A True Story of Faith...
'Pilgrim' benefits from expert casting

...O'Malley has been producing a graphic novel called "Scott Pilgrim." Pilgrim, the novel's hero, is a 23-year old Canadian...called "Sex Bob-omb," and a part-time slacker. Pilgrim falls in love with an American girl named Ramona Flowers...


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