On Writing: Paragraphs

...the bed and his feet on the pillow.But long paragraphs like that in a newspaper are like waking up sniffing your spouse's toes.So I began deliberately shortening my paragraphs so they appeared more inviting. And in the process, I find that my approach...
Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...banging her head against the wall," says Robertson.Because the military still controls important political decisions, says Toe Kyaw Hlaing, an independent political analyst in Myanmar, the NLD and other political parties have to cooperate with the military...
Nation and World
Becoming Alaskan: So many great stories to be told

...contest were consumed, occasionally shouting something into the microphone. I could feel my body shaking slightly from head to toe. The winner was handed their prize amidst cheering and catcalls as I announced their name. Finally, I let out an inward sigh...
A mother's dilemma

...centimeters shorter than his left, and his right foot is missing two toes. To keep the foot will require years of painful, and costly...could ever get (his foot) amputated, ... He's got his toes, a perfectly good foot."With much to think over, Krysta...
Oregon public health officials: Teen girl has bubonic plague

...cases have been diagnosed in Oregon since 1995. No deaths have been reported.In 2012, an Oregon man lost his fingers and toes to the plague. He had contracted the disease from his cat after trying to remove a mouse from the cat's throat.The infectious...
Nation and World
Gimme a Smile: Fear and illusion: A trip to the airport

...continuous step breaks into two distinct steps that quickly get farther and farther apart. Time it wrong, and you'll find your toes hanging in midair, or your suitcase tipping over to tumble down the steps and take out the kids at the bottom who are wantonly...
Alaska Science Forum: Flesh-eating bugs gorge in the name of science

...husky in a plastic tote. In a 40-gallon barrel, a grizzly killed in defense of life and property. Its jaws, wrists and toe bones point to the ceiling.The visual is stirring, but a scent like leather and candy and hot springs makes breathing difficult...
Pure Sole: It hurts so good

...out-distance approaching fog on Heintzleman. I like leaning a stride ahead of a faster ultra-god on Annex Ridge or slogging toe-to-toe through a bushwhack with runners who have been featured on magazines. And I like just sitting so far back in a valley...
Park hosts outdoor yoga on Wednesdays

Breathe in the fresh air, feel the grass between your toes and say 'Namaste,' Juneau.Yoga in the Park is here for the first time in the capital city to help you find your center...
Twenty years of Toe

...of the community's premier cartoonist, Toe, Sundays won't be the same. The man...Juneau-Douglas City Museum has a collection of Toe Toons on display through April; the exhibit...Following the typical First Friday festivities, Toe will give a talk starting at 7 p.m. at...


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