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Not alone

...needs, running to various doctor appointments, activities and just completing everyday errands leaves little time for moms and dads to consider their own needs. In an effort to give parents a time to gather and talk about their lives and special needs children...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-09/take-comfort
News
Pioneer Potluck: About birthday parties and starting traditions

...special when I was growing up also. My Dad took charge at the birthday table singing...The frosting for mine was chocolate. Dad loved Angel food cake too, but he like...beaten until it stood in "peaks." And Dads birthday was in February so we also had...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-08-12-4
Food

...one chore at a time."I think they initially thought, 'Dad, the chore thing has gone too far, you know, you are crazy...helped wash their car.Adam said he wasn't thrilled when his dad first proposed spending the summer doing chores for others...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-09-0
Community
Myla McFarland retires from Century 21/Freedom Realty

...great profession and I enjoyed it the whole thirty years. Sam Barnes and I partnered up about eight years ago when my mom and dad became ill and my load was heavy, she has been a great partner and friend and it'll be hard leaving her as we transition to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-08-11/myla-mcfarland-retires-from-cent
Dispatch
Leman, Schollenberg to go into Alaska High School Hall of Fame

...part is I'm going in with my dad. That's how I'm thinking...out of high school 11 years, dad hasn't coached in a while...one of the Homer's girls dads came up to me and said, just...father. "After the game, my dad was treating my ankle and he...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-02/leman-schollenberg-to-go-into-alas
Sports
Dads need recognition every day

...down the "World's Greatest Dad," mug for a second and think...understand that having one day for dads is not enough. We need to celebrate...as the women who bore them. Dads need to be recognized every day for doing dad things - and they need to be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-14/dads-need-recognition-every-day
Opinion
Very Good Girls

Now Playing Synopsis: Producer Naomi Foner (Running on Empty) takes the director's chair for this gentle and sensitive youth drama that follows two New York City teenagers and the events that put a strain on the bond between them during one of the last summers of their adolescence. Lilly (Dakota Fanning) is quiet, thoughtful and introspective -- the product of two conservative parents (Ellen Barkin and Clark Gregg) who keep a tight rein on her. Gerri (Elizabeth Olsen), on the other hand, is free-spirited, uninhibited and slightly caustic -- the daughter of a left-of-center mom and dad (Demi Moore and Richard Dreyfuss) who let her do whatever, and go wherever, she pleases. Shortly before they each leave for college in the fall, the girls spend most of their time together, whiling away pleasant afternoons, but soon they both meet and fall for the same boy -- artist David (Boyd Holbrook), who sells novelty ice-cream bars at Far Rockaway Beach. He decides that he much prefers Lilly to Gerry, and Lilly loses her virginity to him. The affair grows more serious, but Lilly can't bring herself to divulge the news to Gerry for fear of breaking her heart. Not long after, an unexpected tragedy occurs in Gerry's family and forces Lilly to reach out in an attempt to console her best friend. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi Cast: Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Richard Dreyfuss Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Salmonstock brings out miniature music lovers

...Collins played Friday and Saturday night at the festival. With her dad in two bands, Olivine has been exposed to an array of music...Murphy said. The family lives in Homer and Olivine saw her dad perform at Concert on the Lawn in the town earlier this summer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-02/salmonstick-brings-out-miniature-mus
News
Pioneer Potluck: About wastefulness, a big word with a lot of meaning

...Maybe a lottery - maybe everyone fish on odd and even days with the "A's" through K's" on even days and so on. My Mom and Dad taught us to eat everything on our plate. My Grandma and Grandpa preached to us, never waste a crust of bread because someday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-07-29
Food
Mother Nature shines on Soldotna's 55th Progress Days

...carving ended up winning the People's Choice award. "I started out one day when I had a dead tree in my yard so I picked up my dad's chainsaw and proceeded to wreck it, but kept practicing and teaching myself how to carve," said Hansen whose custom works...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-08-04/mother-nature-shines-on-soldotna
Dispatch

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