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Pioneer Potluck: About wastefulness, a big word with a lot of meaning

...strangers will forever be the one thing that has endured me to Alaskans. I cooked a fine salmon, gutted and filleted by a man I had never met, in a old cast iron skillet that another person gave to me. I boiled potatoes in a coffee can, generously...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-07-29
Food
Rich Lowry: A father's gift - patience

...of a Lee tank, and the deep satisfaction of an intricate project done right.My dad was the gentlest and most patient man I ever knew. I would have learned from his example whether we had built that tank or not, but it stands out as a shared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-15/rich-lowry-a-fathers-gift-patienc
Opinion
Reeling it in: 'Draft Day' won't be a top pick

...potential star Vontae Mack complains in one of the film's never-ending phone call scenes. "I gotta go higher than 7th, man! I gotta! I've got nephews to take care of." How many nephews could Vontae possibly have that one of the lower end multi-million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-04-16/reeling-it-in-draft-da
Arts & Entertainment
A trust deficit

...O'Reilly that even though Clinton lied about not having sex with Monica Lewinsky, he still believed Clinton to be an honest man: "I think you can be an honest person and lie about any number of things," said Rather.George W. Bush was accused of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-10/a-trust-deficit
Opinion
Pioneer Potluck: About Dad 1945 to 1955

...venison in the mail. By the time it got to our doorstep, it had thawed and the package was leaking blood. That poor mail man - I still wonder what he thought. I cooked it - but to the very day I do not like venison! During a snowy cold, cold windy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-02-04-2
Food
Thomas Harold Witcher

...every day a blessing to those privileged enough to know him."Tamara said, "My dad was a giant, the strongest toughest man I ever knew, always there for me. Dad was a proud patriot, teaching Shane, me, and our kids to shoot and gun safety of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169674756
Trust is still an important virtue

...date, but something had come up and the date was canceled. Although the option of going trick or treating with a young man I value very much and his little brother. My grandmother has never really been very approving of celebrating "Hallow's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-11-10/verbatim-column
Schools
Good Samaritan saves boat

...get in his boat, race across the river and start baling out a boat that is minutes from going underwater. Who was this man? I recognized him, it was RW. Unlike the Lone Ranger, he did not leave a silver bullet behind but maybe a Silver K15 instead...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-28/good-samaritan-saves-boat
Letters
The two Mandelas

...result of more than two decades in prison that had robbed him of the fire that raged in his revolutionary belly as a younger man, I could not say. When we sat down in a sparse room to interview him, guards would not allow any recording, only handwritten...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-07/the-two-mandelas
Opinion
Bring the noise

...A couple of weeks ago, the bike instructor at the gym was taking suggestions for music to play during class. A young man - I'm guessing he's in his teens - suggested the song "Radioactive."My initial thought was wow, this kid knows his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-11-08/bring-the-noise
Community

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