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Fourth of July in Kenai

...invited Thompson to one of their meetings and he entertained an audience for 90 minutes reciting notable poems from Robert Service and Robert Frost, as well as "Flander's Fields.""(Thompson) is an amazing speaker and an interesting individual...

...tall tales of Alaska. Most of them are true!! If you are lucky you will hear Bob read his favorite stories from Robert Service. Our visitors this year were early, along with the mosquito's, Bobs son, Mugs, wife Nicole and children, Robert...
Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...poems to each other about how cool the other one was, he said.He characterizes his poetry as "more in the style of Robert Service, as opposed to some kind of slam jam. It's not the slam tram," he said, laughing."I believe people who write...
Community News and Notes

...Kenai weather permitting. Contact Mike Lott at 907-690-2032. Donations welcome.- The reunion for Anchorage's Robert Service High School class of 1974 will be July 25-26. If you are a graduate or know someone who is, please contact Sharon...
Pioneer Potluck: More school stories

...Huckleberry Finn with great expression and much emotion. He read most of Mark Twain's books and all Robert Frost and Robert Service poems. We didn't have to put our head down on the desk for a nap but we did have to pay attention or he would slammed...
Church News 8 p.m. at Soldotna High School. Please join us for dinner and an evening of fun entertainment, including Robert Service poetry, skits, songs, bluegrass music and more! Tickets are $10 per person or $25 per family (kids under 5 are...
What goes on under the snow?

...iceworm - which is a real creature. Don't feel bad if you thought the iceworm was the stuff of legend because, as Robert Service notes, "It is not strange that you should fail to know, since ice-worms are peculiar to the Mountain of Blue...
Pioneer Potluck: About rain, more rain and more rain.

...Our unfinished house was cozy and warm. We read stories to each other by lamplight (he is a much better reader, Robert Service is his best!) We laughed; we giggled and had lots of fun reading by the light of the lamp, sitting around the...
Getting strange in the midnight sun

...the breath that gave us the power to cross the lake so swiftly.We weren't moiling for gold alone, but I think Robert Service got it right long before anyone got the crazy idea to commemorate the gold rush with a 460-mile canoe race."There...
SoHi grad telling Alaska tales

...the Alaskan's recitation of Robert Service's "Grin," Moose Jaw - whose...performer.Seims, who integrates Robert Service poems and his own original works...I did probably more of the Robert Service than I normally do," he said...


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