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"Cabin Fever" a fluffy summer-ending read

...but first, read "Cabin Fever" by Mandy Smith (with Nicola Stow), and buckle up.If it wasn't for domestic violence, Mandy...unless you count the sex: author Mandy Smith (with Nicola Stow) doggedly writes about sex on planes, the beach, pools, in...
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Kids and fish: a magic combination the main character of a bad 80s slasher flick.Needless to say, Grandma was shocked when we showed up to the house to stow a batch of fish in the freezer and shower up. And really, between Billy's appearance, spattered with fish blood from head...
The Bookworm Sez: Start 'Badluck,' but stick with it

...the new memoir "Badluck Way" by Bryce Andrews (c.2014, Atria Books, $25, 256 pages), there's also a wrong way to stow your stuff: a man's boots, for instance, do not belong beneath a desk.Ever since he could remember, Bryce Andrews was...
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...For Tauck's Bridges program, which specializes in multi-generational family trips, guests are asked to "turn off and stow their smart phones, tablets and other portable electronic devices during shared group time."Tauck spokesman Tom Armstrong...
Stow your gear the right way: A little tender loving care now will ensure tight lines next fishing season

Long cold winter nights offer time to sit back and rehash stories about the one that got away this season, but now with the open water freezing over, if gear hasn't been stored someplace cozy and dry, there may be another similar story told next winter.
Kasilof kayaker develops carry-all accessory

The Paddle Pack is made to break down quickly and stow easily. Photo by Max Fjelstead For those with a passion for paddling, few things are more rewarding than kayaking deep into an...
Game department plans Anchorage bear awareness campaign

...keep bears wild and alive -- or face a $100 fine. The campaign will encourage residents to keep garbage away from bears and stow bird feeders until fall to so bears don't seek food on decks and in driveways. Since 1995, at least 99 bears have been shot...
Time to unpack last year's championship gear

...a few of Soldotna's players took it upon themselves to have all the returning members from last year's state title squad stow away their prized championship sweatshirts and rings. "It was us as captains," said senior running back Marvin Tate. "A...
Fishing the Gulf the willies. On the right day, however, it can give you the time of your life.On a perfect mid-August morning, I stow the anchor line while my friend Doug Green steers the 34-foot Suq'a toward the open water of the Gulf of Alaska. The engines...
Just say 'Arrr!' talk like a pirate? Say "Arrr" a lot. Substitute "Belay that" for "Stop that." Instead of "Shut up," say, "Stow that." When answering the phone, say, "Ahoy, Mate," or, if the caller is hip, "Avast ye salty sea dog," or, "Ahoy...


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