Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Travel Time

We visited family and friends, drove back roads, ate out and took advantage of being on vacation.

  • Oct 5, 2019
Nick Varney
Nick Varney
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Remembering the airplanes of World War II

Recipes this week: Peanut butter bread, tomato sauce pot roast, carrot pie

  • Oct 5, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Minister’s Message: There is joy in serving others

As Disciples of Christ we are called to serve God and others.

  • Oct 5, 2019

Pioneer Potluck: How could this happen? It was not even Friday the 13th1

“Grannie” Annie shares a tale of bad luck and recipes for good food.

  • Sep 24, 2019
Pictured is Henry W. Rozell, one of the principal founders of the Kings County Mining Company. Rozell, shown here eight years after the expedition to the Kenai Peninsula, was the group’s treasurer. (Photo from ancestry.com)

History Lesson: An unusual and difficult journey to the Kenai

New history column kicks off with the story of Kings County Mining Company’s expedition to peninsula.

  • Sep 23, 2019
Pictured is Henry W. Rozell, one of the principal founders of the Kings County Mining Company. Rozell, shown here eight years after the expedition to the Kenai Peninsula, was the group’s treasurer. (Photo from ancestry.com)

Minister’s Message: Seeking wisdom in memories

I felt I was led as a child through a dark forest at night while holding tight to my father’s hand.

  • Sep 19, 2019
Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Out of loss, New York writer seeks to find ‘more good’

Her journey started with an act of kindness in the midst of horrible tragedy.

Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pioneer Potluck: Saying goodbye to summer flowers

Not only the humans but the animals, birds, plants and trees are transforming right before our eyes. Sliding into fall has always been a pretty… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

It it what it is: Gone but not forgotten

Let’s just say that the kids’ presence is lingering.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Pioneer Potluck: Clam digging with Leatha

This week’s recipes: Annie B’s clam chowder, fast-track clam or oyster chowder, seafood macaroni salad

  • Sep 10, 2019
Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: White Fang and Balto … Not even close

I figured that after things cooled off the dogs would lay off the drama, but no, not yet.

Nick Varney

Minister’s Message: Looking for water in all the wrong places

“How can we listen for the truth of his work and be still enough to seek his voice?”

  • Sep 5, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Pioneer Potluck: Memories about growing up on the farm

Mom always cooked a nice breakfast for us and had a delicious dinner on the table right at noon.

  • Sep 3, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

September: Welcome to the shoulder season

Days get shorter, nights longer, there is a chill in the air, leaves are falling, flora changes.

  • Aug 31, 2019
Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Middle school media

Now you know why I stopped watching the news this summer.

  • Aug 31, 2019
Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)
<em>Rick Cupp is minister at Kenai Fellowship. Sunday Bible classes for all ages 10 a.m. Worship 11:15 p.m. Wednesday meal 6:15 p.m. Worship and classes at 7 p.m. Call 283-7682.</em>

Ignore internet’s illusions of beauty

Concentrate on your inner beauty, not your outer beauty.

  • Aug 30, 2019
<em>Rick Cupp is minister at Kenai Fellowship. Sunday Bible classes for all ages 10 a.m. Worship 11:15 p.m. Wednesday meal 6:15 p.m. Worship and classes at 7 p.m. Call 283-7682.</em>

Kachemak Cuisine: Unusual hot days call for cool treat like Raspberry Swamp Pie

What in the world are we all going to do with all the raspberries we picked and froze?