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Suzanna Bobo
 
Island Flavor: Angelo’s a hit on ladies’ evening out
I took a short sabbatical from my Scuttlebutt column and was ready for a change when I returned. My editor astounded me by suggesting a column called Island Flavor. Food critic? I asked. Moi? I am not a natural choice for this assignment. I read food labels obsessively. I eat the same thing for b...
Sep 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: Homer Girl Scouts pedal through Kodiak adventure
It was a joy to meet the intrepid young women from Girl Scout Troop 137 who traveled to Kodiak from Homer last week. The scouts, ranging in age from 10 to 13, and their four chaperones camped for five nights in Kodiak despite our inhospitable gales and squalls. They toured the city on bicycles an...
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: Blessing of the fleet scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday
Calling all skippers! Every trawler, tugboat and tarai bune is invited to participate in the annual blessing of the fleet at 1 p.m. Monday. This year, the service will be sung from the deck of Pier 1 (the ferry dock). The event is co-sponsored by the Kodiak harbormaster and Holy Resurrection Orth...
May 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: A vacation in the round
I didn’t plan a pie theme for my recent vacation. It was supposed to be a medical vacation with a heaping measure of time-with-extended-family. It turned into a repeating cycle that started with me holding a rolling pin and ended with everyone offering to clean the bowl that held the filling. In ...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: Emerson Boat Works gives new look to classic dory
A 1968 article by Bill Prosser in the Rockland (Maine) Courier-Gazette described the new-model boat as “slim, low and graceful.” Peter Spectre, former editor of WoodenBoat magazine, pronounced her “the most elegant of light rowing dories.” To boat enthusiasts familiar with the wonderful wooden bo...
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: The beginning of the end for Down syndrome?
She has colonized the table with her notebooks, CDs and a box she uses for colored markers. She’s wearing headphones, so my presence at my desk across the room doesn’t disturb her. We are storytellers, she and I, two writers sharing the same writing space, the same house and — for 24 years — the ...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: A sailing story in beads
How do you tell the story of a life? Or a culture? Or even a journey? Do you write a memoir or sew a quilt? Do you make a movie? Washington teacher Fran O’Rourke-Hartman didn’t choose her medium: her students did. Mrs. O’Rourke-Hartman would tell her story with beads. Their teacher now carries th...
Mar 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scuttlebutt: Thelma C restoration continues
Teams of students and volunteers continued their work on the Thelma C restoration project this week at Kodiak College. The Thelma C is a 36-foot wooden salmon seine vessel donated to Kodiak Maritime Museum by its last owner for restoration and use as an interpretive exhibit. Kodiak College recent...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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