WASHINGTON - Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.
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When school started recently, I looked on our newspaper's Spotted section to see whether any of our local grandchildren had any photographic evidence they were actually in school and not engaging in opening-day hooky.
As of September 1, the weekend Mass Schedule will change for Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 222 West Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna. On Saturday, Reconciliation will be available from 4:15-4:45 p.m.; and Vigil Mass at 5 p.m.
"What are we going to do about the president?" asked my minister friend.
His question took me by surprise. And though many years - and presidential administrations - have passed since its asking, my response would be the same today.
■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on Aug. 26 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A forum with candidates for state House is scheduled. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.
Derek and Danielle Kinsfather of Nikiski announce the birth of their son, Xander Lorenzo Kinsfather, at 3:37 p.m. on May 27, 2014, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. He weighed 5 pounds, 5.5 ounces and measured 17.5 inches.
As I got ready to go home one recent afternoon, I called my wife. She said that she had a package of ground beef and that it was my choice for supper: hamburgers or spaghetti. Nothing beats a hamburger," I said.
■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will hold a joint luncheon at noon on Aug. 20 at the Kenai Visitor Center. An update on Washington, D.C. with Senator Lisa Murkowski is scheduled. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.