Coming back from vacation is like snapping out of a dream. Ever since we landed back in Alaska, my tan lines have been hidden under multiple layers of clothing. If you try to find any visible tan lines on me, you will lose.
Like many of you, I have long railed against our gradual decline into an ungrateful people, especially late each November when the calendar indicates we should be stuffed to the exploding point with thanksgiving.
Commuting to work is like driving in the Death Wish 500, especially now that road crews are toiling along the route I take. The road's 55 mph limit, which nobody ever paid attention to, is 45 mph for the time being.
Alex and Sarah Douthit of Kenai announce the birth of their son, Clark Sullivan Douthit, at 2:57 a.m. Nov. 2, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 21 inches. He joins brothers Dain, Jackson and Sawyer.