Until last year, I'd never eaten paella, let alone tried to pronounce it. Last year, at a restaurant in Kent, Wash., I finally did both.
As for saying paella, I've found that few people will laugh out loud if you pronounce it "pie-ay-ah.
Fishermen who are heading down to test the Ninilchik River king salmon opener this Memorial Day weekend might be discouraged by the numerous barriers presented by new regulations and the nature of the fishery itself. Single hook, no bait.
Now that I have more than 65 years of fishing behind me and lots of time to think about things, I've figured out that my most memorable times were not when the biggest fish were caught, but when catching a fish was completely unexpected.
PHOENIX - Obstacle course runners start on their feet, but eventually end up on their stomachs, sides, even backs at they clamber through mud, over shipping containers, across netting made of mangled ropes.