The recent threat of flooding along the lower Kenai River didn't surprise me. I've seen it happen so many times, I now equate silver fishing with high water.
This is the season when the Kenai River is most likely to be high and to flood.
(Author's note: This column first appeared in the Clarion on April 4, 2008. Nothing has changed. LP) Slowly but surely, I'm figuring out women. For example, I recently deduced why they spend so much time shopping. This is no casual observation.
In June, I bicycled the Dalton Highway (aka Haul Road) from Prudhoe Bay to Fairbanks. It was everything I expected - hot, dusty, buggy and endless mountains with 12 percent grades. In other words, it was an experience, not a vacation.