Emilie Springer

Emilie Springer: On buoyancy

Jan 15, 2021
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After a holiday break, commentator Emilie Springer contemplates the greater meaning of floats, corks and buoys at the Pratt Museum.

    Emilie Springer regularly brings us observations on people, places and things in Homer.

Emilie Springer: Meet Carol Comfort

Dec 24, 2020

This week, with the Christmas festivities upon us, Homer’s Emilie Springer introduces us to one of the busiest piano teachers of the last couple decades, Carol Comfort.

    Each week Emilie Springer shares her thoughts on people, places and things in and around Homer.

Emilie Springer: The toys of Homer kids past

Dec 21, 2020
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As we plan for a holiday season like no other, Homer’s Emilie Springer takes a look at some of the toys in the Pratt Museum’s collection that Homer children of the past played with. As she tells us, it’s part of a longer, on-going project.

    Each week Emilie Springer brings us thoughts on people, places, and things in and around Homer.

This week commentator Emilie Springer looks through a collection of commercial fishing artifacts at the Pratt Museum, and shares what she discovered.

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Emilie Springer Commentary: Beads and Wisdom

Dec 4, 2020

This week, commentator Emilie Springer profiles Karalee Bechtol and her store, Beads and Things in downtown Homer, where she discovered that there’s a lot of therapy in beading.

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Holidays made brighter through helping others

Nov 25, 2020
Fran Van Sandt

Thanksgiving reminds us that not everyone has a table of plenty during the holidays. That reality didn’t sit well with Homer’s Fran Van Sandt, who’s been filling boxes with food for Thanksgiving for more than a third of a century.
    Commentator Emilie Spring recently visited Van Sandt and other people who continue to bring some holiday cheer to their neighbors

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It’s time now for a commentary from the community. This week, as the election season turns into the waiting season, Emilie Springer contemplates language and context in our discourse, public and private.

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Emilie Springer of Homer, addresses the concerns of students and their parents trying to make remote learning work, and every citizen's responsibility to act in the interest of the good health of the community. 
 

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