A series of massive solar flares have in recent days erupted off the stormy surface of the sun; the last two were big enough to disrupt radio transmissions on Earth and likely produce aurora borealis shows that Southcentral Alaskans may witness after midnight, when the sun has finally gone down.
Early season clammers are already testing the waters of Cook Inlet, anticipating great tides for clamming over Memorial Day weekend. Most are looking for Pacific razor clams, although butter and littleneck clams are also available on some area beaches.
Even if it’s not quite ideal to plant the dahlias and lemon verbena, it’s definitely the season for spring brunches and sun-filled afternoon gatherings. And these easy, versatile biscuits will be a hit this Mother's Day.