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Ashland Electric Bikes – Keeping Up with the Curve

0 Keeping Up with the Curve by Jerry Solomon The electric bike industry has matured considerably in the eight years that we have been in business here in Ashland. Motors, electronics, and batteries have gotten more dependable and battery capacity keeps inching its way upward. Along with improvements in the products themselves, quality manufacturers are building in more means to perform…

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Ashland Automotive – Care for Your Car

0 Care for Your Car by Zach Edwards Cars. They are quite the machines. We expect so much of them, and in return we tend to give so little. Don’t get me wrong—I’m not pointing fingers here. I’ve been guilty of some of the same car transgressions I warn against—I have been known to put off the oil change, or coolant…

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All About Parties – Spring Shindigs

0 All About Parties Presents: Customer Favorite: Piñatas! Wizard hat, zebra, train, kitty, pirate, elephant, mushroom, Dora, pumpkin, race cars, dinosaurs, poodle, basketball, army man, dog, princesses, cowboy hat, Hello Kitty, 21, 1st birthday cupcakes, Angry Birds, Winnie the Pooh, lion, Barbie, Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, planes, and more! Upcoming: April 5th Easter Decorations treat bags, banners, plates, napkins, cups, cupcake…

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Fruit Trees in a Nutshell

0 What is the difference between a fruit tree and a shade tree? A grand, old apple tree surely makes for a nice shady spot to relax on a hot summer day, and mankind has been enjoying fruit such as acorns, pine nuts, and coconuts for the last 10.000 years or so… So what is a fruit tree? For the sake…

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Spring Fever

0 March is here and many of you have probably taken advantage of the mild temperatures we had in February to get out into your yards and start the annual spring clean up.  This is a great time to really take a look at the perennials in your beds and determine whether or not you really like them in their current…

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Electric Bicycles 101

0 Winter has been mostly a no-show this year and everyday it becomes easier and easier to shift into a bicycle riding mindset. Ashland is a great place to ride a bike. If only we didn’t have so many pesky hills to climb, right? Depending on where you live, a ride to the grocery store and back can be a mini-epic…

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Ask Zach from Ashland Automotive

0 Q:  I’m shopping around for different estimates for scheduled maintenance. Why do the costs vary so much? A: Let’s use one of the most common estimates as an example—one that often needs explanation—the ever-looming timing belt job. Many car owners call and ask about the cost of a timing belt replacement, and the estimates can vary from just a few…

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Booth Blog: Sweetbriar Gardens / Sweetbriar Events

0 Sweetbriar Gardens and Events is located in the Ashland Artisan Emporium (Space #248). We offer decor for all event needs from weddings to baby showers. We offer flowers, containers, household decor, bird nests, ring bearer pillows, furniture, signs, faux birds, metal hearts and so much more. Most items can be special ordered for your unique needs. Sweetbriar Events additionally offers…

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ASSET PROTECTION

0 The cats and I have decided to go into the publishing business.  I am to write stories and pay for the costs of publication, and they will contribute their business expertise.  They propose that we be equal partners, one-third each.  I suggest that we split the profits 50-50, half for me and half for them.  They mention that they have…

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Accountability

0 Accountability – Webster’s defines it as “the quality or state of being accountable; an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions.” Sometimes accountability feels good.  An example could be recognition for some service work performed on behalf of someone in need; or being recognized for efforts to improve the livability of our community. At other…

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Birthday, Wedding, and Events of All Kinds!

0 Upcoming: March 2nd Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Napkins, plates, centerpieces, and balloons. March 17th St. Patrick’s Day Hats, beads, cards, glitter stick-on tattoos, clover rings and charms, clover glasses, green beer mug glasses, plates, cups, napkins, plasticware, and balloons. March 20th First Day of Spring Spring color items such as plates, napkins, table covers, plasticware, paper lanterns, decorations, tissue decorations, doilies,…

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Greetings, Ashlanders-

0 So happy to announce the grand opening of my new insurance agency- Carney Insurance! We are an independent agency, working with over 50 different insurance companies, so you will never be shoehorned into a plan or policy that is not exactly right for you! We are a local agency, seeking to keep it personal, and dedicated to serving this wonderful…

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MARCH SHOWS: JOHN MCEUEN; LAURIE LEWIS AND KATHY KALLICK

0 March includes two shows that feature American roots music, especially bluegrass.  Both shows are at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 4th St., Ashland and begin at 8 p.m.  You can find tickets at www.stclairevents.com, by calling 541-535-3562 or at the Music Coop in downtown Ashland. Friday, March 13, John McEuen presents “A Life in Music” a multi-media retrospective of his career.…

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Special Needs Trust

0 Imagine this situation: Your adult child has a long-term disability. Maybe it’s a severe mental illness; maybe it’s a serious physical disability. Maybe it’s both. You have significant assets – a house, some successful investments. You are concerned about your disabled child receiving an inheritance when you die. Maybe this concerns you because your son receives SSI benefits and if…

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Better Backyard Birding

0 Spring is a great time to enjoy the wonderful variety of birds that are either full-time residents of the Rogue Valley or are part of the yearly migration of seasonal visitors. With just a small effort you can turn your yard into a bird oasis that will benefit the birds and give you great pleasure as you enjoy the remarkable…

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Spring into a New Life…

0 Spring bursts forth with vibrant colors everywhere and with spring is new life.  The trees are forming bright green new buds and the flowering cherry trees are breaking forth in all their glory.  Spring makes us smile and puts a song in our hearts as we come out of the dreary, grey days of winter. Spring is a time of…

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True Love (or is it just the chocolate?)

0 by Mitchell Walzer and Brenda Johnson Four thousand years ago Mesoamerican shamans drank kakaw, the food of the Gods during their sacred ceremonies. The heady beverage of bitter, frothy fermented cacao beans helped to elevate their sublime spiritual experiences. Warriors ate cakes of kakaw and corn for strength and stamina in battle. It was also known for its aphrodisiac qualities.…

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Your Wish Is My Command

0 This month we are going to discuss “Organ Talk.” And no, this is not a conversation about the family jewels! How we speak to ourselves is so very important. We have over 50 trillion cells in our body and they all have a consciousness, they listen to everything we say and they act accordingly. If we are constantly berating ourselves…

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Methane and the Curse of Consciousness

0 A couple of weeks ago my head exploded. At least, that’s how it felt. It was a critical mass sort of thing. Look out the window: no winter. Google global temperature: 2014 was the warmest year ever recorded. Google CO2: The Scripps Institution’s Mauna Loa Observatory reports atmospheric carbon dioxide at 399.85 for January, 2015, up about 25% from 1960…

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Getting to Know Us

0 The first thing I want you to know about Garrison’s Mattress Gallery: we take our job seriously.  Sleep is life altering, and if you’re coming to us for help with it, we better damn well know to help. We don’t have salespeople; we have sleep specialists.  They don’t suck at their job.  The amount of information involved in helping somebody…

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Women in Winemaking

0 Women’s History Month in the United States grew from a weeklong celebration of women’s contributions to culture, history, and society. In 1980, President Carter issued the original proclamation. In 1987, the National Women’s History Project successfully petitioned Congress to expand the event to the entire month of March. Nearly 10 percent of Oregon’s winemakers are female, according to a report…

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Health Care vs. Disease Care?

0 In Medicine today, in order to be treated and covered by insurance, you must have a condition severe enough to give it a diagnostic name such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, etc.  Who wants that? The reality is that all of these “diseases” have beginning signs and symptoms, that if addressed early (interceptive actions), could allow the opportunity for…

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The Time is Now

0 No matter how much you brace yourself in life and no matter how much you try to prepare for the future, life throws you curve balls and on occasion it even knocks you off your feet.  Sometimes it is news you never expected and sometimes there are experiences you didn’t think would hurt so much. This past week we received…

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Composed for Fitness with CrossFit Ashland

0 by Ryan Rupert Body composition and how it relates to your health is currently a hot topic in the fitness world. More so than weight or body mass index (BMI), your body composition can give an accurate assessment of your overall health and fitness. We here at CrossFit Ashland want you to have the best information on this important subject…

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Unique Massage & Bodywork Mentorships Available

0 Over the past 16 years, I have been blessed to study massage and bodywork all over the globe. I see the techniques I learned and the experience I gained like exotic seeds that I collected and brought home to plant. The ‘seeds’ have grown into a plentiful garden that has served my own professional satisfaction and that of my clients…

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KG Stiles – Intuitive Astrologer – Coach Are You Living Your Genius?

0 For the past 30+ years KG Stiles has worked as a Metaphysician in the Healing Arts assisting tens of thousands of individuals and clients to resolve their challenges to creating the life they truly desire for themselves. KG’s clients have included entrepreneurs and top executives, and her advice and services have been used by internationally famous celebrities and athletes, as…

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Dann Hauser – Camelot Theatre – Where Broadway Meets Talent

0 From its humble beginnings as a former feed store, Camelot Theatre opened its 33rd season this year in its 4th year at the fabulous new James Collier Theatre building at the corner of Talent & Main streets in Talent, OR.  This Rogue Valley gem increased capacity by nearly 50% and continues to satisfy the community’s love of good musicals and…

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Jani Rollins & Patrice Frires – Rollins Family Health

0 Dr. Jani Rollins and her team at Rollins Family Health have been providing health care services to families in Ashland since 1999.  This year Jani welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Patrice Frires to her staff.  Patti brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to Jani’s excellent team.  We met with Jani and Patti recently to learn more about their successful practice…

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Mara Momsen – Mobile Massage Therapist – Heart-Centered, Intuitive Massage

0 Mara Momsen experienced a uniquely textured background in her journey of becoming a massage therapist. Fascinated by the human body from a very early age, Mara learned to tap into her inner knowingness as she honed her skills and studied health modalities such as holistic nutrition, life coaching, hypnotherapy, emergency medicine, yoga and even quantum biofeedback. It was throughout these…

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Jenn Head & Rachelle Canady – Oak Grove Midwifery – Catching Healthy Babies on 3 Continents

0 As you read this interview Jenn Head and Rachelle Canady of Oak Grove Midwifery are likely bringing babies into the world.  With nearly 20 years of collective experience supporting parents through the births of their babies at home, these women bring international experience to their work as midwives here in the Rogue Valley.  Numerous international aid trips and education in…

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Robert Jaffe Real Estate – Highly Individualized Service

0 Rob Jaffe’s years as a professional photographer come in handy these days in his work as a local, independent real estate agent here in the Valley. The stunning images that he takes of each listing he represents are often the key in demonstrating the value and inherent beauty of the unique homes and properties he sells for his clients. Providing…

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Tracy John & Tamara Smith – FlipSide Studio Upside-Down & Inside Out: Flipping into the Heart of Ashland

1 FlipSide Studio offers movement-based classes for all ages to have fun and develop skills in an empowering and relaxed environment. Located in the old Briscoe School, Tracy John and Tamara Smith have created a wide variety of classes taking a holistic approach to tumbling and gymnastics, which ends up being the perfect avenue for also teaching universal skills like respect,…

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Brandon White – White Dental Studio

0   Now almost one year old, White Dental Studio takes a unique approach to dentistry here in Ashland by putting the focus on preserving our environment and incorporating “green” office standards. With a commitment to relationship building and creating an atmosphere of trust and respect, White Dental Studio boasts Gold Standard eco-dentistry practices not found in many offices and a…

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