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Inner Rhythms

Comments Off on Inner Rhythms Enjoy a beautiful collaboration of dynamic Paintings, heart wrenching Poetry and American Sign Language that enlivens the mind and touches the heart. My pieces deal with themes of struggle and the journey to rise above challenge by going through and feeling deeply, coming into self acceptance and self love. Oregon Cabaret Theatre February 24th @8pm Tickets are $15 in advance,…

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Afro-Cuban Drumming Class

Comments Off on Afro-Cuban Drumming Class Afro-Cuban Drumming Class, Saturdays, Feb, 27-April 2. 10:30am-12 noon. 6 classes, $78. Learn technique, timing and sassy polyrhythms in ensemble style. Seriously fun and enriching.

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Couples/Singles Massage Classes

Comments Off on Couples/Singles Massage Classes For Couples or Singles, family or friends…and meet new friends to relax and enjoy learning massage for yourself and others. NOW each month for 4 weeks on MONDAYs, TUESDAYs, AND THURSDAYs… FUN and enjoyable for all. Improve your health and loving care, confidence in draping, body mechanics and practicing with others who also enjoy learning. Instructors will guide and help…

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Exploring Emotions Through Film

Comments Off on Exploring Emotions Through Film “Emotion is the chief source of all becoming conscious. There can be no transformation of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.” Carl Jung Discover your relationship to your emotions in this day-long workshop using film, discussion and self-inquiry. Which emotions do you welcome? Which do you try to push away? Presented by The School of the…

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The Tile & Stone Design Center

Comments Off on The Tile & Stone Design Center Conveniently located at 552 “A” Street in the Historic Railroad District, The Tile & Stone Design Center is your one-stop shop for all your tile and stone needs. Owned and operated by Trevor Hayes, The Tile & Stone Design Center has served the Rogue Valley for more than 25 years. We headed downtown recently to speak with Trevor and get the…

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Repatterning For Your Brain and Body

Comments Off on Repatterning For Your Brain and Body In this interview, local Feldenkrais practitioner Moondance Forest, M.Ed. talks to us about the Feldenkrais Method® and how it can bring a sense of grace in movement and a sense of wellbeing as we advance in age. Moondance, thanks so much for speaking with us today. Please tell about your background and how you became involved with the Feldenkrais Method®.…

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Tony Bonsell, Euro-Mek- Foreign Auto Repair

Comments Off on Tony Bonsell, Euro-Mek- Foreign Auto Repair In 1974, Tony Bonsell moved to Ashland, Oregon with his young family to open Euro-Mek, a full-service auto mechanic shop. 42 years ago there were only two mechanics in Ashland, and nearly the same amount of traffic lights. Traffic was light, but Ashland loves their foreign cars, which is exactly what Tony specialized in. Not only is it a great…

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Essential Wellness, Featuring Cafe Aroma & AromaDome

Comments Off on Essential Wellness, Featuring Cafe Aroma & AromaDome Julie Chertow is the founder and inventor of the AromaDome®, an enclosure that looks like a pop-up tent, and is used to contain the mist and molecules of Young Living Therapeutic Grade essential oils while they are diffused into this clever personal-sized dome. It took Julie 9 years, experimenting with different prototypes and chemical-free fabrics, finding the right manufacturer and…

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Delaine Due Second Generation Shaklee

Comments Off on Delaine Due Second Generation Shaklee In an effort to help Delaine’s mother improve her quality of life, 43 years ago Delaine’s father slipped an organic cleanser, Shaklee’s Basic H, into Delaine’s mother’s bath. A dedicated junk food junkie, Doris Due was not in the best of health. Delaine’s father, on the other hand, was raised on an organic farm. Doris experienced enough therapeutic benefit from…

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Dyan Lane & DeAnna Sickler

Comments Off on Dyan Lane & DeAnna Sickler The results are in, and 2015 surpassed all previous years on record for DeAnna Sickler & Dyan Lane, Real Estate Brokers at John L. Scott in Southern Oregon. The team hit their full stride, pulling in more than 52.9 million dollars in real estate sales. Not only did they double their previous years closings, they also broke internal records for…

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Jade Mountain Medicine

Comments Off on Jade Mountain Medicine Located at 190 Oak Street, Jade Mountain Medicine is happy to announce the addition of their newest team member Chris VanderPluym L.Ac.. Originally from southern Illinois, Chris moved to Ashland in search of like-minded community and a new home. Always passionate about learning, Chris stood apart as the student who asked frequent questions and went above and beyond to enroll…

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How are Cavities Repaired?

Comments Off on How are Cavities Repaired? Last month I presented a photo essay of a complex replacement of missing upper front teeth using dental implants with crowns and bridges.  The number of people needing that type of work is relatively small.  However, almost everyone has had a cavity and needed a filling to repair that cavity.  So I decided to show you all how a cavity…

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St. Clair Productions Upcoming Shows

Comments Off on St. Clair Productions Upcoming Shows St. Clair Productions 20th Eclectic Music and More series continues with 1 show in February and 3 shows and 3 workshops in March. Shows and workshops are at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 4th St., Ashland, unless otherwise indicated. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Tickets and info here, 541-535-3562 or the Music Coop. Register for the workshops and details at the…

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Avoid Being a Crash Test Dummy!

Comments Off on Avoid Being a Crash Test Dummy! Plenty of us have been there, and more of us will go there. Sitting there in your vehicle minding your own business until WHAM! You get hit from behind or perhaps from the front, or maybe even worse… With slippery winter weather upon us, motor vehicle collisions will increase. This article will hopefully give you a little insight and advice…

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Uncle Earle: Part I

Comments Off on Uncle Earle: Part I The following story is taken from a real case I handled a few years ago. Told from the perspective of the client, Uncle Earle is a cautionary tale illustrating the difficult issues that can arise around estate planning and second marriages. My uncle Earle was a simple man. His words were few, his hands were strong, his manner was unassuming.…

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Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash

Comments Off on Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash On February 11th, the Oregon Cabaret Theatre will celebrate the opening of its 31st season with Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash. From the Man in Black’s iconic songbook comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, home and family. Though Johnny Cash is never impersonated, his remarkable life story is…

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Conquering Food Cravings

Comments Off on Conquering Food Cravings After back to back holidays with ample opportunity to overindulge in sweets, breads, pastas or other empty carbs, food cravings can take on a life of their own. If you have been beating yourself up for lack of will power, don’t. Cravings are the body’s tap on the shoulder saying, “We need to talk!” They are an indication that something…

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Granny Smith Apple & Sauerkraut

Comments Off on Granny Smith Apple & Sauerkraut Cultured vegetables, those fermented in a brine, as opposed to those pickled with vinegar and sugar, feed the positive bacteria in the small intestines. Two heaping tablespoons mixed in with your food, three times per day is a powerful tool for re-establishing gut flora, and keeping Candida at bay, once it has been dealt with. Cultured vegetables can be mixed…

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Home is Where Your Heart Is…

Comments Off on Home is Where Your Heart Is… A home filled with joy and family togetherness is a happy home. A happy home is often said to be “where your heart is.” So, where is your heart? Perhaps you long to live in Ashland and maybe it is “home” to you. Perhaps you want to be closer to your family who lives in the beautiful Rogue Valley…something is…

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Dental Trauma

Comments Off on Dental Trauma I’ll never forget the call I received at the end of my workday about 6 years ago.  I was just finishing up some chart reviews and was the only person left in the practice.  I was literally walking out of my door when my cell phone rang.  It was a parent who was panicked.  I could hear the crying in…

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Inner Guide’s Epic Spring Break California Road Trip 2016

Comments Off on Inner Guide’s Epic Spring Break California Road Trip 2016 Heading south, we’ll load our Inner Guide van with supplies and eager high school adventurers and drive towards Santa Barbara, where we’ll surf in the gorgeous waves. Our road trip will continue, after a couple days in the water, we’ll head to desert – Joshua Tree – to rock climb in one of the most famous climbing areas in the…

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Local Man’s Head Explodes, Science Blamed

Comments Off on Local Man’s Head Explodes, Science Blamed If my head exploded in front of a United States senator, would he notice? OK, there might be some hyperbole going on here, but not as much as you think. As far as exploding heads are concerned, it’s just a matter of paying attention. A few facts fly in through an open mental window and BOOM! For example, I was…

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10 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home Before Selling It!

Comments Off on 10 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home Before Selling It! When you are preparing your home for sale, there are many inexpensive improvements you can do to your home that will bring you greater value and help sell your home faster. We have all heard that you should de-clutter, de-personalize and have chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven when it is shown. We also know that if you have…

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Intimate Awakening Through Chiropractic

Comments Off on Intimate Awakening Through Chiropractic What is it that we as human beings really desire most? After being in practice for 16 years and asking people this very question, I know that intimate connection is at the top of the list. I have seen that there is a definite correlation between how long one has been under Network Care, or Reorganizational Healing, and the level of intimate…

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Speaking the Language

Comments Off on Speaking the Language The wine world can be an intimidating place full of wine terminology, weird behavior, and a lot of big words.  Today I am going to walk you through some questions that come up in our tasting room in hopes to make your next tasting experience a little less awkward and intimidating and a bit more educational and fun. What is…

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Resolving Rotator Cuff Injuries with Active Release Techniques®

Comments Off on Resolving Rotator Cuff Injuries with Active Release Techniques® Injuries to the rotator cuff and its tendons are very common.  Injuries are usually caused either by repetitive actions of the shoulder (overhead or reaching movements) or by sudden trauma (landing from a fall with the arm extended or a blow to the shoulder).  Some injuries are caused by an age-related decrease in the elasticity of muscles/tendons, as well as…

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Leaving Behind a Legacy

Comments Off on Leaving Behind a Legacy We had the honor of attending a retirement ceremony this past month. After 38 years of service, the Medford Chief of Police hung up the handcuffs and emptied his office. For those of you who have never attended a police or military retirement celebration, they are quite an ordeal. Parts are filled with laughter as different speakers roast the retiree,…

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Success Story

Comments Off on Success Story Before I started attending classes at Ashland Crossfit I thought I was fit enough, but I wanted to get stronger. I went to the gym, and I had done high intensity workouts and yoga. I ran a half marathon. But it took me a long time to walk in their door. I had lots of ideas about what Crossfit was…

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Hello Ashland!

Comments Off on Hello Ashland! My name is Casey Frieder. I work as a chiropractic physician here in the Rogue Valley. I’ve practiced here for almost 4 years. My clinic is called Southern Oregon Active Health, and is located at 233 4th Street in the Railroad District. I provide primary care with a focus in neuromusculoskeletal conditions, sports medicine and skin health. I am the…

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Trees on the Edge

Comments Off on Trees on the Edge Wow, trees in dispute are really making headlines lately! Let’s talk about this for a moment. Now for the disclaimer: THIS IS IN NO WAY LEGAL ADVICE, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS SUCH, IN ABSOLUTELY NO WAY, MANNER OR FORM, HEREWITHTO, OR AFOREMENTIONED BLAH, BLAH, BLAH. I, THE READER OF THIS ARTICLE, WILL IN NO WAY, SUE THE PANTS…

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Greetings, Ashlanders-

Comments Off on Greetings, Ashlanders- So happy to announce that we are celebrating our 1st birthday! It’s been a year of growth and change for us, and we are grateful for our customers, our friends, and this amazing community! Carney Insurance is a local agency, seeking to keep it personal, and dedicated to serving this wonderful community with its unique outlook and needs. Buying local…

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Solomon’s Blade

Comments Off on Solomon’s Blade Camelot Theatre Company, where Broadway meets Talent, presents its first play of the 2016 season: Lisa Beth Allen’s Solomon’s Blade. “Approached with great humor and humanity, Solomon’s Blade speaks to anyone who has ever looked in the mirror and seen a stranger.” – Dramatists Guild Winner, Ashland New Plays Festival, 2004 Tamar Greenwold has been unexpectedly called to return from…

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Caramel Cherry Cordials

Comments Off on Caramel Cherry Cordials Our February Product of the Month is Caramel Cherry Cordials. Imagine a sweet cordial cherry, dipped in handmade caramel, then coated in our rich semi-sweet chocolate. Perfect for a sweet Valentine’s Day gift, or a delicious treat anytime. Be sure to check out this month’s Chocolate Talk video on Facebook and YouTube to see how we make them. And our Valentine’s…

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

Comments Off on Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC) Is the artist in you seeking a challenge? If you answered yes, we have an opportunity for you! We are looking for an artist to design a logo for the 40th Annual 4th of July Run. Submissions are due by Tuesday, March 1. For guidelines, logos from past events and additional information, please visit us here.    Our annual Ashland…

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Solve Gardening Struggles

Comments Off on Solve Gardening Struggles Many gardening troubles can easily be traced back to problems with soil and water. We often see customers come in with questions about struggling plants and it’s often the soil or water.  Since we’re at the tail end of winter and starting to think about spring, now is a good time to analyze your soil and water so that your…

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Co+op Basi¢s Gives You More Ways to Save

Comments Off on Co+op Basi¢s Gives You More Ways to Save Have you heard the great news about Ashland Food Co-op’s new Co+op Basi¢s program? It’s a great way to make your weekly shopping trip more affordable! Co+op Basi¢s offers a wide variety of household staples at great prices. These products create the building blocks for hearty meals and everyday living. Our buyers work hard to negotiate fantastic prices on some…

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Bicycle Commuting Made Easier

Comments Off on Bicycle Commuting Made Easier Have you ever considered making your daily commute to work by bicycle rather than by car? If so, then please hold that thought! The benefits to you and the environment will be substantial. If you rode a bike to work only one day a week, you would reduce your travel-related environmental impact by 20%. That’s the equivalent of the reduced…

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The VW Scandal

Comments Off on The VW Scandal Recently there’s been much in the news about the Volkswagen scandal. It’s too soon to tell what the result will be, but as any die-hard fan of Volkswagen knows, it’ll take more than a little “defeat software” to shake me loose of my first love! Many of our customers have asked me to clarify of what, exactly, the German car…

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Featured Vendor of the Month: Chloe’s Country Kitchen, Booth #322

Comments Off on Featured Vendor of the Month: Chloe’s Country Kitchen, Booth #322 Chloe’s Country Kitchen came about as a suggestion by a friend of mine. I have been collecting vintage cookware for many years for my own daily use, as well as for kitchen decor. My friend said to me, “you should sell this stuff!” When I left for college in the 1970’s, I was given an iron skillet, a frying pan,…

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The Cats are in Mexico

Comments Off on The Cats are in Mexico The cats are vacationing in Mexico to recuperate from the stresses of the past year. I allowed them to purchase airline tickets using my MileagePlus account, and I have given them one of my credit cards to use while they are on vacation. They have promised that they will not charge more than $1,500 on the card, which has a…

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