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This year, I invested in my own health insurance for the first time ever. This has less to do with me “growing up” or “having liquid funds” and more to do with my rate of injury since turning 30. I pulled a muscle the other day reaching down to pet

  It was a threatening-rain spring day when I wandered the Thursday Market in Hawthorne Park, and possible rain is plenty excuse for me to crave a bowl of good ramen. I even happened to have my own dad in town with me for a visit, so I just couldn’t

Beer is my favorite beverage. This is about as surprising as finding out birds are happiest when flying. It’s part of their DNA, so no wonder. To say I was excited when I heard about Medford Beer Week would be putting it lightly. I might have squealed with the same

One of the greatest things about this region is that I’m still discovering stuff after eight years of living here. Prior to this week, I had no idea that Grants Pass held an annual brew festival. They’ve tacked it on with their yearly event, Boatnik—which is kind of like a

Open for six weeks only, and I am already over the moon about Luna Mexican Cuisine in Medford. Luna is situated in the Harry and David shopping plaza not far from McGrath’s. I recommend you let the crescent shape guide your way because the sign lettering is difficult to read

The First Feminine Legacy Beekeeper Conference will be a meeting of the queen bee minds created by the Cascade Girl Organization (CGO) and the Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association  (KBBA). Aside from information-sharing between fellow feminine beekeepers, these two nonprofits focus the majority of their mutual missions towards educational outreach. “Feminine

I’d never been to a Meadery before. Imagine my surprise when I find out we have one, but it’s also the only Meadery in Southern Oregon. This week, I checked out Steamworks Meadery, located in Medford. Steamworks opened in January. The owner and brewer, Drea, is soft spoken, kind and

It’s May, the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health has long been, and still partially remains, a stigmatized part of human health. The days of old when mental health issues were either ignored or simply had their existence denied aren’t far in the past and remnants of them

  Have you ever heard of an urban winery? I hadn’t. Perhaps living in Southern Oregon’s inundated winery scene has biased my view of what winemaking looks like. I assumed that every vineyard also has the means for producing wine onsite. Clearly, that’s not quite the case. Urban Cork and

You know why we paw our dog bowls and flip them over or vomit on the new carpet? Because humans get bored and change what we eat often. Us dogs like meat and bones, and that’s the truth. How hard is it figure us out? Eat. Play. Poop. Repeat. Keep