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Across the planet, coffee is one of the most popular beverages, both for its taste and the physical effect it has on our bodies. Many people out there will claim that they struggle to function throughout the day without having a cup of coffee, and there is plenty of evidence

As every hunter knows, hunting is a year-round sport. It is one of the oldest and most important practices in our history as a species. Before it primarily became a sport – hunting was a way of surviving. Modern hunting supports conservation efforts, contributes to the population management of wildlife,

Certain motorists may be mandated to carry proof of financial accountability in the form of an SR-22 by law or court judgment. The SR-22 document is submitted to your municipality and is not a “kind” of insurance. This form is somewhat like evidence to show that your vehicle insurance coverage

Staying active during the winter is challenging because it takes more effort than usual. It’s easy to leave the house and schedule activities when it’s nice and warm outside. In winter, our instincts tell us to cozy up inside and wait for the cold and gray days to pass. However,

Growing your small business can seem borderline impossible, especially when just launching it seemed to take everything you had. When most people think of business growth, they automatically think of increased profits when it is actually quite the opposite at first. Growing a business takes money, time, and tons of

There is no denying it: cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. And, if you have joined in the Bitcoin and Ethereum craze of the past years, the chances are that you are now enjoying significant capital gains.  So, what can you do with the wealth that you have accumulated?

Mining and gaming are both ancient human activities, with traces of each being found among our earliest archaeological records. As such it should come as no surprise that over that long span of history, the two have commingled in sometimes surprising ways. Below we’re looking at one such example –

If you’re very lucky, you will go your whole life without ever needing a lawyer. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for most people. Most of us will, at some point, need to use a lawyer. We don’t always realize it, but lawyers can be useful in all aspects of our

Most of us have wished to explore the vast world and experience its beauty at least once in our life. But only a few people are lucky enough to experience this adventure and visit different parts of the world. Due to various reasons like lack of time, family responsibilities, or

Placing a sports bet for the first time can be exciting, but it can also be quite stressful at the same time. While you might want to rush into it and simply place the bet, this isn’t necessarily the best strategy. There are a few things that you can do

As a small or new employer, it can be difficult to know what you need to purchase to begin with. It can be tempting to immediately purchase the latest payroll software to get your payroll started but is that necessary? The answer to this question is: not always. It will

If you work from home, as a freelancer, or a small business owner, the government can subsidize your taxes on what they deem personal expenses.  Since covid, millions of Americans have been working from home and overlooking their expenses in their tax filings. Some people dismiss these deductions because they

by Eleyah Knight, L.Ac. Being completely present, creative, and curious about the world around us is one of the gifts of childhood. No matter how difficult or simple our lives were as children, we didn’t base every experience or filter every new person we met on painful past events. Yet

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These days, modern-day porch entertainment most likely consists of a Bluetooth speaker and streamed playlists; often a private party, albeit on public display. But part rock-n-roll and part Norman Rockwell, Porchfest Grants Pass is a public party playing out on private porches. “It is a reason for people to get

One of the casualties of the pandemic has been music festivals in southern Oregon. With mainstays like Apple Jam missing-in-action, one of the few standing festivals is RelaxPansion, a three day old-school hippie festival, complete with goddess temples and fireside jams, and a few dozen musicians. For some insights to

With a brisk schedule of shows, Danielle Kelly is a tornado of talent, touching down here and there throughout the summer. Complete calendar at her website. RVM: You have been performing for more than a decade in southern Oregon.  What keeps you going? Danielle Kelly: I think it’s being committed to

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Vikki Gilmore’s latest release “Doubt of My Mind” was written, recorded, and produced remotely in collaboration with Mathieu LeGuerrier, as a creative byproduct of the COVID-19 lockdown. This endearing indie-folk reverie was inspired by the hardship and universal loneliness of a global pandemic, mixed with the anxiety of self-doubt that

Last week, I received an email from Ian Urbina, and it was the first I had heard of his ongoing project The Outlaw Ocean, and the outreach of The Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Read on for some more information about this exciting effort, and episode 3 of The Weekly Catch,

Within days of Ireland’s lockdown, BBC Folk Award winner and RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards nominee Daoirí Farrell set up a corner of his kitchen as a makeshift stage and began live streaming. There was no plan to make this a regular event but with close to 2k comments and
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