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Tim Ludwig

Tim Ludwig

By now, we all know that the threat of the novel coronavirus has disrupted many of our normal summertime activities. But while staying home as much as possible can slow the spread of COVID-19, there are plenty of safe ways to spend time outdoors. That said, the term “safe” is

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes this year, both good and bad. Greenhouse gases have been on the decline since 3,400-pound roadsters and cars have stayed in their garage. There was also the sensational story about Venitian dolphins returning to the river. However, as many as 145,000 Americans

Few things are as enjoyable as a nice walk around the block, a hike through the woods, or simply camping around a fireplace with some friends and family. In fact, spending time outdoors can lead to a much healthier lifestyle all around, both physically and mentally. Engaging in just 10

Undoubtedly, the coronavirus pandemic has significantly changed how we work, learn, and socialize. Not only are many parents now furloughed or trying to work from home, but their children have been unable to go to school or take advantage of childcare programs for the past few months. And even as

There’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has been immensely stressful for virtually everyone. From job loss to healthcare concerns, there’s really no escaping the effects of COVID-19 — particularly because we’re forced to hole up in our homes in order to flatten the curve. Although the U.S. holds over
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It may be hard to get your kids to go outside. Spring and summer may be warm, but kids love tablets and cell phones now. However, getting your kids out in the sunshine and fresh air of the backyard can help with feelings of depression, loneliness, and anxiety, especially during

While most people know Oregon for its beautiful landscape and rich woodworking scene, few people know that the state is actually one of the top producers of hazelnuts in the whole country. In fact, as many as 99% of the hazelnuts grown in the United States comes from Willamette Valley

The coronavirus outbreak remains in full swing throughout North America and the rest of the world. With so many people falling ill, the outbreak has had many wide-reaching effects on people of all kinds. Of course, the disease that’s caused by coronavirus, COVID-19, has hospitalized thousands of people all across

Whenever dangerous diseases such as COVID-19 start spreading, public health officials, state governors, city mayors, and everyday Americans alike prepare and adjust to minimize the damage in any way they can. Even if you are not a doctor or a city mayor, you can do your part to keep your

Hiking season is on its way with the weather warming up. It’s a great way to experience the outdoors while also getting a fantastic workout. On average, one mile of hiking burns over 500 calories. If you’re ready to get outdoors this year, here are 16 hikes in the United