NW Boomer and Senior News April 2018: There’s no limit to how car parts can be reimagined with a creative eye like Stephen Uhle’s. A large brake drum weighing 120 pounds became a decorative flower pot. A smaller set of brake drums became a barbecue and smoker.
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Old Man Dancing – A Colorful Eugene Fixture
NW Boomer and Senior News – December 2017: He is tall and thin, with a long white beard. He’s talkative, quick to smile and laugh. He prances among the stacks of books, boxes of undeveloped film and several white five-gallon buckets in the front room of his small apartment.
The Joy of Grandparenting
NW Boomer and Senior News – February 2018: If parenting came with few road maps, becoming a grandparent comes with even less. It’s a rewarding and challenging stage of life.
Traveling? Tips From Experienced Travelers
Whether your trip involves a weekend on the coast or plane trip around the world, it’s smart to not only be prepared but get the best deal.
Lamps Light Up His Life
Dealing with Parkinson’s and mastering a new skill three years ago at the age of 67 when he started making the lamps is just the latest chapter of Roger Beck’s interesting life.
Queens of Weight Loss
Local members of TOPS, a weight loss support group, celebrate each others’ successes. Mary Phillips has lost more than 100 pounds.
Military Officers of America’s Eugene Chapter
At the annual picnic of the Military Officers Association of America’s Eugene chapter, approximately 50 attendees, all current or former military officers and their families, help keep history alive.
Dr. John Haines: Eyes of the World
Dr. John Haines, a Eugene ophthalmologist at Oregon Eye Center, was motivated to enter the medical field because he wanted to make a real difference in the world. He has traveled around the world providing sight-saving surgeries and offers the latest eye surgery treatments right here in Eugene.
Spend a Day (or More) in Oakridge
Oakridge has had to reinvent itself in creative ways. It has done so, and now, whether you call this town the “Mountain Biking Capital of the Northwest,” “Hiking Heaven” or the “Land of Endless Views,” there’s tons of fun to be had by anyone.
Acting as Therapy
Linda Burden-Williams played rock and roll music in the 1970s, then through acting found a safe place to express herself in deeper, richer ways than playing music allowed. She’s been an acting and camera coach for three decades now.