Timothy Patrick, a tall, lean and youthful-looking 62 year-old musician, has found a niche in playing primarily for boomers and seniors in retirement homes and assisted living centers.
Peppers of any kind—whether you like the world’s tiniest and hottest or the crunchy, sweet ones—are a great addition to your garden. In the Willamette Valley’s fairly short growing season, however, peppers take some advance planning and care to grow successfully.
Becky Sisley, 76, is a yellow streak, dressed head to toe in Duck colors. Throughout her decades at Oregon she’s been a teacher, coach, women’s athletic director and head of Physical Education Undergraduate Studies.
Each decade of Tony Losco’s 81 years has brought with it a lifetime of experiences, from his upbringing in a traditional Italian family in 1930s New Jersey to facing a court martial in the 1950s to a non-profit video production company he set up in his retirement.
Most modern stylists won’t know how to do a shampoo set or victory rolls. Third-generation stylist Dawn Baby, in Eugene, however, will get right to work and look the part in a 1940s or ’50s dress with her own hair in a vintage style to boot.
Joint replacement, along with organ transplants, is one of the greatest medical advancements we’ve made. Surgeons today can take a damaged or arthritic joint and replace it, decreasing pain and increasing function in the ankle, elbow, knee, hip or anywhere two bones are connected.
Having to turn down the volume on a squealing hearing aid was an uncomfortable fact of life for many people with hearing loss—these devices were in no way discreet. Thankfully, hearing aid technology has advanced significantly within the last 10 years.
Most fossils are hidden. They are buried under our homes and roads, embedded in the stony hills around us. Some fossils, however, are right out in the open, where we can walk past them every day. One of those is Metasequoia glyptostroboides, a tree known as the Dawn Redwood. One of these trees thrives at […]
It’s nice to imagine that a hiking trail, once cleared, stays cleared. But in fact, publicly accessible hiking trails in wilderness areas require regular, ongoing maintenance in order to stay usable. It’s also nice to imagine that the United States Forest Service has a well-paid crew to take care of these repairs, but again, that’s […]
Celebrating Flag Day may not hold as much social cache as a Fourth of July picnic or Memorial Day parade, but that holiday has more pomp and circumstance behind it than any other.