Cool, creamy flan a fine finish for Spanish feast

The Whole Dish podcast: Medford chef imparts a few tips for foolproof flan Before my husband’s recent trip to Spain, an evening at Ashland’s Irvine & Roberts Vineyards treated us to some Spanish cuisine. Bringing recipes from the menu at Elements, Medford’s tapas bar, chef Mike Hite demonstrated a start-to-finish »»Read Full Post

Powerful Lesson Helping Children to Know How to Connect with Others

As I continue in my Awesome Aging process, I dearly value good connections with others. It is enlivening at the very least. Unfortunately, research shows that many children entering the educational system today do not feel like they are connected to anyone. Of course, this impacts mental health and behavior. »»Read Full Post


  Last week brought the stunning loss of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain by suicide. We know that there is pain in everyone’s life – some more visible than others. So we want to take a moment to remind you that, You matter in this world.   Take a moment »»Read Full Post

Sneak preview of garden on this year's AAUW tour

Eagle Point resident Dennis Godfrey is one of five private gardens that are part of this year's Spring Garden Tour hosted by the Medford chapter of AAUW. The tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9. For tickets and more information, visit the AWUW website at: »»Read Full Post

Does God Care - by JimHatton

DOES GOD CARE?       I remember back in high school and college, and even after I played men’s slow pitch softball, it was common practice for our team to ask God to help us win the game. Interestingly enough recent research says that 48% of Americans believe athletes of faith are »»Read Full Post