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A three mile walk includes an old mine, waterfalls, old-growth trees and stunningly green pools

Exploring the offerings of Jawbone Flats

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Meditation: Mind over matter

It’s not for everyone, but the mindful practice carries weight

Paul Terrell Jr. discovered meditation and the world he knew began to change

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Oh, my aching back

One doctor’s advice: Skip the surgery, start walking

Too much sitting

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Spend a day in Oakridge

This tiny town is big on nature, with much more just around the corner

“Mountain Biking Capital of the Northwest”

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Not an Actor?

Linda Burden-Williams says everyone can benefit from learning more about themselves

Actress and acting coach Linda Burden-Williams, 63, is stylish and vivacious.

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Birds in the backyard

It’s easy to attract birds, but take care with clean food and water

Attracting birds


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