Fitz and the Tantrums

More Than Just a Dream
on Britt Hill

Small Town – Big Britt Atmosphere!

June 2014 •


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Celebrate Summer Volunteers!


t’s now “summer in the city” as the pace of our
small town life picks-up and town bustles with
events and activities galore! From the Taste of
Summer Celebration, incredible Britt concerts on the Hill,
the Historic Home and Garden Tour, to our charming
Farmers Market and so much more, this is high season
and our time in the sun. If you are visiting, welcome
to one of the best places on the planet! I hope you’re
spending several days here, soaking-up life in our
interesting and eclectic melting pot of a town.
Whether you’re taking a break from shopping and
resting on a bench, hiking a woodland trail, touring the
Britt Gardens or Beekman Arboretum, attending a Britt
show, viewing an art exhibit at Art Presence Center,
attending a History Saturday event or something else,
please know that a volunteer most likely had a hand
in what you’re enjoying. For those of you considering
moving here, know that Jacksonville runs on volunteer
energy—the “V” in Jacksonville stands for “volunteer!”
My job as publisher entails a great deal of hands-on
work with citizens, business owners and visitors alike.
Hardly a day passes without someone asking me how so
much happens in such a small town?
My answer is always the same and goes like this:
“That bench was built and maintained by volunteers…
the Woodland and Forest Park trails you hiked are
built, groomed and maintained by volunteers…Britt
shows are possible due to a slew of volunteers…our
parks and gardens are attended-to by volunteers… the
event docents are all volunteers…members of our civic

committees, commissions, city council and our mayor…
they’re all volunteers and the ones who make town tick!
I hope you have a great summer. And, whether
you’re visiting or fortunate to call Jacksonville home,
please join me in saying THANK YOU to the army of
VOLUNTEERS in our Small Town with Big Atmosphere!

For a list of Volunteer
Opportunities, please visit,
go to "Play" menu and select
Volunteer Organizations.
When we saw this dynamic, energetic image of
Indie pop band “Fitz and the Tantrums,” we knew
it was perfect for our June cover and a perfect
way to celebrate the 2014 Britt Music Festival. The
6-member band plays the Britt hill on June 22 – be
sure to see the entire pop & classical schedule on
page 4 of this issue. Hope to see you on the Hill!
Photo of Fitz and the Tantrums by Joseph Cultice


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Summer: Celebrate the
JUN Taste ofof Britt and summer in Jacksonville
7 beginning
JUN The Fray / Barcelona / Oh Honey
JUN Mavis Staples / Marc Cohn

Britt Orchestra / Opening Night AUG
Britt Orchestra / Andrew von Oeyen AUG
Britt Orchestra / Béla Fleck 8
Britt Orchestra / Augustin Hadelich AUG
Britt Orchestra / Storm Large / AUG
Julio Elizalde 15

JUN Fitz and the Tantrums / Max Frost
JUN Gavin DeGraw / Matt Nathanson /
23 Mary Lambert

Symphony Pops / Britt Orchestra / AUG
Time for Three 16

24 Franti Soulshine Yoga

Britt Orchestra / Closing Night

The Soulshine Tour featuring
JUN Michael Franti & Spearhead,
24 SOJA, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall
26 featuring Jake Shimabukuro

Concerts Under the Stars

26 Jake Shimabukuro
JUN Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne of
27 Little Feat / Eight Dollar Mountain
JUN An Evening with Joan Baez
JUL An Evening with Pink Martini
5 with singer China Forbes
JUL Amos Lee: Mountains of Sorrow,
16 Rivers of Song Tour / Black Prairie


Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / AUG
Galactic 19
American Idol Live! 20
Frampton’s Guitar Circus featuring AUG
Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy 21
with special guest Robert Randolph
Montgomery Gentry / Special Guest TBA 22
Brian Regan / Special Guest TBA 23
Matisyahu / Ozomatli / Makua Rothman AUG
The Beach Boys / Special Guest TBA AUG
An Evening with Bill Maher
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / AUG
The We Shared Milk 31
The Head and the Heart / SEP
San Fermin 2

JUL An Evening with Lyle Lovett
17 and His Large Band
JUL Tedeschi Trucks Band / Rich Robinson
JUL Tori Amos: Unrepentant
19 Geraldines Tour / Special Guest TBA

Rodney Carrington / Special Guest TBA SEP
Jennifer Nettles / Brandy Clark SEP
An Evening with The Avett Brothers SEP
Creedence Clearwater Revisited / SEP
Special Guest TBA 11

JUL Tommy Emmanuel / Antsy McClain
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Britt Performance Garden
2014 Schedule of Events

Britt Rock Camp Student Showcase
Friday, June 20 • 8 pm • Free
Sunday, June 29 • 5 pm • Free
Sing Along with the Rogue Suspects
Wednesday, July 9 • 7 pm • Free
Project TRIO
Friday, July 25 • 7 pm
Kids 0-6 free; Kids 7-12 $8; Adults $20
Rhythm at Britt: Shake, Rattle
& Roll with Shakerman
Sunday, July 27 • 7 pm • $5
Classical Children’s Concert: Once Upon A Star

Thursday, July 31 • 4 pm
$5 (kids 0-2 free)

Augustin Hadelich Master Class
Thursday, Aug 7 • 3 pm • Free
Chamber Music Concert I
featuring members of the Britt Orchestra
Sunday, Aug 10 • 2 pm • Free
Chamber Music Concert II
featuring members of the Britt Orchestra
Wednesday, Aug 13 • 7 pm • Free

Britt is excited to open the new Performance Garden, a unique venue
that adds to the beauty of our hillside setting and offers an area
for smaller, more intimate concerts and other special events.
In 2014, Britt presents a variety of events in the Performance Garden,
including concerts, educational and participatory events, the Table
Rock City series, Classical pre-concert conversations and receptions.
The garden is also available to rent.
Contact Mike Sturgill at

ADA accessible

Programming for the Performance Garden
was provided in part by an award from the
James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation

Time for Three Improv Workshop
Saturday, Aug 16 • 2 pm • Free
Dabbling in Dance with Salsa Brava
Sunday, Aug 24 • 7 pm • $5
Patchy Sanders
Saturday, Aug 30 • 7:30 pm
Kids 0-6 free; Kids 7-12 $8; Adults $18
Mariachi Brittfest: Las Colibri / Mariachi
Centella / Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Allegre
Thursday, Sep 4 • 7 pm
Kids 0-6 free; Kids 7-12 $12; Adults $24

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of summer

June 7
downtown Jacksonville

Wine walk and music from 12-4 p.m.; other activities take place throughout the day

photo by Steven Add

Wine Walk
12-4 p.m.

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Wine/Herb AcAdemy 2 • 11 Am
Art Presence Art Center
Start off the wine walk with a talk about wine and summer herb
pairings by New Napa Wine. This talk is free and open to the public.
Participants can also purchase wine walk tickets here.



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2 Hawk Winery, Adit Wine Bar, Cliff Creek Cellars, Daisy Creek Wine,
Dancin Vineyards, Devitt Winery , EdenVale Winery,
Grizzy Peak Winery, La Brasseur Vineyard, Ledger David Cellars,
New Napa Wine, Pebblestone Cellars, Quady North Wines,
Red Lily Vineyards, Serra Vineyards, Soloro Vineyard,
South Stage Cellars, Umpqua Wineries,
Valley View Vineyards, Weisinger Family Winery


photo Kat Koury

Wineries will be located in various shops and businesses around town.








Live Music


S. 3rd Street, just off California Street:
11:45 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.: Maraval Steel Band
1:25 - 2:20 p.m.: Salsa Brava
3:05 - 4:00 p.m.: 100 Watt Mind






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Fees for specific events, like the wine walk, will vary.


Admission is free.


Oregon Street
right across from Old City Hall
12:40 - 1:25 p.m.: Tye Austin
2:20 - 3:05 p.m.: Elias Deleault


N. 4th Street, near Rasmussen’s
12:40 - 1:25 p.m.: Em Harriss
2:20 - 3:05 p.m.: Jeff Stanley

…and Much More!

Rogue Valley Street Rods, Rogue Valley Classic Chevy
Club, Rogue Valley As, Rogue Valley Model T Club,
“Stray Cats” Jacksonville Car Club


Caldera, Ninkasi and Western Beverage

Enjoy art displays on N. 3rd Street and at Elan Gallery
( W. Main Street) and Art Presence (5th Street)
Back Porch Bar & Grill,
Frau Kemmling Schoolhaus Brewhaus, G’s Bento,
Las Palmas, Peruvian Point and Ray’s Market.
Plus local restaurants in Jacksonville will be open.

For more details, visit
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Britt Staff Picks Rock…and Roll
This summer’s Britt season offers a diversity of live performances that
create a sense of discovery and community. With that “sense of discovery”
in-mind, there’s a wide range of concerts offering you a chance to discover
a new favorite band. Here’s a list of some of our “staff picks” with some of
our favorite acts playing the Hill this summer:
Fitz and the Tantrums – June 22
One of the most imaginative and energetic
bands on the current music scene, Fitz & The
Tantrums is a modern pop combo unlike any
other. The band combines catchy songs, soul
music influences, a charged back-and-forth
between co-lead vocalists Fitz and Noelle
Scaggs, and a great band taking it right to the
edge. You’ll be dancing the night away at this
high-energy show.
Leftover Salmon – June 27
If you’re a fan of bluegrass, jam bands, or just incredible
musicianship in general, Leftover Salmon is an act for you.
First formed in Boulder, Colorado in 1989, Leftover Salmon
was one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour
rock ‘n’ roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam
band scene. For this concert, they are joined by Bill Payne,
one of the co-founders of the
famed rock/jam band Little Feat.
Tori Amos – July 19
One of the most successful
and influential artists of her
generation, Tori Amos has been
a bold voice in music since
the beginning of her solo career in the early 1990s. Her
music has been described as baroque pop, pop/rock, or
piano rock, but however you classify it, it is uniquely her
own. Amos has long been known for her adventurous
musicality, her personal, sometimes controversial subject matter, and her ability to
inspire a generation.
Trombone Shorty / Galactic – August 19
Two exciting and influential acts from New
Orleans will take the Britt stage on August 19.
Leading the night is Trombone Shorty, a trumpet
and trombone player who grew up in New
Orleans’ Treme neighborhood. He’s now the
frontman for the funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop band
Orleans Avenue, and their confident, bold sound
brings the spirit of their city with them.
Also on the bill that night is New Orleans’
own Galactic, a funk and jazz jam band that
formed 18 years ago in New Orleans when they cut their teeth playing the biggest
party in America: Mardi Gras. Their latest album Carnivale Electricos evokes the
electric atmosphere of a whole city vibrating together.
The Head and the Heart – September 2
It wasn't that long ago that the members
of Seattle's The Head and the Heart were
busking on street corners, strumming their
acoustic guitars, stomping their feet and
singing in harmony. That unbridled energy
informed their earliest original material, and
has made them one of the darlings of indie
music today. This is a band that we’ve been
pursuing for a couple of years, and we’re
proud to welcome them this summer.
There are many more acts on the Britt lineup this summer, and with a wide range
of music, there’s sure to be something to delight you. Visit to see video
clips, links to artist web sites, buy tickets and more, or call 541-773-6077.
We’ll see you on the Hill!

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Then there’s Fitz & the Tantrums. The
group plays straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll
with a welcoming 1980’s groove, even
though they formed several decades later,
in 2011. These six accomplished musicians
performed to rave reviews one week
after they’d met one
another, and they
quickly became the
toast of Los Angeles.
Less than a year later,
they were touring
with Maroon 5 and
working with such
musicians as Daryl
Hall of Hall and
Oats. TV producers
picked their song
for use on numerous
shows, including
Criminal Minds.
Another number,
“News 4 U” found its
way into a promo for
Desperate Housewives.
And “The Walker”
popped up on The
Vampire Diaries and in the feature Identity
Thief. Despite this visibility, the Los
Angeles Times notes, “Fitz & the Tantrums
is the kind of band that communicates best
in concert.” They’ll communicate with us
at the Britt on June 22.
Perhaps the most successful pairing of
music and television comes courtesy of
American Idol. Readers of this column may
recall that we follow the show, and former
Idol winner Scotty McCreery was a smash
at the Britt just last year. So we applauded
the late announcement that the American
Idol Tour, consisting of this season’s Top
10 finalists, will hit Britt Hill on August
20. We’re especially look forward to seeing
two of these singers. Twenty-three-year old
Caleb Johnson hails from North Carolina,
but his heart lives deep in the throes of
rock ‘n’ roll. And Michigan’s seventeenyear-old Jena Irene sings like Barbra
Streisand, plays piano like Liberace and
tears at your heartstrings like a performer
twice her age. These two talents alone are
reason to grab a spot on the Britt grounds.
Paula and Terry each have long impressivesounding resumes implying that they are
battle-scarred veterans of life within the
Hollywood studios. They’re now happily
relaxed into Jacksonville.



aybe you’ve noticed. You’ll be
watching the final moments
of a television show. Just as
the characters arrive at the quintessential
pinnacle of dramatic closure, a pop song
that isn’t part of the normal background
music springs forth.
The scene continues
without dialogue,
using the power of
song to enhance the
emotions playing out
on screen.
Television producers
use these songs as
Charity Rose Thielen
creative tools in order
to support the onscreen
content with a sort of
musical shorthand.
And that’s good news
for the musicians who
create them.
In this era of digital
download, there’s no
better promotional
plug than having
Caleb Johnson
a song played on
TV. Just ask The
Fray. This Denver-based band recorded
their first album in 2005. The title song,
“How to Save a Life,” accompanied a
particularly emotional moment during
an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. Then it
wafted through an episode of Scrubs.
And then Grey’s Anatomy featured it a
second time. Suddenly “How to Save
a Life” jumped into the Hot 100—and
stayed there for 58 weeks. If you’re a
stranger to The Fray’s sound, critics
tend to fit them into a musical category
that includes Coldplay and Maroon 5.
You can decide for yourself when they
visit Jacksonville for the Britt season’s
opening night, June 16.
The Head and the Heart, a rock group
from Seattle, has been heard on TV
shows since 2011. “Rivers and Roads,”
from their first album, was featured on
Chuck, How I Met Your Mother, and Sons of
Anarchy. Another song, “Lost My Mind,”
was heard on Hart of Dixie, and (bonus!)
became an earworm as the backing
track on the trailer for The Silver Linings
Playbook. The band will appear on the Britt
stage, September 2. We want to be there if
only to see and hear violinist Charity Rose
Thielen. (Hey, if you can rock on violin,
you can rock!)






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off Jacksonville’s June 7th celebration.
New Napa Wine will present
“WineHerb Academy II” at 11:00am,
where a local Master Gardener will
discuss pairing seasonal herbs with
this quarter’s wine club picks while
pinpointing herbal notes in the wine.
Taste of Summer tickets, armbands and
wine glasses will be available at the gallery;
after the Academy you can view our
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through downtown Jacksonville to explore
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Member artists demonstrating their
techniques downtown during the Taste
include Judy Elliott painting on silk, and
more will join her. Back at the gallery,
June’s “Our Taste of Summer” exhibit
showcases photography and paintings of
sun-drenched scenery and mouthwatering
gourmet food in watercolor, oil, and
acrylic, along with handcrafted jewelry by
new member Julie Hoskins.
Art Presence recently partnered with
Pioneer Village to exhibit art in their
dining room, open to the public and
rotating quarterly. From June 10-September
10 we feature fine art images by Alice
LaMoree, an established and wellrecognized photographer whose innovative
images flow into, over, and around the
line between abstract and representational,
distinguished by strong design and texture.
Art Presence thanks the Jacksonville
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in time for the Taste! Judy Elliott presents
a silk painting class July 2 & 9, and we
invite artists, community members and
organizations to present their own classes
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For more information, please contact Anne
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Visit the Jacksonville Farmers Market every
Sunday to stock-up on everything you will need
for the week ~ all locally-produced!
Fresh Seasonal Produce • Eggs • Grass-Fed Beef • Olive Oil
Artisan Breads • Croissants & Pastries • Pies • Cheeses
Tamales • Honey Soaps • Essential Oils


ow in its fourth year, the Jacksonville Farmers
Market has become a hit with locals who
appreciate the freshest farm goods grown
within a few miles of Jacksonville. Market-goers will
find produce from Hanley Farm, ByGeorge Farm of the
Applegate Valley, Little Oak Farm of Rogue River and
others. The market is also a social hub, providing a weekly
gathering spot to mingle with friends and make new
ones while listening to acoustic music and relaxing on
the Historic Courthouse lawn. Plus, you’ll enjoy freshlyprepared foods and coffee from on-site food vendors
including Wasana’s Thai Food and Katrina’s Tamales.
A significant portion of the vegetables for sale are grown
by Jacksonville residents Nick Mahood and Elizabeth
Worcester, who actively farm and ranch 22 acres at historic
Hanley Farm. As in years past, the couple is working
alongside Elizabeth’s parents, Chad and Lea Worcester,
who manage the day-to-day business operations.
Purchasing locally-grown foods benefits YOU, the
consumer, supports neighboring farmers, and in many
cases, offers lower prices. Additionally, knowing where
your food comes from has its own rewards!
This season, several new vendors have joined the
market while returning vendors include: Lara Knackstedt
offering her delectable Rogue Valley Olive Oils, Little
Heathen Honey, Jerry Childers’ sumptuous Coquette Bakery
goods, ByGeorge Farm’s mouth-watering produce, Peter
Salant’s Applegate Valley grass-fed beef, Ron Moore and
Jerry Hagstrom’s fine photography… and so many more.
This season, THINK LOCAL and make it a point to
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Up Close and Personal with Local Artist,
Holly Herick
Fifteenth in a series of artist profiles by Randall Grealish
you think you cannot be taught to express
your creativity, Holly has news for you;
anyone can learn to express himself. Even
if you are not considered one of the greats
and your work never gets displayed
in a gallery, doesn’t mean you have no
creativity or talent. Holly encourages
you to fearlessly take a step forward on a
journey and discover more about yourself
than you ever imagined possible… to just
be yourself and unleash the creativity
re you a Scanner or a Diver?
that’s yearning to come through in ways
Scanners, as referred to by
you never previously believed possible.
Barbara Sher in Refuse to
A favorite quote by Phil Cousineau sums
Choose!: Use All of Your Interests, Passions,
this thought up nicely: “Inspiration
and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career
comes and goes, creativity is the result of
of Your Dreams, are people who love to
learn anything and everything all at once;
There are many ways to cultivate
they find it hard to commit to a specialty.
a sense of creativity in oneself both
Divers on the other hand are those that
physically and mentally. As an example,
easily commit to a subject and specialize
Holly shares in her blog ideas to unblock
in it. Local artist Holly
creativity and rid us of
Herick is proud to be a
the routines that block
scanner and says, “Now
it. Scheduling time to be
I know why my creative
creative is fundamental as
life is so scattered
is having goals to achieve.
and my blog is about
Having an accountable
everything creative.”
partner and surrounding
As you explore her
yourself with people
art blog, “Creative
that encourage you
Adventures,” you will
with positive support
begin to understand
will help you unblock
why Holly identifies
your creativity and lose
with the tag of being
your fear of failure and
a scanner. She’s not
afraid to tackle any
Are you willing to
medium, from graphic,
change and break out
logo and web design, to
of old, bad habits and
imaginative watercolor
lose the self-doubt you
faces or pet portraits.
may be harboring? If
One thing you’ll
you are looking for
immediately notice
some encouragement or
is Holly’s lack of fear
think you have no talent
when it comes to being
but would like to give
loose with the brush.
something creative a try,
She feels that the goal
check out Holly’s blog at
of painting is not to and then
copy a photograph but
send her a message to
to capture the character
see if she can help you
and emotion of her
on your way to a new
subject matter. There is
creative you.
certainly a sense of fun,
Holly has a passion for
whimsy and a child-like energy flowing
helping artists with special needs and
from a Holly Herick creation.
is excited about her latest adventure,
Having a blog as a forum provides
which you can learn more about by
Holly a platform to share ideas she
feels will benefit other artists in their
In true Scanner fashion however, by the
pursuit of creativity, including ways to
time you read this, Holly may have moved
activate the brain, and methods to get
to Hollywood to star in her own sitcom!
one going and excited about art. Holly is
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Pioneer Profiles: PETER BRITT
“Photographer, Visionary, Entrepreneur”- Part 1
by Carolyn Kingsnorth
In the mid-1800s, the promise of gold and free land lured fortune seekers and settlers to the
newly-formed Oregon Territory. They were soon followed by merchants who amassed their own
wealth selling supplies to the miners and farmers. This on-going series shares the stories of these
pioneers and their times.


t’s Britt season, so what better
subject for summer’s Pioneer
Profiles than Peter Britt, whose
pioneer homestead is now the site of
Britt Festivals, the Britt Gardens, and
portions of Jacksonville’s
Woodlands Trail System.
Perhaps best known as
the pioneer photographer
who documented Southern
Oregon’s people, activities,
and landscapes from the
1850s to 1900, Peter Britt
was also a visionary,
a painter, a respected
horticulturalist, a vintner,
and an entrepreneur.
Family tradition claimed
that Britt was of English
ancestry and that his
forebears had migrated
to the Swiss Alps. He was
born in 1819 in Obstalden,
in the Swiss canton of
Glarus, where his family
had farmed land for centuries.
However, Britt’s talents led him to
pursue painting. Although his interest
lay in nature studies and landscapes,
his income came from portraits, and
he wandered Switzerland, Germany,
and possibly France as an itinerant
portrait painter. According to Alan Clark
Miller’s 1972 thesis, “Peter Britt: Pioneer
Portrait Photographer of the Siskiyous,”
paints and canvas were scarce so Britt
improvised by grinding minerals and
mixing them with oil and other pigments
to create paints and weaving flax grown
on the family farm into canvases.
In 1845, Britt immigrated to the United
States with his father Jacob, his brother
Kaspar, and Kaspar’s family, settling
in a community of Swiss émigrés in
Highland, Illinois.
Although continuing
to work as a portrait
painter, Britt faced
increasing competition
from the new art of
According to Miller,
Britt set about to
master this new
technology, even
traveling to St. Louis
to study with John
Fitzgibbon, who, by contemporary
newspaper accounts, was universally
known in the U.S. and in Europe as one of
the oldest and most successful operators
of the daguerrean and photographic arts.
In 1847, Britt apparently opened his own
daguerreotype studio and operated it for
the next five years.
Then, listening to the stories of
returning “Forty-niners,” Britt joined
the ranks of émigrés stricken with gold
fever. In the spring of 1852, shortly
after he became a naturalized citizen,
Britt and three companions headed
west on the Oregon Trail, the beginning
of a five-month journey. At Grande
Ronde Valley, two of the men refused
to continue dealing with Britt’s 300
pounds of photographic equipment.
There they separated, and Britt and his
wagon master continued on to the village
that was to become the city of Portland.
Hearing news of the gold strike in Table
Rock City (now Jacksonville), Britt
decided to venture south and walked
from Portland to Jacksonville, arriving
November 8, 1852, with a two-wheeled
cart of photographic equipment, a yoke
of oxen, a mule, and five dollars in his
pocket. He camped on the site now
known as “Britt Hill,” possibly filing a
donation land claim, and built a small
log cabin on a hillside site that boasted a
magnificent view.

A 1920 article in the Jacksonville Post
recalls¸ “At that time mining excitement
was at its height. The hills and gulches
for miles around were staked, and men
were making good wages with rocker
and ‘long tom.’ Mr.
Britt, with several
others equally
inexperienced in
mining, took a claim
on Ashland Creek.
They built sluice
boxes and for two
weeks worked hard.
In the evenings they
discussed what they
would do with their
money when they
made a cleanup.
They finally decided
upon going to South
America, where they
heard there were
good opportunities
to be found. When
the cleanup was made it netted them 75
cents each, and the South American trip
was indefinitely postponed.”
That cured Britt of any mining
fever. He soon recognized that “mule
skinning” was a much more profitable
bet, and purchased a string of pack
mules. For several years, he and fellow
Swiss compatriots Kaspar Kubli and
Viet Shutz made the arduous ten-day
trek between Crescent City, California,
and Jacksonville, hauling foodstuff and
mining tools
With the grubstake he accumulated,
Britt bought a state-of-the-art camera
in San Francisco and returned to the
photographic trade, opening “P. Britt's
Photograph and Daguerreotype Room”
in 1856, where people came from all
parts of Southern
Oregon to have
their photographs
taken. The Britt
studio now became
a full-fledged
enterprise, and
Britt became the
best-known and
most popular
photographer in
the southwestern
Oregon and northern California area.
Best known for his portraits, Britt
photographed almost all of the prominent
citizens as well as farmers, miners,
Chinese workers and Native Americans.
In the 1860s, Britt purchased a stereo
camera which allowed him to also
pursue landscape photography. In 1874,
Britt, accompanied by his son Emil,
was the first person to photograph
Crater Lake. The trip was arduous, the
weather uncertain, and his previous
attempts in 1868 and 1869 had failed.
There were no roads to the lake, and
photographic equipment, camping gear,
and provisions—amounting to several
hundred pounds—all had to be packed
in. The resulting photographs were used
to substantiate the need for making Crater
Lake a national park. However, Britt’s
diary for that day only noted that “Emil
has the sniffles.”
Britt should not be considered merely
a photographer, however. He engaged in
numerous other business activities, nearly
all of which were profitable. These other
aspects of Peter Britt will be explored in
upcoming issues of the Review.
Britt died in October 1905. His
grave will be featured in the Friends
of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery
“Art and Artists” tour at 10:00am
on Saturday, June 14, as part of
Jacksonville History Saturday.

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June 2014

Jacksonville Review

News from the Friends of
Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery
by Dirk J. Siedlecki, President – FOJHC

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Saturday, June 14 for another History
Saturday program in the Jacksonville
Historic Cemetery. This month's program,
“Art and Artists in the Cemetery,”
will be presented by Lynn Ransford
and Gail Nicholson. Learn about some
of Jacksonville and the Rogue Valley's
Artists and the various forms of art that
they were involved with such as painting,
photography, music, and stone carving.
Hear about those who studied and

supported the Arts in our community.
The program begins at 10:00am and
takes approximately 90 minutes to
complete. Please meet your docents at the
Sexton's Tool House, top of the Cemetery
Road. Be sure to dress for the weather
and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Though the program is free, donations
are always appreciated and help support
programs such as this, as well as cemetery
restoration projects. Programs continue
on the second Saturday of the month
through September 13, with a new topic
each month. Parking is available within
the cemetery grounds.
Marker Cleaning and Workshops—
Our marker cleaning and workshops
will resume on Saturday, June 21
from 9:00am until 12noon. Meet at the
Sexton's Tool House to pick-up supplies
and instructions on the area where we
will be working. As this is a hands-on
project, please dress accordingly, bring
a stool or folding chair to sit on, and we
recommend a hat and sunscreen! All
cleaning supplies and tools are provided.
Our wonderful volunteers managed
to clean 25 markers during our April
workshop. Marker Cleaning will continue
on the third Saturday of the month
through September 20.
Thank you and we hope to see you at
one or both of these events.
Please visit for
additional information on these and all of our
cemetery events and activities.

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he season at Hanley is fully
underway, and the new Summer
Lawn Party on Saturday, June
14th is a wonderful way for you to
come enjoy it! June 14th is Flag Day,
and Hanley is celebrating in-style with
a tribute to true American spirit and
creativity. From 11:00am to 4:00pm, there
will be a celebration of what it means to
be American, and Southern Oregonian,
with food, music, and many local artists
working and displaying their work.
The popular, local group–The
Rogue Suspects—will play during the
afternoon, providing an upbeat and
fun atmosphere for the event. The Farm
Kitchen will serve-up locally-grown,
organic, all-American food for purchase,
and there will be house and garden
tours as well as a featured speaker on
local history. This will be a lovely day of
good food, good music, and good local
history—please come join us!
Hanley is also excited to begin a
new partnership this year with the Girl
Scouts of Oregon and Southwestern
Washington. From June 16-20, up to
250 Girl Scouts from the region will be

exploring Hanley Farm to learn about
traditional farming, homesteading and
old-time Girl Scout values. The Farm is
excited to introduce scouts to the value
of self-sufficiency and the importance of
local foods.
The Farm is also extremely pleased
about its ongoing partnership with the
Family Nurturing Center (FNC), and
that in June, sixteen families from the
FNC will begin receiving farm boxes of
local, organic produce. The FNC families
are low-income families working at the
farm to cultivate foods, who in return for
their labor, receive a box of fresh produce
each week. This program is unique to the
Rogue Valley, and offers disadvantaged
families access to healthy foods in a
way not provided anywhere else. The
Southern Oregon Historical Society and
Hanley Farm feels honored to partner
with the FNC on this worthy project.
Building community rooted in a sense of
place is essential to preserving history,
and Hanley Farm is proud people from all
backgrounds participate in this endeavor.
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This FREE program, sponsored by The
Ford Family Foundation, is based on the
belief that thriving rural communities
develop from a broad base of skilled and
motivated leaders, a diversity of effective
organizations, and a collaborative
network of local organizations.
The program, delivered by Rural
Development Initiatives, focuses on
developing leadership capacity, is
completely free and includes tuition,
meals, and materials. Classes will be

held once a month over
a four month period
beginning in September
2014—Fridays 1:00-6:00pm & Saturdays
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is June 15, 2014. Typical classes consist
of approximately 25-35 individuals, from
high-school students to retired seniors,
with leadership experience ranging from
emerging to seasoned.
Please find extensive program
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June 2014

Page 13

A Few Minutes with the Mayor

Tony's Dam Column #4: Making Progress

by Paul Becker


by Tony Hess

A Window Into the Past

e may
live in an
town, but I’ll wager
that when studying
history in school, you hated it. Was your
history class like mine, consisting of
nothing more than memorizing important
dates of people and bigger-than-life
events? King George may have been a
bad king… at least from the American
colonists’ point of view, but what were we
taught about the man himself? Very little!
Personal facts about historic people
were seldom included in history courses.
Did George have a wife? He did… her
name was Charlotte. Did he know her
well before marriage? No, they met on
their wedding day. Was the marriage
a good one? Yes… judging by their
progeny—15 in all. Did he have a mistress
as most rulers did? No… he was faithful
and the first monarch in his lineage to
forego such royal “privileges.”
Now, wasn’t learning that less boring?
Just imagine… a lifetime romance from
an arranged marriage. Terry Erdmann
and Paula Block, the Review’s Unfettered
Critics could write a film script on that
alone. As for me, I’ve always been able
to step-back and imagine myself in the
scene. It’s fascinating to imagine how
people really acted or reacted with one
another, to understand what they felt,
what they believed, and how they lived in
their world long since gone. At least I think
so and the one reason I love old films, even
the bad ones. They are a window into our
past. The Frank Capra film, AMERICAN
MADNESS, visually portrays better than
any history book a run on a bank during
the depression. The depositors’ increasing
sense of panic literally jumps off the
screen. Even though the scene is fictional,
its genesis is drawn from real history.
And “real history” surrounds us
fortunate enough to live here, a city where
our window into the past is always open.

How I love a walk down California Street!
I never tire of observing buildings five
and six generations old. The Courthouse,
the center of our attention these days, was
built in 1883. Did you know a Christmas
Ball was held on the new second floor
to celebrate the accomplishment? One
wonders where they parked all the horse
and buggies for the occasion.
I’m sure every building in the historic
core has such stories, however, just as
stories in books have an ending page, so
will our buildings see an end without
proper care. The fable of the three little
pigs is fine, as far as it goes. The third pig
was safe in his brick house. But travel
forward in time with the pig’s children
living in the house their father built.
They feel safe but look, there are small
cracks in the mortar and bricks and due to
weathering, roof joists are weak, making
one wonder just how long until the
ending page. Back to reality, one in which
we are facing deteriorating buildings.
In recent history, two generous citizens
bequeathed their estates to the historic
preservation fund to help preserve our
precious heritage by creating a fund to be
used for preservation. From this fund, the
Historical Architecture Review Commission
is able to function. But it is not unlimited; its
ongoing purpose depends upon us. There
is no other way to say it: CONTRIBUTIONS
The historic preservation of this city is
necessary if we are to pass this heritage to
our descendants. There are many ways to
donate… in cash or assets now… or from
one’s estate, either now or upon death.
There can be certain tax advantages
in whatever method is chosen. Donna
Bowen is the chairperson of HARC. She’d
love hearing from anyone blessed with
such generosity. Think of it this way, your
donation to HARC gives you a personal
footprint in the future and that puts you
on an even par with all the King Georges!

Announcing the 3rd Annual Mayor’s 4th of July Picnic!
Mayor Paul Becker and the City of
Jacksonville invite everyone to come
out and celebrate July 4th on the
Courthouse grounds from Noon until
3:00pm and enjoy complimentary hot
dogs, buns, chips and bottled water.
Picnickers may opt to bring their own
food and drinks if they so desire.
Once again, the Fire Department will
be organizing activities for children and adults. The Jacksonville Trolley will be
stationed on the grounds, offering picnickers free trolley rides around town. Come
celebrate the 4th and join the fun with your Jacksonville friends and neighbors!

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Monday & Thursday,

CITY COUNCIL: Tuesday, June 3, 6:00pm (OCH)
PLANNING COMMISSION: Wednesday, June 11, 6:00pm (OCH)
CITY COUNCIL: Tuesday, June 17, 6:00pm (OCH)
HARC HEARING OFFICER: Wednesday, June 18, 10:00am (OCH)
HARC: Wednesday, June 25, 6pm (OCH)
Location Key: OCH - Old City Hall (S. Oregon & Main) CH - Courthouse
CC - Community Center (160 E. Main Street) NVR - Naversen Room
(Jacksonville Library) FH - Fire Hall (180 N. 3rd St. @ C) EOC - Emergency
Ops Center at Police Station

This is the fourth in a series of articles following the process to breach the Jacksonville dam
and reservoir in order to comply with state and federal regulations. The articles will continue
through the construction phase.


he engineers and the city are
making good progress to
complete the engineering study
and design plans to breach the dam.
This part of the project is proceeding
on-schedule, with drafts of the Cultural
Resources Report and engineering
report now complete. Additionally, a
preliminary review by the Department
of State Lands (DSL) and the Corps of
Engineers (CORP) has been done by those
agencies. All of these elements go into
the final Joint Fill and Removal Permit
application, which will be submitted to all
relevant state and federal agencies after
being submitted to the city for review and
approval. This city review is expected
to be done around the end of May. The

final Joint Fill and Removal Application
is submitted and signed by the city as
their application, so close study will be
done by city staff and City Council. If
the schedule remains as planned, the
Permit application could be ready to be
submitted by the first part of June. Since
any work project done in an Oregon
waterway must be completed in the part
of the year when there is the lowest water
flow, the engineers and the city have
agreed that the ideal project start date
would be mid-July. Should the schedule
holds as planned, and the government
agencies move expeditiously, and no
flaws requiring rewrites of the Permit
application are found, it’s still possible for
the project to be done this year!

City Snapshot
City Council, May 6 & 20—Mayor
Becker read a proclamation naming June
1-9 “Jacksonville Garden Club Week” in
honor of the club’s 75th Anniversary.
Planner Amy Stevenson informed
council that her department is holding
open houses, lectures, restoration
presentations, and historic building tours
to mark National Historic Preservation
Month. Stevenson also requested
consideration of establishing a new
“Archeological Management Plan.”
If approved, the program could cost
upwards of $30,000 but could ultimately
save the city money in the long-run
by establishing better protocols when
“inadvertent archeological discoveries”
are made. Council agreed to investigate
the programs further.
City Recorder Garcia presented a
hand-out explaining a proposal of policies
to charge fees for the use of city-owned
properties. The policy, if adopted, will
eventually impact groups using the
Courthouse Lawn and City parks for
events governed by an event packet and
subsequent permit.
At the May 6 meeting, Fire Chief Devin
Hull presented his 2013 Annual Report
and discussed staffing levels, apparatus
needs, emergency fire/medical response
times, insurance ratings, budgets and
predictions for coming years. The
presentation included facts about the
ever-changing political aspects of public
safety, including evidence that parttime, volunteer and intern firefighters
are no longer a viable option for most
municipalities, including Jacksonville.
Council learned that nationwide, parttime and volunteer firefighters must now
be treated as “paid” employees, triggering
a slew of Internal Revenue Service
and state PERS-related consequences.
Essentially, new federal/state changes
have made part-time and volunteer
fire fighters cost-ineffective. Council
voted to increase the Fire Protection Act
surcharge and hire one additional fulltime firefighter. Of note, the new hire
will actually save $11,000 in overtime
expenses and insure 24-7 staff coverage

for the next 5 years. At this time, the
surcharge is the only funding mechanism
for the full-time fire department. The
surcharge, currently at $26/month will be
increased $1 per year for fiscal year 201415 and then $2 more in FY 2015-16 and
2016-17 to a rate of $31/month.
Budget Committee Meeting, May 8—
As expected, the fire service surcharge
and staffing levels received serious
attention and discussion. In order to setaside reserves for replacement of one fire
truck needed in the next 10-15 years (a
$500-$700k expense) and the immediate
need to hire an additional fire fighter,
the Committee agreed with the need to
increase the surcharge as detailed above.
City Employees Recognized—In a
heartfelt presentation, Mayor Becker
thanked and honored retiring city
employees Lou McBride and Donna
McNurlen, both of whom lovingly
maintained City Hall and Old City Hall
for 35 years.
Water Rate Increase Approved—At
the 5/20 meeting, Council unanimously
approved a $12/month water base rate
increase per unit and an additional $1
per unit increase over the next three
years. This is the first rate increase in
20 years and is needed to update aging
water infrastructure throughout the city
as mandated by the state of Oregon,
including pump stations, emergency
power, water line replacement and a new
750,000 gallon reservoir.
Park Ranger Program Undecided­­

After lengthy discussion on 5/20, a decision
on the future of the Park Ranger Program
was continued until the 6/17 meeting. The
all-volunteer program finds itself in the
crosshairs of the city’s new liability insurance
carrier which has been evaluating the risk/
reward of insuring every city-volunteer
group. Police Chief Towe voiced support
for the program but felt removing its law
enforcement capability was warranted
and that leaving law enforcement to
professionals was best. The notion of Park
Rangers acting more as “docents” than
“cops” appeared to have gained traction.
City Snapshot - Cont'd. on Pg. 36

Jacksonville Police Department
A consolidated report based on type of calls & number of incidences

April 15, 2014 to May 19, 2014
Call Type – Total Calls
Alarm - 6
Animal Complaint - 12
Arson - 1
Assist - Other Gov't/
Law Enforcement
Agencies - 56
Assist Public - 62
Burglary - 1
City Ordinance - 10

Custody Detox - 1
Disorderly Conduct - 1
Domestic Disturbance - 3
DWS - 1
Fraud - 1
Fugitive - 4
Harassment - 1
Hit & Run - 1
Larceny/Theft - 6

Motor Vehicle Crash - 3
Noise - 1
Property Found - 2
Property Lost - 4
Public Safety - 6
Suspicious - 17
Traffic/Roads All - 10
Unsecure Premise - 1
Vandalism - 1

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June 2014

Jacksonville Review

News from the Jacksonville Lions Club
The “Pride” of Jacksonville

Photos by Jim Craven

Summer Concerts at
Red LilyVineyards...
Thursday night music on the beach is back!
Enjoy live music from 5p.m.-8p.m. along with
delicious local food vendors.
~No cover & the beach bar is open~
June 12
June 19
June 26
July 3
July 10
July 17
July 31
August 3
August 14
August 21
September 4

Fret Drifters
Blue Lightning
To Be Determined
East Main Band
The Evening Shades
Elias Deleault Band
To Be Determined
3 Little Birds
To Be Determined
Duke St

The Jacksonville Lions Club sponsored
the annual Jacksonville Elementary
spelling bee, which took place in March.
It is fun to watch these intelligent children
compete in the contest, capable of spelling
words that daunt many adults. The Lions
Club presented spelling bee awards at
the Spirit Award Program, at a school
assembly with students, parents and
guests on April 23.
This is also our annual Scholarship
Competition time. Senior high school
students compete for $1000 college
scholarships, awarded for academic
achievement and merit. The exceptional
caliber of students this year has prompted
us to award additional scholarships, to be
awarded later this month.

The Jacksonville Lions are citizens
of Jacksonville and surrounding
communities, who give their time and
talents performing services and raising
funds for local, national and international
sight, hearing and other worthwhile
The Jacksonville Lions Club is always
looking for civic-minded members who
want to enjoy fun and camaraderie, while
doing great things for the community.
The Jacksonville Lions meet twice each
month. Interested individuals please
contact Jim Davidian, Membership
Chair, at 541-499-0968, Mr. Bill Hanlan,
President, at 541-665-0180 or email Hew
McElroy at

Chamber Chat

by Tim Balfour, President
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

11777 Hwy 238
12 miles West of Jacksonville
(541) 846.6800
Open Daily 11:00-5:00p.m.


Jo Heim
Cell: 541-944-8353

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300 Keene Way, Medford

$230,000 • 3 BR • 2 BA • 1594 SF

Updated charmer in Old East Medford. Original hardwood floors, formal dining room
and very open floor plan. .42 acre lot features lush lawns, mature trees and private back
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and newer kitchen appliances. Move-in ready and in a very desirable neighborhood.

4182 Sunland Ave, Central Point

$375,000 • 3 BR • 2.5 BA • 2426 SF

Custom built home in desirable Twin Creeks Subdivision.Open floor plan with gourmet
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gorgeous master bath, plus walk-in closet and there is a 400 sq ft bonus room upstairs
that is beautifully finished with a lot of extra storage and stereo surround sound.

736 Williams Ct, Medford

$400,000 • 3 BR • 2 BA • 2300 SF

Windsor Estates Subdivision. Open floor plan with many large windows. Large office/
den or 4th bedroom. Large master suite with walk-in closet, plus Jacuzzi tub. Completely
finished garage with large workbench area. The home is situated on a large private lot,
with covered patio, custom sunshade and beautiful views. Vaulted ceilings throughout
beautiful hardwood and granite counter-tops in the kitchen and bathrooms.

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s the
moves into full
swing, the Jacksonville Chamber of
Commerce is already working on fall and
winter initiatives. Promoting Jacksonville
as a year-round destination for residents
and visitors is a key objective for the
Chamber of Commerce. One way we
achieve this objective is through events
and promotions which keep people talking
about and returning to Jacksonville.
Fall Seasonal Promotion—With
the goal of increasing awareness of
Jacksonville as a fall destination, we are
developing a promotion highlighting
all of the attractions and events of the
fall season. The main focus of this plan
is not to create additional events which
drain resources, but to package ongoing
events and make a few twists on ongoing
activities to attract the attention of visitors.
In addition to our glorious fall color
later in the season, there is a full offering
of activities—German Heritage Week/
Oktoberfest, Meet the Pioneers, Chamber
Art Auction, Medford Jazz Festival,
Haunted Trolley Tours, Fall Uncorked
and others leading up to Victorian
Christmas. We will be integrating a
drawing for gift certificates that will require
participants to visit participating local
businesses. Participation will run from the
end of September through Thanksgiving.
New activities we are developing for
this season-long campaign include the

German Heritage Week and Haunted
Halloween Trolley Tours. The first
initiative expands on the success
of Bigham Knoll’s Oktoberfest by
encouraging visitors to come downtown
earlier in the week. We will have a
German flair to the Trolley Tours, add
special touches to the fall decorations
and work with merchants to develop
special offerings. The Haunted Trolley
Tours allow us to take advantage of
an existing asset—the trolley—and to
increase interest in coming to Jacksonville
as well as to increase revenue by offering
specialty tours. The tours will run
the weekends around Halloween and
possibly some week nights.
Victorian Christmas—June is also
when we begin planning for Victorian
Christmas. This June, we will also be
kicking-off a sponsorship and donation
campaign to help cover expenses. Due
to increasing costs, Victorian Christmas
expenses now total $14,000. In addition to
business sponsorship, we are encouraging
community support. Residents and friends
of Jacksonville can make donations directly
through the Chamber Office/Visitor
Information Center or by dropping checks
or cash into collection jars throughout
town. Victorian Christmas is a cherished
tradition so we hope you will show your
support for this local tradition.
Anyone interested in working on any
of these projects is encouraged to please
contact Chamber President Tim Balfour
at 541-601-3416.

Jacksonville Boosters Club
We are now collecting good used
or unused items for our Annual
Garage Sale Saturday, September 5,
2014 and Sunday, September 6, 2014.
All donations are tax deductible! Sale
proceeds are used to benefit Jacksonville
Community Programs and Activities.
Come see us on the Old Court House
lawn by the Pony Express statue.
(Corner of 5th Street and C Street).
Call Linda at 541-899-1666 for pickups or drop-offs. Sorry, we cannot accept
TV’s, computers, large appliances, beds, or

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June 2014

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Let's Talk Real Estate

by Graham Farran, Expert Properties
Americans are on the move
to Oregon!


nited Van Lines recently
published its inbound and
outbound moving data for the
year of 2013. The winners are Oregon and
the Carolinas. The losers are New Jersey,
Illinois and New York.
The amount of Americans moving
slowed during the great recession but
is now picking-up again. A new Gallup
survey found that 24% of Americans
reported moving from their city or area
in the past five years, which means
Americans move more than all other
countries except New Zealand.
In Southern Oregon, we are seeing
mainly families moving for reasons such
as retirement or better quality of life in

a smaller town. We have affectionately
named them “Escapees” and “Retirees.”
Southern Oregon is a great place to raise
a family and/or retire and now that the
recession is over,* expect to see Southern
Oregon population rise as these two
groups flee neighboring states.
*A recession is defined as a period of
temporary economic decline measured by a
fall in GDP in two successive quarters and it
is considered ended after it has stabilized or
increased for two consecutive quarters.
Graham Farran is a broker with Expert
Properties, located at 620 N. 5th Street in
Jacksonville. Please see their ad on the back
page and contact them at 541-899-2030 or
online at

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or most of us, summer is the
busiest time of year with BBQ’s,
pool parties and camping trips.
With the kids out of school and the sun
shining bright, it’s a great time to be out
and about! But what about those carrelated activities we all know and love
each summer time? We hope they have a
place on your itinerary this summer, too.
The race track is a great place to get
wholesome family entertainment. The
burning rubber, the smell of unburnt
gasoline, the roar of the engines, and the
flinging of dirt and dust. It just doesn’t
get much better than that on a weekend
night out. Southern Oregon is lucky to
have many different options for a race
fix, including the Champion Raceway
drag strip in White City and Southern
Oregon Speedway circle track in White
City. There are also Outlaw Cage Kart
races and various motorcycle races
throughout the summer, as well.
Car shows are all the rage these days,
as well. And for good reason...who
doesn’t like to walk around outside
looking at the bright and beautiful cars
displayed just for you? Most “hot rod”
owners spend countless hours and
thousands of dollars making their cars
perfect and they love to spend weekends

in the sunshine showing-off their metal
beauties to everyone.
Entrance to most shows these days is
free and offers additional activities such
as delicious food carts, raffles, silent
auctions, and live music. Some also
benefit specific causes or organizations,
so it’s a two-for-one deal.
This year, Bob Thomas Automotive
will be holding our annual benefit
car show on June 21st, from 9:00am3:00pm. All proceeds will go to Jackson
County Foster Parent Association to help
the foster children of Jackson County.
So come down, check-out the cars and
have some FUN! Check-out our website
for more information or to register
your car in the upcoming show at www.
So whether you are into fast, dirty
cars or like the more polished old-school
variety, make sure to include some car
shows in your schedule this summer.
And don’t forget to visit Bob Thomas
Automotive for all YOUR vehicle repair
and maintenance needs all summer- long.
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June 2014

On Money and More: What Can the World Cup
Teach Us About Investing?
by Erich & Matt Patten, Cutler Investment Group


Matthew C. Patten
Chief Executive Officer
Portfolio Manager

Erich M. Patten
Chief Investment Officer
President/Portfolio Manager

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to Cutler Investment Group, headquartered at Bigham
Knoll. For three generations Cutler has been providing
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individuals and tax-exempt institutions. The Portland
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risk (“when the US sneezes, the rest of
the world gets a cold”). Put most simply,
global stocks can be divided into two
buckets: developed economies (such as
Western Europe and Japan), and emerging
economies (such as Brazil,
Russia, India and China).
Developed economies
have characteristics
similar to the US markets:
strong rule of law, mature
businesses, and welldefined property rights.
Investors can look to
developed markets to
provide diversification
from an entirely UScentric portfolio, without
taking on a great deal of additional risk.
Emerging markets lack the safety of the
more mature economies, but generally
have faster growth rates. Emerging
markets can supplement a portfolio with
greater total-return possibilities.
Given the additional risk in emerging
markets, investors should approach this
segment cautiously. For most individuals,
identifying individual securities in the
emerging economies represents too
much risk, and they would be better
off identifying a mutual fund that takes
a more diversified approach. It is also
prudent to limit the total international
exposure within a portfolio. After all,
global stocks may present growth and
diversification opportunities, but US
equity markets remain the safest way to
invest in stocks around the globe.
Matthew Patten is CEO and Investment
Portfolio Manager. He is a graduate of
Jacksonville Elementary School and South
Medford High School. Matt earned BA
degrees in Economics and Environmental
Geo-Sciences from Boston College and a MBA
from the University of Chicago.
Erich Patten is President and Chief
Investment Officer. He is a graduate of
Jacksonville Elementary School and South
Medford High School. Erich earned a BS
in Economics from the Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters in
Public Policy from the University of Chicago.
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ast month, I (Matt) went to visit
our Seattle office and decided to
go to a soccer game. The Seattle
Sounders played in front of a raucous
crowd of 38,000 on a rainy Saturday and
beat the Colorado Rapids
4-1. If you’ve never
been to a Sounders or a
Portland Timbers game,
it is quite an experience;
you feel that you’ve
been transported to a
European soccer match.
Watching Clint Dempsey
score two goals inspired
me to cheer on the US
team in the upcoming
FIFA World Cup. On
June 12th, the biggest sporting event in
the world begins, matching 32 teams
for over a month. This World Cup will
take place in Brazil, now the world’s 7th
largest economy.
Brazil is not alone in its sporting, or its
economic aspirations. Recent predictions
estimate that China’s economy may surpass
the US in size this year, a watershed
moment for the global economy. As we
invest from the comfort of our Small Town
with Big Atmosphere, what do we need to
know about global investing?
Global investing is too big of an
opportunity to ignore. The US stock
market represents about 1/3 of the total
market value in the world, and less
than 5% of the population. As the global
middle-class continues to grow, the
US share of global wealth is likely to
diminish as well. Consider this; just 10
years ago the US represented over 40%
of global market capitalization. The trend
has been downward, and this is largely
due to the economic liberalization of the
emerging markets. Countries such as
Taiwan, Korea, and Singapore have led
the way, but larger economies such as
China, India, and Brazil have followedsuit. This is not a short-term trend, but
one that could take a century to mature.
With so much opportunity abroad,
investors must then consider the best
way to approach the global markets.
After all, these markets carry a lot more

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n area rug can serve to warm-up
a tile or hardwood floor area,
anchor a seating area, establish
a dining or play area, and add character
to nearly any indoor or outdoor space.
Synthetic area rugs can be quite
affordable, sisal rugs can be bordered for
interest and hemp
rugs are great for
making a statement.
Whether you
choose to go with
a machine-made
or a hand-knotted
wool rug, you’ll
have many color,
size, pattern options
in many price ranges. And, braided rugs
are not just available in round shapes
anymore like they were years ago and are
now quite popular.
It’s best to know the general size of rug
or rugs needed. If you know that your
dining table is 4' x 6' it’s a good rule of
thumb to add a minimum of 2 feet on
each side for chairs to push back. That
calculates to the need for an 8' X 10' rug
which happens to be a standard size.
Often, one must be a bit creative in
deciding on the placement and size of an
area rug and opt to have one custom-made.
While not necessarily more expensive
per square foot, they do generally have a
6-month production lead time.
If you need coordinating rugs, I
recommend finding a rug within a color

family. For instance, an entry rug, a great
room rug and a dining area rug may all be
viewed at one time in an open floor plan.
This time of year, we are all planning
on spending more time outdoors—an
outdoor area rug is a wonderful way to
brighten-up a patio or deck space as well
as make it more inviting.
Most outdoor rugs are
made of a washable
fiber and can actually
be hosed-down, when
needed. At the end of
the season, clean your
outdoor rugs thoroughly,
allow them to dry
completely and then roll
them up and store them indoors.
Indoor rugs should be placed on pads
to help with longevity and should be
vacuumed or otherwise cleaned often.
There are several thicknesses of pad
options available just as you would find
in wall to wall carpeting pads.
Seeing and touching sample rugs
is well worth your time and effort. At
Eleglance Home Décor, we have samples
and rugs from several companies and
are here to help you make your indoor
and outdoor space your home for the
summer months ahead!
Carmen Whitlock is an Interior Designer
and owner of Eleglance Home Decor located at
110 N. 5th street in Jacksonville. Contact her
at 541-702-2170 or
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June 2014

Real Estate Due Diligence

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by Sandy J. Brown, AICP

few months ago, I was helping
clients with the purchase of
their first home. They found a
house in the City of Medford that they
wanted to make an offer on. As part of
the due diligence process, I went into the
planning department to inquire about
permits on the property and any longrange plans for the area. I was told that
the vacant lots next to the parcel, which
my client saw as a
great asset, was soon
to be constructed
into a major arterial
roadway. This
information had not
been included in
the seller disclosure
statement and so
the deal quickly fell
apart. But it got me
thinking about due
diligence and how
essential a part it should be in any real
estate purchase transaction.
Under Oregon law, the seller has a legal
duty to disclose all known information
and the seller can be held liable for any
intentional misinformation or omissions.
However, oftentimes the seller is unaware
of these items so it is important to do
your own research. Following is a list of
issues that should be researched as part
of the due diligence process, some more
common than others.
Most Common:
Title Review: A thorough title review
can tell you whether there is any litigation
pending that might threaten the title of
the property, whether the seller actually
has title, and whether there are any
encumbrances or financial obligations,
such as a mortgage or tax lien.
Inspection: A home inspection is
a visual inspection of a house and its
components including the roof, windows,
foundation, drainage, appliances,
plumbing, electrical, HVAC, chimneys,
insulation, crawl & attic spaces and more.
The home inspection should give you a
clear idea of the structural integrity of
any building on the property and can
also point-out any potential physical
Septic: A septic inspection will
typically include locating the system
and uncovering access holes, checking
for signs of back-up, measuring sludge
layers, identifying leaks, inspecting
mechanical components, and pumping
the tank if necessary.
Water and Well: Under Oregon law, the
seller is required to test domestic wells
used for drinking or other household
purposes for arsenic, nitrates, and total
coliform bacteria. Additional well testing
will give you a better idea of water quality
and if any contamination exists, as well
as if the system components are up to
code or require maintenance. A flow test
determines the rate at which the well
delivers water.

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Appraisal: An appraisal will give you
a third-party estimate on the value of
the property. Appraisals are necessary
if you want to finance the purchase, but
you may want an appraisal even if you
are paying cash to help you evaluate the
value of the investment.
Land Uses/Zoning: You should findout whether the property is zoned for
the purposes that you want to use the
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related financial, legal, and operational
documents of the HOA and to find out any
special unit or building restrictions (the
CC&Rs), whether there are any unpaid
HOA fees, unit violations, how much money
is saved for paying long-term repairs, and
how much the HOA insurance covers.
Less Common Items to Research/Inspect:
• Lead and Asbestos
• Mold
• Irrigation and pool equipment
• Sewer line inspections
• Radon
• Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
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• How long has property been on the
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• What was the last sale date and price
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• What are the taxes and other costs
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• When was the latest appraisal done
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• Are there any second mortgages
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Love Your Landscape by Adam Haynes
Adding Seasonal Beauty to Patios, Porches and Decks



that speaks
that speaks
that speaks
fluent speaks

t’s easy to add splashes of color
to empty and challenging spaces
on patios, porches and decks.
This time of year, with flowers
and landscapes in-bloom all around us, open spaces on
patios, porches and decks can be challenging to soften
due to a lack of color and/or greenery. One of the best
and easiest ways to add the splash of
color you’ve been looking for is by
adding pots, wood planters or hanging
baskets. The placement is important
as each pot, planter or hanging basket
needs to feel as if it belongs where it’s
placed. Usually, entry or exit points
in these challenging areas are good
places to put some color. One pot or
planter placed alone may be fine, but a
grouping has a better impact and helps
give a feeling of balance. The sizes of
the pots or planters you choose are
important because they need to be
proportionate in size to the area you
are trying to beautify.
When choosing pots, traditional
terra cotta pots are great but have
a limited life span unless you bring
them in out of the weather during the
winter. Glazed clay pots are another
good option that offer many colors options. If you go
this direction, think about the color scheme used in the
painting of your house and try to pick colors that flow
or complement those colors. You want to think about the
larger design picture and try to tie everything together.

Choosing the plantings to fill the pots is the easy and
fun part. Good potting soil is essential and will help
ensure that your new plantings thrive in their new
spot. Usually, the best options for bright colors come in
several varieties of annuals—but don’t forget to consider
planting perennials that give great color and long-lasting
blooms that will come back year after year.
Another good planting option is
the different bulb varieties that are
available in our area. You can plant
bulbs to bloom at different times
throughout the growing season
in the same pot or planter, giving
you continued interest in the same
Larger pots are a great planting
option for larger dwarf evergreen
trees or larger shrubs. This is
an added benefit because of the
four season interest you get from
evergreen plantings throughout the
winter when local landscapes are inneed of interest.
These are some quick and easy
ways to dress-up those empty spaces
on your patio or deck and get that
added splash or color you’ve been
looking for. With just a little work,
you’ll have plenty of returns all year-long.
Adam Haynes is the owner of Artisan Landscapes, Inc.
Contact him at 541-292-3285, adam@artisanlandscapesinc.
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Argh! Lawn weeds!

ven though we’re facing
summer with reduced soil
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is a class of plant hormones. It is absorbed through the
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leaves and is translocated to the meristems of the plant.
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Granular forms of 2-4,D are found in products like Weed
‘n Feed, which also contains a fertilizer. For this product
to be successful, one must apply it on a wet lawn, as
the herbicide granules must stick to the leaves of the
intended target species. The nice thing about granular
formulations is the reduced risk of drift. The pellets are
fairly large, and although there’s a bit of dust involved,
early morning applications can reduce even the drift of
the dust, as there is usually no or little wind.

Liquid formulations of 2-4,D are easily obtained at
most hardware stores and nurseries. The nice thing
about liquid formulations is the more complete coverage
one obtains. One must be careful to not build up too
much pressure when
applying, as smaller
droplets (mist) will
tend to drift more
easily than larger
ones, applied under
less pressure.
As with most
herbicides, they
should be applied in
the cooler part of the
day, and when the chance of rain is nil. After 6-8 hours,
you may resume watering.
Read the label of any herbicide product, and follow
those directions explicitly. Unless you’re experienced, do
not mix herbicides.
This is but a brief discussion, not meant to be complete
or exhaustive by any means. Use the internet to explore
and learn more.
Bob Budesa moved to Jacksonville from Alturas California
in 1989, retired from BLM after 38 years where he oversaw the
noxious weed program with Medford District BLM (850,000
acres), worked in the Wild Horse Program in the 1970’s, and
has been a member of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association
since 2009. Bob is still involved with noxious weed education
and awareness, primarily through the Jackson Coordinated
Weed Management Area he helped start several years ago.

The Storytelling Guild Proudly Presents 48th-Annual
Children’s Festival at the Britt Gardens in Jacksonville

Britt Concerts Under the Stars
Book your room
245 N. 5th Street

Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends

This magical 3 day event will take
place July 12th-14th at the Britt Gardens
in Jacksonville and is a guaranteed
amazing day out for the entire family.
The theme, “Create a Spark!” was
inspired by the Jackson County
Library’s Summer Reading Program,
“Fizz, Boom, Read.”
Children and adults can look forward
to over 35 booths of hands-on arts and
crafts and daily feeding of the beloved
litter-eating dragons, Rosabelle and
Pebbles, and our newest addition, Lulu!
Older children will enjoy crafts such as candle making,
pottery and wood working, while younger children will
have a chance to make their own puppets, sand and
easel art, and have their faces painted. The whole family
can look forward to child-focused stage performances,
yummy food from our Dragon Deli and activities like
storytelling on the hill. We always enjoy having some

local celebrities reading to the children,
including a few well-known news anchors!
The Festival runs for a total of 3
sessions over a 3 day period:
Saturday, July 12th – 4:30pm-8:30pm
Sunday, July 13th – 4:30pm-8:30pm
Monday, July 14th – 10:00am-1:30pm
Admission for this spark-tacular event
is $3 per day for adults and children.
Our goal has always been to offer an
amazing day of entertainment and
education while keeping the cost to
families as low as possible.
This year’s Festival promises to inspire children of all
ages and will help us continue our mission of instilling
a love of reading in children; a gift that if given in
childhood can last a lifetime.
For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, visit
the Guild website: or visit our
Facebook page:

June 2014

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Jacksonville Review

Jacksonville Art Events
June 2014

“Our Taste of Summer”
Art Presence Art Center

June 1–30: Feast your eyes on our
mouthwatering display of
photographic images and works
in acrylic, oil, and watercolor
portraying sunny scenes and
gourmet food to “pair” with the
June 7 “Taste of Summer“
celebration of southern Oregon
wines. We also present fine
artisan jewelry by our newest
member artist, Julie Hoskins.!

Meet the artists at a reception!
on Friday, June 13 from 5–7pm.!

More Art Presence Curated Exhibits: !
Pioneer Village Dining Room, June 10–September 10: !
Photography by Alice
LaMoree of RioQuerencia
Fine Art Images!
Jacksonville Library: !
Naversen Room!
June 10–Sept 10:
Photography by Thomas
Glassman. !
! Front Entrance Display!
! Now–June 23: Display of
Memorial Day memorabilia by Dirk and Mary Siedlecki!
Medford Library: !
June 10–Sept 10: “ZEN DEZIGNS” A display of 30
abstract pen and ink pieces by Charlotte Peterson,
Linda Boutacoff, and Betty Barss.!
**Judy Elliott is offering a Silk Painting class on July 2
& 9 from 9am–1pm each day. The cost is $65 per person,
including supplies. Come in to the gallery or call Judy at
541-291-2121 for more info & to register.**!
Art Presence Art Center is a nonprofit organization
located at 206 North Fifth Street on the grounds of
Jacksonville’s historic courthouse. Our gallery is open
every Friday through Sunday from 11am–5pm.
Visit us online at!
GoodBean Coffee!
June 1–30: Paintings by Deanna
St. Martin and Carmine Petretto!

St. Martin’s innovative technique of
painting with watercolor transforms
chaos into harmony
of design in her
vibrant abstracts.
Petretto’s large
format canvases fill
our back wall with
colorful abstract
and floral elements.!
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Now–June 26: David Landry!

David Landry’s exhibit of abstract
paintings continues. “Art/creativity is
a natural expression of life, an endless
unfolding of possibilities. Often
ethereal, quiet or soft, and sometimes
bold, direct or stormy, my painting
explores the subtle, wordless realm of
sensation, feeling, and intuition.” !
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Music & Wine
Enjoy some local talent
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6/1 - Kieron Devine
6/8 - Jef Ramsey
6/15 - Phil King
6/22 - Tom McReynolds
Sat. June 7th is Alpaca Shearing Day!
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• Fiber processing demonstrations for
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✽✽Sundays, 9:00am-12:30pm: jacksonville
farmers market. See article on page 9.


✽✽Saturday, June 7: taste of summer.
Britt Festival Season Kick-off. Downtown & other
locations. See ad on page 5.
✽✽Saturday & Sunday, June 7 & 8: friends of
jacksonville library book sale.
Naversen Room. See article for times below.
✽✽ Saturday, June 7, 10:00am: ata heart trail
ribbon-cutting & hike. See article on page 32.

✽✽Friday, June 20, 6:30-8:30pm: asante
presentation, "Adventures in Storytelling:
Using Stories to Improve Health and Health Care."
See article and ad on page 31.
✽✽Friday, June 20, 7:00pm: movie night at
old city hall, The Great Waltz.
See article this page.
✽✽Saturday, June 21, 9:00am-Noon: cemetery
marker cleaning & workshops.
Historic Cemetery. Marker Cleaning on the third
Saturday of the month through September 20.
See article on page 12.

✽✽Saturday, June 7, 11:00am: NEW NAPA WINE
"WineHerb Academy II," Taste of Summer
event at Art Presence Art Center, Courthouse
Grounds. See article on page 8.

✽✽Saturday, June 21, 9:00am-3:00pm: bob thomas
automotive annual benefit car
show. See article and ad on page 15.

✽✽Friday, June 13, 5:00-7:00pm: the creator's
gallery featured artist
reception. 2nd Friday of every month.
See ad on page 36.

✽✽Saturday, June 21, Noon & 2:30pm: beekman
house living history. "The Year is 1932."
By advance reservation only. Also, July 19, August 16
& September 20. See ad on page 12.

✽✽Saturday, June 14,: food project pickup
day. See information on page 30.

✽✽Saturday, June 21, 2:00-5:00pm: dark
chocolate & rich red wine. South
Stage Cellars. See ad on page 26.

✽✽Saturday, June 14, 11:00am-4:00pm: summer
lawn party at hanley farm.
See article on page 12.

✽✽Saturday, June 21, 6:00-9:00pm:
applegater newspaper 20thanniversarycelebration &
✽✽Saturday, June 14, Noon-4:00pm: history
fundraiser, Red Lily Vineyards.
saturday at beekman house, "Victorian
See article and ad on page 26.
Hobbies & Quilts." See ad on page 11.
✽✽Friday, July 4, Noon-3:00pm: jacksonville
✽✽Saturday, June 14, 10:00-11:30am: history
mayor's annual 4th of july picnic,
saturday in the cemetery, “Art and
Courthouse grounds. See article on page 13.
Artists in the Cemetery.” Programs continue on the
second Saturday of the month through September 13. ✽✽Saturday, July 12th,4:30pm-8:30pm; Sunday, July
See article on page 12.
13th, 4:30pm-8:30pm; Monday, July 14th, 10:00am1:30pm: storytelling guild's 48th✽✽Sunday, June 15, 11:00am-4:00pm: applegate
annual children's festival, Britt
valley days father's day bbq, CantrallFestival grounds. See article on page 18.
Buckley Park, Ruch. See ad on page 25.

June Movie Night at Old City Hall Celebrates
Britt’s Summer Concerts!
We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that June’s Movie Night feature
is the wonderfully-joyous MGM production…The Great Waltz. With 24
musical waltz numbers, this not-so-accurate biography of Johann Strauss is
the perfect accompaniment to the opening of the 2014 Britt Festival season.
The numbers are so infectious you’ll feel like dancing in the aisle… even if
you’re barefoot. So be sure to mark the date—Friday, June 20 at 7:00pm at
Old City Hall. Doors open at 6:30pm. The Great Waltz is an Oscar-winning
film you’ll be glad to see.

FOJL Book Sale on June 7 & 8
Jacksonville Friends of the Library will sponsor a Summer Book Sale on June 7-8. Saturday open hours will be
Members pre-sale from 9:00-10:00am, and open for the general public from 10:00am-4:00pm. Enjoy Taste of Summer
and pick up some gently used books to enjoy this summer at the same time. Sunday hours will be from 12:00-4:00pm,
with $5 for a bag of books from 2:00-4:00pm. Please bring your donations to the library during open hours or contact
Richard Avery at 541-702-2114 if you need a pickup.


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20 & 21
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A Cup of Conversation
by Michael Kell


his month
next year, my
lovely wife and
I will be celebrating
our 25th wedding anniversary. That’s a
quarter-century ago. It’s also the same
year we started a life and business in
Southern Oregon. As we grow older,
more and more people ask us how we
met, how we got started, how we made
it all work. The story can’t be told in
six-hundred words but I can give you a
snapshot of what our time here must look
like from history’s point of view.
Two lost souls trying to find their place
in the world first find each other. With
youth enough to take big risks, ties were
cut binding them to the familiar. Breaking
orbit of family, friends and career, they
set-out to start a life together in the great
unknown. Big-city beach kids head east
to the Colorado Rockies looking for a
mountain to call home. Winter at 8,000
feet is a different life paradigm so it
didn’t take long to learn snow drifts until
June was not going to work. Continuing
east wasn’t in
the picture so
sights were set
on somewhere
in the Pacific
Northwest. Not
knowing exactly
where they were
going, crossing
back into
California wasn’t
an option. Both
enjoyed the best
that crazy state
would ever have
to offer and knew fate lay somewhere else.
Driving around Idaho, Washington
and Oregon for weeks on-end with no
more direction than the feel of a place,
we found ourselves in a little B&B on
the central coast of Oregon. Weary
from travelling through countless small
towns and the extraordinary expenses
wanderlust requires, doubt began to
set in. The inn-keeper told us about a
place called the Rogue Valley. The old
gentleman said we’d probably find what
we were searching for in a small town
called Ashland. We were both at a place in
our journey to actually believe him.
The look on Mary’s pretty face when
we cruised into the Ashland Plaza told me
all I needed to know. It was April so the
mountains were snow-capped with the
Shakespeare Festival flags flying amongst
the backdrop of a perfect spring day.
With one short pass down the boulevard
and back, we checked into the old Timber
Lodge Motel. Within a week, Mary found
a small two-bedroom Craftsman to rent
right off Main Street and we were home.
Mary went to work doing facials in a
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the original Chateaulin. Driving endlessly
around the Northwest gave me plenty of
time to think about what I wanted to do
with the rest of my life. The interesting
thing is I could not stop thinking about
coffee. The fact I didn’t even drink coffee
told me I was on to something. If someone
asked me what Starbucks was I might
have said he was a character in Herman
Melville’s Moby Dick.
It never occurred to me to pick up a
paper and look for a job. For some reason
I knew there was something else for
us—so began the search by hanging-out
at the only real coffee house in Ashland.
Knowing nothing about coffee or retail,
I figured all I needed to learn would be
right in front of me. For an hour every
day I’d sit at a table near the cash register
and discretely record every transaction
on the margins of my newspaper while
nurturing a love for good coffee. During
the rest of the day I drove around the
valley looking for locations and learning
everything I could about the coffee
business. After a couple of months, I had
a solid business
plan with real
numbers (I
sat next to the
cash register).
In case you’re
wondering, I
don’t feel the
least bit bad
interning this
way, especially
after having
the same thing
done to us a
hundred times
over the decades. I still smile and shake
my head every time I see it happening. By
providence and the generosity of friend
and mentor, Ted Vandermeer, we started
GoodBean in late October, 1990. Just in
time, I might add. The proverbial coffee
can was empty.
In a nutshell, that’s how GoodBean
began, but the greater story is our walk
together, beating the huge odds of
two kids weathering great storms in
livelihood, marriage, family, and health.
Small town life and livelihood is fraught
with the challenges of fishbowl living, yet
through it all we lived a good life, a rare
life, a privileged life. This is where we
found our faith and found healing along
a difficult yet incredibly-rewarding path.
Our two beautiful children were raised
here and will always call Jacksonville
home no matter where they abide. We
don’t yet know how this story will end
except as it began, together. Happy 24th
Anniversary, Mary Sunshine.
Michael Kell is co-owner of GoodBean
Coffee in Jacksonville and has started a blog
at featuring more stories
about small town life.

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June 2014

Jacksonville Review

My Neighbor's Garden


by Kay Faught

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This month, the “style” I
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expected. It’s amazing to me how gardens
“evolve” and how one’s gardening side
naturally pops-out.
Bonnie Selvitella
will be the first to
tell you she’s not a
gardener. She is, by
nature, a designer,
a user of old junk
and a re-purposer
of treasures. While
visiting her ½ acre
backyard on Hueners
Lane, you find a garden filled with
surprises, walkways of adventure, fun
elements, and, (I hate to disagree with
her) a wonderful garden!
Bonnie moved into her
“cottage” 14 years ago,
with a background in
designing and re-purposing
old treasures and started
restoring the old place. One
summer morning, when she
awoke and saw the massive
back yard, she realized, “I
need to do something with
all that!” She began with a
plan and designed 3 main
patios for sitting and dining
with large, stone walkways
placed throughout. An old,
restored redwood cover she found ended-up
covering her dining patio. A huge 15-foot
umbrella satellite dish placed by her back
patio became the frame for a white wisteria
vine. Thanks to a girlfriend who was
learning to weld, a shed-shaped frame she’d
fallen in love with ended-up in the back as a
spot to show-off more restored pieces.
Next, she knew she wanted a look of
“it’s been here forever,” and with only
one huge English walnut in the back
yard, she had fast-growing cypress trees
planted by the pedestrian path to create
privacy and shelter. She also wanted an
herb garden, so the area closest to the
back patio then found a purpose. Her love
of water features then provided an excuse
to re-purpose old sinks, tubs, faucets
and even a canoe! With three features
in back, and two in front, Bonnie had
more places to express her design style.
When I pointed-out how pretty a patch
of lithodora was near one water feature,
Bonnie looked puzzled and asked, “That?
I don’t know the names of most of them.”
It took me a while to really understand
the approach Bonnie has taken. She
doesn't think of gardening first. Rather,

she comes first from a re-purposing point
of view with the item she’s found, be it a
door, an old gate, a tool box, or watering
can. She creates the scene, and the final
“aha!” is that it needs a plant to complete
it! Bonnie created a bedroom scene with
an old rusty bed, a
wooden mirror and
funky side table, and
then allowed ivy to
“blanket” the bed.
It was the result of a
natural design in her
head that was driven
first by the restored
art and the scene she
created. “The scene
directs me,” she said, “and then when I’m
done, I usually need to plant something.”
The design element is always what drives
Bonnie, not any idea of
planting. “I find the color and
shape I like in a plant, ask if
it will take sun or shade and
get it… and if it doesn't grow
there, I just can't help it any!”
She notes, “Recycled and
restored is what I'm really
about I guess.”
Easy-to-grow chives popup in old buckets, an element
repeated throughout the
yard while happy ground
covers, vinca minor (which
she selected) and wild
strawberries are left to take
their own paths. Creeping Charlie hides
and ducks and shows-up in random spots
as do thyme’s, hens and chicks, all tucked
everywhere…all easy and happy! She does
have a love of certain plants like roses,
rock roses, sedums, zinnias and poppies.
Masses of orange poppies throughout her
back create what she likes, which is the
wild and natural “English garden” look.
She also adores Johnnie jump-ups tucked
in her metal buckets and pots!
The tour of Bonnie’s garden was
fun, as was noticing that whether her
plants become secondary or last, they all
somehow fit and become a part of her
personal garden statement! I’d say, “Careful
Bonnie...your design is spilling into
gardening and in fact, you are a gardener,
even if it is secondary!” Thanks for the
adventure of imagination… I encourage
you all to pop-by “Wheelbarrow Lane” and
take a stroll with Bonnie, who loves to share
her one-of-a-kind creation!
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Jacksonville Garden Club History

Over 1200 Quilts!

Chapter Four: 2000-2014


Fabrics, Tapestries,
Gifts & more!

by Pat Dahl, Coordinator, Written History Project

hese have been 14 years of numerous
participated in horticulture competitions, in-club flower
accomplishments and activities. Club members
shows and Standard Flower Shows. “One Fine Spring
participated in the Pacific Region Conference,
Day in Southern Oregon” at Pioneer Village in 2007 won
Blue Star Memorial Marker dedications at Eagle Point
an Achievement Award from the National Federation.
National Cemetery, Jacksonville Veterans' Park, and
In 2009, under the leadership of club member
Veterans' Park in Medford. The club hosted District
Jeanena Whitewilson, the Jacksonville Elementary
meetings, continued to provide flowers for the chapels
School Youth (formerly Junior) Garden Club created
at the Veterans' facility in White City one month a year,
and placed stepping stones at Scheffel/Thurston Park
continued caring for the Information Center/Post Office
with “Welcome” written in the native languages of
garden area, planted a paper bark maple at the library
Jacksonville's pioneer settlers. Club members assist the
to honor the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001,
Woodlands Association and the Boosters Club with
donated annually to Oregon Stewardship, Victorian
yearly clean-up of this neighborhood park located at the
Christmas and the Jacksonville
corner of E and 3rd streets.
Woodlands Association.
In 2011, the club received a
The club also contributed to nongenerous gift from the estate
club projects including, Jacksonville
of Bob and Ruth Root, both of
Senior Nutrition program, new
whom were dedicated to the
library Enhancement Program and
Garden Club and other civic
restoration of the Peter Britt Garden
organizations which promote
picket fence. The following are a few
beautification of the city and
more highlights of these 14 years.
preservation of the environment.
On June 6, 2000, the Jacksonville
The club voted to restrict the
Garden Club and the City of
major portion of this gift to
Jacksonville dedicated a Blue Star
planting trees, shrubs and
Memorial By-Way Marker and a
perennials in the lower Britt
bronze statue of the “Universal
Gardens which are consistent
Infantryman” at Veterans' Park.
with Peter Britt's vision and
The Blue Star Memorial Marker
included in The Britt Gardens
program was a National Garden
Cultural Landscape Report.
Laura Gentner at 2014 JWA Hike-a-thon
Club project initiated in 1944 to honor
In 2013, the clubs financial and
those who sacrificed their lives during
hands-on involvement began at
WWII. Today, there are Blue Star Markers in every state
the Garden when it funded Phase I: shrubs, perennials,
that honor all military personnel, past, present and future.
drip irrigation system and bark mulch. Club members
When the Fritillaria gentneri, a member of the lily
turned out in-force to help dig, plant and water. In 2013,
family, was placed on the Endangered List by the
the club started a new endeavor: paper making using all
US Fish & Wildlife Service, the club adopted it as its
natural materials from member gardens including note
signature flower on February 17, 2000.
cards, envelopes and larger papers suitable for framing.
Flash-back to the founding of the Garden Club in 1939
To celebrate its 75th Anniversary, the club is
when one of the Medford Garden Club members who
now embarking on a new project: renovation of the
helped establish the Jacksonville Garden Club was Mrs.
garden area between the Information Center and Post
Louis Gentner. In 1944, her daughter, Laura, collected
Office—25 years after its creation done to celebrate the
what she thought was the common Fritillaria recurva from
club’s 50th anniversary.
a hillside in Jacksonville. It was later confirmed that it was
REFLECTIONS—While reading through all the records
a distinct species and was named in honor of the family.
and looking at photographs, I felt a connection with Claire
Fritillaria gentneri can be found throughout the Jacksonville
Hanley, Elizabeth Heckert, Lois McKee Hardy, Grace Noble,
area and remains on the endangered list to this day.
Molly Larson and their commitment to the Garden Club goals:
In 2001, the Club's float, “Life is a Bed of Roses”
preservation of the beauty of Jacksonville, protection of the
won first place in the Pioneer Day Parade. That same
environment and education. I wish I had known them.
year, the club awarded its first scholarship of $500 to
In the many years I've been a member of the Garden Club,
Gina Alvis. Since then, a total of $16,350 in scholarship
I've been so fortunate to work with very knowledgeable and
funds has been awarded to qualified students, the
wise women also committed to the same goals – Lois Sullivan,
Oregon Stewardship Scholarship Fund and the Rogue
Georgia Lind, Ruth Reid, Jackie Reavis, Liz Braislin and Ruth
Community College Foundation. These funds are
Root to name only a few. They inspired me by their dedication.
available due to the hard work of the membership on the I feel honored to have known them along with the other very
club's two annual fund raisers: the Spring Sale and the
knowledgeable and wise women who shall be nameless lest I
Holiday Greens Sale.
forget someone on that very long, long list!
In the following years, the Club received State, Region
The mission of the Jacksonville Garden Club continues today
and National awards in recognition of its Newsletter,
and into the future: to beautify our community, protect our
Yearbook and Yearbook cover. “Woodsy Owl” posters
environment and promote education. I hope you've enjoyed
and poetry competitions won State awards for the
this journey back in time. I did. ~Pat Dahl
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ummer is here and the Britt Festival
comes to life with an energy our
town looks forward to.
I bet you have something “Britt” in
your house, like a poster. Britt posters
adorn the walls of the Bella Union going
back to the 1960’s. The Jacksonville
Inn has collected autographed posters
from the days of the Festivals within a
Festival—Jazz Festival; Dance Festival
and more. Jacksonville Elementary School
has several framed posters adorning their
walls—gifts from Britt—creating a legacy
of art for students to grow-up with.
Eugene Bennett created the art behind
three of my personal favorite Britt posters
and now they are beginning to show up
at Estate Sales!
Gene’s 1963 painting is my favorite
of all. Angela Warren, Britt’s Director of
Performing Arts explained it best in her
blog entry from February 3, 2012. “In 1984
when Britt decided to create an annual
Fine Arts Poster, Gene offered his 1980
painting “Evening at Britt” (a depiction of
the orchestra on stage in the newly built
permanent pavilion) as the first poster.
In 1992 for Britt’s 30th anniversary, Gene
allowed the Festival to use his 1963 “Britt
Festival” as the poster. And in 1996, the
Fine Arts Poster again featured Gene’s

work—a 1991 sepia-toned oil of six Britt
musicians called “The Rehearsal”.”
Britt printed these posters for their
members, and then they go on sale to the
general public. I was lucky to purchase
the 1991 sepia-toned signed poster at the
Bennett Estate Sale for $50! I purchased a
framed version of the 1963 “Britt Festival”
that was the 1992 poster and was willing
to pay some serious money for it. When
I do run across a Britt poster at a sale,
I inevitably overhear someone saying
which poster is their favorite and which
one they own. Perhaps you have a signed
Britt poster that you are wondering the
value of. These values are now being
established by what they are selling for
at sales and even auctions. Your $20-$35
investment will increase in value.
Britt has a wonderful display of framed
posters at the downtown Medford offices
and if you’ve ever been pondering
purchasing a poster to frame yourself,
I’d get right on it. They have one of
everything. And, if you are looking
for the Eugene Bennett posters like I
am—keep at it. It’s worth it! But in the
meantime, there are still some signed
copies at Britt’s offices.
Joelle Graves is owner of Sterling Creek
Antiques. See ad this page.

Help Support the
Applegater Newspaper!
The Applegater newspaper started 20
years ago as a non-profit newspaper,
as a means of getting community
information to the residents of the
Applegate Valley. The community
newspaper is direct-mailed to all the
residents of the Applegate from Murphy
to Jacksonville. On June 29, from 6:009:00pm, the Applegate Valley will
join together at Red Lily Vineyards
for a 20th Anniversary Celebration/
Fundraiser. The event will be catered
by Elements of Medford with music by
the band, “Swing State.” This fundraiser
is being sponsored by the following
local businesses: Red Lily Vineyards,
Fields Home Improvement, Lithia
Toyota, Quady Vineyard, Applegate
Valley Realty and Cowhorn Vineyard.
Real Estate - Cont'd. from Pg. 17
• What percentage of homes in the
neighborhood are rental properties?
• When was the last house inspection
done and what were the results?
• What is the road/driveway composed
of (asphalt, dirt, etc.) and is it a
private road? If yes, does it have a
maintenance agreement (and if yes,
review the agreement). Does it need
maintenance soon?
• Is this in a flight path, or near a
highway or railway?
• Are high tension power wires or
cell phone towers nearby (or within
• Is the property basically flat, gently
sloping, or steep where the house is?

Tickets go on sale May 15th at Ray’s in
Jacksonville, Ruch Market, Applegate
Store, and the Williams Store and
will also be sold at Buncom Days and
Applegate Valley Days. Tickets are $50
per person with all proceeds used for
funding the publishing and mailing of
this community newspaper. The event
will also feature a Silent Auction and
other chances to donate. Please join
others in the community in supporting
this most worthwhile cause, enjoy some
great wines and eat some wonderful
food as you relax by the Applegate River
and enjoy the sounds of “Swing State.”
For more information, please contact
Debbie Tollefson at Applegate Valley
Real Estate at 541-973-9184.
See ad this page.
• Is the property or home known to
suffer from drainage problems from
rain or snow melt or had flood or
water damage? If so, what kind of
damage and what kind of repairs
were done?
• Has the house ever been a meth lab?
Has the land had hazardous materials
dumped on it?
Sandy J. Brown, AICP, lives in
Jacksonville and is a certified land use
planner and broker with Western Properties
of Southern Oregon, LLC. She can be
reached at, 831588-8204, or online at
See ad on page 17.

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Family Views


by Michelle Hensman



courageous, energetic, creative,
spontaneous, curious, confident,
persistent; all essential qualities for an
entrepreneur or business mogul. They’re
also virtues that we seek for ourselves
and appreciate in others; unless the others
are children. In that case, we might use
hyperactive, obstinate, defiant, difficult,
bratty, bad, obnoxious, rotten, spoiled,
troubled, insufferable,
ADD or ADHD kid. This
is sure to be followed-up
by a choice description
or label for the parents;
something like naïve, overindulgent, or delusional. I
say it’s all relative.
My youngest son
was, and continues to
demonstrate many of the
above qualities; the list you
choose from depends on
your perspective. Today,
I see him as an energetic,
independent, confident and
curious little boy; however,
this has not always been the case. I often
share the Hot Stove Experience when I try
to explain his personality…
When he was almost three, he was
lingering underfoot as I cooked dinner.
Like a good mother, I gave him the
standard warning, “The stove is hot…
it will burn you.” He decided to test my
knowledge and patience by pointing to
different areas on the stove and asked,
“Here or here? What about over here?”
I took a step back and looked at my son.
I wondered, what could be going through
his mind? I knew based on my education
and experience with children that he
wanted to please me. I could see it in
those giant blue eyes staring up at me that
he was conflicted over whether he should
listen to me or indulge his own curiosity.
What was I going to do with this kid?
Clearly, I needed another approach or
this eighteen-year long journey was not
going to end pleasantly for either of us!
I hypothesized that he needed to have
experiences for himself before he could
trust what I say is valid and real.

After a brief moment of consideration,
I decided to launch an impromptu
experiment, based on reverse psychology.
I got on his level and I explained once
again, as best as I possibly could that if
he touched the hot stove, it would burn
him, it would hurt very badly and we
may have to go to the doctor to get it
taken care of. I then asked, “Do you still
feel like you need to touch it and learn
for yourself?” With those earnest, wide
eyes locked on mine he slowly shook his
head “yes.” I thought, “Expletive! Now
what do I do?!” My mind raced, I had
to do/say something
while I still had his
attention. Obviously
explanations and,
“No, because I said
so!” does not work for
this kid!
I couldn’t believe
what I did next, I
said, “Let’s do it.”
Together we ran our
hands over the GE
range. Beginning with
the cool spots, we
made our way to the
warmer top surface.
When we approached the hotter areas,
I pulled away dramatically and said,
“Ouch! Hot!” His hands stopped where I
left mine, he looked at me intrigued and
proceeded towards the burner. Inside I
was screaming “NO!” With muscles tense,
ready to snatch him away as he held his
hand just centimeters above the red-hot
burner. I thought, oh my goodness, my
kid is psychotic and I just encouraged it!
I’m going straight to hell after I get out of
jail. Then, to my relief, he pulled his hand
back and said, “Yep, it’s hot!”
My son learned the stove is indeed
hot, I learned that my little boy is a
doer and experiences drive him. Once I
accepted that he mentally and physically
needed to do things on his own, I began
to appreciate and respect him so much
more. As parents, we hope that our
children will one-day posses all those
positive virtues. What we need to realize
is that some children are actually born
with them, they’ve just been mislabeled.
They simply need to be relabeled, guided
and nurtured.

Kiwanis Honors Student of the Month
for May – Kyle Eli
For the month of May, the Kiwanis
work and dedication can amount to, and
Club of Jacksonville recently honored
inspired him to do great things. Don
Kyle Eli. Kyle lives in Medford with
told him, “Have a burning desire never
his mother, Amanda. Kyle is a senior
to be beaten, and if you are, have that
at South Medford High
School, and carries a 3.7
grade point average.
Some of the courses
he has been taking
include AP Composition,
AP Literature, Honors
Biology, Honors
Chemistry, and
Leadership. His favorite
is Literature.
He is very active in
athletics, participating
in Varsity Football,
Varsity Wrestling, Track
and Baseball. He is
also a Link Leader, and
Kiwanis' Dave Wilson & Kyle Eli
participated in the Police
Explorer Program.
same desire never to be beaten again!”
One of his main goals in life is to
This can allude to all aspects of life.
attend and excel in college. He would be
In essence, Kyle takes pride in sports
the first person in his family to attend
because it gives him something in return
college and plans to attend Azusa Pacific such as a work ethic, family structure,
University where he can play football,
and goals he can strive for. He has
and major in physical therapy.
always wanted to make his family proud
One of the most influential persons
by competing in sports.
For further information, contact Dave Wilson
in his life is his football coach, Don
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Lawn And Garden: Avoid Trimmer Trouble
by Using Eye Protection

hen it comes to
landscaping, nothing
puts the finishing
touches on a tidy garden or yard
like a power lawn trimmer. Trimmers are the secondmost popular lawn implement, behind the lawn mower
with gardeners and homeowners.
Unfortunately, these nylon lawn trimmers are now
the fifth-leading cause of penetrating eye injuries. Each
year, trimmers alone cause more than 1,500 eye injuries.
Operating at speeds
up to 8500 revolutions
per minute, these
trimmers spin off
tiny fragments of the
nylon line, which can
enter the eye along
with dirt and grass
debris. The result:
corneal lacerations
and fungal infections
severe enough to
threaten sight.
But trimmers aren't
the only danger when
working in the garden
or yard. Small stones
from a lawn mower's
blade can also cause a
devastating eye injury. In addition, tree or bush branches can
cause painful scratches to the eye. And, dust from fertilizers
and weed killers can cause burns or eye irritations.
The American Optometric Association offers this
advice to help prevent eye injuries in the home garden
• Wear wrap-around safety goggles, made of
polycarbonate—the strongest lens material available.
You can find these at most hardware and department
stores. Look for the label, American National
Standards Institute (ANSI) Z87.1 standards.

• Don’t rely on ordinary prescription glasses for eye
safety. Although they are impact-resistant, they are
not safety eyewear. In addition, chemical or spray
dust can get around the sides easily and into the eyes.
• Wear sunglasses that block 99-100 percent of the
sun’s UV-A and UV-B ultraviolet radiation and screen
out 75 to 90% of light. Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet
light over time can cause cataracts and age-related
macular degeneration, which are potentially blinding.
Wide-brimmed caps and hats can only eliminate about
50 percent of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
• Additional tips for picking out sunglasses: If you
can see your eyes through the lenses, the glasses are
not dark enough. Look for a gray tint lens, as to not
distort color perception.
• Cover the sharp tips of bamboo or metal stakes (often
used for tomato or climbing plants) with plastic wire
nuts to prevent an accidental puncture wound.
If an eye injury occurs, apply these emergency care
procedures and then seek treatment immediately at a
hospital emergency room.
• For chemical splashes, flood the eye non-stop with
low-pressure water for 15 minutes to dilute or
remove the chemical.
• For blows to the eye, apply cold compresses for 15
• Never wash an eye that is cut or punctured. Bandage
it lightly and go to the hospital.
• If an object is stuck in the eye, leave it there and seek
treatment at the hospital.
• For foreign material in the eye, don’t rub. Lift the
upper eyelid outward and pull it down over the lower
lashes. This will cause tears, which can flush the foreign
matter out. If not, seek the treatment at the hospital.
Last but not least, remember to have an eye
examination every year or two. Protect your eyes today
so that you can enjoy the beauty of your landscape for
years to come.
Julie Danielson, an optometric physician, is available by
appointment at 541-899-2020. See ad this page.

Providence Medford: Creating healthier communities, together


by Hillary Brown, Public Relations Coordinator,
Providence Medford Medical Center

rovidence Medford Medical Center is buying
into the old saying, “you are what you eat,”
supporting a new program aimed at creating
healthier communities. Beginning in June, Providence
will be partners in the new Fresh Rewards program at
the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Saturday Market
on The Commons.
Fresh Rewards is an incentive program designed to help
stretch food dollars for southern Oregonians receiving
benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Program. Fresh Rewards matches the first $4.00 redeemed
at the market by SNAP participants, in some cases
doubling their ability to buy fresh, locally-grown food.
Providence Medford is partnering with the market
to supplement more than 1200 healthy meals for local
families. It’s all part of a renewed focus on preventative
care; helping community members become and stay
healthy to increase quality of life in the Rogue Valley and
reduce the need for serious medical intervention.
Market Fresh Stir Fry
• 8 ounces 3/8 inch thick rice noodles
• 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
• 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
• 2 teaspoons sugar
• ½ teaspoon chili garlic sauce
• 4 teaspoons peanut oil, divided
• 2 cloves garlic, sliced
• 1 small onion, thinly sliced
• 2 carrots, thin sliced diagonally
• 1 cup English cucumbers, cut length-wise, seeded,
thinly sliced
• ½ pound (4 cups) napa cabbage, shredded
• 1 small red bell pepper, sliced in thin matchsticks
• 1 cup bean sprouts
• ½ cup cilantro
• Double portions for vegetarian
• Optional lean protein: 2 ounces per serving of
cooked shrimp, seared scallops, thinly sliced beef,
chicken, tofu or pork
1. Rehydrate rice noodles in warm water until soft,
about 15 to 30 minutes. Drain well just before cooking.
2. Combine sauce ingredients and prepare vegetables,
keeping in separate piles.
3. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
Add 2 teaspoons oil and heat until a drop of water
sizzles in the pan. Add garlic and onion; stir-fry.

“Providence is excited to be part of this venture.,”
said Sherri Steele, chief nursing officer at Providence
Medford. “The health of our community is of the utmost
importance. It will take all of us working together to
achieve this goal.”
According to Providence nutritionists, adults should
eat two to six cups of fresh produce a day, while children
should eat two to five. They say the numbers shouldn’t be
intimidating, though. The important thing, is to remember
to eat as many fruits and vegetables as possible.
Experts say filling your plate with more vegetables and
fruits can make a big difference in helping you maintain
a healthy weight, reduce your risk of serious diseases,
and improve your energy throughout the day.
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4. Add vegetables with longest cooking first, e.g.
carrots, cucumber, cabbage, bell peppers, and bean
sprouts. Stir occasionally to keep vegetables from
burning, about 5 minutes. Remove vegetables from
pan when 90% cooked.
5. In same pan, heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Add
rice noodles and press them down into the pan
for about 30 seconds or until slightly crispy and
translucent. Turn noodles over for another 30
seconds. Add the sauce mixture to the pan and toss.
Return vegetables to pan and mix lightly. Garnish
with cilantro and serve.
Per serving: 233 calories, 5g protein, 47g carbohydrate,
4g fat, 1g sat fat,1g mono fat, 0mg cholesterol, 5g fi ber,
263mg sodium

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Joyfull Living

by Louise Lavergne
Yoga or the Gym? The big difference
is all about the Adrenals!


s there a
in the health
benefits between practicing yoga and
going to the gym? Yes, there are many,
but if your goals are just to keep fit and/or
lose weight they can both accomplish that
to varying degrees. It all depends on your
commitment, what kind of yoga style you
practice, what you do at the gym, and
how often you do it. Some forms of yoga
are more fitness-oriented and are more
like a gym experience. The fact is, when
you exercise you improve
muscle tone and burn
calories. The added bonus
that most forms of yoga
offer is deeper mind/
body awareness. Many
people find that once
they start a yoga program
they are more inspired
to eat healthier foods,
which is key to a healthy
body whether you want
to lose or maintain
weight! All forms of
yoga will also help you
improve balance, muscle
endurance and flexibility, which is not
always the case with a gym workout.
Additionally, the focused breathing with
yoga can significantly help you relax
and lower stress and this is where the
biggest difference starts. Working out at
the gym, while watching TV or rushing to
be “done,” is not as effective in reducing
stress levels.
There is much more to yoga than
just stretching, especially in a JoyFull
Yoga practice. Each class is designed
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School's presentation
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has been rescheduled
for Thursday, June 5 at
7:30pm. Originally set for
May 22, the production
is rescheduled to allow
completion of the Britt
Festivals' renovation projects. We hope
the community will join us in supporting
our students in the school's 26th annual
musical! The
revenue from
this year's
will support
next year's
musical. Thank
you to Wendi
Stanek and Jim
Finnegan for
their leadership,
to Sandy
Metwally for
her costume
expertise, and to
Britt Festivals for their on-going support
of this fantastic community event.
In May, the school celebrated its young
authors with the fourth-annual Writers'
Festival. Under the leadership of Amy
Kranenburg, the Jacksonville Elementary
Publishing House published the school's
2014-2015 Student Anthology, which
included writing from each student.

The evening of May 7,
students heard about
the creative process
and inspiration for the
graphic novel Earthling!
from its author and
illustrator, Mark Fearing.
Mr. Fearing is also the
illustrator of many
celebrated books for children including,
The Book That Eats People and How Martha
Saved Her Parents from Green Beans. Then,
fifteen writing
from the
led the
children in a
discussion of
the children's
own writing.
Our thanks
to writing
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Larry Butler,
Jessica Cabalo, Monica Davis, Marion
Denard, Terry Erdmann, Kathryn Flynn,
Adam Haynes, Emily Johnson, Andy
Kranenburg, Sue McCandless, Whitman
Parker, Anna Schatz, Frank Stets, and
Cheryl von Tress. Thank you also to Amy
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Soul Matters by Kate Ingram, M.A.
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Some opportunities only come around
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things won’t arise, but there are certain
windows that open only briefly and then
close: I don’t imagine that Garth Brooks
will be available to chat again, and I know
for a fact that I will never have the chance
to take my junior year abroad. I don’t
believe the bumper sticker adage that it’s
never too late to have a happy childhood.
Yes it is. If you are an adult who did
not have a happy childhood—barring
a reincarnated experience—it’s simply
not going to happen. Of course you can
still find happiness: you can be playful,
or go to a park and slide down the slide,
but you will never, ever, be a young,
physically uncompromised, carefree little
person again. Period.
I’m not being a naysayer here; I’m being
a Yeasayer. These points are reminders to
Carpe Diem. Seize the day. Seize the moment,
the opportunity. You might be tempted to
see that singer’s story as an example of bad
luck, but I don’t see it that way. He wasn’t
unlucky. He just didn’t say yes.
There is a formula for good fortune and
it is this: First, you prepare your outer
self. You practice whatever it is that you
love. You hone your skills and ask for
guidance whenever you can. Second, you
prepare your inner self. You cultivate a
quiet, alert awareness and receptivity;
yoga, meditation, or any contemplative
spiritual practice is excellent for preparing
a fertile ground for opportunity to plant

itself. And lastly, you answer the damn
phone. You say, “Yes,” rather than “No.”
At every possible turn you say yes to
trying things, going places, and extending
yourself. “Yes” opens your horizon as
well as your heart. “No” closes you down,
contracting your inner and outer worlds.
Saying yes might be exhausting at
times, and it will certainly take you out of
your comfort zone, but it will also make
your world much bigger, and the bigger
your world, the greater the number of
opportunities that will present themselves
to you and the more chance there is that
something wonderful will enter and take
root. “Yes” is an attitude of courage and
openness. It is the trust that, by risking
yourself and opening to life, amazing
things will happen, and it is the knowledge
that even the so-called “bad” things are
just experiences that grow your wisdom.
At the end of the journey no one ever
says, “I tried too many things. I was too
open to adventure. I gave too much. I said
yes too often.” Never. People say, “I wish
I’d answered the phone. I wish I’d gone to
France. I wish I’d played more. I wish I’d
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The Power of Narrative: Using Stories to
Improve Health and Health Care
by Alexander Krach, Asante Rogue Regional Medical
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Dr. Aronson. Honoring, valuing, and
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taking the time to listen to each patient’s
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narrative or story allows us to look
understand the patient’s story. How can
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by Kyleen Brodie, LMT
The Elements Massage Therapy LLC

ost golf injuries are the result
of overuse. In search of that
“perfect stroke,” we repeat the
same swing motion over and over again,
causing significant stress on our muscles,
tendons, and joints.
Leading the list of common golf injuries
is Golfer's Elbow, technically known as
medial epicondylitis. The term “Golfer’s
Elbow” is used to describe pain at the
medial (inside) elbow where the tendons
of the wrist flexors insert into the upper
arm. The opposite of Golfer’s Elbow is
“Tennis Elbow,” which is pain at the lateral
(outside) elbow where the tendons of the
wrist extensors insert into the upper arm.
As you may recall, tendons are tough,
inelastic bands that connect muscles
to bones. They can be damaged in
two basic ways—sudden trauma or
long-term overuse. A sudden trauma
inflicted upon the flexor tendon could
lead to inflammation of the tendon, or
tendinitis. If there is long-term overuse, the
inflammation may eventually subside and
leave behind a degenerated tendon, referred
to as tendinosis. The risk with tendinosis (in
this case Chronic Golfer’s Elbow), is that the
body has stopped trying to heal itself due to
the constant aggravation.
Golfer’s Elbow Symptoms—
Typically, the Golfer’s Elbow sufferer
will experience pain or weakness when
performing gripping tasks or resisted
wrist/finger flexion. Pain can also be
present when the muscles are stretched,
and there may be trigger points in the
wrist flexor muscles of the forearm.
Inflammation is detected at the early
stages of trauma.
Prevention—Prior to starting your
game, be sure to warm-up your body first
and prepare your wrists and forearms
with a few quick (think 2 second holds)
stretches. Then hit a few balls at the
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Twin Peaks Trail: Great Panoramas & Excellent Exercise
by Gary Sprague


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If you’re the type of hiker who enjoys exercise and great
views, consider Twin Peaks Trail. This moderate-class trail
starts 100 yards up-road from the P-3 parking area in Forest
Park. The round-trip trail length is close to 2 ½ miles.
After leaving the trail head, (2500’ elevation) you’ll
hike along an abandoned logging road for .6/mile to
the first overlook, featuring great views of Jacksonville.
Along the way at about .3/mile, watch for an opening on
your left with an old dead pine tree 40’ off of the trail.
Looking past the tree to the next ridge, about ½ mile
further away, one can make-out the Naversen Family
Trail. Those with a keen eye will pick out the Dick Ames
Memorial Shelter.
Continuing another .3/mile, a ‘view point’ sign on
the left, marks an opportunity to view Jacksonville, the
Rogue Valley and Mt. McLoughlin.
Continuing-up the logging road another 600’ brings

one to a level area where the road ends but the trail
splits. On your right, a sign points to the Lower Twin
Peak, elevation 2900’. This short walk offers more great
views and then ends in about .1/mile. After returning to
the level area where road ends, look for the sign on the
tree that point to Upper Twin Peak.
Upon reaching the top of this quarter mile trail,
elevation 3150’, watch for the view point sign on your
right. Here you will be rewarded with spectacular views
of the Rogue Valley including Jacksonville, Payne Cliffs,
Grizzly Peak, Mt. McLoughlin, Crater Lake Rim, Mt.
Thielsen and the Three Sisters on a really clear day.
After returning to the main trail from the view point,
continue to the right and the trail will loop back to the
trail you came up on. Be sure to take along your camera
and binoculars for this hike!
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and Heart Trail Hike June 7th at 10:00am
For National Trails Day, the Applegate Trails
Association (ATA) invites you to the Long Gulch
Trailhead, in our own backyard, for a ribbon cutting
ceremony on the Applegate Ridge Trail (ART). ATA and
BLM will cut a ribbon crossing the first few feet of the
Heart Trail in celebration of ATA's Title II funding to
improve trailheads along the ART.
The grant allows us to establish picnic tables and
informational kiosks at five trailhead parking areas and
make site improvements like grading, gravel and boulders.
The Heart Trail cuts through the heart of the 5700-acre
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Working Out-Doors

Fresh Air

by Pam Wright, MS


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pending time outdoors and
enjoying all that Jacksonville
has to offer requires a healthy
cardiovascular system, endurance and
stamina in order to get out there and
explore. Is it difficult to go for a long
walk, or do you find yourself huffing
and puffing as you make your way up a
flight of stairs? Being out of breath and
unable to exercise for extended periods
is discouraging and can decrease your
motivation to exercise because you’re
feeling “out of shape.”
Well, I’m here to tell you that you
don’t have to train for a marathon to
improve your cardiovascular fitness
level and endurance. This can be done in
a far simpler way. But if you are trying
to become a faster runner or cyclist,
incorporating the steps below can also
help you improve your performance.
Why is it important to have a healthy
functioning cardiovascular system?
As we age our Vo2 max (the maximal
amount of oxygen the body can take in
and use), which is the best measurement
of cardiovascular fitness, decreases. A
30-year-old has an average Vo2 max
of 45 while a 60-year-old should have
an average of 35. You may not know
your Vo2 max but if you fall below
these norms, you will likely experience
low endurance and feel out of breath
with moderate exercise of any kind.
Maintaining a healthy Vo2 max also
decreases our risk of cardiovascular
disease and improves overall heart health.
Here are some simple ways you can

improve your cardiovascular fitness
and increase your ability to be active for
longer periods of time:
• Start walking or jogging the
woodland trails, bike around town or
swim in a lake or pool nearby. Aim
for 30 minutes, 3-5 days per week.
Begin with 10-minute increments and
work-up to 30 minutes or longer.
• Try “interval training.” While hiking
or jogging, increase your speed for
30 seconds then slow down for 10
seconds. Repeat 10 times.
• While riding a bike, increase your
level of intensity by heading for a hill,
or shift to a tougher gear to increase
the intensity of the ride.
• Add stair climbing to your usual
walk by doing 2 minutes of stair
climbing with 30-second rest intervals
in-between. Repeat 5 times.
• At the gym, use “interval training” on
the elliptical trainer, stationary bike or
treadmill by increasing the resistance
or incline for 30 seconds and resting
for 10 seconds. Repeat 10 times.
Remember that exercise doesn’t have to be
a chore. Choose an activity you enjoy such
as getting outside for a walk with a friend.
It’s always a good idea to check with your
doctor before starting an exercise program,
especially if you have any risk factors such as
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Trail Talk

by Tony Hess, Gary Sprague & Bob Budesa


Is that poison oak?

hen you’re
the trails
in the Jacksonville
Woodlands or Forest
Park, you’re better
off sticking to the trails to avoid exposure
to poison oak. Even allowing your pet to
wander through poison oak may result in
problems for YOU if you touch your pet’s
coat after Fido has been in contact.
Most people who were
raised locally, or have lived
here for several years, have
grown to recognize poison
oak. For those of you in
neither of these categories,
allow me to introduce you!
Toxicodendron diversilobum,
commonly called Pacific
poison oak, is extremely variable in
growth habit and leaf appearance. It
grows as a dense 1.5–13 foot-tall shrub in
open sunlight, a treelike vine 10–30 feet,
and may be more than 100 feet long with a
3–7 inch trunk, as dense thickets in shaded
areas, or any form in between. It reproduces
by spreading rhizomes and by seeds.
The plant is deciduous, so after cold
weather sets in, the stems are leafless and
bear only occasional clusters of berries.
Stems may sometimes be identified by
occasional black marks where its milky
sap may have oozed and dried.
The leaves are divided into clusters

of 3, with scalloped, toothed, or lobed
edges. They generally resemble the lobed
leaves of a true oak, though tend to be more
glossy. Leaves are typically bronze when
first unfolding in February to March, bright
green in the spring, yellow-green to reddish
in the summer, and bright red or pink from
late July to October. White flowers form in
the spring, from March to June.
The rash and associated itch caused
through contact with this plant will vary
from person to person.
The oil from the stems
and leaves is easily
transferred through
dermal contact. Some
people are extremely
allergic, while others
can roll around in
it with little to no
consequence. When I was a firefighter, I
remember seeing people so susceptible
that simply breathing smoke in a poison
oak patch would cause itching and rashes
in their lungs!
There are several, if not many
treatments for the rash, which I’ll not go
into here, as I’m not qualified. Continued
contact with poison oak can, in some
cases, result in one becoming less
susceptible later, but I certainly wouldn’t
try to obtain this immunity that way!!
The best way to avoid issues with poison
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Paws for Thought by Dr. Tami Rogers
Summer Trouble


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think about to get your pet ready
and to keep him safe in the warmer months.
Ticks—Common pests in this area, ticks can transmit
Lyme disease (as well as other diseases) so should be
removed immediately when found on a pet. Even better,
because Lyme disease is now considered endemic to this
area, monthly preventatives should be utilized to prevent
ticks from attaching. The causative organism, Borrelia
burgdorferi, is transmitted by the bite of a Western BlackLegged Tick. Infected ticks must be attached for more
than 24 hours to spread Lyme disease so quick removal
is important. To remove a tick from your dog's skin, use
tweezers and pull back steadily and slowly to ease out
the tick's mouthparts. Be sure to wash the bite area and
your hands afterwards. Outward signs of the disease
in your dog may include: a red skin rash at the site of
the bite, a stiff/painful gait or lameness, fever, and/or a
reluctance to move. Lyme disease is best prevented by
preventing bites and removing any embedded ticks from
your dog as soon as possible. Always check yourself and
your pets after spending time in tall grass, wooded, or
brushy areas paying close attention to armpits, groin,
ears and under collars. Your veterinarian can help you
select a product to help repel/kill ticks based on your
dog’s risk factors. Regular use of these products can
greatly reduce the numbers of ticks seen.
Heat exposure—Our pets are not able to sweat like we
do in order to help them cool down. The only way they
can dissipate heat is by panting and the only place they
sweat is from between their toes. Because of this, they
are incredibly susceptible to heat stroke. As our weather
is getting warmer, it is important to remember these
tips: A) Never leave your pet unattended in a vehicle.
Even on a moderate day where outside temperatures are
only 70 degrees, the internal temperature of a car can
quickly reach 110, even with the windows cracked. B)
Avoid exercising your pet in the midday summer heat.

Instead, make sure your walk/run is scheduled in the
morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler.
C) Keep them off of hot pavement/sand when out and
about. Hot asphalt can easily blister the pads of their
feet. A good rule of thumb… if it is too hot for you to
walk on comfortably, it’s too hot for your pet! D) Always
have adequate amounts of fresh water available when
your pet is outside. Provide multiple bowls/buckets
that cannot be tipped over during play time. E) When
outside, make sure your pet has a shade source available
at all times during the day.
If you are concerned that your pet may be suffering
from heat stroke, don’t wait! Dampen your pet with cool
water (especially between the toes) and get to the nearest
veterinary office as soon as you can. Heat stroke can be
fatal if left untreated.
Foxtails and grass seeds—While these pesky things
are rarely fatal, they can be a nightmare for pets in
the summer. Foxtails are excellent at finding their
way into the eyes, nose, and ears of dogs and cats. We
also commonly find them embedded between toes or
digging their way into the skin just about anywhere
on an animal. The result of a foxtail or grass seed can
mean a deep scratch on the eye, a bad ear infection or
punctured ear drum, or violent sneezing fits. When
they work their way into the skin, an abscess will
commonly result. While just a nuisance to pets and
owners alike, prevention is key to avoiding a trip to
the veterinary office. Here are a few things that will
help: A) Keep the grasses and weeds on your property
trimmed short so they can’t go to seed. B) Keep the
hair between your pet’s toes and under their ears
trimmed short. It is also wise to do a thorough fullbody check after your pet has been running around
outside. C) Avoid areas with tall grasses and visible
foxtails when outdoors.
Even with all the dangers that exist for our pets,
summer in the Rogue Valley is absolutely wonderful. I
hope that yours is full of fun times and adventures with
your pets!
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Valley Pet

Page 35

Ick – It's a Tick!
by Dr. Jeff Judkins, Animalkind Veterinary Clinic


ore than once this year, I’ve
heard my wife react with
disgust at the discovery of a
tick on one of our dogs or cats. It does
seem to be a particularly bad year for
ticks here in Southern Oregon, but that’s
no reason to fear venturing-out with your
pooch onto one of our incredible regional
hiking trails. My wife and I live in an
area just outside of Jacksonville that’s
prime tick habitat,
and so it’s been
necessary for us
to come to terms
with this reality.
But while ticks are
no doubt repulsive
encounters with
them and the
potential hazards
they bring can be
minimized with
some simple nontoxic strategies.
Prevention measures, such as keeping
grass short and brush cut-back on your
property can reduce tick habitat. Guinea
fowl are particularly adept at clearing
ticks and other insect pests from the
land—although your neighbors may not
appreciate the birds’ raucous vocalization!
Also, be sure to keep dogs from running
into tall grass, leaf debris and brush
during tick season. Ticks find a meal by
perching on vegetation and waiting for an
unknowing host to brush by.
Always check your dog and yourself
for ticks after a walk. It’s much better
to find and remove a tick—then drown
it in soapy water—before it has had a
chance to attach itself. If you do happen
to find a tick attached to your pet, don't
panic. Grasp the tick by the body and
slowly pull directly outwards until it
dis-attaches. Better yet, a little device
called a “tick key” is virtually foolproof
for removing ticks. If the tick has been
attached for more than several hours,
swelling around the bite area can make
the arachnid difficult to remove without
leaving its head in your pet's skin. If
this should occur, apply an antibacterial
ointment to the area to prevent
infection. A Chinese herbal salve called
Golden Yellow Salve is particularly
effective in reducing inflammation and
infection of tick bites.

It’s important to realize that we do
have Lyme and other tick-borne diseases
here in Southern Oregon, which can
affect pets, livestock, horses and humans
alike, so caution is definitely warranted.
Fear of these diseases, however, is no
reason to resort to using the spot-on
pesticide products such as Frontline or
Advantix. These products carry the very
real potential for adverse toxic effects. In
April 2009, the EPA
issued an advisory
about spot-on
products after
receiving 44,000
reports of adverse
effects the previous
year, ranging from
mild skin irritation
to seizures and
even death.
I’ve found a
cedar oil spray
product called
Evolve ( to be
very effective in preventing pets from
acquiring ticks if used before venturing
into tick habitat. It can be used safely
on dogs and cats alike. Please note
that some cedar and other essential oil
products are unsafe for cats, so read label
instructions carefully!
Lyme disease is not nearly the problem
in Southern Oregon that it is in the
Eastern United States, but we do have
more cases in this region compared to the
rest of the Oregon. There is a vaccination
available for Lyme for dogs, but many
veterinarians don’t recommend it due to
the high incidence of adverse reaction.
Studies have shown that the large majority
of dogs exposed to the Lyme organism
never become sick from the disease.
It’s also helpful to know that a tick must
be attached to an animal for 48 hours
before Lyme disease can be transmitted—
another reason to check your pets
carefully on a regular basis during tick
season. One of the many benefits of
living in this region is our access to a vast
array of outdoor activities. The reality
of potentially unappealing things like
ticks in the woods is no reason not to get
out there with our pets and enjoy the
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id you miss me these past few
months? I’ve been happy enjoying
Spring – and now the start of
Summer. My life is still full of interesting
and fun moments (which you would
expect, of course).
A most interesting (and not so fun)
thing happened to me a few weeks ago…I
got a bladder (urinary tract) infection.
As some of you ladies out there already
know, these are mighty unpleasant.
They give you the bizarre and annoying
sensation that you must pee every few
minutes. Being the well-trained and
good dog I am, that meant I needed to go
outside (I refuse to do anything like that
inside, of course) every few minutes—or
seconds. During the day, it was okay,
since I have a handy dog door. Nighttime is a different story…mom & dad
lock my dog door since our huge yard
has skunks, raccoons, foxes and other
critters wandering around at night. Being

skunked along with a bladder infection
would have been a nasty combination
and time for everyone. So my dad, being
the best friend he is, slept on the couch
(with me below on the floor) and took me
out on the leash… all night long! I finally
fell asleep at 2 or 3 in the morning and got
at least a few hours of sleep before sunrise
and another round of nature calls!
I did get relief from our two, wonderful
veterinarians here in town—Jeff Judkins
of AnimalKind and Brad Frank of
Jacksonville Vet Clinic. But—of course,
this all happened on Saturday, so on
Sunday morning, my dad drove me to
the Urgent Care center for a thorough
exam. With homeopathic meds and
antibiotics, I was better the next day…
thank goodness!
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You’re getting outside, spending family time
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And oh yeah, you get a lot of fresh,
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Let’s start by thinking about
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and care for the garden. Yes, gardening requires work
and dedication, but once you are actively involved,
that work feels more like satisfaction, accomplishment,
and success. So how about calling it “garden fun” or
“garden time” or something more enjoyable?
Another way to think of family gardening is that it’s
more than just a garden you are creating. You are also
making a pleasant environment for grandma to sit and
enjoy the outdoors. You are beautifying an area that was
once just a dog run or sandbox. You are creating a living,
breathing, producing organism in your own yard. You
are facilitating food production at your home.
Here are a few tips to consider:
Give kids their own garden beds, rows, or sections to
be responsible for. Each person in the family needs their

own spot, whether it’s a raised bed, container or ground
plot. For younger kids, keep their section small so they
don’t become overwhelmed.
Teach throughout the process. You likely
have a lot of gardening knowledge and tips
you can pass onto your kids, and never miss
an opportunity to teach and guide them
through the process. Children learn quickly
when they can experience the topic firsthand
through seeing, hearing, and doing, and this
is your opportunity to teach away. Make
sure they take responsibility with their own
garden tasks after you have shown them
how to do them.
Have fun decorating the garden. As
discussed, gardening isn’t all about “work,”
so why not have some fun with decorating
your garden? Paint colorful garden stakes or
stones to identify plants, add grazing balls or
pinwheels, make a fairy house, or anything
else to personalize and brighten up your
garden. Kids love craft projects, and there
are lots of opportunities to spruce up your
garden and put your kids’ creative stamp on it.
In creating and maintaining a family garden, you’ll
enjoy a long list of character and family-building benefits
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