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September 2014 Beaverton Kids Corner: Ashvika Singhal

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
September 2014 Beaverton Kids Corner: Ashvika Singhal

This month’s Kids Corner features Ashvika Singhal (age 7), 1st grader at Sexton Mountain Elementary School SONG OF NATURE Watch the sunshine shine upon; Hear soft sound of birds flapping; The sweet sound of sparrows singing; And the breeze swaying the tree from side to side; The flowers’ fragrance so sweet to smell, straining to […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: When Seconds Count…

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: When Seconds Count…

It was just a little before 7:00 AM when the phone rang. On the other end, an excited voice identified herself and asked, “How do I turn off the water to the house?” Having been their handyman for many years, I knew the layout of the home well and directed her to the correct valve. […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Overachieving is Overrated…At Least in the Summer!

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Overachieving is Overrated…At Least in the Summer!

I’m writing this two weeks before school starts, and I am FREAKING. OUT. Not because the kids don’t have adequate clothes or supplies or I’m worried about the schools they’ll be attending– but because it’s late August and we have done NOTHING. Well, we’ve actually done EVERYTHING we wanted to, and nothing we probably should […]

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Is that a $28 Steak? BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Is that a $28 Steak? BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

Recently, a few couples went out for dinner to celebrate one of our 50th Birthdays. The place we chose was very nice. Rustic but elegant. The waitress was very good. A bit over the top, but very good nonetheless. No Complaints. 6 out of the 7 adults decided to go with the special…a NY Steak! […]

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The Masters of Enamel: Masriera of Spain

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The Masters of Enamel: Masriera of Spain

Exclusive Showing, Sept 13, 11am to 5:30pm at Smith & Bevill Established in 1839 in Barcelona, Spain, Bagués-Masriera celebrates this year the 175th anniversary of its foundation. The artist, Lluis Masriera, created designs filled with fantasy using motifs borrowed from nature, that formed the heart of the Art Nouveau movement. Masriera is recognized worldwide for […]

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Farmers Market Vendor Spotlight: Winter Farms

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Farmers Market Vendor Spotlight: Winter Farms

At the west end of the Columbia River Gorge situated on a high hill is Winters Farms, a family farm first begun in the 1940s by Howard and Ruth Winters. We grow an assortment of popular and unique berries, along with many vegetables including green, wax and horticultural beans, a variety of summer and winter […]

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Farmers Market Vendor Spotlight: TBees

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Farmers Market Vendor Spotlight: TBees

We are a small family business dedicated to providing our customers with quality, local raw honey and bee products to improve every day health. We are based in Sherwood Oregon and have over 300 hives working to bring quality bee products from our hives straight to your home. We work very hard at providing our […]

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Message from the Market Master: Farmers and their Love/Hate Relationship with Mother Nature

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Message from the Market Master: Farmers and their Love/Hate Relationship with Mother Nature

One thing that I have learned in my 19 years as a farmers’ market manager is that I would never want to grow anything for a living. It would be terrible to have no control over things that could significantly impact my ability to produce. Pesky things such as insects, chemical drift from neighboring fields, […]

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Beaverton History: Twenty Millionth Ford Visits Beaverton

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Beaverton History: Twenty Millionth Ford Visits Beaverton

Milestone car celebrations weren’t a new idea in 1931. Ford Motor Company commemorated production of their Ten Millionth in 1924 and Fifteen Millionth in 1927, but the Twenty Millionth was something special. It marked the end and beginning of an era in automobile production. In the early years of the 20th century, car ownership was […]

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Business Spotlight: Lisa’s Acupuncture, Blending Eastern and Western Medicine

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Business Spotlight: Lisa’s Acupuncture, Blending Eastern and Western Medicine

It’s hard to drive more than a few blocks in Beaverton without seeing a sign for an acupuncture clinic. With all of the choices available, it could be assumed that all of the practices are the same. But when it comes to Swedish born Lisa Thorborg nothing could be further from the truth. Lisa got […]

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