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Literary Corner: More at 11

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: More at 11

The thing that people get wrong about fire is that they assume it destroys everything in its path. This is true at first, but it’s only half the story. The fire isn’t the problem, or even the symptom of the problem. It’s the revealer of the problem. The problem was always there, you see. The […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: What Ever Happened to Daydreaming?

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: What Ever Happened to Daydreaming?

Man, do our brains work a lot these days. Our minds are always ON!  We seem to be focused on everything these days. Statistics, analytics… they are available for everything these days, and it is easy to get caught up in the constant digging and thinking with them. Our minds work like crazy to absorb […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: 7 Days on a Boat! What Am I Going to Do?

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: 7 Days on a Boat! What Am I Going to Do?

20+ cruises later, my husband can’t wait to go on another ‘floating resort’. For many, the perfect vacation includes the nonstop fun and sun of a tropical resort-style cruise to the Caribbean where you can sample a variety of island cultures and cuisines while working on a terrific sun tan. Plus, many cruise lines create […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Brian Williams, Employed!

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Brian Williams, Employed!

By Dirkse CC Team Who doesn’t love pizza? Brian Williams of Beaverton loves it so much he walks up and down the sidewalk enthusiastically waving the Round Table Pizza lunch special sign on 185th Avenue. He walks to his own beat as he enjoys his favorite musical artists like The Steve Miller Band and The […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy, TPMS Low Tire Pressure Indicator

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy, TPMS Low Tire Pressure Indicator

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson With the weather getting warmer after such a long winter, with cold temperatures, I have had a few people ask about a certain light appearing on the instrument panel labeled TPMS. Here is an explanation of what the light is and what the system does. The purpose of the […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Disposing of Unused Medication

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Disposing of Unused Medication

By Jessica Brzuskiewicz What can we do with our expired, or unused medications? Proper disposal of medications helps keep them from entering the environment through wastewater or run off, and helps keep family, friends, or neighbors safe by preventing diversion. The Beaverton Police Department has a secure drop box for prescriptions and over-the-counter medications available […]

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Food for Thought: Give Yourself A Break!

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Give Yourself A Break!

By Ciara Sullivan, C.Ht, NLP Do you know the jingle? Some of you may be humming it already based on the title of this article… I know I am! Who’d have thought a candy bar commercial would have a great piece of advice for stress management and overall health?! Many people are provided breaks and […]

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Not Just For Seniors: Happy Feet Are Healthy Feet!

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: Happy Feet Are Healthy Feet!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Foot care is especially important for older adults because they may have poorer circulation and drier skin than younger people.  Foot care is absolutely critical for everyone living with diabetes, regardless of age. What does good foot care look like? Here are some recommendations from the American Diabetes Association to keep […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Vrishank and Catherine

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Vrishank and Catherine

About Vrishank Vrishank is a Double Completer of Kumon which means he is doing college level work in reading and math while still being in the 9th grade at Sherwood HS. He is on the Varsity Swimming team and the Junior Varsity Track and Field Team. He is a member of the National Juniors Honor […]

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Literary Corner: The App

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The App

Graham Stratton fumed over the statement he’d just received in the mail. CFO of a Fortune 500 company and he’d fallen for the oldest trick in the book. Forty-five thousand dollars he’d invested using the Hoodwin app. It had promised a quick return, free stock trading, the convenience of a slick interface on all mobile […]

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