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Lost Your Marbles?

Lost Your Marbles?

La Pine glass artist Chris Davis will help you find them
Be prepared, for in the search you may discover that it's about much more than just marbles. In April, glass artist Chris Davis hid 10 marbles outdoors around the La Pine area, posted a few picture clues on the What's Really Happening in La Pine Facebook group page and sat back to see what would happen.

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Hydrology9 NX : Getting High with a Handheld Vaporizer

Put down the paper towels and burn ointment. A new kind of device is here.
Getting high is fun, but can also be both messy, and dangerous AF.  Messy, because as anyone who has ever tipped over a bong can attest, the rancid stench of the vile water can permeate any absorbent surfaces such as a couch, chair or bed, and linger for weeks.

Smoke Signals

Self-Managing a Rental Property

Should you do it? It isn't as easy as one might think
Owning investment property is a fantastic way to create passive income and create equity and appreciation growth. That said, being a landlord is not for everyone.

Take Me Home

Hollow Sheldon

Humility or insecurity?
Hollow Sheldon Call me old-fashioned, but I find humility attractive, and I'm disturbed by the lack of it in a guy I've been dating.

Advice & Fun

Upcoming culture war battles

Featuring the squeaky voice of conservative indignation Tucker Carlson

Advice & Fun

Free Will Astrology—Week of July 29

Expand your curiosity so that it becomes wildly insatiable in its quest to uncover budding questions and raw truths
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Leo poet Renée Ashley articulates a perspective I recommend you adopt. She writes, "I'm drawn to what flutters nebulously at the edges, at the corner of my eye—just outside my certain sight.

Advice & Fun

She's So Fine

The olympics have been a remarkable display of gender parity

Advice & Fun

Pursuits of Happiness

That we regulate heavily...

Advice & Fun

Wasted in Bend: Single-Use Face Masks

Protection from COVID creates new source of microplastics
Editor's note: Wasted in Bend was a series we rolled out in the year before the pandemic, highlighting the waste stream and how locals can make choices to improve it. The intermittent series returns this week with a look at a timely pandemic-related waste problem.

Culture Features

Bond Scare & Haste Crime

Bond Scare My roommate and I are best friends, and we've lived together for four years.

Advice & Fun

The Third Act

Order and Counter-Order
Decades ago, my father, a semanticist, published a book about dualism in Western culture titled Order and Counter Order. It is most definitely not what anyone would call light reading.

Culture Features

Free Will Astrology—Week of July 22

I suspect you'll have potent agency to get things done—to adeptly manipulate the material world to serve your ideals
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Cancerian artist Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1656) achieved the impossible: She became a supremely skilled and renowned painter in an era when women had virtually no opportunities to become artists. Many aspects of her work distinguished her from other painters.

Advice & Fun


Protecting your home in fire-dependent areas
The proof of human-caused climate change is indisputable, especially this year. Global warming has been a normal occurrence throughout time.

Take Me Home

This Modern World—week of July 22

The former guy

Advice & Fun

Back To Normal

Remember how during lockdown last year...

Advice & Fun

Matt Wuerker—Week of July 22

Our food pyramid

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