Spring into action

2013FebMar EditorsPage 01I decided that “turning point” was an appropriate label for this issue, one that straddles wintry February and March, the wild first month of spring.

Turn up the heat

2013DecJan EditorsPage 01My relatives in Florida think I’m nuts, and they’re right. I am crazy for winter in Oregon. I love stoking the fireplace while sipping something warm and reading under the comforter. A snowfall always is most welcome. Yes, I spend more time indoors when it is cold, but my Florida family does the same during their brutal summers.

A time for renewal

2012OctNov EditorsPage 02Most people see spring as the time of rejuvenation, but for me, the right time to refresh is autumn.