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Even given the broken healthcare system we have, we live in the best of healthcare times—IF you take your health in to your own hands and become your own advocate. I often tell this to people that I am talking “oils” to, there are times when we absolutely need our western medicine “take a pi…

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In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.

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I walk into a shop that tints car windows. A genial looking guy saunters over and says, “Good morning, Sir. How can I help you?”

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If you are new to Foresthill you have already realized a few things are different from traditional city life. Things like sidewalks, street lights and yes – the sewer system. In Foresthill, all of us dispose of waste water through the use of a septic system. Septic use is new and totally for…

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Last time I wrote this column I was at doTERRA’s global convention, the evening before the reveal of the new oils and products. We were not disappointed, to say the least. One of the oils newly released is turmeric. But, you may say, that is not a “new” oil, I have seen it in other places al…

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It is extremely difficult for us living in the 21st Century to appreciate the radical changes that have occurred during the 20th century, let alone the changes that have occurred since human beings began their pilgrimage on earth two or three hundred thousand years ago. Those who were born i…

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Every year the Foresthill Lions Club has their annual picnic in August up at Grant Highlands. It’s a beautiful piece of land that the Grant Family and Velgos Family own and we always hold the picnic there. The Star Dust Cowboys play great music for people to dance to throughout the night, an…

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A recent Trending Topic on the Internet harks back to our childhood – How to make the Best Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. This evokes memories of grade school, either lunch or after class since the P B & J is a classic snack as well as a lunchtime favorite. Hard positions about the pr…

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We’ve all made decisions that changed the course of our lives, cost us money or saved us money. Did you ever think about what your realtor may bring to the table? We have stories, just ask us.

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It’s bad enough that Foresthill Public Utility District (FPUD) created ‘phantom meter’s to charge for water not delivered, but “Ordinance 24” dating to August 1964 is what FPUD claims as the legal basis for ‘phantom meter’s seems to be disappearing too: That is, Ordinance 24 which is “Trumpe…

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During this time of year there many essential oils it would be appropriate to write about, how to kick the sugar habit, control hunger, manage stress and emotions, but it really is all about the “king of essential oils”, frankincense, so I will do a little two-part series focusing on this ve…

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Many of us, including non gardeners, in Foresthill enjoy being warmly greeted every spring with the numerous displays of daffodils lined up for miles on the north side of Foresthill road as you drive downhill or uphill.

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Ever wondered what a flowering plant or vegetable in your neighborhood garden was named? Or gone hiking and discovered a wonderful native plant you want to put in your yard? In either case, you probably do not have the time to go through numerous garden books looking for similar species and …

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Agghh!! It’s almost here, that time of the year that brings joy, anxiety, fun, stress, warm fuzzies (not of the slipper variety), family tension, and there always seems to be some new issue each year.

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Many parents out there right now are just trying to keep their family healthy, particularly their children. From one illness to the next there is one common condition that many kids are plagued with: ear infections. I have had many parents ask me how it is that a chiropractic adjustment can …

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Now that we have gotten through the morning and daytime with a look at how oils are used, it is time for nighttime routines. This will vary depending upon what you have planned for the night—are you going out to a class, doing homework with the kids, running around all crazy-like until every…

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In Washington, DC, at a Metro Station, on a cold January 2007 morning, a man with a violin played six Bach pieces. During that time, approximately 2,000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work.

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After parking my car in the lot, I noticed a car that was improperly parked. Rather than being parked neatly, straight into the stall, between the lines, this car was parked at a wild angle across two spaces and three lines. It wasn’t the only car parked at that angle. The one next to it was…

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What does it look like at your house when it is time to clean? (No, I don’t mean when everyone scurries off to their respective rooms, or suddenly remembers all the important “stuff” that needs to be done NOW). Do you gather all of your cleaning supplies, a different one for every task, incl…

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“When I got up this morning the ground was white with snow. It made me think of one of the heavy winters, when the snow was as deep as it was long – the Winter of 1889-90. The snow was 16 feet deep at Damascus, 22 at the Fork’s House, and 26 at Westville. I remember going up to the Fork’s Ho…

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(NOTE: As I write this, we are in just finished a several day “rain event”, the event of the decade -- and maybe the century. And it looks like another day or two of rain is on the way. So, as I lift up this image I am also lifting up my prayers for those who are impacted by flooding, mud an…

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As you may already know, there were a few earthquakes felt in Foresthill on December 28th. Two earthquakes were a 5.7, one was a 5.5 plus there were 30 more earthquakes in the 2.0 range near Hawthorne, Nevada. In fact, it woke me out of sound sleep!

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By Wm. J. Martinsen, from his book “Stories of the Foresthill Divide Area, Some Tall, Some True”

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"They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh." Matthew 2:11.

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During the winter of 1881 on the American Rivers, North Fork of the Middle Fork, about a mile above junction bar, (Near Oxbow Power House), at a small high bar hydraulic diggins known as Stony Bar, a Greek miner known only as Anthony passed away.

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Last weekend I received a clear and strong message about powerlessness, acceptance, and detachment. Our previous pastor was forced to step down due to health reasons and we have not yet found a new pastor. In the interim we sometimes have to fend for ourselves. Last Sunday was such a day. An…

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