Disappearing typewriters

Back when I was in graduate school (let’s just say it was a really long time ago), a local typewriter repair shop closed for lack of business, and as someone who’d actually used typewriters (albeit the “new” electric ones), I remember being quite nostalgic about it. John even brought home one of the stores’s 1970s-era …

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Celebrating rescued Equamore horses

Equamore Foundation horse sanctuary’s annual Open Barn event in Ashland is a chance to celebrate all the great work Equamore does for horses all year long. Upon walking into the barn, visitors learned about Equamore horses through an array of photos and stories, and could then wander through the barn to meet the horses face …

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Coming in 2014: Love and Ordinary Creatures by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

We’re excited to announce that Ashland Creek Press will be publishing the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Gwyn Hyman Rubio. Love and Ordinary Creatures is told through the eyes of a cockatoo in love with his very human caretaker. Snatched in a net from his Australian homeland as a young parrot, Caruso has adapted …

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Meet the Podless Catalpa: Ashland Tree of the Year 2010

I am catching up on my Tree of the Year updates. Here is a tree that I’ve walked by many times without realizing just how special it was. I’ve learned to look for the Tree of the Year plaque whenever I see a great-looking tree in Ashland. If you’re curious about more of Ashland’s great …

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