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The Mushroom Lady

March 2013 Issue
The Mushroom Lady
Envision a mushroom farm and the image of a dark container full of chocolate-colored dirt with bulbous, spongy mushrooms popping out with their bright white caps and frilly gills comes to mind.

Why Edmond?

March 2013 Issue
Why Edmond?
Four families share their stories of why they chose to live in Edmond

Dave's Blurb

March 2013 Issue
Dave's Blurb
I’m staring at a screen right now.

BUSINESS: Haggard's Fine Furniture

February 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: Haggard's Fine Furniture
The Haggard family name is one that stands for quality, service and tradition. Earle Haggard and his staff strive to continue and improve that legacy while running Haggard’s Fine Furniture.

BUSINESS: Kregger's Floors & More

February 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: Kregger's Floors & More
Wood, tile, carpet—oh my! Trying to pick between those three options can be quite overwhelming and frustrating, but trust in the folks at Kregger’s Floors & More and you will end up with the flooring of your dreams.

FOOD: Juiceblendz Cafe

February 2013 Issue
FOOD: Juiceblendz Cafe
If you’ve ever pleaded with a toddler to eat his fruits and vegetables or abandoned the well-intentioned apple and yogurt on your desk to join colleagues for lunch—where the gossip was even juicier than the cheeseburger—you’re not alone. Trying to maintain nutritional balance in a world replete with delicious distractions is a daily challenge.

LOUISE: The Microwave Mishap

February 2013 Issue
LOUISE: The Microwave Mishap
My son, Aaron, suggested I let my readers in on some of the crazy things that have happened to me, saying, “If you can’t think of anything, I can give you plenty of information.” What in the world could he mean?

ART: Edmond Poet Rediscovers Love of Words

February 2013 Issue
ART: Edmond Poet Rediscovers Love of Words
Candace Liger nearly gave up on poetry.
Although the cadence and rhythm of words has danced through her blood for most of her life, Liger’s affair with poetry has all the signs of a rocky relationship. Poetry has brought her joy, has comforted her in times of need, has disappointed and angered her and, at one point, it betrayed her.

Pirates Meet Steampunk

February 2013 Issue
Pirates Meet Steampunk
James Hugo, 30, and Chase Layman, 27, co-owners of Edmond’s Wheelhouse Graphic Design studio, are storytellers. But they tell their stories in a most unusual way. There are no pen and paper. There’s no word processing. They express themselves with the unlikeliest of media—toys.

Momentum: Art Doesn't Stand Still

February 2013 Issue
Momentum: Art Doesn't Stand Still
How do you help young artists start careers in Oklahoma? That was a question the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) posed to a group of young artists and volunteers twelve years ago. They came up with Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still–an annual art exhibition created specifically for Oklahoma artists ages 30 and younger, working in different media and living all across the state.

Love that Lasts

February 2013 Issue
Love that Lasts
Seventy-odd years ago at a church youth meeting in Hugo, Oklahoma, a girl fell in love.

An Artist's Eye

February 2013 Issue
An Artist's Eye
Like a person, art has many layers. You can look at something or someone and think you know what you see, that is, until you look deeper. Perhaps no one understands this better than local artist Tammy Brummell.

ARTS: Her Throne Was Magic

January 2013 Issue
ARTS: Her Throne Was Magic
The light filters down through the trees in a golden glow, bathing the young queen on her throne with luminosity as she holds court in the grass to an adoring crowd of stuffed animals.

LOUISE: A Heart to Give

January 2013 Issue
LOUISE: A Heart to Give
Several years ago I met John Patterson, an amazing man with a story to tell.

FOOD: Redefining Fine Dining at Lottinvilles

January 2013 Issue
FOOD: Redefining Fine Dining at Lottinvilles
Even on a Wednesday evening, one can find the parking lot almost full at Lottinvilles Wood Grill during these cool wintery months. The mood inside Lottinvilles provides a warm feeling of contentment with its relaxed lighting, comfortable seating and curved main dining area.

BUSINESS: Versa Lift

January 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: Versa Lift
As wreaths and decorative snow villages once again find their way into storage bins and make their annual migration back to the garage, our sights turn to clutter-free visions of grandeur for our homes in the New Year.

BUSINESS: NTouch Therapeutic Massage

January 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: NTouch Therapeutic Massage
Driving around Edmond, one can see a different massage clinic, parlor or spa on almost every corner or strip mall. However, if you pull into NTouch Therapeutic Massage at 2nd and Bryant, you will be surprised at what you find inside.

At Long Last

January 2013 Issue
At Long Last
Every teenager with a guitar or a set of drumsticks has had dreams of being on stage—with the bright lights and the roar of an audience cheering for their original songs.

Meet the Chief

January 2013 Issue
Meet the Chief
Jake Rhoades and his family relaxed in the car as they drove back from a family reunion in Dallas when suddenly, another vehicle crossed the centerline on Waterloo Road in Edmond and slammed into Rhoades’ car.

Hounds of the Heartland

January 2013 Issue
Hounds of the Heartland
Animals can be just as much a part of the family as children are, and nobody understands this more than Edmond resident Emily Adler. She is on the board of directors for Hounds of the Heartland (HOH), an Oklahoma-based organization that seeks good homes for retired racing greyhounds.