1 ~ INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer the following five questions to inform the community about yourself and enhance your experience at the Ashland Source Center. Answers are NOT REQUIRED to join, and you can always fill them out later on your MYPORTAL page.
Networking & Connecting, Making New Friends, Sharing Resources & Information, Finding & Posting Events
2 ~ What brought you to Ashland & Southern Oregon area? Let us know what’s been inspiring you these days!
The beauty of the earth, love, desire to bring my gifts of teaching music, creative writing and spiritual education/ritual facilitation to the community of the Rogue Valley
3 ~ What would you love to offer to and share with our community? What do you envision could be a few of the most beneficial things that could happen from actively using this site? Feel free to be outrageous!
Private and Group lessons in Voice and Piano, Creative Writing Groups for Teens, Book groups for Mothers and Daughters, Bar and Bat Mitzvah tutoring, Spiritual Guidance/Counseling, Ritual Facilitation (weddings, baby namings, self commitment, womens rites of passage etc...) Cantorial services,
4 ~ Please describe any projects or businesses you'd like to develop, if any? What is your "JOB" (aka "Joy of Being")? What especially delights you?
I'd like to carry the music teaching studio I have maintained for the past 13 years into Ashland and offer fun, supportive, inquisitive music education to children and adults in Ashland. I would like to offer my Cantorial/Ritual Facilitation skills to serve the needs of the Rogue Valley. I would like to continue to offer my Creative writing groups for teens and adults and foster supportive environments for people of all ages to connect to and express their innate creativity and creative "voice"
5 ~ Which intriguing concepts, local endeavors, links, music, art, websites, books, films, inventions have you been exploring?
Secret Life of Bees, Beloved, Life of Pi, The Time Travellers Wife, Middlesex,
May your creative projects all be blessed. You can utilize this network as it grows to share about yourself and your projects/business/organizations. This is our own community version of MySpace/FaceBook.
You can fill out your "MyPage" with more information and resources. In the "text" box you can add a description, format text, upload photos, embed video, etc. This is your own little "website" with full capabilities. You can "Edit" features on your "MyPage," move the boxes around by selecting and dragging the headers to where you want them on the page. You can even change your theme and appearance.
In the "RSS" box you can add any RSS feed. You can upload a profile photo or logo under "MySettings" so we can feature your page.
Use this network to share yourself in the local community by inviting your friends under "Members" to see your "MyPage" profile and add their own. This is how the network grows strong and we are kept informed locally.
Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles. The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first bacterium that had naturally evolved to eat plastic, at a waste dump in Japan. Scientists have now revealed the detailed structure of the crucial enzyme produced by the bug.
A chill has hit homesolar According to GTM Research’s latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, Q3 2017 was the third consecutive quarter that the residential solar market fell by installation volume. It's easy to blame the “big three” for this downturn -- collectively, SolarCity, Vivint Solar and Sunrun (excluding Sunrun's channel business) are down 32 percent in installation volume over the first three quarters of 2016, according to the latest U.S. PV Leaderboard. At the same time, we talk about the rest of the market -- the long tail -- as though it were an aggregate force tempering the downfalls of the behemoth big three.
A member of the media uses a Geiger counter at Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima, Japan, February 23. The site includes hundreds of tanks containing about 777,000 tons of water laced with tritium that TEPCO has decided to dump into the nearby sea, despite opposition from local fishermen.