July 2016 Our Contributors

Donna Burklo enjoys the strange and wonderful mix of writing for Bend Lifestyle, being a realtor, and working as the Marketing and Development Director for local non-profit, Family Kitchen. Raised in Sequel, California, she has called Bend home since 2004. She is a mom, corporate life ex-pat, small business ownership survivor, chronic over-scheduler, and reluctant empath. Donna earned her BS…

May 2016 Our Contributors

Donna Burklo enjoys the strange and wonderful mix of writing for Bend Lifestyle, being a realtor, and working as the Marketing and Development Director for local non-profit, Family Kitchen. Raised in Sequel, California, she has called Bend home since 2004. She is a mom, corporate life ex-pat, small business ownership survivor, chronic over-scheduler, and reluctant empath. Donna earned her BS…

March 2016 Our Contributors

Barbara Dudley is a California native who loves experiencing life through special "moments in time.” She enjoys photographing playful dogs, regal horses, misbehaving children, mothers and fathers, friends and lovers. Barbara loves to capture just about anything that sparks that special moment to last a lifetime.​ She lives outside of Bend with her lovely family and animals.